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    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency
    May16

    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko enacted the National Security and Defense Council’s (NSDC) decision to expand the list of Russian individuals and legal entities, against which sanctions were imposed, and to extend the duration of the sanctions. The appendix to the NSDC decision mentions the...

    The Morning Vertical, May 16, 2017
    May16

    The Morning Vertical, May 16, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Sanctions VKontakte, Other Russian Social Media Websites
    May16

    Ukraine Sanctions VKontakte, Other Russian Social Media Websites

    Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order instructing the country’s Internet providers to block several major Russian social media websites, according to a decree published on the Presidential Administration’s website. The far-ranging National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) decree,...

    Analysis: Trump intel sharing risks damaging US alliances
    May16

    Analysis: Trump intel sharing risks damaging US alliances

    WASHINGTON — For months, U.S. allies have anxiously wondered if President Donald Trump could be trusted with some of the world’s most sensitive national security secrets. Now, just a few days before Trump’s debut on the international stage, he’s giving allies new reasons to worry. A U.S. official said Trump revealed highly...

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian websites over Kremlin’s role in war
    May16

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian websites over Kremlin’s role in war

    Decision to prevent access to social media networks and search engine sparks outcry from users and press freedom campaignersUkraine has blocked Russia’s most popular social media networks and a major internet search engine in response to the Kremlin’s role in a three-year separatist war in the east.The decision sparked an immediate...

    Hill Republicans aren’t racing to Trump’s side on classified intel scandal
    May16

    Hill Republicans aren’t racing to Trump’s side on classified intel scandal

    But most aren’t yet criticizing him either. President Donald Trump might have leaked classified information to the Russian government, the Washington Post reported Monday, and for perhaps the first time in his scandal-soaked presidency, Republicans on Capitol Hill did not immediately rise to his defense. On Tuesday morning, Senate Majority...

    Ukraine Prime Minister condemns Russian aggression during Israel visit
    May16

    Ukraine Prime Minister condemns Russian aggression during Israel visit

    Trade and bilateral agreements signed on “friendly and constructive” visit. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites
    May16

    Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites

    Ukraine ordered the blocking of access to a number of Russian websites Tuesday in the latest round of sanctions since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014. President Petro Poroshenko’s office announced the decree, which he signed a day earlier, banning operations of popular Russian websites, such as search engine Yandex, for three years. The...

    Kremlin: Sanctions against Russia violate Ukrainians’ rights to information
    May16

    Kremlin: Sanctions against Russia violate Ukrainians’ rights to information

    Having expanded its sanctions against Kiev once again violated the Ukrainians rights to information, Russian presidents press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on May 16, TASS reports. It [the anti-Rus …read more Source: Big News...

    McCain: ‘Deeply Disturbing’ That Trump Gave Classified Info to Russia
    May16

    McCain: ‘Deeply Disturbing’ That Trump Gave Classified Info to Russia

    Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) released a statement on Tuesday lamenting President Donald Trump’s decision to give Russian diplomats classified information about an Islamic State operation. “The reports that the President shared sensitive intelligence with Russian officials are deeply disturbing,” McCain said. The Arizona senator...