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    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...

    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...

    Turkey Signs Deal To Buy Russian S-400 Missile Systems
    Sep12

    Turkey Signs Deal To Buy Russian S-400 Missile Systems

    Russian S-400 Triumph medium-range and long-range surface-to-air missile systems riding through Red Square during the Victory Day military parade in Moscow. Natalia KOLESNIKOVA / AFPTurkey has signed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile defence systems in its first major weapons purchase from Moscow, Turkish newspapers on Tuesday quoted...

    Crimea court jails Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz over rally
    Sep12

    Crimea court jails Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz over rally

    Judges in the Russian-controlled Crimea have sentenced Tatar representative Akhtem Chiygoz to eight years in a labor camp for “organizing a mass riot.” Chiygoz had worked for a Tatar assembly which Moscow later outlawed. …read more Source:...

    Crimea court jails Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz over rally
    Sep12

    Crimea court jails Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz over rally

    Judges in the Russian-controlled Crimea have sentenced Tatar representative Akhtem Chiygoz to eight years in a labor camp for “organizing a mass riot.” Chiygoz had worked for a Tatar assembly which Moscow later outlawed. …read more Source:...

    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...

    WATCH: Saakashvili Breaks Through Ukrainian Border With Help of Supporters
    Sep11

    WATCH: Saakashvili Breaks Through Ukrainian Border With Help of Supporters

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Slobodyan said Saakashvili “illegally crossed the border” as he and his supporters did not pass through security checks. “The crowd… broke through the Shegini checkpoint… in fact, one could say, invaded the territory of Poland, took Mikheil Saakashvili, started a fight with the border guards and dragged Saakashvili into the...

    Ukraine Hands Over New Resolution on Peacekeepers in Donbass to Security Council
    Sep10

    Ukraine Hands Over New Resolution on Peacekeepers in Donbass to Security Council

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The Deputy Head of Ukraine’s Presidential Administration Kostiantyn Yelisieiev told Inter, a Ukrainian TV channel, that an updated version of a proposed resolution was handed over to the UN Security Council several days ago at the behest of Ukrainian President Poroshenko. The official also called Poroshenko’s upcoming...

    Former Odessa Region Governor Saakashvili Says Heading to Ukraine
    Sep09

    Former Odessa Region Governor Saakashvili Says Heading to Ukraine

    KIEV (Sputnik) – On July 26, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko revoked Saakashvili’s Ukrainian citizenship when it was discovered that he had violated a national law there by providing incorrect information on his citizenship application. Saakashvili was in the United States at the time when Poroshenko made his decision, and said he...

    Kiev’s Amnesty Law Violates Minsk Agreements, Prevents Detainees Exchange
    Sep07

    Kiev’s Amnesty Law Violates Minsk Agreements, Prevents Detainees Exchange

    MINSK (Sputnik) — The amnesty law introduced by Kiev violates the Minsk agreements, as it applies only to Ukrainian army troops that took part in the military conflict in Donbass and is a serious obstacle to the “all for all” detainees exchange, Russian Envoy to the Contact Group on Ukraine Boris Gryzlov said Wednesday. “In violation of the Minsk...

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