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    Trump v Putin: US army chiefs call for White House to arm Russia’s enemies
    Aug02

    Trump v Putin: US army chiefs call for White House to arm Russia’s enemies

    DEFENCE chiefs in the US are pushing for Donald Trump to arm Ukraine amid aggression from Russia. …read more Source:...

    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House
    Aug02

    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin on ice. Trump signed the legislation behind closed doors and away from the cameras, after failed efforts to scupper or water down the bill. Trump’s...

    Trump signs ‘seriously flawed’ Russia sanctions bill
    Aug02

    Trump signs ‘seriously flawed’ Russia sanctions bill

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed what he called a “seriously flawed” bill imposing new sanctions on Russia, pressured by his Republican Party not to move on his own toward a warmer relationship with Moscow in light of Russian actions. The legislation is aimed at punishing Moscow for interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential...

    How Russia’s strongmen use homophobia to stay in power
    Aug02

    How Russia’s strongmen use homophobia to stay in power

    From the atrocities in Chechnya to the Kremlin’s anti-gay laws, “state-sponsored homophobia” is a weapon throughout the Russian Federation. Back in March, international news outlets reported on the devastating detention, torture, and murder of hundreds of gay and bisexual men in Chechnya. Now, the NGO Russian LGBT Network — along with...

    Report: Perry Floated To Replace Kelly As Homeland Security Secretary
    Aug02

    Report: Perry Floated To Replace Kelly As Homeland Security Secretary

    President Donald Trump is considering Secretary of Energy Rick Perry as a potential replacement for former Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, whom Trump installed as White House chief of staff Monday, according to a Bloomberg report. The White House is pondering others for the position as well, and though Perry “loves what he’s doing,”...

    Trump Signs Congress-Backed Russia Sanctions Bill
    Aug02

    Trump Signs Congress-Backed Russia Sanctions Bill

    President Donald Trump has signed the Russia sanctions bill on Wednesday. Trump released a signing statement explaining his concerns over the bill, which he believes “encroaches on presidential authority and may hurt U.S. ability to work with allies,” according to Bloomberg: Trump’s concerns cover four areas: encroachment on...

    President Ponders Saakashvili Regaining Georgian Citizenship
    Aug02

    President Ponders Saakashvili Regaining Georgian Citizenship

    Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili said his predecessor Mikheil Saakashvili needs to decide whether he wants to become a Georgian again. Saakashvili, who was Georgian president in 2004-2013, was stripped of his citizenship in 2015 soon after becoming governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region. That post required him to take Ukrainian...

    Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law
    Aug02

    Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law

    US President Donald Trump has signed legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia into law, a White House official said on Wednesday. The US Congress voted last week by overwhelming margins for sanctions to punish the Russian government over interference in the 2016 presidential election, annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and other perceived...

    Trump Signs Russia Sanctions Bill Into Law
    Aug02

    Trump Signs Russia Sanctions Bill Into Law

    U.S. President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions Wednesday on Russia, signing legislation with penalties aimed at Moscow for its interference in last year’s U.S. election designed to help him win the White House. Trump had objected to the measure because it gives Congress a 30-day review period during which it could block Trump from easing...

    Trump approves new ‘flawed’ Russia sanctions
    Aug02

    Trump approves new ‘flawed’ Russia sanctions

    The action is punishment for alleged meddling in the US election and Russian actions in Crimea. …read more Source:...