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    After Nearly A Week, Trump Signs New Russia Sanctions Bill
    Aug02

    After Nearly A Week, Trump Signs New Russia Sanctions Bill

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a bill imposing new sanctions on Russia and limiting his ability to ease them, according to several reports. Trump signed the bill on Wednesday after it passed Congress last week and landed on his desk on Friday. The White House later released a statement announcing that Trump signed the bill, though the...

    Donald Trump Signs Russia Sanctions
    Aug02

    Donald Trump Signs Russia Sanctions

    President Donald Trump has signed the bill passed by Congress to put more sanctions on Russia, according to a White House official. The bill was signed privately at the White House on Wednesday as the ceremony closed to the press, but according to official a statement is forthcoming. The sanctions bill passed in the Senate by an overwhelmingly...

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 23 August
    Aug02

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 23 August

    During the meeting on 2 August, the contract group reached an agreement on several matters related to the lists of persons detained in connection with the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Parties to Ukraine conflict make progress on detainee lists
    Aug02

    Parties to Ukraine conflict make progress on detainee lists

    The ambassador welcomed the agreement on the protection of critical infrastructure reached by the Normandy Four leaders during a telephone conversation on 24 July. He also welcomed the support and efforts of the leaders to get heavy weapons and means withdrawn from the contact line. …read more Source:...

    Belarus Extradites Russian Activist Wanted For Alleged Extremism
    Aug02

    Belarus Extradites Russian Activist Wanted For Alleged Extremism

    Russian opposition activist Vladimir Yegorov has been extradited from Belarus to Russia, his lawyer says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House
    Aug02

    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House

    President Donald Trump has signed into law a package of sanctions against Russia, the White House said Wednesday, after he had privately opposed the measures and his aides had lobbied against them. Two White House sources said Trump had signed the bill behind closed doors and away from the cameras — in signing it, he avoided the humiliating...

    Moldova declares Russian deputy premier persona non grata
    Aug02

    Moldova declares Russian deputy premier persona non grata

    Bucharest – Moldova has declared a Russian deputy prime minister persona non grata, following remarks he made after an aborted visit to the ex-Soviet republic. Wednesday’s statement from Moldova’s Foreign Ministry came after Dmitry Rogozin abandoned a trip to the country Friday after his plane was barred from entering Romanian and...

    Things I didn’t know (a continuing series)
    Aug02

    Things I didn’t know (a continuing series)

    The French had four times as many dead (95,000) in the Crimean War as the British did (22,000). …read more Source: Foreign...

    Russian presenter punched live on air by 'drunk paratrooper' who shouts 'we will seize Ukraine'
    Aug02

    Russian presenter punched live on air by 'drunk paratrooper' who shouts 'we will seize Ukraine'

    This is the shocking moment a man punched a Russian presenter live on television and shouted “we will seize Ukraine”. …read more Source: London Evening...

    Why is the West afraid of the West-2017 exercises?
    Aug02

    Why is the West afraid of the West-2017 exercises?

    Lukashenka with a Kalashnikov rifle. Source: solnzepodobny.livejournal.com On 21 July 2017, Alexander Lukashenka visited Kyiv and met with Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko. After the meeting, Poroshenko stated that he had received guarantees of security and that Ukraine would never be threatened from Belarusian territory. However, the very...