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    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...

    News Wrap: NATO chief demands Russian troops leave Ukraine
    Jul11

    News Wrap: NATO chief demands Russian troops leave Ukraine

    The post News Wrap: NATO chief demands Russian troops leave Ukraine appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...

    Germany’s Siemens says Russian partner violated Crimea sanctions
    Jul11

    Germany’s Siemens says Russian partner violated Crimea sanctions

    The company said it became an unwitting paw in a scheme to evade sanctions against Russia, The New York Times reports. …read more Source:...

    RCN sends divers to Black Sea exercise, Russia to keep close eye on training
    Jul11

    RCN sends divers to Black Sea exercise, Russia to keep close eye on training

    The Royal Canadian Navy has sent a contingent of 14 personnel comprised of divers and support staff and staff officers from Fleet Diving Unit Atlantic and Maritime Forces Atlantic to support Sea Breeze 2017. Sea Breeze is a multi-national training event in Odessa, Ukraine, led by the United States and Ukraine navies. It takes place from July 10...

    Can Kurt Volker Solve the Ukraine Crisis?
    Jul11

    Can Kurt Volker Solve the Ukraine Crisis?

    Curt Mills Politics, Eurasia Kurt Volker, widely known as a tough-minded and accomplished diplomat, confronts his biggest challenge in working to implement the Minsk agreements. As Donald Trump spoke with Russian president Vladimir Putin in Hamburg late last week, his State Department announced the appointment of a tough-minded former NATO...

    U.S. Navy ships to participate in Black Sea exercises
    Jul11

    U.S. Navy ships to participate in Black Sea exercises

    Two guided-missile ships have arrived at the Ukrainian port city of Odessa July 10 to participate in the Sea Breeze 2017 maritime exercises. …read more Source: United Press...

    Siemens Says Delivery Of Gas Turbines To Crimea Breaches Deal, Sanctions
    Jul10

    Siemens Says Delivery Of Gas Turbines To Crimea Breaches Deal, Sanctions

    German industrial conglomerate Siemens says that two of its gas turbines originally destined for Russia had been diverted to Crimea without its knowledge. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine set to begin talks on joining NATO
    Jul10

    Ukraine set to begin talks on joining NATO

    Ukraine plans to begin discussions with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in an effort to join the alliance, President Petro Poroshenko said Monday. …read more Source: United Press...

    US Deploys Advanced Anti-aircraft Missiles in Baltics For First Time
    Jul10

    US Deploys Advanced Anti-aircraft Missiles in Baltics For First Time

    The United States deployed a battery of Patriot long-range anti-aircraft missiles in Lithuania to be used in NATO war games Tuesday — the first time the advanced defense system has been brought to the Baltics where Russia has air superiority. The Patriot battery was brought to the Siauliai military airbase Monday, ahead of the Tobruk Legacy...

    Huckabee Sanders: Trump and Putin Discussed ‘Sanctions Specific to Election Meddling’
    Jul10

    Huckabee Sanders: Trump and Putin Discussed ‘Sanctions Specific to Election Meddling’

    White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed sanctions “related to election meddling” during their meeting last week, refuting a tweet by Trump a day earlier. Trump tweeted on Sunday that “sanctions were not discussed at my meeting with...