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    Officials praise coal deal between Pa. company, Ukraine as ‘shot in the arm’ for industry, clear message to Russia
    Aug01

    Officials praise coal deal between Pa. company, Ukraine as ‘shot in the arm’ for industry, clear message to Russia

    Armed with 700,000 tons of Pennsylvania coal, a privately held Latrobe company has stepped into the deepening fray of the tit-for-tat chess match between the United States and Russia. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Pence: Baltic States’ Greatest Threat Comes from Russian Aggression
    Aug01

    Pence: Baltic States’ Greatest Threat Comes from Russian Aggression

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Monday there is no larger threat to Baltic states than the “specter of aggression” by Russia, as he pledged support for NATO allies Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Pence met in Tallinn with the presidents of all the Baltic states — Estonia’s Kersti Kaljulaid, Latvia’s Raimonds Vejonis and...

    Republicans give Trump what he wants — new Clinton investigations
    Jul31

    Republicans give Trump what he wants — new Clinton investigations

    A powerful Senate committee has given the Justice Department until Thursday to disclose whether it’s investigating reported Ukrainian efforts in the 2016 election on behalf of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    US, for First Time, to Sell Coal to Ukraine
    Jul31

    US, for First Time, to Sell Coal to Ukraine

    The U.S. said Monday that for the first time it will sell coal to Ukraine, easing its reliance on Russia and Moscow-back separatists in eastern Ukraine to meet its energy needs. The accord calls for Xcoal Energy & Resources in the eastern state of Pennsylvania to ship 700,000 tons of thermal coal by the end of the year to Ukraine’s...

    Report: Pentagon, State Dept. draft plan to send weapons to Ukraine
    Jul31

    Report: Pentagon, State Dept. draft plan to send weapons to Ukraine

    The departments of State and Defense have drafted a proposal to send Ukraine weapons to help in its fight against Russia-backed separatists, … …read more Source: The...

    Are Russia and America Headed for a Showdown?
    Jul31

    Are Russia and America Headed for a Showdown?

    George Beebe Security, Americas Misinterpreting Russian signals is the most immediate danger to the United States as the White House considers next steps. How will Moscow respond as the United States takes a series of retaliatory steps meant to punish Russia for its misdeeds in American domestic politics, Ukraine and the Middle East? Conventional...

    Trump’s Worst Week Yet
    Jul31

    Trump’s Worst Week Yet

    There hasn’t been a single smooth week in the Trump presidency, but last week was, by popular consensus, the worst of them so far. Given the struggles of this president, that’s no small statement. What was remarkable was the breadth of Trump’s troubles. His top legislative priority was, once again, knocked flat. He had to...

    Russia urges US to fix ties as it cuts US diplomatic staff
    Jul31

    Russia urges US to fix ties as it cuts US diplomatic staff

    Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said it will take time for the U.S. to recover from what he called “political schizophrenia,” but he added that Russia wants constructive cooperation with Washington. Peskov’s statement followed televised comments Sunday by Putin, who said the U.S. would have to cut 755 of its embassy and...

    Trump administration hails deal to export coal to Ukraine
    Jul31

    Trump administration hails deal to export coal to Ukraine

    A Pennsylvania-based coal company has won a contract to supply coal to Ukraine’s state-owned power company in preparation for that country’s winter heating needs. Officials said the deal would bolster … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    U.S. Set To Deliver Coal To Ukraine For The First Time
    Jul31

    U.S. Set To Deliver Coal To Ukraine For The First Time

    The United States is set to begin delivering coal to Ukraine for the first time in a deal Washington framed as a move toward reducing Kyiv’s reliance on Russian energy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...