President: Ukraine-USA dialogue has a positive development
President Petro Poroshenko praised the development of cooperation of the Ukrainian authorities with new U.S. Administration. “Currently I am content with the course of establishment of our dialogue with new American Administration,” the Head of State noted at the operational meeting of the administrative board of the Armed Forces.
Trump's new security adviser disagrees with him on Russia
Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster is joining the White House with views on Russia, counterterrorism, strengthening the military and other major security issues that differ from those of Trump and his loyalists. This was reported by Reuters.
Russian diplomats have constructed psychological profile of Trump for Putin
Former diplomats and Kremlin employees have constructed a psychological profile of the U.S. President, Donald Trump, for the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, as stated by the former Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Andrei Fedorov, in an interview with NBC News. The document consists of seven pages and it is designed to help Vladimir Putin in preparations for his first meeting with Trump.
Moscow accuses US of wiretapping Russian ambassador
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the American intelligence agency has been wiretapping Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in Washington.
Ukrainian MP sends Trump’s administration anti-Russia sanctions lifting plan, - NYT
A week before Michael Flynn resigned as national security adviser, a sealed proposal was hand-delivered to his office, proposing a way for President Trump to lift sanctions against Russia. This was reported by the New York Times.
Munich conference: US position to be clarified
Top world leaders and authorities will get their first opportunity to meet Trump administration members and state their concerns over the new president's position concerning NATO and Russia. This was reported by the Associated Press agency.
Trump instructs Tillerson to make contact with Russia soon
US President Donald Trump stated on Thursday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will continue to engage with the Russian leadership.
Tillerson Tells Lavrov U.S. Expects Russia To Meet Ukraine Commitments
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told his Russian counterpart that the Kremlin must adhere to its commitments on Ukraine if there is to be cooperation between Moscow and President Donald Trump’s administration.
Moscow responds to US statements on the Crimea
Commenting on the White House's statements on the Crimea, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said that Moscow “will not give back her own territories”.
US to support build-up of Ukraine’s military potential
Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work met with Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin at the Pentagon today. It was stated by the Deputy Secretary of Defense Spokesperson Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson on site of US Department of Defense.
U.S. Senator John McCain: Flynn’s resignation raises further questions about the Trump administration’s intentions toward Russia
The resignation of National Security Advisor, Michael T. Flynn, raises even more questions about how the administration of President Donald Trump will cooperate with Russia, according to the head of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Republican Senator John McCain.
Lavrov: The Kremlin has already initiated dialogue with the Trump administration
Russia has begun a dialogue with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, as stated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during an interview with Channel NTV.
Trump called Erdogan for first time
The U.S. President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a 45-minute long phone conversation late Tuesday, first since the American leader took office, reported The Daily Sabah.
Trump and Stoltenberg discussed the conflict in Ukraine
U.S. President Donald Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed options for a peaceful solution to the conflict in Ukraine during a telephone conversation on February 5, the White House says.
President Petro Poroshenko held a phone conversation with President Donald Trump
President Petro Poroshenko held a phone conversation with President Donald Trump. Petro Poroshenko congratulated Donald Trump on his inauguration as the Head of the United States and called for the strengthening of a dialogue with the new U.S. Administration at all levels.
Recent clashes in Ukrainian Avdiivka will check Trump’s ability to manage negotiations with the Kremlin
More than 10 civilians have been killed and dozens more wounded in some of the heaviest outburst of violence in Donbas in months that may provoke an early test of President Trump’s ability to manage negotiations with the Kremlin over the thorny conflict, Unian reported, according to The Washington Post.
'Signs of full support': Syrian opposition got armored vehicles from Washington
Syrian rebels claim new U.S. administration supplied them armored vehicles.
Gorbachev: Nuclear threat is real, Trump and Putin bear special responsibility
"Today the nuclear threat appears real again. The relations between the great powers went from bad to worse over the last years,” Gorbachev says
Trump’s team considers lifting Russian sanctions to defeat Islamic terrorism
The first conversation between the US and Russian presidents after the inauguration of Donald Trump is scheduled for this weekend.
Tension is growing: Mexico's president canceled a trip to Washington in light of border wall construction, Trump mentioned losses from NAFTA deal
President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto has canceled his trip to Washington, following US President Donald Trump’s order to begin construction on the border wall between the two countries.
Trump started to fulfil promises: U.S.-Mexico border wall to be built soon, reflecting on CIA secret detention program
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered construction of a U.S.-Mexican border wall and punishment for cities shielding illegal immigrants while mulling restoring a CIA secret detention program as he launched broad but divisive plans to reshape U.S. immigration and national security policy, according to Unian.
Poroshenko in the interview to Bloomberg emphasized the role of NATO for the world and Trump`s unique opportunities
In the interview to Bloomberg, Petro Poroshenko opined about the role of NATO in providing world`s security, sanctions against Russia and Trump`s opportunities concerning Ukraine.
Nuclear weapons ­in return for lifting US sanctions: Trump`s proposal on trade-off
US President-elect plans to start off from trusting Putin and Merkel
'Things that may be first to explode': Joe Biden shares his experience with Pence regarding Ukraine
Acting Vice-President praised his successor in office.
CIA chief Mike Pompeo concluded Russia has occupied Ukraine
Rep. Mike Pompeo, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the CIA, acknowledged before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Thursday that Russia has invaded Ukraine, listing Vladimir Putin's state as one of the leading threats to the United States, according to USA Today, reported Unian.
Trump vowed to build up the biggest US navy fleet to neutralize threats from Russia and China
Military offer, inter alia, to acquire another aircraft carrier.
U.S. intelligence report: Russians were mediators in transfering hacked documents to WikiLeaks
U.S. intelligence has identified the go-betweens the Russians used to provide stolen emails to WikiLeaks, according to U.S. officials familiar with the classified intelligence report that was presented to President Barack Obama on Thursday, according to CNN.
Director of U.S. Intelligence: next week Russia`s hacker attack motive will be revealed
Director of National Intelligence General James Clapper promised in the nearest future to name the reason why Russia allegedly conducted hacker attack aiming at intervention in US presedntial elections.
Trump scoffs at North Korea's nuclear weapon allegedly capable to reach USA - 'It won’t happen!'
Ballistic missiles that North Korea says it has been developing will never be able to reach parts of the United States, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump wrote on Twitter.
US introduced new sanctions on Russia over 'significant malicious cyber-enabled activities'
President Barack Obama has issued new sanctions against Russian people and companies that the US government has accused of hacking American institutions ahead of the election.