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  • The Kremlin: Moscow is ready to fight ISIS without US help

    Russia is ready to continue the fight against ISIS, without the help of the United States, as stated by the Press Secretary of Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, while commenting on the report by the Associated Press that US President Donald Trump plans to postpone the “deal with Russia.”

    “Moscow will continue the fight against ISIS,” Peskov said, as reported by TASS.

    It was reported earlier that Trump discussed minimizing the interaction with Russia in the fight against ISIS with his allies …

  • Media: Obama responsible for leak of Trump's ties with Russia

    According to two influential German publications, Der Spiegel and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung,Barack Obama is most probably responsible for the leaking of confidential information.In his last days in office, Obama distributed large amounts of data collected by US intelligence agencies, according to which Trump’s ties to Russia were more serious than he claimed.

    “The outgoing president cannot simply publish this information, to leave it at the disposal of Trump where it could just disappear?” …

  • 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 …