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    Lavrov in Washington: Can America and Russia Work Together?
    May10

    Lavrov in Washington: Can America and Russia Work Together?

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Politics, Eurasia The U.S.-Russia relationship is starved for normalcy. Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov picked an inauspicious time to visit Washington. Starting with the increasingly crass and distasteful assertions by American comics that President Donald Trump is beholden to Russian president Vladimir Putin,...

    Putin’s Isolation on Display at Victory Day
    May10

    Putin’s Isolation on Display at Victory Day

    Yesterday Russia celebrated its main holiday, Victory Day—the anniversary of the Soviet Union’s triumph over Nazi Germany in World War II. Victory Day has of course been celebrated since Soviet times, but upon taking power, Putin set out to revive the day’s significance, refashioning it to be a constant source of national pride for...

    Putin’s Isolation on Display at Victory Day
    May10

    Putin’s Isolation on Display at Victory Day

    Yesterday Russia celebrated its main holiday, Victory Day—the anniversary of the Soviet Union’s triumph over Nazi Germany in World War II. Victory Day has of course been celebrated since Soviet times, but upon taking power, Putin set out to revive the day’s significance, refashioning it to be a constant source of national pride for...

    Trump asks Russia to rein in Iran, Syria’s Assad
    May10

    Trump asks Russia to rein in Iran, Syria’s Assad

    White House meeting with FM Lavrov comes amid tensions between US and Russia over Syrian civil war, fighting in Ukraine …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia-Ukraine clash leaves sour note at Eurovision
    May10

    Russia-Ukraine clash leaves sour note at Eurovision

    Russia’s ongoing conflict with Ukraine spills over into Eurovision, with the country refusing to compete after its entrant is banned from performing. …read more Source: ABC...

    Fans can fire Man Utd to final: Herrera
    May10

    Fans can fire Man Utd to final: Herrera

    Ander Herrera wants Manchester United’s supporters to turn Old Trafford into a cauldron when his side look to complete victory over Celta Vigo in today’s Europa League semi-final return leg.Marcus Rashford’s sweet second-half free-kick brought United a 1-0 win in last week’s first leg, putting Jose Mourinho’s side...

    Eurovision winner Jamala: We can’t ignore politics
    May10

    Eurovision winner Jamala: We can’t ignore politics

    As the Eurovision Song Contest finals approach, last year’s winner, Ukraine’s Jamala, told DW about the politics of the music spectacle. She also explained why she’s worried about the future of Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Eurovision winner Jamala: We can’t ignore politics
    May10

    Eurovision winner Jamala: We can’t ignore politics

    As the Eurovision Song Contest finals approach, last year’s winner, Ukraine’s Jamala, told DW about the politics of the music spectacle. She also explained why she’s worried about the future of Crimea. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Russia, Trump, NATO and populism
    May10

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Russia, Trump, NATO and populism

    The former NATO secretary-general sat down with POLITICO’s Brussels Playbook to explain why he went into the business the day after leaving NATO and why he changed his view of President Trump. He slammed the proposed Nordstream gas pipeline, labeled Russia purveyors of “fake news,” and urged European leaders to address populist concerns and...

    Lavrov meets with Tillerson ahead of White House meeting with Trump
    May10

    Lavrov meets with Tillerson ahead of White House meeting with Trump

    Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty WASHINGTON — Russia’s foreign minister has held talks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, discussing Syria, Ukraine, and other issues. Sergei Lavrov’s May 10 discussions with his American counterpart came just hours before the top Russian diplomat’s scheduled...