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Russians Looked to Sway Trump Through Advisers

Russians Looked to Sway Trump Through Advisers

Senior Russian intelligence and political officials discussed how to influence Donald Trump through his advisers, according to information gathered by American spies last summer, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. Mr Flynn was appointed United States national security adviser in January but resigned after misleading vice-president Mike Pence over his communications with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.



French President Emmanuel Macron slams Russian media at Putin meeting

Following their first face-to-face meeting in Versailles , the French President's full-on blast at the state news agency Sputnik and broadcaster Russia Today came at a news conference with the Russian President standing at his side. He said he favoured "a democratic transition" that would "preserve the Syrian state". Responding to a question about sanctions against Russian Federation over Ukraine, Putin answered, "These sanctions do not contribute at all to settling the crisis in ...



Merkel warns against "simple answers" after Trump meetings

Though she did not mention them by name, Merkel was most likely referring to the fractured relationship Germany now shares with the U.S., as well as with the United Kingdom post-Brexit. a comprehensive free trade agreement but also in terms of our security", she said . "She's someone who is very sober about the guys with the big agendas and big egos, be it (Russian President Vladimir) Putin, be it (Turkish President Recep Tayyip) Erdogan, be it Trump".


Trans-Atlantic flights laptop ban called 'off the table'

Trans-Atlantic flights laptop ban called 'off the table'

Expanding the ban could cost $1.1 billion a year in lost productivity, travel time and "passenger well-being", Alexandre de Juniac , director general and CEO of the group, which represents 265 airlines, wrote in a letter to Bulc and U.S.