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    The Poroshenko-Trump meeting
    Jun23

    The Poroshenko-Trump meeting

    It was another good week for Ukraine in Washington. President Petro Poroshenko met with President Donald Trump and other key officials in the U.S. administration to press his case that Ukraine is a success story and that it is fighting for its freedom and democracy. “There never was such a powerful visit,” Mr. Poroshenko was […] …read more...

    Who is Felix Sater? Meet the shady Russian investor who may be a centerpiece of the investigation
    Jun23

    Who is Felix Sater? Meet the shady Russian investor who may be a centerpiece of the investigation

    Felix Sater; Donald Trump (Credit: Youtube/Felix Sater/Getty/Molly Riley) This is what happens when candidates aren’t fully vetted during their campaigns. We end up with a president like Donald Trump, who admittedly might have won the election anyway, even if he’d spilled the beans about the myriad skeletons in his closet. Trump was...

    Q&A: Putin Critic Weighs in on ‘Putin Interviews’ Series
    Jun23

    Q&A: Putin Critic Weighs in on ‘Putin Interviews’ Series

    As the dust from Oliver Stone’s politically explosive (or not, depending upon which American you ask) “Putin Interviews” begins to settle, Russian viewers were just finishing the concluding episode Thursday. In the United States, where the controversial series — four hourlong episodes — was made available to Showtime subscribers June 12-15,...

    New French Gov’t Reaches Out to Moscow, Despite Differences Over Future of Assad, Ukraine
    Jun23

    New French Gov’t Reaches Out to Moscow, Despite Differences Over Future of Assad, Ukraine

    With a focus on the fight against terrorism, France’s new government is reaching out to Russia in line with President Emmanuel Macron’s call late last month for a new start after several chilly years. …read more Source: CNS...

    U.S. Says Ukrainian Separatists ‘Harassing’ Monitors To Prevent Reporting Of Violations
    Jun23

    U.S. Says Ukrainian Separatists ‘Harassing’ Monitors To Prevent Reporting Of Violations

    The United States on June 22 accused Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine of a campaign of “violence and harassment” against international monitors aimed at preventing them from reporting truce violations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Syria the Latest Case of US ‘Stumbling’ Into War
    Jun23

    Syria the Latest Case of US ‘Stumbling’ Into War

    A recent headline in The Atlantic (6/9/17) earnestly pondered if the US was “Getting Sucked Into More War in Syria.” “Even as Washington potentially stumbles into war…” was how the article’s discussion began. One of the most common tropes in US media is that the US military always goes to war reluctantly—and, if there are negative...

    US calls on Russia to end violent ‘intimidation’ in eastern Ukraine
    Jun22

    US calls on Russia to end violent ‘intimidation’ in eastern Ukraine

    The State Department on Thursday condemned Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine for “violence and intimidation” against international monitor groups in the region.State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauer… …read more Source: The...

    EU leaders agree on new multi-billion dollar weapons funds amid tensions with Russia
    Jun22

    EU leaders agree on new multi-billion dollar weapons funds amid tensions with Russia

    Thomson ReutersEuropean Union leaders launched their the most ambitious defense plan for decades on Thursday, agreeing a multi-billion-euro weapons fund, shared financing for battlegroups and allowing a coalition of the willing to conduct more missions abroad. It comes as tensions with Moscow and an inward turn in Washington have pushed...

    Trump’s Tough Talk On Ukraine Has Kiev Ecstatic, and Moscow Furious—But Will It Last?
    Jun22

    Trump’s Tough Talk On Ukraine Has Kiev Ecstatic, and Moscow Furious—But Will It Last?

    KIEV—The 45 million people of Ukraine have been waiting for months to see President Petro Poroshenko visit the White House, hoping he’d get there before the the Kremlin’s boss, Vladimir Putin, manages to make it to Washington. at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia: New U.S. Sanctions Threaten Bilateral Relations
    Jun22

    Russia: New U.S. Sanctions Threaten Bilateral Relations

    Russia’s Foreign Мinistry slammed new U.S. sanctions that target mainly Russian people and companies linked to the Ukraine conflict, saying the move puts at “serious risk” the entire bilateral relationship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...