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    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...

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

    Anders Fogh Rassmussen 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...

    Favorites Sweden and Portugal Advance to Eurovision’s Final
    May10

    Favorites Sweden and Portugal Advance to Eurovision’s Final

    The first semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, held on Tuesday night in Kiev, came with few surprises: Sweden, Portugal, Armenia and Belgium, among the 10 favorites to win the competition, managed to beat their rivals and will fight for the victory in the grand final on May 13. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Russian Foreign Minister And Trump Agree: No Need To Probe Election Meddling
    May10

    Russian Foreign Minister And Trump Agree: No Need To Probe Election Meddling

    WASHINGTON ― Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday criticized the ongoing investigation into alleged Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. election and noted that President Donald Trump appears to share Moscow’s view.“Russia is not involved in your domestic politics,” Lavrov said in a morning briefing at the Russian Embassy....

    Russia sanctions to be extended, say EU diplomats
    May10

    Russia sanctions to be extended, say EU diplomats

    The EU is expected to extend sanctions imposed against Russia over the annexation of Crimea and military intervention in eastern Ukraine given that there has been no progress in implementing the Minsk 2 peace accord, EU diplomats told POLITICO. The sanctions, which were first imposed in 2014, come up for renewal every six months and were...

    Ukraine spy agency ‘may have seen planting of bomb that killed journalist’
    May10

    Ukraine spy agency ‘may have seen planting of bomb that killed journalist’

    New film suggests an intelligence services agent was present when device was hidden under Pavel Sheremet’s car last JulyA new documentary film alleges that Ukraine’s spy agency may have witnessed the planting of a car bomb that killed a prominent journalist last July in Kiev.Pavel Sheremet had just left his home in the Ukrainian...

    Russia’s Lavrov meets Secretary Tillerson ahead of Trump talks
    May10

    Russia’s Lavrov meets Secretary Tillerson ahead of Trump talks

    WASHINGTON: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Wednesday with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ahead of rare Oval Office talks with Donald Trump, whose firing of his FBI chief again put the spotlight on Moscow’s alleged meddling in last year’s US election. On Tuesday, Trump dismissed FBI Director James Comey, who was...

    Lavrov: US, Russia Agree Fighting Terror “Priority”
    May10

    Lavrov: US, Russia Agree Fighting Terror “Priority”

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a press conference in the Russian embassy in Washington DC following his meeting with US President Donald Trump and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday, May 10. Sergei Lavrov started the presser off by saying that he had discussed bilateral cooperation between the US and Russia with US...

    Trump chose a very weird day to meet with top Russian officials
    May10

    Trump chose a very weird day to meet with top Russian officials

    A day after firing FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. One day after President Donald Trump’s termination of FBI Director James Comey reinvigorated concerns about his ties to Russia, the president met with top officials from Russia. The meeting with Russian Foreign Minister...