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    Putin visits France in hopes of mending strained ties
    May30

    Putin visits France in hopes of mending strained ties

    In talks Monday at the royal palace of Versailles outside Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed a variety of contentious issues, including the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine and accusations of Russian interference in the recent French elections. … …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Montenegro official prevented from travelling through Moscow
    May30

    Montenegro official prevented from travelling through Moscow

    PODGORICA, Montenegro — Montenegro on Monday strongly protested “inappropriate” conduct by Russian authorities against a senior ruling party leader who was prevented from changing planes at a Moscow airport. Lawmaker Miodrag Vukovic said he was kept overnight in a transit zone at Domodedovo International Airport while on his way to an...

    France’s Macron Accuses Russian Media of Spreading ‘Fake News’
    May30

    France’s Macron Accuses Russian Media of Spreading ‘Fake News’

    VERSAILLES, France—French President Emmanuel Macron rolled out the red carpet for Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Monday, but past suspicions of Russian meddling in the French election resurfaced with Macron denouncing Russian media and Putin denying hacking allegations. The newly elected Macron hosted Putin at the sumptuous 17th century palace...

    Andrew Scheer will oppose transgender rights, fight gun regulations, fund homeschooling
    May29

    Andrew Scheer will oppose transgender rights, fight gun regulations, fund homeschooling

    A divided Conservative Party narrowly elected Andrew Scheer as its leader on Saturday evening, defying expectations set for the 38-year-old Saskatchewanian. Scheer has long been known as a social conservative, but faced little scrutiny in the race, after being left in the shadow of Kevin O’Leary and Maxime Bernier, the two frontrunners with...

    Europe, Russia, And Quantum Mechanics
    May29

    Europe, Russia, And Quantum Mechanics

    What happens when Georgian, Ukrainian, and Russian officials talk about Europe? Parallel universes, that’s what. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France’s Emmanuel Macron Meets Russia’s Vladimir Putin Amid Tensions Between Countries
    May29

    France’s Emmanuel Macron Meets Russia’s Vladimir Putin Amid Tensions Between Countries

    Relations have been beset by mistrust between the two countries, with Paris and Moscow backing opposing sides in the Syrian civil war and at odds over the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source:...

    NYT: Russian Oligarch Once Close To Manafort Wants Immunity To Testify
    May29

    NYT: Russian Oligarch Once Close To Manafort Wants Immunity To Testify

    A Russian oligarch who once employed former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has asked for full immunity in order to testify before Congress about Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, the New York Times reported Saturday. Congressional officials told the Times that the committees leading investigations were unwilling to meet...

    Macron Meets Russia’s Putin Near Paris, Promising Tough Talks
    May29

    Macron Meets Russia’s Putin Near Paris, Promising Tough Talks

    VERSAILLES, France—French President Emmanuel Macron met Russia’s Vladimir Putin near Paris on Monday, promising some frank talking with the Kremlin leader after an election campaign in which his team accused Russian media of trying to interfere. Macron, who took office two weeks ago, has said dialogue with Russia is vital in tackling a...

    Macron Opens A ‘Demanding’ Dialogue With Putin In France
    May29

    Macron Opens A ‘Demanding’ Dialogue With Putin In France

    The newly elected French president is hosting his Russian counterpart at the Palace of Versailles on Monday. On the docket for the leaders: Ukraine, Syria and mending their countries’ tattered ties.(Image credit: Francois Mori/AFP/Getty Images) …read more Source:...

    Russia Seeks Suspended Sentence For Ukrainian Library Director
    May29

    Russia Seeks Suspended Sentence For Ukrainian Library Director

    Russian prosecutors are seeking a five-year prison sentence for the former head of Moscow’s Ukrainian Literature Library, who is accused of extremism and embezzlement in a case that has been denounced by rights activists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...