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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting (AFP)
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday, a meeting that came as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

    Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation
    Jun21

    Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump met with his Ukrainian counterpart Tuesday amid intensifying questions over whether his administration will step in to protect partners in the face of Russian aggression. The meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was originally described by the White House as a brief...

    Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation
    Jun21

    Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation

    […] the two presidents posed for photographs in the Oval Office and made brief remarks following Poroshenko’s more extensive meetings with Vice President Mike Pence and the administration’s top national security advisers. Trump has maintained that he hopes to establish better ties with Moscow, repairing ill will from the Obama...

    White House Hosts Ukraine President, Says Russia Sanctions to Remain in Place
    Jun21

    White House Hosts Ukraine President, Says Russia Sanctions to Remain in Place

    Sanctions against the Russians will remain in place until “they are out of eastern Ukraine,” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday as the Ukrainian president visited the White House. “We’re going to continue to have sanctions on Russia, and we believe that is part of Ukraine, and so therefore those sanctions will...

    4 Fascinating Ways the World Celebrates the Summer Solstice
    Jun20

    4 Fascinating Ways the World Celebrates the Summer Solstice

    Thousands of sun worshipers across the world Wednesday will celebrate the summer solstice with centuries-old rituals that include burning effigies and leaping over bonfires, as well as newer traditions like practicing yoga. The event marks the official start of summer and the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s a joyous...

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko In Washington To Meet President Trump
    Jun20

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko In Washington To Meet President Trump

    Ukraine’s president is in Washington hoping to meet President Trump and explain his side of the war with Russian-backed separatists, but the White House isn’t exactly rolling out the red carpet. …read more Source:...

    Russian, French FMs talk about Syria, Ukraine
    Jun20

    Russian, French FMs talk about Syria, Ukraine

    MOSCOW — The top diplomats of Russia and France have met to discuss Syria, Ukraine and the troubled Russia-EU ties. Speaking after Tuesday’s talks, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian emphasized the need to jointly fight extremist groups in Syria. They also spoke in support of a 2015 peace...

    Russian, French FMs talk about Syria, Ukraine
    Jun20

    Russian, French FMs talk about Syria, Ukraine

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    Qatar in FIBA 3×3 World Cup quarters
    Jun20

    Qatar in FIBA 3×3 World Cup quarters

    Qatar’s Erfan Ali Saeed (centre) tries to go past Sri Lanka’s Isuru Perera (left) during their Pool C match at the FIBA 3×3 World Cup 2017 in Nantes, France, yesterday. Qatar won the match 20-4. Earlier in the day, Ukraine stayed unbeaten in the group by edging out Qatar in a thriller 21-20. Having secured the second spot in the...

    Russian Industry Struggling in The Face of Privatization
    Jun20

    Russian Industry Struggling in The Face of Privatization

    The Russian military-industrial Complex is having difficulty adapting to President’s Vladimir Putin’s 2016 call for “civilianization,” according to AESMA Group strategic research consultant Mathieu Boulegue. The complex is administered by the Russian Military Commission (VPK), which streamlines decision making between...