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    EU adds 3 persons and 3 companies to sanctions list over actions against Ukraine’s territorial integrity
    Aug07

    EU adds 3 persons and 3 companies to sanctions list over actions against Ukraine’s territorial integrity

    The EU has added 3 Russian nationals and 3 companies involved in the transfer of gas turbines to Crimea to the list of persons subject to restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining Ukraine’s territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence. The EU has … …read more Source:...

    Trump loses his pick to oversee assault on federal workforce
    Aug07

    Trump loses his pick to oversee assault on federal workforce

    Donald Trump—like so many other Republican politicians—loves to attack the workers who keep our government running. It’s a win-win-win for Republicans: a way to attack good wages, go after unions, and break the government so they can say “see, government doesn’t work.” But to be really effective at hurting federal workers from the...

    What are economic sanctions?
    Aug07

    What are economic sanctions?

    For many foreign policymakers, economic sanctions have become the tool of choice to respond to major geopolitical challenges, from counterterrorism to conflict resolution. Introduction Governments and multinational bodies impose economic sanctions to try to alter the strategic decisions of state and nonstate actors that threaten their interests...

    Almost 100 Drown In One Sweltering Week In Ukraine
    Aug07

    Almost 100 Drown In One Sweltering Week In Ukraine

    At least 99 people have drowned in Ukraine in the past week as sweltering heat drove people to rivers, lakes, and the Black Sea for relief, officials say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. to Respond by Sept. 1 to Russia’s Expulsion of Diplomats
    Aug07

    U.S. to Respond by Sept. 1 to Russia’s Expulsion of Diplomats

    The Trump administration has yet to decide how to respond to Russia’s move to expel hundreds of American diplomats, but plans to deliver a response to Moscow by Sept. 1, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday. A day after sitting down in the Philippines with Russia’s top diplomat, Tillerson said he’d asked...

    Pussy Riot’s Alyokhina Detained In Siberia Over Call For Sentsov’s Release
    Aug07

    Pussy Riot’s Alyokhina Detained In Siberia Over Call For Sentsov’s Release

    Maria Alyokhina says she and another member of the Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot have been detained after staging a protest near the remote prison where Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov is incarcerated. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson: We Will Respond To Russia’s Expulsion Of Diplomats By Sept. 1
    Aug07

    Tillerson: We Will Respond To Russia’s Expulsion Of Diplomats By Sept. 1

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Trump administration has yet to decide how to respond to Russia’s move to expel hundreds of American diplomats, but plans to deliver a response to Moscow by Sept. 1, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday. A day after sitting down in the Philippines with Russia’s top diplomat, Tillerson said...

    Russia ready for more engagement with US, despite sanctions
    Aug07

    Russia ready for more engagement with US, despite sanctions

    MANILA, Philippines – Russia’s top diplomat said Sunday his country was ready for more engagement with the United States on North Korea, Syria, Ukraine and other pressing matters, even as Moscow braced for new sanctions from the Trump administration., Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex...

    Members Of Russian Band Pussy Riot Reportedly Detained
    Aug07

    Members Of Russian Band Pussy Riot Reportedly Detained

    Two members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot were reportedly detained near the prison where a Ukrainian filmmaker is being held. A protest on August 7 took place on a bridge in the Siberian city of Yakutsk, where director Oleg Sentsov is serving a sentence on Russian terrorism charges his supporters say are politically motivated. Two...

    Two Pussy Riot members detained over protest in Siberian city
    Aug07

    Two Pussy Riot members detained over protest in Siberian city

    MOSCOW: Russian police on Monday detained two members of Pussy Riot after they staged a protest in support of a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker in a Siberian city. Maria Alyokhina, one of the punk rock group’s members previously jailed for a protest against President Vladimir Putin, wrote on Twitter that she and Olga Borisova were being held in...