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    In Europe, Pence says U.S. will hold Russia accountable
    Feb18

    In Europe, Pence says U.S. will hold Russia accountable

    MUNICH — Vice President Mike Pence vowed Saturday that the United States will “hold Russia accountable” even as President Donald Trump searches for new common ground with Moscow at the start of his presidency. RELATED LINKSSen. Klobuchar wants to know why Trump administration is ‘eager’ for Russia connection Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...

    Mike Pence Promises the World: We Will ‘Hold Russia Accountable’
    Feb18

    Mike Pence Promises the World: We Will ‘Hold Russia Accountable’

    (MUNICH) — Vice President Mike Pence vowed Saturday that the United States will “hold Russia accountable” even as President Donald Trump searches for new common ground with Moscow at the start of his presidency. Pence, in an address to the Munich Security Conference, also offered assurances to European allies that the U.S. “strongly supports”...

    Tillerson assured Ukraine of US solidarity, Poroshenko says
    Feb18

    Tillerson assured Ukraine of US solidarity, Poroshenko says

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    Pence pledges the US’ unwavering support for NATO and will stay ‘faithful’ to Europe
    Feb18

    Pence pledges the US’ unwavering support for NATO and will stay ‘faithful’ to Europe

    ReutersUS 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 cooperate 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...

    Is NATO Good For US? Vice President Mike Pence Maintains Strong Support For Alliance, Urges Others To Pay Their Fair Share
    Feb18

    Is NATO Good For US? Vice President Mike Pence Maintains Strong Support For Alliance, Urges Others To Pay Their Fair Share

    UPDATE: 7 a.m. EST — Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addressed the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, calling for a new world order to replace the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, which he reportedly said was “an institution of the Cold War in its mind and its heart.” At the conference where world leaders like Angela Merkel...

    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...