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    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...

    Russia calls EU-Ukraine pact an ‘exemplary’ breach of WTO rules
    Jul11

    Russia calls EU-Ukraine pact an ‘exemplary’ breach of WTO rules

    MOSCOW-Russia has indicated a potential new legal salvo in its trade war with Ukraine and the European Union, telling the World Trade Organization that a trade deal between Kiev and Brussels breaks the rules by penalizing Russia., Minutes of a June 29 meeting of the WTO’s committee on regional trade agreements, published on Tuesday, record...

    Police seize servers of Ukrainian software firm after cyber attack
    Jul05

    Police seize servers of Ukrainian software firm after cyber attack

    KIEV-Ukrainian police on Tuesday seized the servers of an accounting software firm suspected of spreading a malware virus which crippled computer systems at major companies around the world last week, a senior police official said., The head of Ukraine’s Cyber Police, Serhiy Demedyuk, told Reuters the servers of M.E.Doc –...

    Kiev car bomb kills colonel in Ukrainian military intelligence
    Jun27

    Kiev car bomb kills colonel in Ukrainian military intelligence

    KIEV-A colonel in Ukraine’s military intelligence was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev on Tuesday, the defense ministry said, describing the incident as a “terrorist act”., Police said an explosive device in the vehicle blew up at 0516 GMT while the car was moving, killing the driver and wounding a passer-by. “As a...

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