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    Ukrainian President Poroshenko Meets, Briefly, With President Trump
    Jun20

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko Meets, Briefly, With President Trump

    Ukraine is concerned about what the Trump administrations’s efforts to improve relations with Russia will mean for its relations with Washington. Poroshenko wanted to meet with Trump before Putin did.(Image credit: Evan Vucci/AP) …read more Source:...

    Trump calls Ukraine the thing Ukrainians hate the most
    Jun20

    Trump calls Ukraine the thing Ukrainians hate the most

    As President Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, on Tuesday morning at the White House, he made an unfortunate slip. “It’s a great honor to be with President Proshenko of the Ukraine,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office, “a place that we’ve all been very much involved in.” Trump was right: The United States...

    White House: US Sanctions Will Remain Until Russia Vacates Eastern Ukraine
    Jun20

    White House: US Sanctions Will Remain Until Russia Vacates Eastern Ukraine

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday said the United States will continue to sanction Russia until it stops backing separatists in eastern Ukraine. “Would the President like to see Russia get out of eastern Ukraine, and does he see Moscow as the aggressor in this conflict?” Reuters reporter Jeff Mason asked Spicer during his daily...

    Ukraine’s President Has a Remarkably Low Key Meeting With Trump
    Jun20

    Ukraine’s President Has a Remarkably Low Key Meeting With Trump

    Poroshenko, worried he wouldn’t meet Trump at all, downplayed his arrival in D.C., but pleased with administration stance. …read more Source: Foreign...

    In Trump, Cardin Sees Danger Everywhere He Looks
    Jun20

    In Trump, Cardin Sees Danger Everywhere He Looks

    Ben Cardin thinks America is “absolutely” in danger of stumbling into war. Or wars.Syria, North Korea, the South China Sea, Ukraine—Cardin, the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, sees problems that could get out of hand all over the planet. And he hasn’t seen any kind of a plan or hint of a plan for any of them from...

    Trump hosts Ukrainian president, extends sanctions on Russia
    Jun20

    Trump hosts Ukrainian president, extends sanctions on Russia

    Donald Trump hosted Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the White House as the U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned more Russians over the Crimea conflict. …read more Source: United Press...

    Trump briefly meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia probe
    Jun20

    Trump briefly meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia probe

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump met with his Ukrainian counterpart Tuesday amid intensifying questions over whether his administration will step in to protect partners in the face of Russian aggression. The meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was originally described by the White House as a brief “drop-in.” But the two...

    Trump blames Obama for Otto Warmbeir’s death,forgets Americans taken hostage since Trump took office
    Jun20

    Trump blames Obama for Otto Warmbeir’s death,forgets Americans taken hostage since Trump took office

    In brief comments following a joint appearance with the president of Ukraine, Donald Trump expressed his outrage at the death of 22-year-old Otto Warmbier, an Ohio college student who was held hostage in North Korea for nearly 18 months before being returned to the United States while in a coma. “It’s a total disgrace what happened to...

    Trump Meets Ukraine’s Poroshenko At The White House
    Jun20

    Trump Meets Ukraine’s Poroshenko At The White House

    U.S. President Donald Trump met with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in what White House officials called a “drop-in” visit to the Oval Office. The two posed together after Poroshenko’s meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and Trump’s national security team. Poroshenko said he was “confident that our...

    Trump briefly meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia probe
    Jun20

    Trump briefly meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia probe

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