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    Ukrainian President Likens ‘Charismatic’ Trump to Reagan Ending the Cold War ‘Without One Single Shot
    Jun21

    Ukrainian President Likens ‘Charismatic’ Trump to Reagan Ending the Cold War ‘Without One Single Shot

    Coming off of a meeting with President Donald Trump, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko made an appearance on Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Special Report.” During that appearance, Poroshenko praised Trump as being charismatic and likened him to former President Ronald Reagan, who he credited ending the Cold War “without one single...

    US Expands Sanctions Against Russia, Ukraine Separatists
    Jun21

    US Expands Sanctions Against Russia, Ukraine Separatists

    The United States Treasury Department announced additional sanctions Tuesday against Russia, pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, and individuals and companies associated with them. The move comes on the heels of a White House meeting Tuesday between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The increased sanctions...

    Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Incursion
    Jun21

    Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Incursion

    The sanctions underscored the renewed tensions with Moscow and came as the president continues to face questions about his campaign’s ties to Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukrainian President Credits US Help in Defense Against Russia
    Jun21

    Ukrainian President Credits US Help in Defense Against Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the United States has been a “co-sponsor of this story of success” in helping his country fight for freedom against Russian aggression, as he sat with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office Tuesday. “We’re really fighting for freedom and democracy,” Petro Poroshenko says. Trump and National...

    WH: State Dept. ‘Mulling Additional Advisories’ on Travel to NKorea in Wake of Ottor Warmbier’s Death
    Jun21

    WH: State Dept. ‘Mulling Additional Advisories’ on Travel to NKorea in Wake of Ottor Warmbier’s Death

    President Donald Trump and Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko (Screenshot of White House video)(CNSNews.com) – The White House on Tuesday said the State Department is “mulling additional advisories” on travel to North Korea following the death of American college student Otto …read more Source: CNS...

    This is why Trump suggests Obama is to blame for the death of Otto Warmbier
    Jun21

    This is why Trump suggests Obama is to blame for the death of Otto Warmbier

    During a news conference Tuesday from the Oval Office, President Donald Trump implied that former President Barack Obama was partially responsible for the death of American college student Otto Warmbier. Calling Warmbier’s North Korean death “a total disgrace,” Trump noted that Warmbier “should have been brought home a long time ago.”...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...