With few exceptions, EU officials are putting up a united front in reaction to the Russian election and to the attempted murder of former spy Sergei Skripal in the British city of Salisbury. Meanwhile, Moscow continues to deny any involvement.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has been caught on tape warning that Brexit talks could go into "meltdown." He also expressed his growing admiration for US President Donald Trump.
It's been a difficult time for Theresa May: Her Cabinet cannot agree on a customs arrangement with the EU, Brexit negotiator David Davis is threatening to resign, and Donald Trump ignored her at the G7 summit.
Two Russian pranksters have tricked UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson into believing he was on the phone with Armenian leader Nikol Pashinyan. They told Johnson that Jeremy Corbyn's aides were paid by the Kremlin.
When Angela Merkel meets Vladimir Putin in Sochi, there will be new common ground to discuss: Germany and Russia both want to save the Iran deal. Beyond that, however, there are some serious differences.
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