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    Trump-Putin Meeting Follows Long History Of World Stopping To Watch US, Russian Leaders Come Together
    Jul07

    Trump-Putin Meeting Follows Long History Of World Stopping To Watch US, Russian Leaders Come Together

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When U.S. and Russian presidents meet, the rest of the world stops to watch. For decades, summits between leaders of the world powers have been heavily anticipated affairs in which every word, handshake and facial expression is scrutinized. President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir...

    Putin wants Trump to lift sanctions on Russia. Here’s how that could actually happen.
    Jul07

    Putin wants Trump to lift sanctions on Russia. Here’s how that could actually happen.

    Trump could do it — at great cost. Russian President Vladimir Putin is heading into his long-awaited first in-person meeting with President Trump on Friday with a very clear agenda. High on his list of priorities: getting rid of US sanctions against Russia. Russia despises the extensive network of US sanctions that plagues many of its officials...

    Trump Administration Taps Former NATO Envoy for Ukraine Role
    Jul07

    Trump Administration Taps Former NATO Envoy for Ukraine Role

    The Trump administration is selecting a former U.S. envoy to NATO for the top job dealing with the Ukraine crisis. The State Department says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is appointing Ambassador Kurt Volker as the special representative for Ukraine. Tillerson spokesman R.C. Hammond says he’ll coordinate the State Department’s...

    Trump admin taps former NATO envoy to deal with Ukraine crisis
    Jul07

    Trump admin taps former NATO envoy to deal with Ukraine crisis

    The Trump administration is selecting a former U.S. envoy to NATO for the top job dealing with the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Business...

    See Donald Trump’s First Handshake With Russian Leader Vladimir Putin
    Jul07

    See Donald Trump’s First Handshake With Russian Leader Vladimir Putin

    U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are sitting down for their much-anticipated first meeting Friday, and the first footage of the two world leaders shaking hands has already been released. The video was posted on Facebook by German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet, the Bundesregierung, with the caption:...

    Grins and handshakes as Trump encounters Putin for 1st time
    Jul07

    Grins and handshakes as Trump encounters Putin for 1st time

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of U.S. outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential Trump campaign collusion. Ahead of a formal, sit-down meeting, Trump and...

    Vladimir Putin’s meeting with Donald Trump will change nothing
    Jul07

    Vladimir Putin’s meeting with Donald Trump will change nothing

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Alexei Nikolsky/Susan Walsh) President Donald Trump met his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for the first time earlier on Friday. Although it is occurring as part of the Group of 20 summit meeting in the German city of Hamburg, their opening official introduction is bound to take up the lion’s...

    Trump meets Putin ahead of historic sit-down
    Jul07

    Trump meets Putin ahead of historic sit-down

    By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and KEN THOMAS, Associated Press HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of U.S. outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential Trump campaign...

    Trial Of Crimean Journalist Set To Resume In Simferopol
    Jul07

    Trial Of Crimean Journalist Set To Resume In Simferopol

    Russia-appointed judges at a court in Ukraine’s occupied Crimea region were scheduled on July 7 to resume the trial of Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor who is fighting what he says is a politically motivated separatism charge. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Taps Ex-NATO Ambassador As Special Ukraine Envoy
    Jul07

    U.S. Taps Ex-NATO Ambassador As Special Ukraine Envoy

    Kurt Volker, a former U.S. ambassador to NATO, has been appointed to be the new U.S. special envoy to negotiate over the fate of war-racked Ukraine, two State Department officials confirmed to RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...