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    EU slaps new sanctions on Moscow over Crimea turbines
    Aug05

    EU slaps new sanctions on Moscow over Crimea turbines

    The EU expanded its Russia sanctions blacklist Friday, targeting three people including the deputy energy minister and three companies involved in diverting gas turbines sold by German firm Siemens to Russian-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Top US Intelligence Officials Wary as Ever of Russia
    Aug05

    Top US Intelligence Officials Wary as Ever of Russia

    Top U.S. intelligence officials are refusing to back down over concerns about Russia, even as U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian officials lament what they describe as deteriorating relations between the two countries. “Our values and our interests are not aligned naturally,” Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart, director of the...

    Russian deputy minister blacklisted in new European Union sanctions
    Aug04

    Russian deputy minister blacklisted in new European Union sanctions

    The EU first introduced sanctions on Russia after the 2014 military takeover of the Black Sea peninsula from Kiev, and stepped them up repeatedly as Moscow then backed separatist unrest in the east of Ukraine. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    Trump’s Interests vs. America’s, Secret Service Edition
    Aug04

    Trump’s Interests vs. America’s, Secret Service Edition

    President Donald Trump’s decision to retain ownership of his business while in office means that he can profit from government entities that are obligated to patronize his properties. For the Secret Service, which sets up a protective perimeter around the president and vice president’s non-White House residences, this means paying the...

    EU imposes new sanctions on Russia
    Aug04

    EU imposes new sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS: The European Union (EU) imposed sanctions on three Russian nationals and three firms on Friday after gas turbines sold by German industrial giant Siemens were diverted to Ukraine’s Russian-annexed Crimea region. The individuals — two Russian government officials and a senior figure with one of the companies involved — will be...

    On Eve of Shock Arrival in Poland, Stateless Ex-Georgian President Vows to Fight for Adopted Homeland
    Aug04

    On Eve of Shock Arrival in Poland, Stateless Ex-Georgian President Vows to Fight for Adopted Homeland

    Mikheil Saakashvili, since last week the world’s only stateless former president, says he could have remained safely in the United States, or perhaps settled with his family in his wife’s home nation, the Netherlands. But instead, the former Georgian leader, who last week was stripped of his adoptive Ukrainian citizenship, turned up...

    Saakashvili In Poland To Mark 1944 Warsaw Uprising Day
    Aug04

    Saakashvili In Poland To Mark 1944 Warsaw Uprising Day

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship in late July, has taken part in Poland’s commemorations marking the anniversary of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising against Nazi occupation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Joshua ordered to defend WBA title against Ortiz
    Aug04

    Joshua ordered to defend WBA title against Ortiz

    The World Boxing Association (WBA) has ordered world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to defend his title against Cuba’s Luis Ortiz, the organisation said yesterday. The 27-year-old Briton, who also holds the IBF and IBO titles, had been due to face Wladimir Klitschko in a rematch of their April bout that Josua won via an 11th round...

    Russia slams new EU sanctions over Crimea turbines as ‘hostile’ and ‘groundless’
    Aug04

    Russia slams new EU sanctions over Crimea turbines as ‘hostile’ and ‘groundless’

    Russia reacted angrily Friday after the European Union expanded its sanctions over the transfer of Siemens gas turbines to Moscow-annexed Crimea, calling the move “hostile”. “The decision of Brussels…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Kvitova breezes past Bondarenko at Stanford Open
    Aug04

    Kvitova breezes past Bondarenko at Stanford Open

    Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova cruised to a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Kateryna Bondarenko at the WTA Stanford tournament on Thursday, setting up a quarter-final clash with American teenager Cici Bellis. The second-seeded wildcard entrant needed just 60 minutes on the court, finishing with 31 winners and 10 unforced errors, while...