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      Kremlin still expecting Putin-Summit to go ahead
      Dec01

      Kremlin still expecting Putin-Summit to go ahead

      MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says it still expects a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump to go ahead as planned. Trump, in an interview with The Washington Post on Tuesday, said he may cancel his planned sit-down with Putin in Argentina following Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian naval ships last weekend....

      Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges
      Mar25

      Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

      MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has stripped a former military pilot who became a national icon after spending time in a Russian jail of her immunity as a lawmaker on charges of plotting a military coup. In Thursday’s speech to lawmakers, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko accused Nadiya Savchenko of plotting an attack on parliament...

      Ukrainian lawmakers must leave guns outside parliament
      Mar23

      Ukrainian lawmakers must leave guns outside parliament

      MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday approved a bill requiring lawmakers to lock up their guns before entering the chamber. The bill that obliges lawmakers to leave weapons and explosives in lockers follows last week’s statement by Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko, who accused lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko, of plotting an attack...

      Doctors to examine US man sought by Poland in Nazi case
      Mar19

      Doctors to examine US man sought by Poland in Nazi case

      WARSAW, Poland (AP) — American authorities are moving ahead with Poland’s request to extradite a 99-year-old Minnesota man to be tried on allegations he was involved in a World War II massacre of civilians, Polish prosecutors said Thursday. Polish authorities issued an arrest warrant last year after opening a case following a series of 2013...

      Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014
      Mar15

      Putin says he approved plan to shoot down plane in 2014

      MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet in 2014. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demand that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were about to start there. The pilot instead tricked the man, who was drunk and falsely claimed he had a bomb, and...

      German Officials See No Sign of Election Hacking Yet
      Sep21

      German Officials See No Sign of Election Hacking Yet

      BERLIN – German officials say there’s no sign of concerted cyberattacks aimed at influencing the outcome of the country’s upcoming election, but warned Wednesday against giving the all-clear yet. Security officials have warned over the past year that the Russian government in particular might attempt to destabilize Germany by...

      At UN, Trump Threatens ‘Total Destruction’ of North Korea
      Sep20

      At UN, Trump Threatens ‘Total Destruction’ of North Korea

      UNITED NATIONS – President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction'” of North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating crisis with North...

      At UN, Trump Threatens ‘Total Destruction’ of North Korea
      Sep20

      At UN, Trump Threatens ‘Total Destruction’ of North Korea

      UNITED NATIONS – President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction'” of North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating crisis with North...

      NATO Chief Says 2 Experts to Attend Russia-Belarus War Games 
      Aug25

      NATO Chief Says 2 Experts to Attend Russia-Belarus War Games 

      WARSAW – NATO’s chief says the military alliance will send two experts to attend Russia’s war games with Belarus, after Minsk invited them to take part. The war games, known as Zapad (West in Russian) and starting on Sept. 14, have raised tensions between NATO and Russia. Zapad will see thousands of troops and equipment from Russia...

      Trump Says He Wasn’t Being Serious in Remarks About Putin
      Aug12

      Trump Says He Wasn’t Being Serious in Remarks About Putin

      BEDMINSTER – President Donald Trump said he was not being serious when he thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering a drastic reduction in the number of U.S. diplomatic employees and saving the U.S. significant cash. “Absolutely, I think you know that,” Trump told reporters Friday when asked about the comments he made a...