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    Putin Says Trust Erodes Under Trump, Moscow Icily Receives Tillerson
    Apr12

    Putin Says Trust Erodes Under Trump, Moscow Icily Receives Tillerson

    MOSCOW—Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday trust had eroded between the United States and Russia under President Donald Trump, as Moscow delivered an unusually hostile reception to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a face-off over Syria. Any hope in Russia that the Trump administration would herald less confrontational relations has been dashed in...

    US to Hold Accountable Those Who Commit Crimes Against ‘Innocents’
    Apr10

    US to Hold Accountable Those Who Commit Crimes Against ‘Innocents’

    LUCCA, Italy—The United States will hold responsible anyone who commits crimes against humanity, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday, days after the U.S. military unexpectedly attacked Syria. Tillerson is in Italy for a meeting of foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialized nations, with his counterparts from...

    Post-Stalinist Soviet Poet Yevtushenko Dies in US
    Apr02

    Post-Stalinist Soviet Poet Yevtushenko Dies in US

    MOSCOW—Russian poet Evgeny Yevtushenko, a leading force in the brief post-Stalinist Soviet literary “thaw” of the 1960s, has died in the United States at the age of 85, TASS news agency reported on Saturday, citing a close friend. “Five minutes ago, Evgeny Aleksandrovich (Yevtushenko) departed into eternity,” TASS said, quoting Mikhail Morgulis,...

    Russia Not Interfering in French Elections, Says Candidate Fillon
    Mar31

    Russia Not Interfering in French Elections, Says Candidate Fillon

    PARIS—France’s conservative presidential candidate on Friday dismissed as “fantasy” concerns that Russia could be interfering in the election and said he would seek a better balance in relations with a country that was nevertheless “dangerous”. Francois Fillon, who had been favorite to win the election until a scandal over his wife’s...

    Poland Shuts Consulates in Ukraine After Grenade Attack
    Mar29

    Poland Shuts Consulates in Ukraine After Grenade Attack

    KIEV/WARSAW—Poland temporarily closed its consulates in Ukraine after a grenade attack overnight at one of its buildings near the Polish border that Kiev said was intended to harm bilateral ties with Warsaw. Relations between Poland and Ukraine have deteriorated in the past year in a row over World War II atrocities, although Warsaw still...

    Russia’s Putin Meets French Presidential Contender Le Pen in Kremlin
    Mar24

    Russia’s Putin Meets French Presidential Contender Le Pen in Kremlin

    MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin met French National Front leader Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin on Friday, handing her a potential boost to her campaign to win next month’s presidential election in France. Putin told Le Pen Moscow reserved the right to meet any French politician it wanted and that she represented “quite a fast-growing element...

    London Attack a Reminder of Fears for Post-Brexit Security Cooperation
    Mar23

    London Attack a Reminder of Fears for Post-Brexit Security Cooperation

    BRUSSELS—Hours before Wednesday’s attack in London, the head of the European Union police agency Europol warned that a large group of radicalized individuals posed a constant threat to Britain and Europe. “Some of these are likely to succeed in the future,” Rob Wainwright, who is British, wrote in a blog to commemorate the attacks in...

    New US-Led Force to Deter Russia in Poland From April
    Mar20

    New US-Led Force to Deter Russia in Poland From April

    BRUSSELS—A U.S.-led battalion of more than 1,100 soldiers will be deployed in Poland from the start of April, a U.S. commander said on Monday, as the alliance sets up a new force in response to Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea. More than 900 U.S. soldiers, around 150 British personnel and some 120 Romanian troops will make up the...

    Trump Reiterates NATO Support, Presses Merkel on Spending Targets
    Mar17

    Trump Reiterates NATO Support, Presses Merkel on Spending Targets

    WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump reiterated his strong support for NATO on Friday and pressed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet NATO’s military spending target, in the first face-to-face meeting between the two leaders. The meeting between the leader of Europe’s largest economy and the U.S. president was billed as one that...

    Russian Church Calls for Vladimir Lenin’s Body to Be Removed From Moscow’s Red Sqare
    Mar14

    Russian Church Calls for Vladimir Lenin’s Body to Be Removed From Moscow’s Red Sqare

    It’s been nearly 100 years since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution was carried out, placing a communist regime in power of a nation-state for the first time in human history. While the first Soviet leader, Vladimir Lenin, only ruled for about seven years until his death in January 1924, his legacy lasted much longer. After his death,...

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