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    The Daily Vertical: Myths, Lies, And A Crime (Transcript)
    Mar17

    The Daily Vertical: Myths, Lies, And A Crime (Transcript)

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, March 17, 2017
    Mar17

    The Morning Vertical, March 17, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Took Aim at Merkel During the Campaign. Now a Full Agenda Awaits Them at the White House
    Mar17

    Trump Took Aim at Merkel During the Campaign. Now a Full Agenda Awaits Them at the White House

    (WASHINGTON) — If President Donald Trump wanted a close working relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, he had a funny way of showing it during his presidential campaign. Trump, who will welcome Merkel to the White House on Friday, spent much of 2016 bashing the chancellor, accusing her of “ruining” Germany for allowing an influx of...

    Russia’s Plot Against the West
    Mar17

    Russia’s Plot Against the West

    When Angela Merkel meets with Donald Trump on Friday, she won’t just be representing Germany. She’ll be bringing all the hopes and anxieties of an anxious continent—one whose fears have been stoked by the fervor sweeping from Amsterdam to Rome, Paris to Berlin. It’s no exaggeration to say that this meeting between Trump and...

    Lithuania Wants NATO Command To Move Closer To Eastern Borders
    Mar17

    Lithuania Wants NATO Command To Move Closer To Eastern Borders

    Lithuania’s president says NATO should move its command centers closer to the alliance’s eastern borders to deter the “growing threat from Russia.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Releases 600 Million Euros In Aid To Shore Up Shaky Ukraine Economy
    Mar17

    EU Releases 600 Million Euros In Aid To Shore Up Shaky Ukraine Economy

    The European Commission agreed to send Ukraine 600 million euros to shore up its deteriorating economy, ending months of delays over conditions linked to the loan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OSCE Prolongs Mission In Ukraine By One Year Amid Rising Tensions
    Mar17

    OSCE Prolongs Mission In Ukraine By One Year Amid Rising Tensions

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on March 16 prolonged its monitoring mission to Ukraine by one year until March 2018. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Suspended Tax Chief Released On Bail
    Mar17

    Ukraine’s Suspended Tax Chief Released On Bail

    Ukraine’s suspended tax and customs service chief, Roman Nasirov, has been released on bail from his two-month pretrial detention on embezzlement charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    China plans station on disputed South China Sea shoal
    Mar17

    China plans station on disputed South China Sea shoal

    BEIJING (AP) — China plans to build an environmental monitoring station on a South China Sea shoal at the heart of a territorial dispute with the Philippines, potentially raising new concerns over Beijing’s actions to assert its claims in the strategically crucial waterbody. The top official in Sansha City that administers China’s...

    What to expect from Trump-Merkel meeting on Russia, NATO
    Mar17

    What to expect from Trump-Merkel meeting on Russia, NATO

    JUDY WOODRUFF: But first: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has her first meeting with President Trump tomorrow at the White House. Mrs. Merkel is seeking reelection later this year. Tops on the agenda for the two leaders: the NATO response to a resurgent Russia and the stability of the European Union after Brexit. I sat down with Germany’s...