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    US Senate passes Russia sanctions, sends bill to Trump
    Jul28

    US Senate passes Russia sanctions, sends bill to Trump

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: The US Senate on Thursday passed bipartisan sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the package to President Donald Trump, who must decide whether to accept the tough approach to Moscow or veto the measure. The sanctions, which were approved on a 98-2 Senate vote and overwhelmingly passed the House on Tuesday, are...

    Putin says Russia will respond to ‘insolence’ of US sanctions
    Jul28

    Putin says Russia will respond to ‘insolence’ of US sanctions

    SAVONLINNA (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Moscow will ultimately have to respond to sanctions imposed by the United States that he condemned as insolent towards Russia.We are behaving in a very restrained and patient way, but at some moment we will need to respond, Putin said at a news conference after talks...

    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia, putting Trump in corner
    Jul28

    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia, putting Trump in corner

    WASHINGTON: The US Senate voted almost unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and infuriate his own Republican Party.The legislation all but dashes Trump’s hopes for warmer ties with Moscow as his...

    6 crises that could spoil Europe’s summer
    Jul28

    6 crises that could spoil Europe’s summer

    August is supposed to be a dull month for European politics, thanks to the long summer holidays enjoyed by many on the Continent. It rarely works out that way. Political crises, armed conflicts and financial fires have a habit of ignoring the holiday schedules of European politicians. When Greece tipped toward default in 2015, European leaders...

    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation
    Jul28

    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation

    WASHINGTON: The U.S. Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia despite President Donald Trump’s objections to the legislation, which has angered Russian President Vladimir Putin who threatened to retaliate. The Senate backed the measure, which also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea, by a margin of...

    Trump could seek ´tougher´ Russia sanctions; Putin threatens retaliation
    Jul28

    Trump could seek ´tougher´ Russia sanctions; Putin threatens retaliation

    WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump could veto pending legislation that would slap new sanctions on Russia in order to push for a tougher deal, a top White House aide said on Thursday, as Moscow warned of retaliation if Washington went ahead with the measure.But the idea of Republican Trump wanting to strengthen the sanctions drew skepticism in...

    Kiev stops supplying electricity to Donbas
    Jul28

    Kiev stops supplying electricity to Donbas

    The links between Ukraine and its independence-seeking eastern districts continue dwindling as Kiev decides to stop supplying electricity to Donbass region. …read more Source:...

    Saakashvili says lost Ukraine citizenship due to president’s fear
    Jul28

    Saakashvili says lost Ukraine citizenship due to president’s fear

    Ex-Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili said he would fight Kiev’s decision to strip him of his Ukrainian citizenship. …read more Source: SABC...

    Ukraine strips   Saakashvili of   citizenship
    Jul28

    Ukraine strips Saakashvili of citizenship

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he has stripped former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship, paving the way for his possible extradition to Georgia. The charismatic reformer came to power in Georgia’s 2003 Rose Revolution but then fell from grace and is now wanted by Georgian...

    4 House Republicans Seek Answers on FBI Probe of Clinton Email
    Jul28

    4 House Republicans Seek Answers on FBI Probe of Clinton Email

    As President Donald Trump calls for the Justice Department to probe the actions of his vanquished opponent, Hillary Clinton, four Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee want another look at the FBI’s investigation of the Clinton email scandal. The four Republican lawmakers–Florida’s Matt Gaetz, Arizona’s Andy Biggs,...