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    Past US-Russia Summit Hangs Over Trump-Putin Talks in Hamburg
    Jul07

    Past US-Russia Summit Hangs Over Trump-Putin Talks in Hamburg

    The international community is watching in anticipation as Donald Trump, five months into his presidency, holds his first meeting with the man seen as his rival for the title of “most powerful leader” on the planet, Russian President Vladimir Putin. Their formal bilateral discussion late Friday is overshadowing the two-day gathering...

    Donald Trump diverges from Vladimir Putin before first meeting
    Jul07

    Donald Trump diverges from Vladimir Putin before first meeting

    President Trump on Thursday sharpened the lines of division between Washington and Moscow a day ahead of his highly anticipated first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, criticizing Russia’s military actions in Ukraine and Syria and praising NATO for its vital role in defending Europe against aggression. Speaking to tens …...

    Canada supports Ukraine’s ‘faltering’ reforms with nearly $7M in new funding
    Jul07

    Canada supports Ukraine’s ‘faltering’ reforms with nearly $7M in new funding

    Canada announced an additional $6.89 in aid to Ukraine to fund “democratic reforms, human rights and peace,” while the United Kingdom noted “worrying signs that reform is faltering” in the former Soviet republic. The funding announced at the conclusion of the Opportunity Ukraine conference in London, England, on Thursday will focus on support of...

    The Hamburg G20: What could possibly go wrong?
    Jul07

    The Hamburg G20: What could possibly go wrong?

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets U.S. President Donald Trump on the eve of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 6, 2017. (Matthias Schrader/Reuters) In Germany, all fingers are crossed for a harmonious G20 meeting on Friday and Saturday in Hamburg. Even Angela Merkel’s staff are leaking hopeful messages of bonne entente. The...

    Poland Offers Warm Welcome as Trump Backs NATO, Pledges to Defend Borders, Defeat Terror
    Jul07

    Poland Offers Warm Welcome as Trump Backs NATO, Pledges to Defend Borders, Defeat Terror

    U.S. President Donald Trump warns that the values of the West are under attack and questions whether its people have the will to fight for them. During a speech in Poland to mark his second trip to Europe, Trump delivered some of his strongest remarks yet about Russia, warning Moscow that it must stop what he termed its ‘destabilizing’...

    The Latest: Pelosi wants Trump to confront Putin on election
    Jul06

    The Latest: Pelosi wants Trump to confront Putin on election

    HAMBURG — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s second official visit to Europe (all times local): 10:25 p.m. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is adding her name to the list of high-ranking Democrats who are demanding that President Donald Trump confront Russian leader Vladimir Putin over Moscow’s election meddling. Pelosi says in...

    CBS’s Major Garrett: Trump ‘Did Not’ ‘Uphold American Values’ In Poland
    Jul06

    CBS’s Major Garrett: Trump ‘Did Not’ ‘Uphold American Values’ In Poland

    Thursday on “CBS This Morning,” the network’s chief White House correspondent Major Garret said President Donald Trump did not “uphold American values” when he criticized the American news media and former President Barack Obama. Partial transcript as follows: GARRETT: Good morning. The president said Poland is an example of courage in the...

    Trump to European Leaders: Look at US as Energy Exporter
    Jul06

    Trump to European Leaders: Look at US as Energy Exporter

    U.S. President Donald Trump urged the leaders of central and eastern European nations Thursday to enter into agreements to purchase U.S. energy exports, instead of relying heavily on imports from Russia. “America stands ready to help Poland and other European nations diversify their energy supplies, so that you can never be held hostage to...

    Trump Holds Talks With Merkel As Police Clash With Protesters Ahead Of G20 Summit
    Jul06

    Trump Holds Talks With Merkel As Police Clash With Protesters Ahead Of G20 Summit

    U.S. President Donald Trump has held talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the city of Hamburg, a day before the start of the Group of 20 summit. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    With U.S.-Russia Relations Plummeting, Trump Set To Meet Putin For First Time
    Jul06

    With U.S.-Russia Relations Plummeting, Trump Set To Meet Putin For First Time

    U.S. President Donald Trump is set to hold what may be the most consequential meeting of his 6-month-old presidency — a face-to-face sit-down with Russian leader Vladimir Putin — in an effort aimed at stemming the deepening crisis in U.S.-Russia relations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...