Contents tagged with trump

  • Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs: The date of Trump and Poroshenko’s meeting has not been confirmed

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin told ZN.UA during an interview that currently, various options for future meetings between the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, and U.S. President Donald Trump are under discussion.

    "We are considering various options now. I cannot say any more." Klimkin said.

    The Foreign Minister said that his department will also select the dates of the meetings with new U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and several other representatives of the …

  • Trump supporters accuse Obama of organizing Maidan

    Protests were held in several cities across the US, where participants expressed a number of accusations against the previous U.S. administration. The protests were timed to coincide with the anniversary of the revolution in Ukraine.

    Protesters meeting near UN headquarters promoted a version of events that claimed that former president Barack Obama and billionaire George Soros had a hand in the change of power in Ukraine.

    The activists emphasized that the same people are now trying to remove …

  • Poroshenko: We are building bridges with Trump's team

    The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, expressed his satisfaction that a dialog with the new U.S. Presidential administration is being built, reported.

    "At the moment I am happy with how we are building bridges and building up a dialog with the new U.S. administration," said the head of the state, delivering a speech during the Ukrainian Armed Forces’ operational meeting in Kyiv on Wednesday.

    He reminded that he had held an important meeting with the U.S. Vice President, …

  • Media: Russian diplomats have constructed psychological profile of Trump for Putin

    Former diplomats and Kremlin employees have constructed a psychological profile of the U.S. President, Donald Trump, for the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, as stated by the former Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Andrei Fedorov, in an interview with NBC News. The document consists of seven pages and it is designed to help Vladimir Putin in preparations for his first meeting with Trump.

    “The very serious, preparatory work being done by the Kremlin includes a seven page …

  • In Russia, government-run channels sharply reduced references to Trump

    Dozhd news agency, alluding to a broadcasted study, reported that Russian government-run channels have sharply reduced references to U.S. president Donald Trump.

    During the first week of February, Trump was referred to 61 times a day, and beginning from February 14, the number dropped to 12 times daily.

    Bloomberg reported last week that the Kremlin has instructed the state media to stop praising Trump. The administration of the Russian president said to Dozhd that the Kremlin is not concerned …

  • Russian Federation Council Deputy: Trump's presidency has not improved U.S.-Russia relations yet

    Russia's First Deputy of the Federation Council on Defense and Security Committee, Franz Klintsevich, said that the first month of Donald Trump’s presidency did not make any serious ground in the hope to improve Russia-USA relations.

    "While I do not see any serious moves towards the improvement of Russian-American relations, in spite of Russia’s sincere desire, as said by Donald Trump, to get along with the United States," Interfax quoted Klintsevich as saying.

    "We cannot ignore the …

  • Republican Senator Lindsey Graham: The U.S. will 'teach Russia a lesson'

    U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham intends to teach Russia a lesson for its alleged cyber attacks during the electoral campaigns of Western countries. "In 2017, you'll get a kick for what you've done," Graham said at the Munich Security Conference on Sunday, February 19 while addressing representatives from the Russian delegation. "You will face the consequences of what you have caused the Free World," warned the senator.

    According to Graham, the U.S. Congress will make all efforts to …

  • Pence: Russia must be held accountable for the crisis in eastern Ukraine

    In his first major foreign policy address on behalf of the administration of the US president, Vice President Mike Pence has said that the President of the US Donald Trump believes that the US and Russia can find ways for cooperation but Moscow should be held accountable for the crisis in Ukraine.

    While speaking the Munich Security Conference, the Vice President issued a hardline statement, saying that, “We must hold Russia accountable and demand that they honor the Minsk Agreements, beginning …

  • McCain claims Russia is testing Trump administration by escalating the situation in the Donbas

    According to Radio Liberty (RL), U.S. Senator John McCain has explained that the escalation of the situation in the Donbas is such that Russia is testing the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump.

    "The Russians are killing Ukrainians daily. They are killing them. I believe that the situation is going to get worse, because …. this is a time of testing for the Trump administration," said McCain during a panel speech on February 17 at the annual Munich Security Conference.

    Since the …

  • Trump instructs Tillerson to make contact with Russia soon

    US President Donald Trump stated on Thursday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will continue to engage with the Russian leadership.

    “If we could get along with Russia, that’s a positive thing. We have a very talented man, Rex Tillerson, who’s going to be meeting with them shortly,” he said at a press conference in Washington.

    “And I told him, I said ‘I know politically it’s probably not good for me.’ The greatest thing I could do is shoot that ship that’s 30 miles off shore right out of …