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    EU Formally Approves Ukraine Association Agreement
    Jul11

    EU Formally Approves Ukraine Association Agreement

    The European Union’s 28 member states on July 11 formally endorsed the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Truth About the Russia-Trump Collusion Conspiracy
    Jul11

    The Truth About the Russia-Trump Collusion Conspiracy

    A big reason so many observers are reluctant to assume Donald Trump loyalists and Kremlin loyalists ever connived in secret to sabotage Hillary Clinton’s campaign is that so much of what they had to offer one another, they offered out in the open. Trump asked on live television for Russia to hack Clinton’s emails. Russian state media...

    Putin’s flacks: Russia’s stealth public relations war
    Jul11

    Putin’s flacks: Russia’s stealth public relations war

    (Credit: AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool) The Russian attempt to influence the 2016 American presidential election, using what intelligence agencies call “active measures,” has dominated U.S. headlines. There is, however, a second front in Russia’s effort to shape the hearts and minds of American citizens, and it’s received almost no...

    White House criticizes Russia sanctions stalled in House
    Jul11

    White House criticizes Russia sanctions stalled in House

    WASHINGTON — The White House says a new package of economic sanctions on Russia and Iran unacceptably constrains the president’s authority. Democrats complained that the Trump administration was trying to weaken the penalties. The legislation sailed through the Senate nearly a month ago in response to Russia’s meddling in the 2016...

    Russian Military Says Fighter Detained In Ukraine Was Discharged In 2016
    Jul11

    Russian Military Says Fighter Detained In Ukraine Was Discharged In 2016

    The Russian military has denied that a Russian man who was detained by government forces in eastern Ukraine in June is an active-duty serviceman. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Jr. Dared To Talk To a Russian Woman
    Jul11

    Trump Jr. Dared To Talk To a Russian Woman

    From the fever swamps of the Left, the unsubstantiated, over-the-top Russian electoral collusion conspiracy theory now includes President Trump’s son who now stands accused of a 20-minute meeting with a Russian lawyer who allegedly has Kremlin ties. This is merely the latest part of the Left’s rolling coup attempt against President...

    GOP Researcher Who Sought Clinton Emails Had Alt-Right Help
    Jul11

    GOP Researcher Who Sought Clinton Emails Had Alt-Right Help

    The saga of Peter Smith’s quest to obtain 33,000 emails deleted by Hillary Clinton—an effort now at the center of intrigue swirling around the Donald Trump campaign’s ties to Russia— keeps getting weirder.In his Hail Mary bid to tip the election to Trump, the Republican private equity executive enlisted two controversial alt-right...

    Was Donald Trump Jr. Told the Kremlin Was Behind the Leak?
    Jul11

    Was Donald Trump Jr. Told the Kremlin Was Behind the Leak?

    Last week, Donald Trump Jr. wasn’t considered part of the sprawling Russia investigation that has consumed his father’s early presidency. Now he is firmly at its center.The New York Times reported over the weekend that the president’s eldest son met with a Russian lawyer who promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton....

    Pride, patriotism and how Putin helped redefine what it means to be a ‘true Russian’
    Jul11

    Pride, patriotism and how Putin helped redefine what it means to be a ‘true Russian’

    JUDY WOODRUFF: This week, we begin our weeklong series Inside Putin’s Russia. With support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, special correspondent Nick Schifrin and producer Zach Fannin traveled to more than a dozen cities, conducted 40 interviews, and were arrested twice. They will report later on Russian propaganda,...

    The Biggest News about the Trump-Putin Meeting Was That It Happened At All
    Jul11

    The Biggest News about the Trump-Putin Meeting Was That It Happened At All

    Andrew C. Kuchins Security, Americas A relatively normal first meeting between Russian and American leaders is a good thing. At long last, nearly six months after his inauguration, Donald Trump finally had the opportunity to meet Russian president Vladimir Putin for more than two hours on Friday at the G-20 summit in Hamburg. Cable-news networks...