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    Donald Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe, calls it ‘witch hunt’
    Jun16

    Donald Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe, calls it ‘witch hunt’

    President Donald Trump acknowledged on Friday that he is personally under investigation as part of a widening probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year’s U.S. presidential race and possible collusion by his campaign, an inquiry that has cast a shadow over his five months in office. “I am being investigated for firing the FBI...

    Book reviews roundup: A Boy in Winter; A Bold and Dangerous Family; Al-Britannia
    Jun16

    Book reviews roundup: A Boy in Winter; A Bold and Dangerous Family; Al-Britannia

    What the critics thought of Rachel Seiffert’s A Boy in Winter, Caroline Moorehead’s A Bold and Dangerous Family and Al-Britannia, My Country: A Journey Through Muslim Britain by James Fergusson Two lesser known aspects of the second world war were explored in fiction and non-fiction this month. Rachel Seiffert’s novel A Boy in...

    Dutch government talks may stretch over the summer
    Jun16

    Dutch government talks may stretch over the summer

    AMSTERDAM — The Netherlands may have no new government until September, as talks to form a coalition have repeatedly failed, the holiday period is approaching, and some politicians are in no hurry to clinch a deal. Three months since the election, a deal between Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD and the three parties...

    Two Russian Opposition Activists Flee To Ukraine
    Jun16

    Two Russian Opposition Activists Flee To Ukraine

    Two activists from Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny’s Anticorruption Foundation (FBK) have fled to Ukraine after state media regulator Roskomnadzor launched investigations against them. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Full text: Trump transition team memo on keeping documents on Russia and the election
    Jun16

    Full text: Trump transition team memo on keeping documents on Russia and the election

    The request asked staffers to compile all documents related to Russia and Ukraine, but also asked for documents related to background research that had been conducted into five men associated with the Trump campaign.Politics …read more Source:...

    U.K. Probing Whether Ukraine’s Tax Chief May Stand Trial In Britain
    Jun16

    U.K. Probing Whether Ukraine’s Tax Chief May Stand Trial In Britain

    British authorities are examining whether Ukraine’s former tax chief, a Ukrainian citizen who may also hold a British passport, committed crimes for which he could be prosecuted in the United Kingdom after a court in Ukraine ignored evidence they provided, according to the British Embassy in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe...

    Trump transition team ordered to save materials on Russia, Ukraine – NYT
    Jun16

    Trump transition team ordered to save materials on Russia, Ukraine – NYT

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s transition team has been ordered to preserve materials related to ongoing investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, the New York Times reported on Friday, as Trump again assailed the probes. …read more Source: The...

    Trump Transition Aides Told to Save Russia Records
    Jun16

    Trump Transition Aides Told to Save Russia Records

    Members of Donald Trump’s presidential transition team were told to save materials relevant to the federal investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a memo obtained by Politico and The New York Times.The instruction, which came from the team’s lawyer, Kory Langhofer, details how both volunteers and...

    Trump transition team ordered to save materials on Russia, Ukraine: NYT
    Jun16

    Trump transition team ordered to save materials on Russia, Ukraine: NYT

    President Donald Trump’s transition team has been ordered to preserve materials related to ongoing investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, the New York Times reported on Friday, as Trump again assailed the probes …read more Source: The Daily...

    Merkel: US must not link Russia sanctions, economy interests
    Jun16

    Merkel: US must not link Russia sanctions, economy interests

    BERLIN — Angela Merkel’s spokesman says the German chancellor believes it would be wrong for the United States to link sanctions against Russia with efforts to promote American economic interests. The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to impose new sanctions on Russia over its alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election campaign and its...