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    Trump to Meet Baltic Leaders as Tension with Russia Escalates
    Apr03

    Trump to Meet Baltic Leaders as Tension with Russia Escalates

    U.S. President Donald Trump and leaders of Baltic states are set to discuss how to strengthen security, business, trade, energy, and cultural partnerships between the United States and these three NATO allies when they meet Tuesday at the White House. The White House says Trump and the leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will also highlight...

    US raises prospect of Trump-Putin meeting at the White House
    Apr03

    US raises prospect of Trump-Putin meeting at the White House

    WASHINGTON DC — The Trump administration says it is amenable to a White House meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, raising the prospect of the Russian president’s first Washington visit in more than a decade even as relations between the two powers have eroded. White House press secretary Sarah...

    Could Russian Naval Aviators Soon Train on China’s Aircraft Carrier?
    Apr03

    Could Russian Naval Aviators Soon Train on China’s Aircraft Carrier?

    Dave Majumdar Security, It seems very likely. Here’s why. As the Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov enters into dry dock for overhaul, Moscow’s naval aviators could find themselves training onboard the Chinese carrier Liaoning. According to Chinese media reports—and noted by Russian defense experts—the two sides are currently...

    Russia’s digital warfare has put Western democracies in the crosshairs
    Apr02

    Russia’s digital warfare has put Western democracies in the crosshairs

    Lisa Shymko is a Canadian political scientist, journalist, and international affairs analyst who serves on the boards of several Canadian non-governmental organizations. She has advised successive Canadian governments on foreign policy vis-à-vis Russia and the former Soviet Union, and was part of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s delegation...

    Trump to Host Baltic Summit as Tensions With Russia Rise
    Apr02

    Trump to Host Baltic Summit as Tensions With Russia Rise

    The U.S. relationship with fellow NATO members comes under scrutiny again this week as U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a Baltic Summit at the White House on Tuesday. According to a White House statement, Trump and President Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia, President Raimonds Vejonis of Latvia, and President Dalia Grybauskaite of Lithuania are set...

    Trump’s Russia policy is an incoherent mess
    Apr02

    Trump’s Russia policy is an incoherent mess

    On Russia, it’s Trump versus the Trump administration. On March 20, 16 days after Russia operatives poisoned an ex-spy and his daughter near the homes in the UK, President Trump called Vladimir Putin. It wasn’t to tell the Russian strongman that he’d crossed a line, or to promise swift retribution if Moscow used a deadly nerve...

    U.S. Senator: New Antitank Weapons For Ukraine Will Help Bring Peace
    Apr02

    U.S. Senator: New Antitank Weapons For Ukraine Will Help Bring Peace

    A top U.S. senator says advanced U.S. antitank weapons will allow Ukraine to better defend itself against Russian aggression as the conflict there enters its fifth year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Israel says it has reached deal to resettle African migrants in the West
    Apr02

    Israel says it has reached deal to resettle African migrants in the West

    By Adam Taylor | Washington Post The Israeli government announced Monday that it would scrap controversial plans to deport African asylum seekers, saying it had reached an “unprecedented understanding” with the United Nations to resettle many of these migrants in Western countries. In a statement released by Prime Minister Benjamin...

    U.S. Weapons To Help Ukraine ‘Push Back’ Against Russian Aggression
    Apr02

    U.S. Weapons To Help Ukraine ‘Push Back’ Against Russian Aggression

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman said lethal defensive weapons that the United States will soon send to Ukraine will help the country “push back” against any future aggression by Russia-backed separatists. Portman made the comments in an interview with RFE/RL’s Rostyslav Khotin on April 2 in Prague, a day before heading to Ukraine on a...

    U.S. Weapons To Help Ukraine ‘Push Back’ Against Russian Aggression
    Apr02

    U.S. Weapons To Help Ukraine ‘Push Back’ Against Russian Aggression

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman said lethal defensive weapons that the United States will soon send to Ukraine will help the country “push back” against any future aggression by Russia-backed separatists. Portman made the comments in an interview with RFE/RL’s Rostyslav Khotin on April 2 in Prague, a day before heading to Ukraine on a...