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      AP report: President Trump eager for big meeting with Putin
      Jun26

      AP report: President Trump eager for big meeting with Putin

      WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for a multinational summit next month. But the idea is exposing deep divisions within the administration on the best way to approach Moscow in the midst of an ongoing investigation into Russian...

      Trump meets Poroshenko for brief ‘drop-in’ visit
      Jun20

      Trump meets Poroshenko for brief ‘drop-in’ visit

      WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump met with his Ukrainian counterpart in what the White House called a “drop-in” visit to the Oval Office. President Petro Poroshenko stopped by Tuesday for a brief photo opportunity with Trump following meetings with Vice President Mike Pence and the national security team. The president says it was a “great...

      Syria brings new urgency to easing tensions between U.S. and Russia
      Jun20

      Syria brings new urgency to easing tensions between U.S. and Russia

      WASHINGTON — The U.S. shoots down a Syrian fighter jet for the first time. Syria attacks America’s allies against Islamic State militants. Iran fires missiles into Syria. Russia threatens to target U.S. coalition planes. As Syria’s complex war ramps up, the Trump administration is scrambling to tamp down tensions and avoid open...

      News Wrap: Anti-corruption protesters arrested across Russia
      Jun13

      News Wrap: Anti-corruption protesters arrested across Russia

      JUDY WOODRUFF: The White House isn’t saying tonight whether tape recordings do exist of President Trump’s conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. Over the weekend, several Republican senators urged the president to answer that question, yes or no. At the White House today, reporters pressed Press Secretary Sean Spicer on...

      Why did the White House consider lifting Russian sanctions?
      Jun04

      Why did the White House consider lifting Russian sanctions?

      HARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Good evening and thanks for joining us. For the second day in a row, Russian President Vladimir Putin is rejecting the assertion by American intelligence agencies that Russians meddled in last year’s U.S. presidential election to the potential benefit of Donald Trump. In an excerpt from an...

      Reports suggest U.S. considering returning compounds to Russia, diplomats turning up in strange places
      Jun02

      Reports suggest U.S. considering returning compounds to Russia, diplomats turning up in strange places

      JUDY WOODRUFF: As we reported earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed to hint today at Russian involvement in hacking during last year’s presidential campaign, not by government agents, but by what he called patriotically-minded individuals. Meantime, the fallout from the Trump campaign’s alleged contacts with Russia, and the...

      At NATO, Trump calls out allies on unpaid dues while staying mum on joint defense pact
      May26

      At NATO, Trump calls out allies on unpaid dues while staying mum on joint defense pact

      JUDY WOODRUFF: A note of some discord today, as President Trump addressed his first meeting of NATO leaders. He criticized the allies, again, for falling short on their share of defense spending. From Brussels, special correspondent Ryan Chilcote begins our coverage. RYAN CHILCOTE: Jets blazed over Brussels and NATO’s gleaming new...

      Despite populist campaign rhetoric, public support for NATO grows
      May23

      Despite populist campaign rhetoric, public support for NATO grows

      As President Donald Trump prepares to fly to Thursday’s NATO summit in Brussels, he and his 27 counterparts should look at a new poll of public attitudes on both sides of the Atlantic about their alliance, and about the threat posed by Russia. A Pew Research Center survey released this morning shows public support for NATO has jumped...

      North Korea’s latest missile test signals new design expertise
      May16

      North Korea’s latest missile test signals new design expertise

      JUDY WOODRUFF: North Korea today hailed its test of a new intermediate-range missile and claimed that it can now hit U.S. bases in the Pacific with a nuclear warhead. State TV broadcast footage of Sunday’s launch. The missile traveled nearly 500 miles, but analysts said it could have a maximum range of 2,500 miles. So, just where is the...

      Cyber attack subsides after striking dozens of countries
      May13

      Cyber attack subsides after striking dozens of countries

      A day after a “ransomware” cyber attack struck dozens of countries around the world, members of the G7 on Saturday vowed to collaborate to offset future assaults, which have rattled institutions in the United States, Russia, Britain and elsewhere. The malicious software deployed in the attack was stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency and...