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Kellyanne Conway: Removing sanctions on Russia ‘is under consideration’
Jan27

Kellyanne Conway: Removing sanctions on Russia ‘is under consideration’

President Barack Obama sanctioned Russia in 2014 over its annexation of Crimea and incursion into eastern Ukraine. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said Friday that removing US sanctions on Russia “is under consideration” by the administration.When asked whether lifting the Obama administration’s...

Putin and Trump likely to discuss Ukraine sanctions: White House aide
Jan27

Putin and Trump likely to discuss Ukraine sanctions: White House aide

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to discuss the sanctions that Washington imposed on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine when the two leaders speak by telephone on Saturday, a senior White House aide said. …read more Source: Libya...

Merkel expected to speak with Trump about Russia on Saturday: source
Jan27

Merkel expected to speak with Trump about Russia on Saturday: source

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely to speak with U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday and the conversation is expected to focus on Russia, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.The source did not say whether Trump might want to speak with Merkel about a lifting of the U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia in response to...

Donald Trump: US and president’s Russian to speak by phone on Saturday
Jan27

Donald Trump: US and president’s Russian to speak by phone on Saturday

Putin would congratulate Trump on officially becoming president and the two would likely discuss the "state of bilateral ties". US President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will on Saturday hold their first phone conversation since the American leader’s inauguration, the Kremlin said.”I can confirm that a...

Putin-Trump phone call to take place on Saturday: Kremlin
Jan27

Putin-Trump phone call to take place on Saturday: Kremlin

MOSCOW/BERLIN (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will speak by telephone on Saturday, the Kremlin said, a first step towards what Trump has billed as a normalization of relations after three years of tensions sparked by the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Libya...

Putin and Trump to speak by phone on Saturday: Kremlin
Jan27

Putin and Trump to speak by phone on Saturday: Kremlin

US President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will on Saturday hold their first phone conversation since the American leader’s inauguration, the Kremlin said. “I can confirm that a telephone conversation is planned. It will be Saturday evening Moscow time,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Friday....

Putin and Trump may speak by phone on Saturday: Kremlin
Jan27

Putin and Trump may speak by phone on Saturday: Kremlin

US President Donald Trump has pledged to mend ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government/AFP-FileMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Jan 27 – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump may speak by telephone on Saturday for the first time since the US leader’s inauguration, the Kremlin said. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov...

Putin-Trump phone call expected on Saturday: Kremlin
Jan27

Putin-Trump phone call expected on Saturday: Kremlin

MOSCOW/BERLIN (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to speak by telephone this Saturday, the Kremlin said, a first step towards what Trump has billed as a normalization of relations after three years of tensions sparked by the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Libya...

“Weapons of Mass Corruption:” New Report Exposes Massive Corruption in South Sudan’s Army (SPLA)
Jan26

“Weapons of Mass Corruption:” New Report Exposes Massive Corruption in South Sudan’s Army (SPLA)

Tweet FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 26, 2017; A new report, “Weapons of Mass Corruption: How corruption in South Sudan’s military undermines the world’s newest country,” published today by the Enough Project, details massive corruption within South Sudan’s army. Corrupt activities within the army detailed in the report include...

Nuclear ‘Doomsday Clock’ Ticks Closest to Midnight in 64 Years
Jan26

Nuclear ‘Doomsday Clock’ Ticks Closest to Midnight in 64 Years

WASHINGTON – Atomic scientists reset their symbolic “Doomsday Clock” to its closest time to midnight in 64 years on Thursday, saying the world was closer to catastrophe due to threats such as nuclear weapons, climate change and Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president. The timepiece, devised by the Chicago-based Bulletin...

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