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    Putin, Trump likely to discuss Ukraine sanctions in call: White House aide
    Jan27

    Putin, Trump likely to discuss Ukraine sanctions in call: White House aide

    Trump will also speak to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande by phone on Saturday …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Conway: Russian sanctions ‘under consideration’ in Trump-Putin call
    Jan27

    Conway: Russian sanctions ‘under consideration’ in Trump-Putin call

    Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway said the United States’ current sanctions on Russian will be “under consideration” when President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday.“All of that is under consideration, and certainly in addition to improving relations with different foreign leaders and their...

    Hungary says Russia sanctions fruitless, Putin visit timely
    Jan27

    Hungary says Russia sanctions fruitless, Putin visit timely

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s foreign minister says the European Union’s economic sanctions against Russia have been unsuccessful economically and politically because they have not achieved their objectives. Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said Friday that Hungary had lost some $6.5 billion in export opportunities to Russian and...

    Germany’s New Foreign Minister Says Core Values Remain Europe, Transatlantic Partnership
    Jan27

    Germany’s New Foreign Minister Says Core Values Remain Europe, Transatlantic Partnership

    Germany’s new foreign minister has said that Europe, the transatlantic partnership with the United States, and multilateralism will remain the core values of German foreign policy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    President Trump and Russia’s Putin Are Going to Talk on the Phone This Weekend
    Jan27

    President Trump and Russia’s Putin Are Going to Talk on the Phone This Weekend

    (MOSCOW) – Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to use a telephone call with U.S. President Donald Trump scheduled for Saturday to congratulate him on taking office and to exchange views on the current state of bilateral ties, the Kremlin said. Asked if they would discuss Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, speaking to reporters on a...

    The Morning Vertical, January 27, 2017
    Jan27

    The Morning Vertical, January 27, 2017

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

    Ukraine Jails Brazilian For 13 Years Over Conflict In East
    Jan27

    Ukraine Jails Brazilian For 13 Years Over Conflict In East

    A Brazilian citizen who authorities say fought alongside Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has been sentenced to 13 years in prison by a Kyiv court. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Releases Georgian Wanted In Russia For Murder
    Jan27

    Ukraine Releases Georgian Wanted In Russia For Murder

    Ukraine has released a Georgian man who is wanted in Russia on suspicion of murder and fought against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ranked: International Relationships Trump’s Made Complicated
    Jan27

    Ranked: International Relationships Trump’s Made Complicated

    Britain’s Theresa May will become the first world leader to officially visit President Donald Trump on Friday, but the newly inaugurated leader of the free world is already making his mark on global relationships. While Trump’s effect on Brexit Britain is still to be seen—it will be years before any free-trade negotiations between the...

    Kremlin says Putin-Trump call set for Saturday
    Jan27

    Kremlin says Putin-Trump call set for Saturday

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to speak by phone with U.S. President Donald Trump over the weekend. Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday that the conversation is set for Saturday, according to Russian news agencies. Putin congratulated Trump on his victory shortly after his election, but the...