U.S. broadens Russia sanctions as Ukraine president visits Trump – The Guardian
Washington has broadened its sanctions against Russian companies and officials, on the same day Donald Trump welcomed the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, to the White House, according to the Guardian.
Poroshenko: Meeting with Trump fruitful, detailed
The meeting of Ukrainian and U.S. leaders was a full-fledged and detailed one – that’s how President Petro Poroshenko put it at the briefing that took place in Washington on June 20.
Poroshenko to meet with Ukrainian community and Trump in US
Ukrainian President is to meet with Ukrainian community upon arrival to Washington (USA), the meeting with US President Donald Trump is scheduled for evening of June 20. This was reported by the correspondent of on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.
Poroshenko goes on working visit to America
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko went on a working visit to the United States today, reported the press secretary of the leader of the state Svyatoslav Tsegolko.
Trump extends sanctions against Belarusian authorities
U.S. President Donald Trump has extended sanctions against the authorities of Belarus for one year, according to a press release of the White House.
U.S. Senate may pass bill "to punish Russia"
The United States Senate may pass a bill "to punish Russia" for meddling into the U.S. presidential election, according to CBS News.
House Dem drafting articles of impeachment for Trump – The Hill
A House Democrat will soon launch an official attempt to impeach President Trump, according to The Hill.
Putin believes U.S.-Russia war would leave no survivors
Russian President Vladimir Putin in his interview with Oliver Stone said that there would have been no survivors in case of an armed conflict between the U.S. and Russia.
Trump nominates Christopher Wray as new FBI Director
US President Donald Trump decided to nominate Christopher A. Wray as the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Head of State reported this on his Twitter page.
How Trump administration's secret efforts to ease Russia sanctions fell short – media
In the early weeks of the Trump administration, former Obama administration officials and State Department staffers fought an intense, behind-the-scenes battle to head off efforts by incoming officials to normalize relations with Russia, according to multiple sources familiar with the events, Yahoo News reported.
Putin to corporate America: You should 'help' President Trump
"Help us restore normal political dialogue," Putin told executives from major U.S. companies during a business roundtable at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, according to CNN.
Putin hints at U.S. election meddling by "patriotically minded" Russians - NYT
Shifting from his previous blanket denials, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that “patriotically minded” private Russian hackers could have been involved in cyberattacks last year to help the presidential campaign of Donald Trump, The New York Times reports.
Trump decides to remove US from Paris Climate Agreement
Donald Trump, the President of the USA made the decision to remove the US from the Paris Climate Agreement that was signed in 2016. Axios reported this, citing two sources.
Pentagon: U.S. officially supplies weapons for Syrian Kurds
U.S. Army began to supply weapons for the Kurdish militia whose fighters oppose ISIS in Syria. U.S. Army Major Adrian Rankin-Galloway said that as quoted by BBC.
Trump decides to remove US from Paris Climate Agreement
Donald Trump, the President of the USA made the decision to remove the US from the Paris Climate Agreement that was signed in 2016. Axios reported this, citing two sources.
Trump administration plans to restart Ukraine peace process – Washington Post
In their Oval Office meeting in March, President Trump told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Ukraine crisis was Europe's responsibility and that the United States wouldn't get heavily involved, according to two officials briefed on the discussion. Only two months later, the Trump administration is reversing course and planning to re-engage on Ukraine in a significant way, according to The Washington Post.
War under the Stars and Stripes: Europeans showed Trump benefit from NATO
On the eve of the NATO summit in Brussels, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg confirmed the Alliance's participation in air operations against ISIS, together with an international coalition led by the United States in Syria and Iraq. He stressed that NATO supports military operations in the Middle East with the help of reconnaissance aircraft, but refrains from participating in hostilities. In his view, the alliance's goal is to increase security in the airspace and to defeat ISIS "once and for all."
Trump mentions threats from Russia as NATO's focus in future
U.S. President Donald Trump has mentioned threats from Russia as NATO's focus in future, according to an UNIAN correspondent.
Trump arrives in Brussels to take part in NATO summit
Donald Trump, the President of the USA arrived in Brussels to take part in the NATO summit that will take place on May, 25. Reuters reported this.
U.S. State Department to cut threefold financial aid to Ukraine Rea
The United States State Department suggests in the budget for the 2018 fiscal year to reduce its assistance to Ukraine by three times, according to the draft budget for foreign operations and related programs, posted on the State Department's website.
Russia is accountable for its actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, — Trump
US President Donald Trump discussed war in Donbas during the meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, according to the White House’s message.
Trump Calls On Israelis, Palestinians To Compromise For Peace
U.S. President Donald Trump has called on Israelis and Palestinians to reach a compromise for peace, saying that both sides showed readiness to do so during his two-day visit to Israel and the West Bank.
Trump asked two top intel officials to push back against Russia collusion probe: Washington Post
U.S. President Trump asked two of the nation’s top intelligence officials in March to help him push back against an FBI investigation into possible coordination between his campaign and the Russian government, according to current and former officials, The Washington Post reported,
Trump explains Lavrov why he could not cooperate with Moscow
US President Donald Trump raised the firing of the FBI director in a meeting with Russia's foreign minister to explain why he had been unable to find areas of cooperation with Moscow, according to two top administration officials. This was reported by Reuters.
Trump: Lieberman one of top runners for FBI director
Donald Trump has obviously chosen Ex-Democrat Joe Lieberman as a candidate to chair the FBI, instead of the recently fired James Comey. The U.S. leader said that himself during the meeting with his Columbian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos – as quoted by CNN.
U.S. not willing to join Normandy format: German government’s coordinator for Russia cooperation
Donald Trump Administration does not want to take on additional functions and join the Normandy format of talks on Donbas settlement, the German government’s coordinator for intersocietal cooperation with Russia, Central Asia, and the Eastern Partnership countries Gernot Erler told Deutsche Welle.
Putin's friend, Ukrainian oligarch Medvedchuk was in contact with Trump campaign – Reuters
Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and former U.S. officials familiar with the exchanges told Reuters.
Viktor Medvedchuk communicated with Trump allies during electioneering
The USA continues the investigation of the Russian involvement in the American elections and the relations between Councilors of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. During the investigations, the new details about Viktor Medvedchuk appeared. He supposedly kept in touch with Trump’s allies as Reuters reports.
Trump: ‘I had right to share with Russia’
President of the United States Donald Trump said it was his right to share information with Russia – the things concerning fighting terrorism and flight safety, which was one of the topics during the talks with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov on May 10.
Trump, Kim Jong-un meeting delayed until Pyongyang ‘meets U.S. conditions’
U.S. president Donald Trump and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un will not be meeting until Pyongyang meets the conditions of the U.S. government. Nikki Haley, the U.S. permanent envoy in the UN said that in her interview with ABC News.