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    ‘He Is a Very Straightforward Person.’ Vladimir Putin Praises Trump’s Negotiating Skills
    Jul08

    ‘He Is a Very Straightforward Person.’ Vladimir Putin Praises Trump’s Negotiating Skills

    (HAMBURG, Germany) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed his first face-to-face meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, saying Saturday he thinks Trump accepted his assurances that Russia didn’t meddle in the U.S. presidential election and that their conversation could be a model for improving ties between the two countries. Speaking...

    Putin hails meeting, thinks Trump accepted election denials
    Jul08

    Putin hails meeting, thinks Trump accepted election denials

    HAMBURG, Germany — Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed his first face-to-face meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, saying Saturday he thinks Trump accepted his assurances that Russia didn’t meddle in the U.S. presidential election and that their conversation could be a model for improving ties between the two countries. RELATED...

    Putin hails meeting, thinks Trump accepted election denials
    Jul08

    Putin hails meeting, thinks Trump accepted election denials

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed his first face-to-face meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, saying Saturday he thinks Trump accepted his assurances that Russia didn’t meddle in the U.S. presidential election and that their conversation could be a model for improving ties between the two countries....

    Donald Trump and the decline of the West: Ten thousand years of civilization and we end up with this guy?
    Jul08

    Donald Trump and the decline of the West: Ten thousand years of civilization and we end up with this guy?

    René Descartes; Donald Trump; Plato; William Shakespeare (Credit: AP/Matt Rourke/WikiMedia/Salon) In trying to reckon with Donald Trump’s bizarre speech in Poland on Thursday, which was among the most troubling events of his troubling presidency, I couldn’t help thinking about Mahatma Gandhi’s supposed quip when asked by a...

    How Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump Cost the G20 its Moral Authority
    Jul08

    How Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump Cost the G20 its Moral Authority

    Since they first began meeting in 2008 under the banner of the G20, the leaders of the world’s wealthiest nations have mostly used the forum to talk about finance, trade and the global economy. But on occasion, the group would set aside these issues and try to enforce some rules of common decency. Its members did this not by exacting any...

    The day democracy got hacked: To this “old spy,” all signs in the DNC email leak pointed to Russia
    Jul08

    The day democracy got hacked: To this “old spy,” all signs in the DNC email leak pointed to Russia

    Hillary Clinton (Credit: AP/Matt Rourke) Beginning in March and April 2016, an unknown person or persons hacked into the computer servers of the Democratic National Committee. Over time it became clear that the hackers were targeting very specific information in the DNC files—the opposition research the Democrats had dug up on their Republican...

    Merkel, Macron, Putin Agree On ‘Comprehensive’ Implementation of Ukraine Peace Deal
    Jul08

    Merkel, Macron, Putin Agree On ‘Comprehensive’ Implementation of Ukraine Peace Deal

    The leaders of Germany, France, and Russia have agreed that the Minsk agreements on ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine “should be comprehensively implemented,” a German official tells RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson, Newly Named Envoy for Ukraine Crisis Head to Kyiv
    Jul08

    Tillerson, Newly Named Envoy for Ukraine Crisis Head to Kyiv

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has named former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Kurt Volker to serve as Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations. The announcement comes ahead of Tillerson’s first official visit to Kyiv Sunday, where he will meet with President Petro Poroshenko to discuss ways to help end the conflict in eastern Ukraine and...

    Tillerson Heads to Ukraine Following Trump-Putin Meeting
    Jul08

    Tillerson Heads to Ukraine Following Trump-Putin Meeting

    Ukraine was among the issues raised when U.S. President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday. And Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be taking the issue next to Ukraine’s capital and a meeting with the country’s president. VOA State Department correspondent Nike Ching previews Tillerson’s trip...

    Merkel, Macron, Putin Agree on Importance of Ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine
    Jul08

    Merkel, Macron, Putin Agree on Importance of Ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine

    HAMBURG (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany, France and Russia met on Saturday and agreed on the importance of implementing a ceasefire in eastern… …read more Source: U.S....