Category Archives: Russia

Trump, Putin hold historic summit at Finland’s presidential palace

President Trump met behind closed doors for more than two hours Monday with Vladimir Putin, as the two leaders tackled weighty issues amid political pressure back home for Trump to get tough with the Russian president. Advertisements

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Russian agents’ indictment raises stakes ahead of Trump-Putin summit

Friday the federal indictment  of 12 Russian intelligence agents accused of hacking Democratic and state election computers in 2016 moves the topic of Russian meddling in the presidential election higher on the agenda for the two nations ahead of President Donald Trump’s summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.

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Trump says Putin would not have invaded Crimea if he were president

Friday President Trump said ahead of his summit with Vladimir Putin that the Russian president would not have invaded Crimea had he been in office, calling the globally condemned annexation an “Obama disaster.”

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Russians deny election meddling, mum on Trump, US lawmaker says in Berlin

Russian delegates at a bilateral meeting in Berlin denied that their country meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and gave no opinion on President Donald Trump, the lawmaker who led the 13-member U.S. delegation said Saturday.

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Trump should ‘reject’ Putin denials on election meddling in one-on-one meeting, Sen. Lindsey Graham says

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham told “Fox News Sunday President Trump should directly take on Russian President Vladimir Putin for meddling in the U.S. political process in their one-on-one meeting in Helsinki next week.

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Trump to meet with Putin next month in Helsinki

Thursday the White House announced President Trump’s upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin will take place in Helsinki, Finland on July 16. The White House announced that the two will discuss “relations between the United States and a range of national security issues” when they meet.

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US hits Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks

Monday the Trump Administration slapped sanctions on several Russian companies and businessmen for engaging in cyberattacks and assisting Russia’s military and intelligence services with other malicious activities.

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Putin Says Willing to Meet Trump Whenever US Is Ready

Sunday Russian President Vladimir Putin said he’s happy to meet with President Donald Trump once Washington is ready to hold the summit. Putin, speaking to reporters in Qingdao, China, where he attended a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, said he agreed with Trump’s expressions of concern about a renewed arms race. Putin added that a thorough …

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Kremlin: Vienna May Host Trump-Putin Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed during a visit to Austria this week the possibility of Vienna playing host to a summit with his US counterpart Donald Trump, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Saturday.

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Trump calls for Russia to be reinstated to G7

Friday President Trump called for Russia to be reinstated to the group of leading industrial nations meeting at the G-7 summit in Quebec, saying the Kremlin “should be a part” of the talks.

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