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    Trump and Putin’s Rashomon Summit
    Jul07

    Trump and Putin’s Rashomon Summit

    Pundits eager to analyze the outcome of Friday’s first face-to-face meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin don’t have much to go on. (Bold prediction: That won’t slow them down.)In the absence of material information, many analysts rushed to read meaning into the length of the meeting in...

    G20 leaders debate whether to stop flowing money to kidnappers for ransom
    Jul07

    G20 leaders debate whether to stop flowing money to kidnappers for ransom

    HAMBURG – Whether or not the world’s wealthiest countries should promise not to pay ransoms to terrorist kidnappers formed part of the discussions about international security Friday as G20 meetings got underway in Germany. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged more than a year ago to push other world leaders to stop paying kidnappers after...

    Trump Administration Appoints Former US Ambassador To NATO As Envoy For Ukraine Negotiations
    Jul07

    Trump Administration Appoints Former US Ambassador To NATO As Envoy For Ukraine Negotiations

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving closer to taking a more direct role in European-led efforts to end the conflict in Ukraine, the Trump administration on Friday appointed a former U.S. ambassador to NATO as special envoy for resolving the crisis. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who will visit Kiev this weekend, named Kurt Volker as special...

    This Is How the G-20 Summit Helped Trump and Putin Claim Victories
    Jul07

    This Is How the G-20 Summit Helped Trump and Putin Claim Victories

    Matthew Rojansky Politics, Eurasia Don’t anticipate a swift improvement in the largely dysfunctional U.S.-Russia relationship. For Putin, the dysfunction is useful for domestic politics. The much anticipated first face-to-face meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin has taken place on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in...

    The Trump-Putin Meeting: No More than Baby Steps
    Jul07

    The Trump-Putin Meeting: No More than Baby Steps

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Politics, Eurasia Nobody should expect major changes to happen overnight. Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin were scheduled to meet for only about thirty minutes, but they remained closeted together for over two hours today on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, the first face-to-face meeting of the two...

    Putin 1, Trump 0
    Jul07

    Putin 1, Trump 0

    At their first meeting, Trump bought Putin’s lies about Russian election meddling. President Trump’s top aides have been hemming and hawing for days about whether Trump would use today’s high-profile meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to hammer Moscow for its election meddling. It seems he did so — but in a way that...

    G20 leaders debate whether to stop flowing money to kidnappers for ransom
    Jul07

    G20 leaders debate whether to stop flowing money to kidnappers for ransom

    HAMBURG — Whether or not the world’s wealthiest countries should promise not to pay ransoms to terrorist kidnappers formed part of the discussions about international security Friday as G20 meetings got underway in Germany. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged more than a year ago to push other world leaders to stop paying kidnappers after...

    Politics: TILLERSON: Trump ‘pressed’ Putin on Russian election meddling
    Jul07

    Politics: TILLERSON: Trump ‘pressed’ Putin on Russian election meddling

    Tillerson said Trump "pressed" Putin on Russian interference during what he described as a "very robust and lengthy exchange." US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that President Donald Trump “pressed” Russian President Vladimir Putin on findings that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election,...

    President Trump Met Vladimir Putin For the First Time. Here’s What a Body Language Expert Saw
    Jul07

    President Trump Met Vladimir Putin For the First Time. Here’s What a Body Language Expert Saw

    All eyes were on U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday when they sat down for their first face-to-face meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit. The meeting, which had been scheduled to last 30 minutes, stretched to more than two hours. Trump reportedly raised the issue of Russian interference in the 2016...

    Trump and Putin hold first face-to-face talks, agree on ceasefire in Syria
    Jul07

    Trump and Putin hold first face-to-face talks, agree on ceasefire in Syria

    AP Photo/Evan Vucci Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have held their first face-to-face talks, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the German city of Hamburg, the BBC reports. “It’s an honour to be with you,” Mr Trump told Mr Putin, who responded: “I’m delighted to meet you personally.” “Putin and I have been discussing various...