Ex-intelligence chiefs say Trump is being manipulated by Putin - media
Two former top U.S. intelligence officials said on Sunday they fear President Donald Trump is being manipulated by Russian President Vladimir Putin, after Trump said he believed Putin was sincere in denying Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Reuters reports.
"Disputed territory": NYT slammed over "non-Ukrainian" Crimea
The American daily newspaper The New York Times has published a map where occupied Crimea is marked in the same color as the territory of Russia and is signed as "disputed," chess grandmaster, writer and political activist Garry Kasparov wrote on Twitter.
Manafort, Gates remain under house arrest – CNN
Paul Manafort and Rick Gates will stay under house arrest and GPS monitoring for the time being, a federal judge said Monday, according to CNN.
HP lets Russia study cyber defense system used by Pentagon
A Russian defence agency was given access to the software used to guard Pentagon’s computer networks, ArcSight, as Reuters reports.
Trump on meeting with Poroshenko: It's wonderful
President Donald Trump responded favorably to a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko. The corresponding comment he posted on his page on Twitter.
Political debates of 72nd UN General Assembly session opened in New York
Today a general political discussion in the framework of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly opens in New York. More than 120 heads of state and government, as well as foreign ministers and heads of delegations, will give speaches during it.
Trump speaks of Ukraine addressing "threats to sovereignty"
President Donald Trump is delivering a major address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, where he is expected to discuss threats to global stability, including the Iran nuclear deal, nuclear-armed North Korea, and global terrorism.
Trump approves sending another 4,000 troops to Afghanistan
U.S. President Donald Trump has approved the decision to send additional 4,000 troops to Afghanistan, ahead of his address to the nation on Monday night, Fox News reports.
U.S. Special Operations Forces train with Ukrainian counterparts
As the U.S. special operations forces were invited this year to participate in Sea Breeze-2017, the Ukrainian-U.S. military exercise in southern Ukraine, the U.S. Special Operations Command Europe's Naval Special Warfare Command operators were “eager to sign up for the mission,” the U.S. Department of Defense reports.
US Senate rescinds subpoena for Trump's ex-campaign head, - source
US Senate panel has rescinded a subpoena that would have forced Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager of President Donald Trump, to appear at a hearing on Wednesday as part of its probe into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election. This was reported by Reuters.
Trump made no concessions to Putin - media
Many courteous gestures were seen during the first meeting of U.S. and Russian leaders in Hamburg on the sidelines of the G20 summit, however everything suggests that Donald Trump has not in fact made any concessions to Vladimir Putin, which would have worried the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, Jerzy Haszczyński wrote for Rzeczpospolita, according to zn.ua.
Tillerson appoints Volker to be envoy between Ukraine and Russia
The United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appointed the former US Permanent Representative to NATO Kurt Volker to be the Special Envoy to Ukraine as Reuters reported.