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    Treasury Department Fines Exxon Mobil for Russia Sanctions Violations
    Jul20

    Treasury Department Fines Exxon Mobil for Russia Sanctions Violations

    The U.S. Treasury Department has fined Exxon Mobil Corporation $2 million for violating Russia sanctions related to Ukraine, while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was CEO of the global oil and gas conglomerate. The department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed the civil penalty after concluding Exxon Mobil did not voluntarily...

    Belarusian Amkodor to rack up vehicle sales in Ukraine
    Jul20

    Belarusian Amkodor to rack up vehicle sales in Ukraine

    In his words, the company intends to achieve ambitious goals in Ukraine in the future. “We intend to double our trade volume this year. Next year we intend to triple and quadruple it,” stated Valery Ivankovich. …read more Source:...

    Anything They Can Do, Trump Can Do Better
    Jul20

    Anything They Can Do, Trump Can Do Better

    The transcript of Donald Trump’s interview yesterday with the New York Times runs over 7,000 words. But you can boil down its essence to two words: I’m better. No matter what the subject, Trump finds someone to compare himself to. And in every comparison, he comes out the winner.The Times reporters start the interview by asking Trump...

    Israeli blogger sentenced to 3 years in prison in Azerbaijan
    Jul20

    Israeli blogger sentenced to 3 years in prison in Azerbaijan

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli blogger who also holds Russian and Ukrainian citizenship was sentenced to three years in prison in Azerbaijan for illegally entering Nagorno-Karabakh, which is disputed territory with Armenia. Alexander Lapshin, 40, of Haifa, writes a Russian-language travel blog called Life Adventures that chronicles his trips to 122...

    Why Exxon Was Fined $2 Million
    Jul20

    Why Exxon Was Fined $2 Million

    The U.S. Treasury Department slapped a $2 million fine on Exxon Mobil for violating Russia-related sanctions in 2014 when Rex Tillerson, who is now the U.S. secretary of state, was the company’s CEO.At issue are the sanctions the U.S. imposed on Russia following its invasion in 2014 of Ukraine’s Crimea and an energy deal Exxon signed...

    Politics: Mueller has expanded the Russia probe to include Trump’s business dealings — here’s what he’s looking at
    Jul20

    Politics: Mueller has expanded the Russia probe to include Trump’s business dealings — here’s what he’s looking at

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is expanding his investigation to look at President Donald Trump's business dealings. “FBI investigators and others are looking at Russian purchases of apartments in Trump buildings, Trump’s involvement in a controversial SoHo development with Russian associates, the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in...

    Belarus, Ukraine to consider offers on mutual electric power supplies
    Jul20

    Belarus, Ukraine to consider offers on mutual electric power supplies

    “The sides discussed the expansion of mutually beneficial cooperation between Ukrainian and Belarusian electric companies and service providers, confirmed their readiness to promptly consider the offers on the mutual supplies of electric power, provide mutual assistance in emergencies, and work on new avenues of collaboration. …read more...

    Belarus president off to Ukraine on official visit
    Jul20

    Belarus president off to Ukraine on official visit

    On 21 July Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is expected to meet with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko. One-on-one negotiations will be held as well as expanded-participation talks. …read more Source:...

    Students from 15 countries gather in Belarus for law summer camp
    Jul20

    Students from 15 countries gather in Belarus for law summer camp

    The camp has brought together university students from 15 countries (USA, Canada, India, Pakistan, Georgia, Brazil, Ukraine, Russia, and other CIS countries) who will enhance their knowledge, exchange experience, and discuss the legal aspects of rapidly developing information technologies. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians Mark Anniversary Of Journalist’s Killing
    Jul20

    Ukrainians Mark Anniversary Of Journalist’s Killing

    Friends and activists remembered slain journalist Pavel Sheremet in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, on the first anniversary of his assassination. Sheremet was killed in a car-bomb blast and supporters said they are frustrated the investigation into his death has failed to determine who ordered the attack. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service)...