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    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...

    Crimean Tatar leader jailed for stirring anti-Russia protests
    Sep11

    Crimean Tatar leader jailed for stirring anti-Russia protests

    SIMFEROPOL – A court in Crimea handed down a prison sentence of eight years on Monday to a Crimean Tatar leader, Ahtem Chiygoz, found guilty of stirring up mass disorder, his lawyer told Reuters. , In 2014, Chiygoz led crowds of Crimean Tatars in street protests against Russia’s annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine. The disorder...

    Russia ready for more engagement with US, despite sanctions
    Aug07

    Russia ready for more engagement with US, despite sanctions

    MANILA, Philippines – Russia’s top diplomat said Sunday his country was ready for more engagement with the United States on North Korea, Syria, Ukraine and other pressing matters, even as Moscow braced for new sanctions from the Trump administration., Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex...

    US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev
    Aug03

    US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said new sanctions imposed by the US are tantamount to declaring a “full-scale trade war” against Moscow., He said the measures, signed by Donald Trump, demonstrated the complete impotence of the US president, who he said had been humiliated by Congress. The law aims to punish Russia for its...

    Trump approves new ‘flawed’ Russia sanctions
    Aug03

    Trump approves new ‘flawed’ Russia sanctions

    President Donald Trump has signed into a law a bill which imposes new sanctions on Russia for their alleged meddling in the 2016 election., The bill, which was signed in private at the White House, also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea. Mr Trump accused Congress of overreach on the legislation, which “handcuffs” him from...

    Putin says U.S. must cut 755 diplomatic staff, more measures possible
    Jul31

    Putin says U.S. must cut 755 diplomatic staff, more measures possible

    MOSCOW/WASHINGTON – President Vladimir Putin said the United States would have to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 people and that Moscow could consider additional measures against Washington as a response to new U.S. sanctions approved by Congress. , Moscow ordered the United States on Friday to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff...

    Russia risks decades of low growth under U.S. sanctions: Putin adviser
    Jul27

    Russia risks decades of low growth under U.S. sanctions: Putin adviser

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia risks being saddled with U.S. sanctions for decades, curbing economic growth and preventing it from regaining its status as a leading economic power, an adviser to President Vladimir Putin said in an interview. , Alexei Kudrin told Reuters that the current proposed tightening of sanctions in Washington should not...

    House expected to approve Russia sanctions bill limiting Trump’s influence
    Jul25

    House expected to approve Russia sanctions bill limiting Trump’s influence

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote overwhelmingly on Tuesday for a bill that would slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, potentially complicating President Donald Trump’s hopes of pursuing improved relations with Moscow. , The bipartisan measure aims to punish Russia for its 2014...

    Trump open to signing Russia sanctions legislation: official
    Jul24

    Trump open to signing Russia sanctions legislation: official

    WASHINGTON – The White House said on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump was open to signing legislation toughening sanctions on Russia after Senate and House leaders reached agreement on a bill late last week. , Congressional Democrats said on Saturday they had agreed with Republicans on a deal allowing new sanctions targeting Russia,...

    Australia says MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia
    Jul16

    Australia says MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia

    SYDNEY – The perpetrators who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard, may be tried in absentia, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday. , Most of those on board the Boeing 777 were Dutch, but others came from 17 countries, including 38 Australians. It was shot down by a Russian-made...

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