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    Trump faces ‘land of lousy options’ with North Korea after Otto Warmbier’s death
    Jun21

    Trump faces ‘land of lousy options’ with North Korea after Otto Warmbier’s death

    With one American dead after being imprisoned in North Korea and three still in captivity there, U.S. President Donald Trump faces some grim math as he reckons with how to respond to a regime dubbed “the land of lousy options.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Pledges Commitment to Democracy During US Visit
    Jun21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Pledges Commitment to Democracy During US Visit

    U.S. President Donald Trump received his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko at the White House Tuesday. Poroshenko hailed the U.S.-Ukraine relationship and pledged his commitment to democracy as he sought U.S. support against Russian aggression. His visit comes as the U.S. government considers extending economic sanctions against Moscow for...

    Foreign policy roundup: U.S. expands Russia sanctions as Donald Trump meets Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
    Jun21

    Foreign policy roundup: U.S. expands Russia sanctions as Donald Trump meets Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration ratcheted up pressure on Russia on Tuesday, unveiling sanctions on more than three dozen additional individuals and organizations that have participated in the country’s incursion in Ukraine. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Lavrov Accuses U.S. Of ‘Russophobic Mania’ After New Sanctions Imposed
    Jun21

    Lavrov Accuses U.S. Of ‘Russophobic Mania’ After New Sanctions Imposed

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denounced new sanctions the United States announced on June 20 against 38 people fighting with and backing Ukrainian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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.”...