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    The Daily Vertical: The Kremlin’s Existential Threat
    Feb17

    The Daily Vertical: The Kremlin’s Existential Threat

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

    Transcript: Donald Trump’s news conference at White House
    Feb17

    Transcript: Donald Trump’s news conference at White House

    President Donald Trump defended his presidency, slammed reports that his campaign advisers had inappropriate contact with Russian officials and promised to crack down on the leaking of classified information in a news conference Thursday at the White House. Here is the full transcript: ____ TRUMP: Thank you very much. I just wanted to begin by...

    Donald Trump: 28 Days Later
    Feb17

    Donald Trump: 28 Days Later

    Donald Trump will hit the four-week-mark Friday on a presidency that has begun like no other — full of big promises, constant controversy, the ever-present encroaching of major scandal, and zero regard for the previous norms of American politics.Beneath the noise, however, there has been a march, however halting and disorganized, toward...

    Mike Pence Hopes to Reassure Skeptical Allies Over Trump, Putin and the U.S. Commitment to Europe
    Feb17

    Mike Pence Hopes to Reassure Skeptical Allies Over Trump, Putin and the U.S. Commitment to Europe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Making his debut on the world stage, Vice President Mike Pence will seek to reassure skeptical allies in Europe about U.S. foreign policy under President Donald Trump, who has made his “America First” mantra a centerpiece of his new administration. Pence’s trip to Germany and Belgium, his first overseas trip as vice...

    CPJ Demands Separatism Charges Against Crimean Journalist Be Dropped
    Feb17

    CPJ Demands Separatism Charges Against Crimean Journalist Be Dropped

    The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has urged Russia-imposed authorities to drop all charges against journalist Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor accused of separatism in the Moscow-controlled Ukrainian region of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mike Pence will seek to reassure U.S. allies in Europe on busy trip
    Feb17

    Mike Pence will seek to reassure U.S. allies in Europe on busy trip

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will seek on Saturday to soothe allies unnerved by his boss’s unorthodox statements on Russia and NATO as he stresses America’s commitment to Europe during the first major foreign address for the Trump administration. …read more Source:...

    Russia Cautious on Flynn Resignation, Dismisses Tougher Ukraine Line
    Feb17

    Russia Cautious on Flynn Resignation, Dismisses Tougher Ukraine Line

    Russia reacted defensively and cautiously after the resignation of U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, considered among the most Kremlin-friendly in the new administration.Trump’s tougher stance on Crimea this week also ruffled feathers in Russia.VOA’s Moscow correspondent Daniel Schearf...

    World Leaders Will Be Hoping For Clarity on U.S. Priorities at the Munich Conference
    Feb17

    World Leaders Will Be Hoping For Clarity on U.S. Priorities at the Munich Conference

    BERLIN (AP) — Top world leaders, diplomats and defense officials are getting their first opportunity to meet with members of the Trump administration amid concerns over the new president’s commitment to NATO and posture toward Russia. Vice President Mike Pence, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly are...

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to U.S.-Russia ties
    Feb17

    Top Trump envoys signal no quick changes to U.S.-Russia ties

    BRUSSELS — The Trump administration signaled Thursday there will be no change soon in U.S.-Russian relations, putting the onus on Moscow to prove itself if it wants closer cooperation with Washington. Russia’s support for Ukrainian separatists was underscored as a test case of its willingness to change behavior. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine To Renew Search For Remains At MH17 Crash Site After Bone Found
    Feb17

    Ukraine To Renew Search For Remains At MH17 Crash Site After Bone Found

    Ukraine this spring will renew its search for human remains at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Dutch Security and Justice Minister Stef Blok said on February 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...