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    Russia blasts US sanctions as ‘economic war’
    Aug03

    Russia blasts US sanctions as ‘economic war’

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lashed new US sanctions as a full-fledged economic war on Moscow, saying they crushed hopes for repairing ties and demonstrated President Donald Trump’s total weakness … in the most humiliating way.Trump reluctantly signed off on the new sanctions Wednesday, bowing to...

    EU ready to retaliate if needed to US-Russia sanctions
    Aug03

    EU ready to retaliate if needed to US-Russia sanctions

    The EU and US imposed the sanctions in the wake of Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014 as the Ukraine crisis deepened after the ouster of a pro-Moscow government. …read more Source: Muscat...

    Trial Of Crimean Journalist Semena Set To Resume In Simferopol
    Aug03

    Trial Of Crimean Journalist Semena Set To Resume In Simferopol

    Russian-appointed judges at a court in Ukraine’s occupied Crimea region are scheduled to conduct a new hearing in the trial of Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor who is fighting what he says is a politically motivated separatism charge. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, Moscow calls it ‘trade war’
    Aug03

    Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, Moscow calls it ‘trade war’

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump grudgingly signed into law new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday, a move Moscow said amounted to a full-scale trade war and an end to hopes for better ties with the Trump administration. Congress overwhelmingly approved the legislation last week, passing a measure that conflicts with the Republican...

    Trump grudgingly signs Russia sanctions into law
    Aug03

    Trump grudgingly signs Russia sanctions into law

    US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin in peril. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the sanctions amounted to “full-fledged economic war on Russia” and demonstrates Trump’s “total weakness… in the...

    Trump grudgingly signs Russia sanctions into law
    Aug03

    Trump grudgingly signs Russia sanctions into law

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin in peril. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the sanctions amounted to “full-fledged economic war on Russia” and demonstrates Trump’s...

    Tennis: Sharapova withdraws from Stanford with left arm injury
    Aug03

    Tennis: Sharapova withdraws from Stanford with left arm injury

    SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova withdrew from the WTA Bank of the West Classic just before her scheduled second-round match Wednesday with a left arm injury, tournament officials announced.Were sad to announce that @mariasharapova has withdrawn after doctors advice regarding her left arm, a post on the...

    EU ready to retaliate if needed to US-Russia sanctions
    Aug03

    EU ready to retaliate if needed to US-Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS: The EU said Wednesday it was ready if needed to retaliate within days against new US sanctions on Russia but believes Washington wants to spare European energy firms from any fallout. US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on the new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and holding off on efforts to...

    Unveiling the Reagan-Gorbachev Statue in Moscow
    Aug03

    Unveiling the Reagan-Gorbachev Statue in Moscow

    For all the anti-Russian fervor in congress and on cable news, an important ceremony recently occurred in Moscow. On July 3, just prior to the first meeting between President Trump and President Putin, a statue was unveiled of Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. Attending the ceremony were various Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials,...

    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House
    Aug03

    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin in peril.Trump signed the legislation behind closed doors, after failed White House efforts to scupper or water down the bill.Trumps reluctance was on...