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    UNSC greenlights peacekeeping reform
    Sep21

    UNSC greenlights peacekeeping reform

    REUTERSThe UN Security Council backed reforms Wednesday to reduce inefficiencies, corruption and abuse in the UN’s far-flung peacekeeping operations, The New York Times reports. There are currently 16 UN peacekeeping operations under way, with more than 100,000 personnel, at an annual cost of nearly $8 billion. The UN has said that,...

    Special prosecutor ups pressure on Trump with broad data requests: reports
    Sep21

    Special prosecutor ups pressure on Trump with broad data requests: reports

    President Donald Trump’s firings of security advisor Michael Flynn and FBI director James Comey are increasingly the focus of the Russian election meddling investigation by independent prosecutor Robert Mueller © AFP / Brendan SmialowskiWashington, United States, Sep 21 – Independent prosecutor Robert Mueller has made document requests from...

    Politics: We just got another sign that Mueller is following the money in the Trump-Russia probe
    Sep17

    Politics: We just got another sign that Mueller is following the money in the Trump-Russia probe

    Mueller has brought on a prosecutor whose expertise could be useful as he continues looking at Paul Manafort's dealings. Special counsel Robert Mueller, who is spearheading the FBI’s investigation into whether President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Moscow during the 2016 election, has added yet another prosecutor to his...

    Moscow’s ‘Stop List’ of EU Citizens to Keep Operating After Sanctions Extension
    Sep15

    Moscow’s ‘Stop List’ of EU Citizens to Keep Operating After Sanctions Extension

    YALTA (Sputnik) — The Russian “black list” of EU citizens will continue to operate after the extension of European sanctions against Russian individuals and companies, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Friday. “This was not a surprise for us given the prejudiced approach of the European Union to the intra-Ukrainian...

    Moscow’s ‘Stop List’ of EU Citizens to Keep Operating After Sanctions Extension
    Sep15

    Moscow’s ‘Stop List’ of EU Citizens to Keep Operating After Sanctions Extension

    YALTA (Sputnik) — The Russian “black list” of EU citizens will continue to operate after the extension of European sanctions against Russian individuals and companies, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Friday. “This was not a surprise for us given the prejudiced approach of the European Union to the intra-Ukrainian...

    eNCA | EU urged not to reject Ukraine’s aspirations
    Sep15

    eNCA | EU urged not to reject Ukraine’s aspirations

    Kiev has already angered its bitter foe Moscow by signing in 2014 a landmark trade agreement with the EU. …read more Source:...

    eNCA | EU urged not to reject Ukraine’s aspirations
    Sep15

    eNCA | EU urged not to reject Ukraine’s aspirations

    Kiev has already angered its bitter foe Moscow by signing in 2014 a landmark trade agreement with the EU. …read more Source:...

    Fearing Russia, Sweden holds biggest war games in 20 years
    Sep15

    Fearing Russia, Sweden holds biggest war games in 20 years

    GOTHENBURG – Neutral Sweden has launched its biggest war games in two decades with support from NATO countries, drilling 19,000 troops after years of spending cuts that have left the country fearful of Russia’s growing military strength. , On the eve of Russia’s biggest maneuvers since 2013, which NATO says will be greater than...

    Peacekeepers Deployment in Donbass May Lead to Easing of Anti-Russia Sanctions
    Sep15

    Peacekeepers Deployment in Donbass May Lead to Easing of Anti-Russia Sanctions

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel believes that sanctions against Russia may be loosened in case of successful implementation of the initiative on deployment of UN peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine. Gabriel pointed out that earlier this week, the issue of peacekeepers’ deployment had been discussed by German Chancellor...

    US Treasury Announces New Iran Sanctions
    Sep15

    US Treasury Announces New Iran Sanctions

    Donald TrumpThe United States on Thursday imposed economic sanctions on 11 individuals and companies accused of supporting Iran’s Revolutionary Guards or engaging in hostile cyber-attacks on US banks, the Treasury Department announced. The move to toughen sanctions for Iran’s alleged destabilisation of the Middle East contrasted with...

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