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    US Sanctions Donetsk, Lugansk People’s Republics Banks
    Jun20

    US Sanctions Donetsk, Lugansk People’s Republics Banks

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States sanctioned three banks that operate in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR), the US Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said in a press release on Tuesday. “Central Republic Bank is the central bank of the so-called ‘DPR’ and is...

    Trump calls US student’s death a ‘total disgrace’
    Jun20

    Trump calls US student’s death a ‘total disgrace’

    Washington — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the death of 22-year-old Otto Warmbier after his lengthy detention in North Korea was a “total disgrace,” and said if the college student had been returned home to the U.S. earlier, “I think the result would have been a lot different.” Trump said he had spoken with...

    Kiev Court Extends Arrest of Russian Serviceman Abducted Near Crimea
    Jun20

    Kiev Court Extends Arrest of Russian Serviceman Abducted Near Crimea

    KIEV (Sputnik) – In November 2016, the Russian Defense Ministry said Staff Sgt. Alexander Baranov and Warrant Officer Maxim Odintsov were kidnapped and whisked across the border to the Mykolaiv region of Ukraine with an apparent goal to press criminal charges against them. The Security Service of Ukraine said later that the detained Russian...

    EU Publishes Decision on Extending Anti-Crimea Sanctions by 1 Year
    Jun20

    EU Publishes Decision on Extending Anti-Crimea Sanctions by 1 Year

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Monday, the Council of the European Union made a decision to extend the sanctions in a number of spheres, such as imports of products, investment, tourism services, transport, telecommunications among others, until June 23, 2018. According to the EU legislation, the decision comes into force after its publication in the...

    Ukrainian Speaker Claims US May Deploy Military Reserves to Assist Country
    Jun20

    Ukrainian Speaker Claims US May Deploy Military Reserves to Assist Country

    KIEV (Sputnik) – On June 12-16, Parubii visited the United States. During the visit, the official called for a bilateral US-Ukrainian accord on security and for the provision of lethal weapons to Kiev. “It [the agreement] implies carrying out special operations, implementation of joint scientific and technical developments and deployment on the...

    Ukraine leader Poroshenko to meet Trump
    Jun20

    Ukraine leader Poroshenko to meet Trump

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday for talks on security, political and economic issues, Poroshenko’s office said. “It is very important that my meeting, as the Ukrainian president, in the White House will be earlier than (Russian President Vladimir) Putin’s meeting,” it...

    EU Punishes Crimeans for Democratic Choice by Extending Sanctions – Russian MP
    Jun20

    EU Punishes Crimeans for Democratic Choice by Extending Sanctions – Russian MP

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Monday, EU foreign ministers announced that the restrictive measures against Crimea would be extended until June 23, 2018. “The issue is, in fact, very telling. Since it is forbidden to import what the Crimeans produce, the peninsula is cut off investments, technologies and tourists. In other words, everything that concerns...

    Politics: Russia is reportedly behind a disturbing number of assassinations outside its borders
    Jun20

    Politics: Russia is reportedly behind a disturbing number of assassinations outside its borders

    At least 33 murders or mysterious deaths in 5 different countries seem to trace back to Moscow. Since 2003, more than two dozen murders or mysterious deaths in multiple countries seem to trace back to Moscow. But no one seems to be doing much about it. At least 33 people in the UK, US, Ukraine, Greece, India, and Kazakhstan have been murdered or...

    At height of Russia tensions, Trump campaign chairman Manafort met with business associate from Ukraine
    Jun20

    At height of Russia tensions, Trump campaign chairman Manafort met with business associate from Ukraine

    Investigators show interest in Manafort and his business colleague, a Russian army veteran.Politics …read more Source:...

    European Union: EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year
    Jun19

    European Union: EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year

    The European Union on Monday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal. The European Union on Monday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal.The...

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