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    The Trump resistance is beating him on his own turf: Twitter
    Jan28

    The Trump resistance is beating him on his own turf: Twitter

    The president’s first week in office brought plenty of social media backlash, from “rogue” tweets to real-world protests. One week into Donald Trump’s presidency, social media has become a fierce public battleground in the struggle between the new administration and popular resistance against the president and his sweeping policy...

    Pro-Kiev activists block railway to Ukraine’s rebel-held east
    Jan28

    Pro-Kiev activists block railway to Ukraine’s rebel-held east

    Ukraine in 2015 banned almost all trade with the rebel-controlled areas, prompting a boom in smuggling. The government only made it legal to buy coal from the separatist regions. …read more Source: World...

    Pro-Kiev activists block railway to Ukraine’s rebel-held east
    Jan28

    Pro-Kiev activists block railway to Ukraine’s rebel-held east

    Ukraine in 2015 banned almost all trade with the rebel-controlled areas, prompting a boom in smuggling. The government only made it legal to buy coal from the separatist regions. …read more Source: World...

    Russians At Home And In America Expect Trump To Deliver — But On What Depends
    Jan28

    Russians At Home And In America Expect Trump To Deliver — But On What Depends

    While the American people may be divided over Donald Trump’s presidency, most Russians at home and in the U.S. support Trump. Russia quite uniformly celebrated the new U.S. president’s inauguration on a grand scale, and though the excitement was slightly toned down this past week ― with more moderate hopes and embraces of...

    Bulgaria Can Negotiate With Russia, EU on Turkish Stream Pipeline
    Jan28

    Bulgaria Can Negotiate With Russia, EU on Turkish Stream Pipeline

    Bulgaria can negotiate with Russia and the EU for the laying of one of the pipelines of Turkish Stream through its territory, said Russian expert Konstantin Simonov, head of the Fund for National and Energy Security. According to Simonov, the situation at present resembles the crisis in the winter of 2009 when Bulgaria stopped receiving gas from...

    Top Russian official says Putin-Trump call will be positive
    Jan28

    Top Russian official says Putin-Trump call will be positive

    Influential Russian security chief Nikolai Patrushev says Moscow has high hopes for a scheduled telephone call between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump. “Everything will be positive,” Patrushev said Saturday, according to Russia’s Interfax news agency. He is the secretary of Russia’s...

    Trump, Putin set for phone call; GOP concerns on sanctions
    Jan28

    Trump, Putin set for phone call; GOP concerns on sanctions

    Washington, Jan 28 (AP) President Donald Trump’s first conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin since taking office is causing concern among European allies and consternation among fellow Republicans about the future of US penalties imposed on Moscow. Trump was noncommittal before today’s scheduled telephone call about...

    Russia Sanctions Must be Tied to Progress on Ukraine Peace: Gabriel
    Jan28

    Russia Sanctions Must be Tied to Progress on Ukraine Peace: Gabriel

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Germany and France agree that any moves to lift sanctions against Russia must be tied to progress in the peace process for eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Saturday. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Trump, Putin to speak amid GOP concerns on sanctions
    Jan28

    Trump, Putin to speak amid GOP concerns on sanctions

    President Donald Trump’s first conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin since taking office is sparking concern among European allies and his own Republican Party about the future of U.S. sanctions on Moscow. Ahead of the call planned for Saturday, Trump was noncommittal about whether he was considering lifting the economic...

    Trump suspends refugee program, vowing to weed out Islamic radicals
    Jan28

    Trump suspends refugee program, vowing to weed out Islamic radicals

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump signed a sweeping new executive order Friday to suspend refugee arrivals and impose tough controls on travellers from seven Muslim countries. Making good on one of his most controversial campaign promises, and to the horror of human rights groups, Trump said he was making America safe from “radical...