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    Germany to host Ukraine talks in Berlin as fighting persists
    May29

    Germany to host Ukraine talks in Berlin as fighting persists

    Germany’s Foreign Ministry says envoys from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet this week in Berlin to try and push forward the implementation of a peace deal for eastern … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine’s Sailors Patrol Tense Sea Border With Russia
    May29

    Ukraine’s Sailors Patrol Tense Sea Border With Russia

    Ukrainian coastguards in the Sea of Azov are fully armed and ready for combat — Russia, and Russia-backed separatists, are close by — and here too, the conflict has claimed casualties. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Does Vladimir Putin Really Own Donald Trump? It’s More Likely than You Think
    May29

    Does Vladimir Putin Really Own Donald Trump? It’s More Likely than You Think

    Kompromat is the name of the Russian game—and to win the White House, Trump may have unwittingly been played. Imagine the moment when Vladimir Putin first learned that his Russian hackers had struck gold by obtaining the emails of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.Shots of vodka all around, singing,...

    Putin set to visit France in hope of mending strained ties
    May29

    Putin set to visit France in hope of mending strained ties

    After Moscow lost its bets in the French vote, the visit offers the Russian leader a chance to turn the page and try to establish ties with Macron as the Kremlin has struggled to mend a bitter rift in relations with the West. The Kremlin has hailed the visit as a chance for Putin and Macron to get to know each other and better understand their...

    New French President Promises Tough Talk at First Putin Meeting
    May29

    New French President Promises Tough Talk at First Putin Meeting

    New French President Emmanuel Macron is promising tough talk at his first meeting with Vladimir Putin on Monday, following an election campaign when his team accused Russian media of trying to interfere in the democratic process. Macron, who took office two weeks ago, has said that dialogue with Russia is vital in tackling a number of...

    French President Vows To Be ‘Demanding’ With Putin In Versailles Talks
    May29

    French President Vows To Be ‘Demanding’ With Putin In Versailles Talks

    New French President Emmanuel Macron says he will be “demanding” when he hosts Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Versailles palace outside Paris on May 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How Congress Could Cripple Robert Mueller
    May29

    How Congress Could Cripple Robert Mueller

    The special prosecutor was convinced that Congress was on the verge of sabotaging his politically charged investigation—one that led straight into the White House and threatened to end with a president’s impeachment. And so he went to lawmakers on Capitol Hill with a plea: Do not grant immunity to witnesses in exchange for their testimony...

    Zenit St. Petersburg Fires Coach After Failing To Reach Champions League For Second Year
    May29

    Zenit St. Petersburg Fires Coach After Failing To Reach Champions League For Second Year

    Zenit St. Petersburg has fired coach Mircea Lucescu after the Russian football team failed to qualify for the Champions League for the second year in a row. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Timeline: Russia and President Trump
    May29

    A Timeline: Russia and President Trump

    Donald Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak at the White House in Washington, May 10, 2017. (Credit: AP/Russian Foreign Ministry) 1979: Roger Stone is introduced to Donald Trump by notorious attorney Roy Cohn. [Added March 27, 2017] 1980: Roger Stone founds a lobbying practice...

    And the Palme d’Or goes to . . . a Swedish satire
    May29

    And the Palme d’Or goes to . . . a Swedish satire

    Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund wins Cannes Film Festival’s prestigious Palme d’Or for The Square (Photograph by Brian D. Johnson) The high altar of world cinema climaxed its 70th anniversary edition by awarding its top prize to a ferocious satire that skewers pretension and liberal hypocrisy in the gala art world. Swedish...