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    Pro-Kiev activists block railway to Ukraine’s rebel-held east (AFP)
    Jan27

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

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Kiev protesters on Friday blocked a railway line into Ukraine’s rebel-held east to protest against trade with Russian-backed separatists, their spokesman told AFP. …read more Source: The West...

    Trump, May Stress Common Interests, Values
    Jan27

    Trump, May Stress Common Interests, Values

    In his first meeting with a foreign leader, President Donald Trump spoke of the two nations’ “special relationship,” and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed, mentioning common economic interests and shared values, but pointedly saying the new president had pledged he is “100 percent” behind NATO. Trump has...

    Donald Trump meets British PM Theresa May at White House
    Jan27

    Donald Trump meets British PM Theresa May at White House

    Washington, Jan 28: US President Donald Trump met British Prime Minister Theresa May here in his first meeting with a visiting foreign leader since taking office. Trump was meeting May in a session fraught with tension as the new US President contemplates lifting sanctions against Russia despite the objections of many Europeans wary of Moscow,...

    Trump: Mattis’ view on torture will override his own beliefs
    Jan27

    Trump: Mattis’ view on torture will override his own beliefs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that his defense secretary’s opposition to torture would override his own belief that enhanced interrogation “does work,” addressing concerns about a return to Bush-era use of waterboarding and other especially harsh procedures. Three issues — whether Trump would allow the use...

    John McCain Warns Trump: I’m Prepared To Codify Russian Sanctions Into Law
    Jan27

    John McCain Warns Trump: I’m Prepared To Codify Russian Sanctions Into Law

    WASHINGTON ― Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) sent a clear message to President Donald Trump on Friday amid speculation that he may lift sanctions against Russia: Don’t even think about it or I’ll lead a congressional effort to pass them into law.“For the sake of America’s national security and that of our allies, I hope President...

    Trump plays down speculation over lifting of Russia sanctions
    Jan27

    Trump plays down speculation over lifting of Russia sanctions

    Washington, Jan 27 (PTI) US President Donald Trump today played down speculation that he may lift sanctions on Russia, even as British Prime Minister Theresa May urged him to continue with them until Moscow implements the international agreement on Ukraine. At a joint news conference with May, Trump told reporters that it is too early to talk...

    Series of exhibitions devoted to Aivazovsky open in Ukraine
    Jan27

    Series of exhibitions devoted to Aivazovsky open in Ukraine

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Trump wants good relationship with Russia, May says sanctions should stay
| Reuters
    Jan27

    Trump wants good relationship with Russia, May says sanctions should stay | Reuters

    By Steve Holland and Elizabeth Piper | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he wanted to have good relations with Russia and declined to say whether he was ready to lift sanctions on Moscow, which visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May said must stay in place.Speaking at a news conference after his first meeting...

    Hungary Hails Putin Visit, Says Sanctions On Russia ‘Useless’
    Jan27

    Hungary Hails Putin Visit, Says Sanctions On Russia ‘Useless’

    The foreign minister of Hungary says economic sanctions imposed by the European Union against Russia have been “bad news for Europe” and welcomed the timing of President Vladimir Putin’s planned trip to Budapest next week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Republicans warn Trump against lifting Russia sanctions
    Jan27

    Republicans warn Trump against lifting Russia sanctions

    Two Republican senators on Friday warned President Donald Trump not to unilaterally ease sanctions against Russia — reminding him there’s bipartisan support for blocking such a move. Arizona GOP Sen. John McCain and Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman urged Trump to rule out any rollback of punitive measures against Moscow hours after White House...