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    US Senate passes Russia sanctions, sends bill to Trump
    Jul28

    US Senate passes Russia sanctions, sends bill to Trump

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: The US Senate on Thursday passed bipartisan sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the package to President Donald Trump, who must decide whether to accept the tough approach to Moscow or veto the measure. The sanctions, which were approved on a 98-2 Senate vote and overwhelmingly passed the House on Tuesday, are...

    Putin says Russia will respond to ‘insolence’ of US sanctions
    Jul28

    Putin says Russia will respond to ‘insolence’ of US sanctions

    SAVONLINNA (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Moscow will ultimately have to respond to sanctions imposed by the United States that he condemned as insolent towards Russia.We are behaving in a very restrained and patient way, but at some moment we will need to respond, Putin said at a news conference after talks...

    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia, putting Trump in corner
    Jul28

    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia, putting Trump in corner

    WASHINGTON: The US Senate voted almost unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and infuriate his own Republican Party.The legislation all but dashes Trump’s hopes for warmer ties with Moscow as his...

    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation
    Jul28

    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation

    WASHINGTON: The U.S. Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia despite President Donald Trump’s objections to the legislation, which has angered Russian President Vladimir Putin who threatened to retaliate. The Senate backed the measure, which also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea, by a margin of...

    Trump could seek ´tougher´ Russia sanctions; Putin threatens retaliation
    Jul28

    Trump could seek ´tougher´ Russia sanctions; Putin threatens retaliation

    WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump could veto pending legislation that would slap new sanctions on Russia in order to push for a tougher deal, a top White House aide said on Thursday, as Moscow warned of retaliation if Washington went ahead with the measure.But the idea of Republican Trump wanting to strengthen the sanctions drew skepticism in...

    Ani Lorak: I have very nice impressions about Baku
    Jul27

    Ani Lorak: I have very nice impressions about Baku

    “I have very nice impressions about Baku. I love your city very much. The people here are very hospitable and nice. Your cuisine is another world,” Ukrainian pop star Ani Lorak who attends Zhara festival has told AZERTAC. …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Georgian president: Saakashvili shouldn’t have left the country
    Jul27

    Georgian president: Saakashvili shouldn’t have left the country

    Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili has commented on the stripping of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship, APA’s Georgia bureau reported. …read more Source:...

    Beeline announced the launch of a large-scale project to modernize  wired infrastructure
    Jul27

    Beeline announced the launch of a large-scale project to modernize  wired infrastructure

    ArmInfo. Beeline announced plans for unprecedented modernization of wired infrastructure in Yerevan and regions. As the press service of the company told ArmInfo, a large-scale project will cover a significant part of the backbone and user infrastructure, and the amount of investments can reach tens of millions of dollars in the next two years....

    Armenia will stimulate tourism through liberalization of visa regime.
    Jul27

    Armenia will stimulate tourism through liberalization of visa regime.

    ArmInfo.Armenia is going to liberalize the visa regime with countries that are promising in terms of increasing the tourist flow. According to the Prime Minister, in recent months, the number of tourists and air travel has grown dramatically in Armenia. At the same time, Karen Karapetyan noted, there is a need for additional complex activities in...

    Russia appoints new ambassador to UN
    Jul27

    Russia appoints new ambassador to UN

    MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Thursday announced the appointment of Vasily Nebenzya as Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, replacing the previous long-serving envoy Vitaly Churkin who died in February. President Vladimir Putin signed a decree appointing Nebenzya, the Kremlin wrote on its website. Nebenzya will start in the new post as...

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