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    Secretary of state says US-Russia relations deteriorating
    Jun13

    Secretary of state says US-Russia relations deteriorating

    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday the U.S. relationship with Russia is at an all-time low and deteriorating further, yet he cautioned against taking steps that might close off promising avenues of communication between the two former Cold War foes. Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Tillerson...

    Rep. Smith: Putin ‘Plotting’ for ‘Collapse of the Western World’
    Jun13

    Rep. Smith: Putin ‘Plotting’ for ‘Collapse of the Western World’

    Vladimir Putin can only maintain Russia’s importance by seeking the failure of other countries, Rep. Adam Smith (D., Wash.) said at the American Enterprise Institute on Tuesday. Russia is ruled by a failing regime, according to Smith, who said that Putin is “plotting” for “the collapse of the Western world,” and the...

    Kyiv hosts exhibition entitled “Armenian icons of Ukraine”
    Jun13

    Kyiv hosts exhibition entitled “Armenian icons of Ukraine”

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    Sunday’s French Election
    Jun13

    Sunday’s French Election

    Photo by Lorie Shaull The good news this May was that French voters rejected far-right Marine Le Pen by a two-to-one margin in the second round of the Presidential election. “At least the French are not schmucks as the Americans!” were the first words that passed the sweet lips of my Provençal partner Elyane when the radio announced Le...

    LOT joins AIRE
    Jun13

    LOT joins AIRE

    Polish, state-owned airline LOT has joined Brussels-based Airlines International Representation in Europe (AIRE) that will offer airlines a more effective representation, information and access to the European institutions. LOT joins Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and the 16 members of the International Air Carrier Association...

    Tillerson Warns Against Steps That Cut off Talks with Russia
    Jun13

    Tillerson Warns Against Steps That Cut off Talks with Russia

    WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday the U.S. relationship with Russia is at an all-time low and deteriorating further, yet he cautioned against taking steps that might close off promising avenues of communication between the two former Cold War foes. Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Tillerson...

    Tillerson signals trouble for Senate’s bipartisan Russia sanctions deal
    Jun13

    Tillerson signals trouble for Senate’s bipartisan Russia sanctions deal

    As the Senate chugs toward a bipartisan deal to punish Russia and restrict President Donald Trump from any attempt to ease sanctions, his administration and House Republicans are signaling that the agreement has a shaky future. Senators in both parties have urged Trump to avoid leveling any veto threat on the Russia sanctions deal that emerged...

    The US Senate just Trump-proofed its sanctions against Russia
    Jun13

    The US Senate just Trump-proofed its sanctions against Russia

    Republican leadership may find the continuing probe of the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia an overblown obstacle, but that didn’t stop a majority of Senate Republicans from joining with Democrats in Trump-proofing the latest round of U.S. sanctions against Russia. The Senate reached a bipartisan agreement concerning the latest round...

    EU disappointed by Ukraine’s slow progress in reforming intellectual property rights
    Jun13

    EU disappointed by Ukraine’s slow progress in reforming intellectual property rights

    On 8 June the EU and Ukraine met to discuss Ukraine’s progress in reforming its intellectual property rights laws. EU representatives claimed that the current situation regarding collective management organisations is causing irreparable damage to the interests of thousands of … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Cheerful Chimney Sweeper
    Jun13

    Ukraine’s Cheerful Chimney Sweeper

    It can be a dirty job, but a 68-year-old chimney sweeper in western Ukraine has become a local hero with a statue celebrating his work and cheerful character. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...