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    EU officials: EU to extend Russia sanctions for 6 months
    Dec15

    EU officials: EU to extend Russia sanctions for 6 months

    European Union officials say the EU will extend its sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the fragile peace agreement in Ukraine. Two … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    EU leaders extend economic sanctions on Russia
    Dec15

    EU leaders extend economic sanctions on Russia

    EU leaders have agreed to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats at a one-day summit in Brussels said. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    EU Officials: EU to Extend Russia Sanctions for 6 Months
    Dec15

    EU Officials: EU to Extend Russia Sanctions for 6 Months

    European Union officials say the EU will extend sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the fragile peace agreement in Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Graham Signals He Won’t Vote For Tillerson If He Rejects Russia Sanctions
    Dec15

    Graham Signals He Won’t Vote For Tillerson If He Rejects Russia Sanctions

    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) suggested in a Thursday interview that his vote to confirm Rex Tillerson as President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of state will depend on the ExxonMobil CEO’s position on imposing new sanctions on Russia. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to Release 15 Prisoners in ‘Goodwill Gesture’ to Pro-Russia Rebels
    Dec15

    Ukraine to Release 15 Prisoners in ‘Goodwill Gesture’ to Pro-Russia Rebels

    Ukraine on Thursday said it would pardon and release 15 prisoners captured in separatist areas of eastern Ukraine as a way to start further prisoner swaps with pro-Russian rebels. The prisoners will receive a presidential pardon and be returned home before the two sides meet for talks in Belarus next week, said Ukrainian lawmaker Iryna...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 – diplomats
    Dec15

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 – diplomats

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said. …read more Source: The...

    Trump Ally Tells Businesspeople In Moscow: Trump ‘Can Look At Sanctions’
    Dec15

    Trump Ally Tells Businesspeople In Moscow: Trump ‘Can Look At Sanctions’

    Former Donald Trump surrogate Jack Kingston suggested the President-elect may look at lifting sanctions on Russia while speaking Monday to American businesspeople in Moscow about what they might expect from the incoming administration, NPR reported. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Trump, Putin, and the Art of Appeasement
    Dec15

    Trump, Putin, and the Art of Appeasement

    Donald Trump’s Russia strategy is based on making a series of one-sided concessions in the hopes of luring Moscow into a more positive global relationship. There’s a name for this approach: appeasement. A man who ran for office as the ultimate negotiator is intent on giving away the store on Crimea and Syria for free—and it’s...

    EU leaders agree to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017: diplomats
    Dec15

    EU leaders agree to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017: diplomats

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said. …read more Source:...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017: diplomats
    Dec15

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017: diplomats

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said. …read more Source: Libya...