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    Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, and why Trump is so afraid of it, explained
    Jul24

    Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, and why Trump is so afraid of it, explained

    President Trump is furious with Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the probe into the Trump campaign’s alleged collusion with Russia. The president is so angry, in fact, that he’s hinted at a willingness to fire Mueller if he looks too closely at Trump’s personal finances. Such an investigation, Trump told the New York...

    Russia, EU Voice Concern About Proposed U.S. Sanctions
    Jul24

    Russia, EU Voice Concern About Proposed U.S. Sanctions

    Russia and the European Union are both expressing concern about proposed new U.S. sanctions against Moscow, focusing in particular on how they might affect joint energy projects. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Military Ally Ditched U.S. Base After Missile Strike Threat
    Jul24

    Russia Military Ally Ditched U.S. Base After Missile Strike Threat

    The country’s U.S. base closed in 2014, as tensions between Russia and the West peaked over Ukraine’s decision to topple the pro-Russian government in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Special Envoy Blames Russia For ‘Hot War’ In Ukraine
    Jul24

    U.S. Special Envoy Blames Russia For ‘Hot War’ In Ukraine

    The U.S. special envoy to Ukraine has described the violence in the eastern part of the country as a “hot war.” Kurt Volker said Russian aggression was to blame for the ongoing fighting, which he said should not be regarded as a “frozen conflict.” Volker made the comments during a visit to the Ukrainian...

    5 Ways to Interfere in American Elections—Without Breaking the Law
    Jul24

    5 Ways to Interfere in American Elections—Without Breaking the Law

    Russia’s apparent interference in the U.S. presidential election is a big story, but it’s part of an even bigger one: the ease with which foreign actors can insert themselves into the democratic process these days, and the difficulty of determining how to minimize that meddling.Witness the disagreement in recent weeks among leaders of...

    How Russia Took Crimea Without a Fight From Ukraine
    Jul24

    How Russia Took Crimea Without a Fight From Ukraine

    “There was nothing spontaneous. Everything was organized and each fiddler played his role.” Military sources reveal how defections helped Russia take Crimea. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, July 24, 2017
    Jul24

    The Morning Vertical, July 24, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Rebranding The Donbas
    Jul24

    The Daily Vertical: Rebranding The Donbas

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Rebranding The Donbas (Transcript)
    Jul24

    The Daily Vertical: Rebranding The Donbas (Transcript)

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Exclusive: Germany Wants More EU Sanctions on Russia Over Siemens Crimea Turbines – Sources
    Jul24

    Exclusive: Germany Wants More EU Sanctions on Russia Over Siemens Crimea Turbines – Sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc’s sanctions blacklist… …read more Source: U.S....