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US Senate panel has rescinded a subpoena that would have forced Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager of President Donald Trump, to appear at a hearing on Wednesday as part of its probe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.
Bloomberg: Manafort discloses $17 mln in payments for Ukrainian work
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, received $17.1 million for his work with a Ukrainian political party, according to a registration document he filed with the U.S. government, according to Bloomberg.
President met with U.S. Secretary of Energy
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry.