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    Kushner says met Russians four times, denies collusion
    Jul24

    Kushner says met Russians four times, denies collusion

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said Monday he had contacts with Russian officials four times during his father-in-law Donald Trumps presidential campaign but denied any collusion, hours before facing grilling by senators as part of the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.In a statement he...

    US Congress to vote on Russia sanctions
    Jul24

    US Congress to vote on Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Congress is poised to approve tough new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea this week after reaching a compromise deal, which the White House indicated Sunday (Monday in Manila) it could support. In mid-June, the Senate overwhelmingly passed tough sanctions on Moscow and Tehran, but the text stalled in the House of...

    Belarus sees no solution to Ukraine crisis without another summit
    Jul24

    Belarus sees no solution to Ukraine crisis without another summit

    LJUBLJANA – Belarus sees no solution to the crisis between its neighbors Russia and Ukraine without another regional summit, the country’s Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said on Monday. “I believe that for now there are no prospects for a… …read more Source:...

    Belarus sees no solution to Ukraine crisis without another summit
    Jul24

    Belarus sees no solution to Ukraine crisis without another summit

    LJUBLJANA (Reuters) – Belarus sees no solution to the crisis between its neighbours Russia and Ukraine without another regional summit, the country’s Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin warns against ‘harmful’ new US sanctions on Russia
    Jul24

    Kremlin warns against ‘harmful’ new US sanctions on Russia

    US Senate vote Tuesday on a bill that targets Russia — for its alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election and its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014. Initially, US President Donald Trump resisted the legislation, but he seems to be left with little option but to sign off on the move. …read more Source: The Times of...

    White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill
    Jul24

    White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill

    Washington, Jul 24 – The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow, reports AP/UNB. Lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions...

    Russia unveils plan to build another power station in Crimea: TASS
    Jul24

    Russia unveils plan to build another power station in Crimea: TASS

    MOSCOW – Russia will announce a tender to build a new power station in sanctioned Crimea, Vyacheslav Kravchenko, Russia’s deputy energy minister, was quoted as saying by the TASS news agency on Monday. Construction of two new power stations on… …read more Source:...

    Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight
    Jul24

    Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight

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    Macron to discuss Ukraine with Putin, Merkel and Poroshenko
    Jul24

    Macron to discuss Ukraine with Putin, Merkel and Poroshenko

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    Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight – and NATO is alert
    Jul24

    Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight – and NATO is alert

    KIEV/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea – The career of Sergei Yeliseyev helps to explain why Ukraine’s armed forces gave up Crimea almost without a fight – and why NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in its eastern European members. … …read more Source:...

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