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    Trump-Putin Meeting: Closely Watched But Expectations Low
    Jul06

    Trump-Putin Meeting: Closely Watched But Expectations Low

    This first face-to-face meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will take place on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Hamburg. The Kremlin says terrorism, Syria and Ukraine will top its agenda. The White House says President Trump will decide what to discuss, calling it a “normal bilateral meeting.” But...

    Take Two for Trump in Talks With Unnerved European Allies
    Jul06

    Take Two for Trump in Talks With Unnerved European Allies

    U.S. President Donald Trump will get a chance to patch up trans-Atlantic ties this week when he meets with NATO allies still rattled by his failure on an earlier trip to embrace the principle that an attack against one member is an attack against all. Trump arrived on Wednesday in Warsaw, Poland, where the White House said he would showcase his...

    Tillerson to Visit Ukraine
    Jul05

    Tillerson to Visit Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first official visit to Ukraine next week after accompanying President Donald Trump at the G-20 summit, the State Department said in a statement Wednesday. Tillerson will meet with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko and “young reformers” from both the government and civil society on...

    Ukraine Software Firm Says Computers Compromised After Cyberattack
    Jul05

    Ukraine Software Firm Says Computers Compromised After Cyberattack

    The Ukrainian software firm at the center of a cyber attack that spread around the world last week said on Wednesday that computers which use its accounting software are compromised by a so-called “backdoor” installed by hackers during the attack. The backdoor has been installed in every computer that wasn’t offline during the...

    Trials Over Downing of Flight MH17 to be Held in Netherlands
    Jul05

    Trials Over Downing of Flight MH17 to be Held in Netherlands

    Suspects in the downing of Malaysian airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine in 2014, in which all 298 people aboard were killed, will be tried in a Dutch court and under Dutch law, the Netherlands’ Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. The move to choose the Netherlands was agreed to by the five countries which have been conducting a...

    Kremlin Hopes Putin-Trump Meeting to Establish Working Dialogue
    Jul05

    Kremlin Hopes Putin-Trump Meeting to Establish Working Dialogue

    Moscow hopes the first face-to-face meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump later this week will establish an effective working dialogue between the two men, the Kremlin said on Wednesday. The meeting, due to be held on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Hamburg on Friday, will be closely watched at...

    Poland Set to Host Trump’s First Major Public Speech in Europe
    Jul05

    Poland Set to Host Trump’s First Major Public Speech in Europe

    U.S. President Donald Trump, who departs for Poland Wednesday, is due to meet Eastern European leaders in Warsaw before speaking in the center of the Polish capital, in what will be his first major public address in Europe. The White House says the president will reiterate his commitment to NATO’s principle of common defense, but also...

    Mueller Probe Could Draw Focus to Russian Crime Operations
    Jul05

    Mueller Probe Could Draw Focus to Russian Crime Operations

    The U.S. government has long warned that Russian organized crime posed a threat to democratic institutions, including “criminally linked oligarchs” who might collude with the Russian government to undermine business competition. Those concerns, ever present if not necessarily always top priorities, are front and center once more. A...

    Police Seize Servers of Ukrainian Software Firm After Cyberattack
    Jul04

    Police Seize Servers of Ukrainian Software Firm After Cyberattack

    Ukrainian police on Tuesday seized the servers of an accounting software firm suspected of spreading a malware virus which crippled computer systems at major companies around the world last week, a senior police official said. The head of Ukraine’s Cyber Police, Serhiy Demedyuk, told Reuters the servers of M.E.Doc – Ukraine’s...

    No ‘Specific Agenda,’ But Trump, Putin Have Lots to Discuss
    Jul04

    No ‘Specific Agenda,’ But Trump, Putin Have Lots to Discuss

    President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to discuss?...

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