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    The other half of Trump’s Russia problem—emboldened Putin rolls out missiles that violate treaty
    Feb14

    The other half of Trump’s Russia problem—emboldened Putin rolls out missiles that violate treaty

    It’s easy to focus on the side of the Trump-Putin relationship that revolves around Trump’s admiration for the Russian autocrat. But there’s a bigger problem than Trump encouraging corruption of US elections or even gifting Putin with $500 billion in oil money by lowering existing sanctions. Trump has also repeatedly...

    ‘Not based on a legal issue, but based on a trust issue’: Spicer defends White House Russia policy after Flynn resigns
    Feb14

    ‘Not based on a legal issue, but based on a trust issue’: Spicer defends White House Russia policy after Flynn resigns

    Sean Spicer repeatedly said that Michael Flynn's resignation was a result of a trust issue with President Trump, as opposed to the fallout of legal wrongdoing. White House press secretary Sean Spicer repeatedly said that NSA Adviser Michael Flynn’s resignation was a result of a trust issue with President Donald Trump, as opposed to the...

    Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine: White House
    Feb14

    Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine: White House

    WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump made it clear he expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine and reduce violence in Ukraine, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Tuesday. “President Trump has made it very clear that he expects the… …read more Source:...

    White House: Trump has been ‘incredibly tough on Russia’
    Feb14

    White House: Trump has been ‘incredibly tough on Russia’

    The Trump administration will take a tough stance on Russia even as it seeks to work with the country on some issues, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Tuesday. The comments come after Michael Flynn, Trump’s national security adviser, resigned Monday night after revelations that he misled Vice President Mike Pence...

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns
    Feb14

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns

    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned late on Monday after revelations that he had discussed US sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice-President Mike Pence about the conversations.Flynn’s resignation came hours after it was...

    White House: Trump Made It Clear Russia Must ‘Return Crimea’ To Ukraine
    Feb14

    White House: Trump Made It Clear Russia Must ‘Return Crimea’ To Ukraine

    The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump has made it clear that he expects the Russian government to “return” the occupied region of Crimea to Ukraine and to “de-escalate violence” in eastern Ukraine, where Russia-backed separatists have been fighting against Ukrainian government forces for nearly three years....

    Former Lawmaker Who Defected To Ukraine Lambasts Russia
    Feb14

    Former Lawmaker Who Defected To Ukraine Lambasts Russia

    Former Russian State Duma Deputy Denis Voronenkov, who defected to Ukraine last year, has called Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region ” a mistake.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump faces calls for probe after aide ousted over Russia talks
    Feb14

    Trump faces calls for probe after aide ousted over Russia talks

    US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 14, 2017 © AFP / SAUL LOEBWashington, United States, Feb 14 – Donald Trump’s young presidency was plunged into deep crisis Tuesday as the forced departure of a key national security aide triggered calls for an independent inquiry into his...

    Russian troops in amphibious tanks practice invasion
    Feb14

    Russian troops in amphibious tanks practice invasion

    Video posted online by the Russian Defence Ministry shows two tanks storm the beach, thought to be in Ukraine, in a show of strength posted online as part of a training exercise. …read more Source: Daily...

    US Says Russia Secretly Deployed Cruise Missile in Violation of Treaty
    Feb14

    US Says Russia Secretly Deployed Cruise Missile in Violation of Treaty

    Officials say Russia secretly deployed a cruise in violation of a treaty that helped end the Cold War. The New York Times, citing Trump administration officials, reported that the deployment of the new cruise missile system violates an arms control treaty banning ground-based U.S. and Russian intermediate-range missiles. Moscow specifically...