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    What Jared Kushner’s Statement Reveals About Russian Methods
    Jul24

    What Jared Kushner’s Statement Reveals About Russian Methods

    In trying to fend off suspicion of collusion with the Kremlin, Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner have recently provided the public with two very interesting documents. Shoving responsibility for any outreach onto the Russian side, the two men have given us with a partial account of Russian methods in approaching the Trump camp in 2016. If the...

    Ukrainian, Russian President Hold Telephone Talks, Along with French, German Leaders
    Jul24

    Ukrainian, Russian President Hold Telephone Talks, Along with French, German Leaders

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko demanded that Russia stop sending weapons to rebels as Poroshenko and the leaders of France, Germany, and Russia discussed a fraying plan to end the 3-year conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Shows Ukraine Support at Sea but War in East Turns Bloody
    Jul24

    NATO Shows Ukraine Support at Sea but War in East Turns Bloody

    The British and Turkish ships dock in Odessa as Kiev warns about a regression into deadly combat. …read more Source:...

    But What About Hillary Clinton?
    Jul24

    But What About Hillary Clinton?

    Donald Trump’s brand-new communications director got a glimpse of the challenge he faces this weekend. As Anthony Scaramucci toured the Sunday shows, promising a new era of better relations and positive vibes, his boss was firing off his most active string of Twitter complaints in some time, taking shots at Democrats, Republicans, the...

    There’s A Lot We Still Don’t Know About Kushner’s Russian Contacts
    Jul24

    There’s A Lot We Still Don’t Know About Kushner’s Russian Contacts

    Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, on Monday detailed what he said were his only contacts with Russian operatives during the 2016 campaign in the hope of putting “these matters to rest.” Kushner released an 11-page statement ahead of his interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee that raises...

    ‘Seize the day’: Russian embassy pushes Crimea tourism campaign
    Jul24

    ‘Seize the day’: Russian embassy pushes Crimea tourism campaign

    Ah, Crimea … where the sun is shining and the price of sun lounger rentals is not subject to state regulation. Three years after Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine — an act the United Nations and most Western governments have condemned as illegal — it is now pushing a new tourism campaign for the region. On Monday, the […]...

    Euromacht: Brussels über Alles?
    Jul24

    Euromacht: Brussels über Alles?

    While the elites of the Western world are still publicly reeling from Brexit and Trumpet (the trauma that followed the 2016 U.S. presidential election deserves its own somewhat silly appellation), some have already seized the opportunities offered by those shifts in the international order. This is particularly true for European...

    Jared Kushner’s Russia defense raises more questions than it answers
    Jul24

    Jared Kushner’s Russia defense raises more questions than it answers

    Maybe the Russians shouldn’t have gone to Jared. Jared Kushner really wants everyone to believe that he did nothing wrong. Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top aide released a public statement about the Russia scandal on Monday morning, a preview of what he’s going to say in closed-door congressional testimony this week. “I did not...

    Russian Energy Minister Downplays Fallout From Siemens Turbines Controversy
    Jul24

    Russian Energy Minister Downplays Fallout From Siemens Turbines Controversy

    Russia’s energy minister downplayed any risk to the country’s oil sector following the disputed delivery of gas turbines built by Siemens to the Crimea peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Army Arrives at Ukraine Border as U.S. Fears Over ‘Hot War’ Simmer
    Jul24

    Russian Army Arrives at Ukraine Border as U.S. Fears Over ‘Hot War’ Simmer

    At least nine Ukrainian soldiers have died in 72 hours. …read more Source:...