Russian President Vladimir Putin is welcoming the withdrawal of government troops and separatist militants in Eastern Ukraine. While speaking at the BRICS summit in Brazil Thursday, Putin said the drawdown falls in line with the diplomatic effort to find a political solution to the ongoing war in Ukraine.
Turkey’s president is claiming the Trump administration failed to keep its promise to remove Kurdish YPG militia from the border between Syria and Turkey. Just before boarding a plane to Washington Tuesday, Tayipp Erdogan said he plans on bringing the issue to President Trump during their talks this week.
The Trump administration recently gave an update on the current status of U.S. military actions in Syria. On Sunday, the chairman of joint chiefs of staff said less than 1,000 U.S. troops will remain in Syria to keep the pressure on ISIS.
A new report shows internet freedom has declined for users here in the U.S. and across the globe for yet another year. According to the democracy and human rights research group Freedom House, internet users around the world are experiencing less freedoms online as several governments increasingly use social media to monitor their people and spread disinformation.
The Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff is saying less than one thousand U.S. troops will remain in Syria to keep the pressure on ISIS. During a Sunday interview, General Mark Milley estimated about 500 to 600 troops are expected to stay in Syria, but did not confirm any other specifics.
Hundreds of protesters in Russia are warning of the dangers posed by socialist ideas to the world as the country marks a series of national holidays. One America’s Kristian Rouz has more.
President Trump isn’t the only politician that’s been accused of “Russian collusion” by liberal lawmakers. The British prime minister is now feeling the heat just weeks ahead of a snap general election. One America’s Kristian Rouz has more.
North Carolina congressman Mark Meadows said Thursday’s impeachment witness gave testimony which contradicts the account given by Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is criticizing the U.S.’s decision to protect oil fields in Eastern Syria. While speaking at a meeting with his Iranian and Turkish counterpart Tuesday, Lavrov claimed the U.S. is making excuses to keep its troops in Syria.