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    Prankster Convinced Rick Perry He Was Speaking to Ukrainian Prime Minister
    Jul26

    Prankster Convinced Rick Perry He Was Speaking to Ukrainian Prime Minister

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine during a lengthy phone call this month with a Russian prankster. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine starts liquidation of legendary aircraft manufacturer Antonov
    Jul26

    Ukraine starts liquidation of legendary aircraft manufacturer Antonov

    The government of Ukraine has set up a special commission to manage the process of liquidating aircraft maker Antonov. The manufacturer is famous for producing Soviet-designed transport planes like the An-124 Ruslan and An-225 Mriya. The government has ordered Deputy Economic Development and Trade Minister Yury Brovchenko to head the commission...

    Ten lessons from North Korea’s nuclear program
    Jul26

    Ten lessons from North Korea’s nuclear program

    North Korea has produced a number of nuclear warheads and is developing ballistic missiles capable of delivering them around the world. Many governments are debating how to prevent or slow further advances in North Korea’s capacity and what should be done if such efforts fail. These are obviously important questions, but they are not the...

    Trump’s New Ukraine Envoy Changes the Tune
    Jul26

    Trump’s New Ukraine Envoy Changes the Tune

    Getting tough with Russia over Ukraine but not Syria makes no strategic sense. …read more Source:...

    Russia: Moscow, EU warns US after House votes for new sanctions
    Jul26

    Russia: Moscow, EU warns US after House votes for new sanctions

    It now heads to the Senate before Trump faces the tricky choice of whether to veto the bill, which has been opposed by the White House… Moscow and the European Union hit out at the United States on Wednesday after an overwhelming vote by the House of Representatives to impose new sanctions on Russia left President Donald Trump facing a...

    US House slaps sanctions on Russia, Iran, NKorea
    Jul26

    US House slaps sanctions on Russia, Iran, NKorea

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) to impose tough new sanctions on Iran, North Korea and Russia, a move that will antagonize the Kremlin as well as European nations fearing economic ramifications. The measure notably constrains President Donald Trump’s ability to waive the...

    EU and US scrap on Russia sanctions gets worse
    Jul26

    EU and US scrap on Russia sanctions gets worse

    EU threatened to retaliate against potential US fines on European firms involved in Nord Stream II, as Trump envoy seeks to change Ukraine “status quo”. …read more Source:...

    Rick Perry pranked by fake Ukraine prime minister
    Jul26

    Rick Perry pranked by fake Ukraine prime minister

    U.S Energy Secretary Rick Perry embraces Mexico’s Secretary of Energy Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, after they made a joint statement in Mexico City, Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been fooled by a pair of Russian pranksters impersonating the prime minister of Ukraine. Perry...

    Rick Perry Falls Victim to Fake Call With Russian Pranksters
    Jul26

    Rick Perry Falls Victim to Fake Call With Russian Pranksters

    Russian pranksters took a shot at U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry when they impersonated Ukraine Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman in a 22-minute phone call. Perry thought he was having a breakthrough discussion about cyber hacking and biofuel with the Ukrainian prime minister, when he was actually another victim of the pranksters, Bloomberg...

    Rick Perry thought he was talking energy policy with the Ukrainian prime minister. He wasn’t.
    Jul26

    Rick Perry thought he was talking energy policy with the Ukrainian prime minister. He wasn’t.

    He was talking to two Russian pranksters. According to reporting from Reuters, US Energy Secretary Rick Perry “optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine” with two men he believed were the Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and a translator. They were actually Russian pranksters who are known as the “Jerky Boys...