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White House rejects Putin idea of holding Ukraine referendum

/ Jul 21, 2018

White House rejects Putin idea of holding Ukraine referendum

The White House on Friday rejected a plan backed by Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the region's future, distancing itself from the idea in the aftermath of President Donald Trump's controversial summit last Monday with the Russian ...

Putin soccer ball gift to Trump gets routine security check

/ Jul 21, 2018

Putin soccer ball gift to Trump gets routine security check

The red-and-white soccer ball tossed to U.S. President Donald Trump by Russia's Vladimir Putin is undergoing a routine security screening. The U.S. Secret Service says that's standard for all gifts to the president. During a joint news conference after their summit this week in Finland, Putin ...

U.S. cyberthreat at 'critical point': U.S. intelligence chief

/ Jul 15, 2018

U.S. cyberthreat at 'critical point': U.S. intelligence chief

The threat of cyberattacks against the U.S. is at a "critical point," the country's intelligence chief warned, branding Russia the most "aggressive foreign actor" ahead of President Donald Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin. "The warning signs are there. The system is blinking. It is why ...