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    Trump-Putin meeting scheduled for Friday in Germany, Kremlin says
    Jul04

    Trump-Putin meeting scheduled for Friday in Germany, Kremlin says

    The Russian president’s foreign affairs adviser has said the two would likely discuss the fight against terrorism, the war in Syria and the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    ‘Europeans Can’t Think of Building a Future Without the Americans’
    Jul04

    ‘Europeans Can’t Think of Building a Future Without the Americans’

    President Donald Trump isn’t the leader of the free world, says French Ambassador Gérard Araud. These days, he says, no one is.And as Trump heads to Europe Wednesday for his first G-20 meeting as president and first face-to-face encounter with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the world needs to figure out what to do next.“We have to define...

    Germany Big Target of Cyber Espionage and Attacks: Government Report
    Jul04

    Germany Big Target of Cyber Espionage and Attacks: Government Report

    BERLIN—Germany is a big target of spying and cyber attacks by foreign governments such as Turkey, Russia and China, a government report said on Tuesday, warning of “ticking time bombs” that could sabotage critical infrastructure. Industrial espionage costs German industry billions of euros each year, with small- and medium-sized businesses often...

    Hague Court Will Hear Case Brought By Ukrainian Firms Against Russia
    Jul04

    Hague Court Will Hear Case Brought By Ukrainian Firms Against Russia

    The Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague says that it has jurisdiction and will hear the case of a Ukrainian company seeking to recover damages for property lost when Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Europe, Trump gets second chance to make a first impression
    Jul04

    In Europe, Trump gets second chance to make a first impression

    US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania arrive at Fiumicino’s Leonardo Da Vinci International airport, near Rome, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (Massimo Percossi/AP/CP) WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump will learn this week whether he gets a second chance to make a first impression as he returns to Europe and has his first encounter with...

    Hague Arbitration Court Will Hear Case on Ukrainian Companies Vs. Russia
    Jul04

    Hague Arbitration Court Will Hear Case on Ukrainian Companies Vs. Russia

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague said on Tuesday it has jurisdiction and will hear the case of a Ukrainian… …read more Source: U.S....

    No ‘Specific Agenda,’ But Trump and Putin Have Lots to Discuss
    Jul04

    No ‘Specific Agenda,’ But Trump and Putin Have Lots to Discuss

    (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to discuss?...

    No ‘specific agenda,’ but Trump, Putin have lots to discuss
    Jul04

    No ‘specific agenda,’ but Trump, Putin have lots to discuss

    Trump, who prefers to have neatly packaged achievements to pair with high-profile meetings, may be looking for some concessions from Russia to show he’s delivering progress and helping restore a productive relationship between the two powers. Ahead of the meeting, White House National Security Council and State Department officials have...

    Is Trump’s Attraction to Russia About Shaping the U.S. Version of Putin’s 21st-Century, Postmodern, Authoritarian, Kleptocratic Regime?
    Jul04

    Is Trump’s Attraction to Russia About Shaping the U.S. Version of Putin’s 21st-Century, Postmodern, Authoritarian, Kleptocratic Regime?

    Yale historian Timothy Snyder asserts that Trump’s ties to Russia are far deeper and more dangerous than campaign collusion. The links between President Trump and Russia will prove to be deeper and darker than many Americans now believe. This is according to Timothy Snyder, a noted historian of the 20th century’s tyrannical regimes in...

    Firebomb hurled at Ukrainian synagogue
    Jul04

    Firebomb hurled at Ukrainian synagogue

    (JTA) — Unidentified individuals hurled a firebomb at a synagogue in Lviv and, in a separate incident, wrote anti-Semitic slogans on another Jewish community building in the western Ukrainian city. The incident involving a firebomb occurred on June 30 but was discovered only Monday, according to the Strana news site. The perpetrators may have...