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    NATO Shows Ukraine Support at Sea but War in East Turns Bloody
    Jul24

    NATO Shows Ukraine Support at Sea but War in East Turns Bloody

    The British and Turkish ships dock in Odessa as Kiev warns about a regression into deadly combat. …read more Source:...

    But What About Hillary Clinton?
    Jul24

    But What About Hillary Clinton?

    Donald Trump’s brand-new communications director got a glimpse of the challenge he faces this weekend. As Anthony Scaramucci toured the Sunday shows, promising a new era of better relations and positive vibes, his boss was firing off his most active string of Twitter complaints in some time, taking shots at Democrats, Republicans, the...

    There’s A Lot We Still Don’t Know About Kushner’s Russian Contacts
    Jul24

    There’s A Lot We Still Don’t Know About Kushner’s Russian Contacts

    Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, on Monday detailed what he said were his only contacts with Russian operatives during the 2016 campaign in the hope of putting “these matters to rest.” Kushner released an 11-page statement ahead of his interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee that raises...

    Euromacht: Brussels über Alles?
    Jul24

    Euromacht: Brussels über Alles?

    While the elites of the Western world are still publicly reeling from Brexit and Trumpet (the trauma that followed the 2016 U.S. presidential election deserves its own somewhat silly appellation), some have already seized the opportunities offered by those shifts in the international order. This is particularly true for European...

    ‘Seize the day’: Russian embassy pushes Crimea tourism campaign
    Jul24

    ‘Seize the day’: Russian embassy pushes Crimea tourism campaign

    Ah, Crimea … where the sun is shining and the price of sun lounger rentals is not subject to state regulation. Three years after Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine — an act the United Nations and most Western governments have condemned as illegal — it is now pushing a new tourism campaign for the region. On Monday, the […]...

    Jared Kushner’s Russia defense raises more questions than it answers
    Jul24

    Jared Kushner’s Russia defense raises more questions than it answers

    Maybe the Russians shouldn’t have gone to Jared. Jared Kushner really wants everyone to believe that he did nothing wrong. Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top aide released a public statement about the Russia scandal on Monday morning, a preview of what he’s going to say in closed-door congressional testimony this week. “I did not...

    Russian Energy Minister Downplays Fallout From Siemens Turbines Controversy
    Jul24

    Russian Energy Minister Downplays Fallout From Siemens Turbines Controversy

    Russia’s energy minister downplayed any risk to the country’s oil sector following the disputed delivery of gas turbines built by Siemens to the Crimea peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Army Arrives at Ukraine Border as U.S. Fears Over ‘Hot War’ Simmer
    Jul24

    Russian Army Arrives at Ukraine Border as U.S. Fears Over ‘Hot War’ Simmer

    At least nine Ukrainian soldiers have died in 72 hours. …read more Source:...

    Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine Vow To Implement Peace Plan
    Jul24

    Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine Vow To Implement Peace Plan

    MOSCOW (AP) — The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine have vowed to go ahead with a peace plan for eastern Ukraine. France, Germany and Russia have mediated talks between the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels who have been fighting since April 2014 in a conflict that has killed more than 10,000 people. Ukrainian President...

    Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine vow to implement peace plan
    Jul24

    Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine vow to implement peace plan

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s office said that French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a phone call Monday and vowed to help implement the peace deal they had brokered. …read more Source: San Francisco...