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    Trump, Putin and Flynnghazi: The president’s apparent reversal on Russia and Crimea isn’t all that hard to understand
    Feb18

    Trump, Putin and Flynnghazi: The president’s apparent reversal on Russia and Crimea isn’t all that hard to understand

    (Credit: Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin/Getty/Win McNamee) While the aftershocks of Flynnghazi continue to roil Washington, something has changed in the Trump administration’s policy toward Russia. Candidate Trump famously promised to review the status of Crimea, reassess American commitments to NATO and look into weakening the sanctions on...

    Lavrov Says Russia Wants Military Cooperation With NATO, ‘Pragmatic’ U.S. Ties
    Feb18

    Lavrov Says Russia Wants Military Cooperation With NATO, ‘Pragmatic’ U.S. Ties

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the “post-Cold War order” has come to an end but that Cold War thinking persists among some leaders in the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lavrov Says Russia Wants Military Cooperation With NATO, ‘Pragmatic’ U.S. Ties
    Feb18

    Lavrov Says Russia Wants Military Cooperation With NATO, ‘Pragmatic’ U.S. Ties

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the “post-Cold War order” has come to an end but that Cold War thinking persists among some leaders in the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pence: U.S. Will Hold Russia Accountable For Interference In Ukraine
    Feb18

    Pence: U.S. Will Hold Russia Accountable For Interference In Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has told European leaders that the United States “is now and will always be your greatest ally,” seeking to assuage concerns about Washington’s commitment to transatlantic ties under President Donald Trump. Speaking on February 18 at the Munich Security Conference, Pence said the United States will...

    Russia-Belarus rift grows as Putin loses patience
    Feb18

    Russia-Belarus rift grows as Putin loses patience

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — In more than two decades in power, the autocratic leader of Belarus has cast his nation as Moscow’s closest ally, securing tens of billions of dollars in Russian subsidies. When Belarus balked last year at the price Russia charged for its natural gas, accumulating a $550 million debt, Moscow hit Minsk in its softest...

    Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO
    Feb18

    Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday sought to assure allies that the Trump administration will back NATO and stand with Europe even as it looks for new ways to co-operate with Russia. In the first major foreign policy address for the new administration of President Donald Trump, Pence warned allies that they must pay their fair share to...

    Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO
    Feb18

    Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday sought to assure allies that the Trump administration will back NATO and stand with Europe even as it looks for new ways to co-operate with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Pence: US will ‘hold Russia accountable,’ demand it honor deal in eastern Ukraine even as Trump seeks common ground
    Feb18

    Pence: US will ‘hold Russia accountable,’ demand it honor deal in eastern Ukraine even as Trump seeks common ground

    MUNICH (AP) — Pence: US will ‘hold Russia accountable,’ demand it honor deal in eastern Ukraine even as Trump seeks common ground. …read more Source: CNS...

    Pence Tells Europe U.S. Remains Its ‘Greatest Ally,’ Urges More Defense Spending
    Feb18

    Pence Tells Europe U.S. Remains Its ‘Greatest Ally,’ Urges More Defense Spending

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has told European leaders that the United States “is now and will always be your greatest ally,” seeking to assuage concerns about Washington’s commitment to transatlantic ties under President Donald Trump. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pence says US ‘strongly supports NATO,’ will hold Russia ‘accountable’ for Ukraine actions
    Feb18

    Pence says US ‘strongly supports NATO,’ will hold Russia ‘accountable’ for Ukraine actions

    The comments were made in Germany during his first foreign trip as VP. …read more Source: ABC...