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    Ex-Obama spy chiefs upbraid Trump over remarks about intelligence community
    Jul22

    Ex-Obama spy chiefs upbraid Trump over remarks about intelligence community

    Ellen Nakashima | Washington Post ASPEN, Colo. – Two former senior Obama administration intelligence officials on Friday expressed anger at President Donald Trump’s statements disparaging the intelligence community and disbelief at his embrace of Russia. File photo: Former CIA director John Brennan said he was dismayed by the “photo op” of...

    Ukraine Ceasefire Fails Due to Lack of Political Will – German Foreign Ministry
    Jul22

    Ukraine Ceasefire Fails Due to Lack of Political Will – German Foreign Ministry

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — The ceasefire regime introduced in eastern Ukraine on June 24 has failed largely because the parties to the conflict have no political will to fulfill their commitments, the German Foreign Ministry said Friday. “The agreed truce is not being maintained. We continue to observe numerous instances of the use of weapons along the...

    Fighting escalates in east Ukraine
    Jul22

    Fighting escalates in east Ukraine

    Deadly clashes have erupted between government troops and pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Officials: Sessions, Kislyak spoke about Trump campaign
    Jul22

    Officials: Sessions, Kislyak spoke about Trump campaign

    By Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima and Greg Miler | Washington Post WASHINGTON — Russia’s ambassador to Washington told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, contrary to public assertions by the embattled attorney...

    Ukraine ‘Chokes’ on Corruption – Putin
    Jul22

    Ukraine ‘Chokes’ on Corruption – Putin

    SOCHI (Sputnik) — Ukraine is choking on corruption, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday at a meeting with children in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. “The current [Kiev] authorities came to power in the wake of the fight against corruption…unfortunately, they went through a state coup. They came to power, so what? What is the result?...

    Trump surrogates channel Clinton administration in denouncing special investigation into Russian meddling
    Jul22

    Trump surrogates channel Clinton administration in denouncing special investigation into Russian meddling

    Newt Gingrich during a July 20, 2017 interview on the Fox News Channel program “Hannity.” (Credit: Photo via screenshot) In an effort to push back against the special investigation into Russia’s attempts to interfere in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump’s top surrogates appear to be reaching back to the 1990s for...

    Listening Closely to the Conspiracy-Theorist-in-Chief
    Jul22

    Listening Closely to the Conspiracy-Theorist-in-Chief

    The big hard-news takeaways of President Trump’s interview with The New York Times this week were his trashing of his attorney general for being insufficiently corrupt, and the threats he made in the direction of the special counsel investigating him and his circle.But I’m more interested in examining his mental tics, parsing how he...

    Trump’s Chat With Japan’s First Lady: Lost In Translation Or A Snub?
    Jul22

    Trump’s Chat With Japan’s First Lady: Lost In Translation Or A Snub?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the world of diplomacy, some things are bound to get lost in translation. President Donald Trump, who sat next to Japan’s first lady during a dinner at a recent international summit, says Akie Abe can’t muster even a “hello” in English. In fact, she can handle a basic conversation in English, according to two...

    International talks set for Monday on Ukraine conflict (AFP)
    Jul22

    International talks set for Monday on Ukraine conflict (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will hold telephone talks on Monday, officials said, amid a fresh flare up in fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The West...

    Trump’s Lawyers Are Fixated On Scope Of Mueller’s Probe. Here’s What That Is
    Jul21

    Trump’s Lawyers Are Fixated On Scope Of Mueller’s Probe. Here’s What That Is

    Money laundering. Targeting voters with fake news articles. Undisclosed lobbying on behalf of foreign interests. A meeting between the President’s oldest son and a Kremlin-linked lawyer. Much to Donald Trump’s chagrin, what started as a federal probe into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election has snowballed into a...