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    Russia behind Ukraine hot war: US envoy
    Jul24

    Russia behind Ukraine hot war: US envoy

    The new US special envoy on Ukraine said yesterday that Russia is responsible for the “hot war” in the country’s east, after fresh clashes between government forces and Russian-backed rebels.Kurt Volker, who was appointed this month as the State Department’s special representative for negotiations to end more than three years of...

    White House Indicates Trump Would Sign New Sanctions Bill
    Jul24

    White House Indicates Trump Would Sign New Sanctions Bill

    WASHINGTON — The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow. Lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions package as early as...

    Russia to blame for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine: US envoy
    Jul23

    Russia to blame for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine: US envoy

    KIEV: Russian aggression is to blame for violence in eastern Ukraine, where people are dying in what should be seen as a “hot war” rather than a “frozen conflict”, the US special envoy to the Ukraine peace talks said on a visit to Ukraine on Sunday. Kurt Volker, a former US ambassador to Nato, was appointed to his current role on July 7 to help...

    Russia sanctions bill that defies Trump is set for key vote
    Jul23

    Russia sanctions bill that defies Trump is set for key vote

    WASHINGTON — The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow. Lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions package as early as...

    Lawmakers Announce Bipartisan Deal On Sweeping Russia Sanctions Bill
    Jul23

    Lawmakers Announce Bipartisan Deal On Sweeping Russia Sanctions Bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat, said lawmakers had settled lingering...

    US Envoy: Russia Responsible for ‘Hot War’ in Ukraine
    Jul23

    US Envoy: Russia Responsible for ‘Hot War’ in Ukraine

    Russia is responsible for the “Hot War” in Eastern Ukraine, the newly appointed U.S. special envoy to Ukraine said Sunday. Kurt Volker, who was appointed by the State Department earlier this month to negotiate an end to more than three years of fighting that has killed 10,000 people, visited Ukraine on the eve of telephone talks...

    Congress urges US President to make Russia withdraw forces from Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova
    Jul23

    Congress urges US President to make Russia withdraw forces from Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova

    The United States Congress says President Donald Trump should call on the Government of the Russian Federation to withdraw all of its forces from the territories of Georgia Ukraine and Moldova …read more Source:...

    US Congress to vote on Russia sanctions, tying Trump’s hands
    Jul23

    US Congress to vote on Russia sanctions, tying Trump’s hands

    The House is now set to vote Tuesday on a bill that targets Russia — for its alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election and its annexation of Crimea — as well as Iran and North Korea, for its recent ballistic missile tests. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    New U.S. Special Envoy Blames Russia For ‘Hot War’ In Eastern Ukraine
    Jul23

    New U.S. Special Envoy Blames Russia For ‘Hot War’ In Eastern Ukraine

    The U.S. special envoy for Ukraine peace negotiations said the ex-Soviet country is locked in a “hot war” with Russia-backed separatists and pinned the blame on Moscow for the conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia is responsible for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine: US envoy (AFP)
    Jul23

    Russia is responsible for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine: US envoy (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The new US special envoy on Ukraine said Sunday that Russia is responsible for the “hot war” in the country’s east, after fresh clashes between government forces and Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The West...