• Senate Rebukes Trump Over Putin Meeting. Minutes Later, White House Announces Invitation to Putin

    30 days ago - By Fortune

    The Republican-led Senate signaled unease with President Donald Trump's shifting policies toward Russia after his meeting with Vladimir Putin as the White House announced the U.S. president is seeking a repeat summit in Washington later this year.
    The Senate effectively rebuked Trump for considering Putin's request to question U.S. officials, including President Barack Obama's former U.S. ambassador to Moscow, amid rising concern in Washington that the rest of the U.S. government still doesn't know what happened in Trump and Putin's private meeting in Helsinki on Monday.
    Putin told Russian...
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  • DNI Dan Coats Calls Out Trump's Russia Comments At Aspen Security Forum

    DNI Dan Coats Calls Out Trump's Russia Comments At Aspen Security Forum

    30 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    Coats had publicly rebuked Trump earlier this week for dismissing U.S. intelligence reports on Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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  • Putin reportedly proposed holding a referendum to solve the conflict in Ukraine in his closed-door meeting with Trump

    Putin reportedly proposed holding a referendum to solve the conflict in Ukraine in his closed-door meeting with Trump

    30 days ago - By Business Insider

    Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly proposed solving the conflict in eastern Ukraine with a referendum during his one-on-one meeting with President Donald Trump.
    Putin discussed the proposal in a closed-door speech on Thursday, sources in attendance told Bloomberg.
    Residents in pro-Russian separatist territories would vote on whether to separate, but similar separation referendums in Ukraine have been ruled invalid and have not been internationally recognized.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly suggested to US President Donald Trump that the conflict in Ukraine could be...
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  • President Trump reportedly told Vladimir Putin he'd consider backing referendum on Crimea, breaking with U.S. policy

    30 days ago - By NY Daily News

    President Trump told Vladimir Putin during their high-stakes meeting in Finland that he'd consider backing a proposal to hold a referendum on the future of Crimea in Ukraine, breaking with longstanding U.S. policy, according to a report Thursday. Putin agreed not to publicly disclose Trump's consideration...
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