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    Reports suggest U.S. considering returning compounds to Russia, diplomats turning up in strange places
    Jun02

    Reports suggest U.S. considering returning compounds to Russia, diplomats turning up in strange places

    JUDY WOODRUFF: As we reported earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed to hint today at Russian involvement in hacking during last year’s presidential campaign, not by government agents, but by what he called patriotically-minded individuals. Meantime, the fallout from the Trump campaign’s alleged contacts with Russia, and the...

    Russian Prosecutor Urges Guilty Verdict in Nemtsov Killing
    Jun02

    Russian Prosecutor Urges Guilty Verdict in Nemtsov Killing

    The prosecutor at the trial of five men charged with killing Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov in Moscow in 2015 has urged jurors to find them guilty. Wrapping up the state’s case Thursday, Maria Semenenko said their guilt was undisputed. She also told the official Itar-Tass news agency that investigators had used special equipment during a...

    Donald Trump has tweeted climate change skepticism 115 times. Here’s all of it.
    Jun01

    Donald Trump has tweeted climate change skepticism 115 times. Here’s all of it.

    Long before he even declared his run for the White House, Donald Trump has been issuing periodic statements affirming his belief that man-made global warming is a myth, meant to stifle US manufacturing. While as recently as 2009 he was cosigning letters with other business leaders calling for “meaningful and effective measures to control climate...

    Gazprom Loses Court Battle With Ukraine
    Jun01

    Gazprom Loses Court Battle With Ukraine

    Ukraine got a much-needed victory in international arbitration court this week, after the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce ruled that Ukraine’s state-owned gas company Naftogaz had the right to re-export Gazprom supplies. The court also shot down Gazprom’s “take-or-pay” contracts, which require customers to...

    Nigel Farage, the mind behind Brexit, is now an FBI “person of interest” in Trump-Russia
    Jun01

    Nigel Farage, the mind behind Brexit, is now an FBI “person of interest” in Trump-Russia

    Et tu, Nigel? The FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation appears to have taken another profoundly weird turn. Nigel Farage, the far-right British politician who played a leading role in the vote to leave the European Union, is now apparently being investigated by the bureau. The Guardian reported on Thursday that Farage is a “person of interest”...

    Russian Envoy Warns Moscow Will Respond To NATO’s Eastern Boost
    Jun01

    Russian Envoy Warns Moscow Will Respond To NATO’s Eastern Boost

    Russia’s ambassador to NATO says Moscow will respond to the alliance’s military deployment in Eastern members. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: a running guide for June
    Jun01

    Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: a running guide for June

    Sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We’re keeping track of all the ways his presidency veers from the norm in terms of policy and...

    Scarborough: Trump Poops His Pants, Calls It ‘Modern Art’
    Jun01

    Scarborough: Trump Poops His Pants, Calls It ‘Modern Art’

    Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” co-host Joe Scarborough said President Donald Trump’s covfefe tweet was “like somebody pooping their pants” and then saying, “I’m going to sit down in my pants, and it will then be modern art.” Scarborough also went after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer comments about the tweet saying,...

    Robert Reich: 5 Ways Trump Could Be Doing Putin’s Bidding
    Jun01

    Robert Reich: 5 Ways Trump Could Be Doing Putin’s Bidding

    If they struck a backroom deal, here’s what the president might have agreed to. Say you’re Vladimir Putin, and you did a deal with Trump last year. I’m not suggesting there was any such deal, mind you. But if you are Putin and you did do a deal, what did Trump agree to do?1. Repudiate NATO. NATO is the biggest thorn in your side...

    NATO, Partners Hold Land, Sea Exercises in Eastern Europe
    Jun01

    NATO, Partners Hold Land, Sea Exercises in Eastern Europe

    Thousands of troops from NATO and its partner nations are training on land and sea in central and eastern Europe Thursday, in two major exercises that aim to demonstrate their cooperation and rapid response capabilities at a time when the region feels threatened by Russia. Around 4,000 U.S. and European troops from 14 nations took part in the...