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    Hijacking history
    Jun02

    Hijacking history

    Making headlines this past week was what newly inaugurated French President Emmanuel Macron said was a “frank exchange” with visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin. They met on May 29 outside of Paris, amid the splendor of Versailles, discussing such topics as resetting French-Russian relations, terrorism, Syria and Ukraine. (Mr. Macron has...

    June 4, 1997
    Jun02

    June 4, 1997

    Twenty years ago, on June 4, 1997, nearly 100 people attended a daylong conference, “After NATO Expands: Consequences for Ukraine and the Baltics,” that was co-hosted by Freedom House and the Ukrainian Institute of America in New York. Panelists included: Victoria Nuland, U.S. State Department fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; Alexander...

    Cotswold public schoolboy who went to fight in Ukraine survives assassination attempt
    Jun02
    The 5 Overlooked Countries Shaping Russia’s Future
    Jun02

    The 5 Overlooked Countries Shaping Russia’s Future

    Plenty of ink is being spilled over Russia’s contentious relations with the West these days, and with good reason. But while Russian President Vladimir Putin plays games with the U.S. and Europe — and continues a murky alliance with Syria and Iran — the other countries that will determine Russia’s future shouldn’t be overlooked....

    While you were working, the Trump-Russia situation got a bit worse
    Jun02

    While you were working, the Trump-Russia situation got a bit worse

    (Credit: AP/Getty/Salon) A number of recent developments have made the Russia scandal even more of a headache for President Donald Trump and his administration. The investigation expands to Michael Flynn Special counsel Robert Mueller is going to probe former national security adviser Michael Flynn in his ongoing investigation into alleged ties...

    Putin Urges US Business to Help Normalize Russia-US Ties
    Jun02

    Putin Urges US Business to Help Normalize Russia-US Ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin urged U.S. business executives Friday to help improve U.S.-Russia relations that have reached “their lowest point since the Cold War”, a nearly 50-year period of East-West geopolitical tension that ended in 1991. “I want to pass the buck back to you. Help us to restore a normal political...

    Additional measures to prevent pork import from parts of Poland, Ukraine to Belarus
    Jun02

    Additional measures to prevent pork import from parts of Poland, Ukraine to Belarus

    According to the World Organization for Animal Health, new cases of African swine fever have been reported in these regions of Poland and Ukraine. This is why additional measures are being taken to prevent the import of live pigs, pork, and other products. …read more Source:...

    Putin promises economic reform, but does little
    Jun02

    Putin promises economic reform, but does little

    SAINT PETERSBURG: From President Vladimir Putin down, Russian officials have long agreed the country’s economy needs to reform or risk prolonged stagnation as it edges out of the longest recession in 20 years. But nine months ahead of a presidential election he looks set to contest and win, it remains to be seen if Putin will ever make good...

    Man Accused Of Plotting To Kill Putin Saved By Wife In Shootout
    Jun02

    Man Accused Of Plotting To Kill Putin Saved By Wife In Shootout

    Adam Osmayev, a Chechen accused by Russian authorities of plotting to kill Russian President Vladimir Putin, was shot and wounded in Kyiv on June 1. Osmayev’s wife, Amina Okuyeva, returned fire, wounding the alleged attacker, who she says was posing as a journalist. The couple fought in eastern Ukraine alongside government troops against...

    What Happened to the Michael Cohen Ukraine Dossier?
    Jun02

    What Happened to the Michael Cohen Ukraine Dossier?

    Sometimes the importance, import and context of a story is only revealed by subsequent events. The Michael Cohen ‘peace plan’ story from early February is one of those. As Allegra Kirkland explains here, back in early February, Cohen and mafia-linked Trump Organization associate Felix Sater met at the Loews Regency in Manhattan with Andrii...