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    Politics: Mueller has expanded the Russia probe to include Trump’s business dealings — here’s what he’s looking at
    Jul20

    Politics: Mueller has expanded the Russia probe to include Trump’s business dealings — here’s what he’s looking at

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is expanding his investigation to look at President Donald Trump's business dealings. “FBI investigators and others are looking at Russian purchases of apartments in Trump buildings, Trump’s involvement in a controversial SoHo development with Russian associates, the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in...

    In Kiev: Colleagues demand answers a year after journalist slaying
    Jul20

    In Kiev: Colleagues demand answers a year after journalist slaying

    Some five hundred friends, former colleagues and activists began a procession at the site in the centre of the Ukrainian capital… Journalists gathered in Kiev on Thursday to demand results from a stalled investigation into the car bomb killing of prominent independent reporter Pavel Sheremet one year after his death.Some five hundred...

    Why it’s difficult to trust China or Russia
    Jul20

    Why it’s difficult to trust China or Russia

    Interpreting and understanding political movements and societal disruptions usually don’t occur in large macro-settings like the recent Group of 20 Summit. Other than bashing Donald Trump along with China and Germany for their unwillingness to take on larger global roles from the United States, nothing significant happened. To track global...

    The collapse of Cyprus reunification talks: Imposition of sanctions against Turkey is long overdue
    Jul20

    The collapse of Cyprus reunification talks: Imposition of sanctions against Turkey is long overdue

    By Constantine Tzanos, Contributor Nuclear engineer, PhD* July 7, 2017, marked the failure of another effort to solve the over 40-year-old problem of the division of Cyprus. Turkey, in defiance of the international law, refused to terminate its military occupation of Northern Cyprus. In 1960, Cyprus was granted independence from British rule...

    US fines Exxon $2 mn over Ukraine-related sanctions breaches (AFP)
    Jul20

    US fines Exxon $2 mn over Ukraine-related sanctions breaches (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – The United States on Thursday hit oil giant ExxonMobil with a $2 million fine for violating Ukraine-related sanctions, at a time when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was still in charge of the company. …read more Source: The West...

    Belkommunmash to take part in tender to supply 100+ vehicles to Ukraine
    Jul20

    Belkommunmash to take part in tender to supply 100+ vehicles to Ukraine

    “Our product range has been refreshed almost 100%. We got down to active work last year. There are plans in some regions to partake in the tenders to supply another hundred units of equipment,” the director general said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to Purposefully Discredit Media Over Criticism – Journalists Union
    Jul20

    Ukraine to Purposefully Discredit Media Over Criticism – Journalists Union

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Last week, Ukrainian Vesti media outlet reported that security services were searching its offices in the Gulliver trade center in Kiev, halting the outlet’s work. According to Chief Military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatolii Matios, over 180 searches at the trade center were being conducted in offices owned by former Revenues...

    Exxon Fined $2 Million For Sanctions Breach When Tillerson Was CEO
    Jul20

    Exxon Fined $2 Million For Sanctions Breach When Tillerson Was CEO

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department says it is slapping Exxon Mobil Corp. with a $2 million fine for violating Russia sanctions while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil company’s CEO. The U.S. says Exxon violated the sanctions in May 2014 when two subsidiaries signed deals with Igor Sechin. Sechin is the chairman of Russian...

    Worst flare-up in months kills 9 Ukrainian troops
    Jul20

    Worst flare-up in months kills 9 Ukrainian troops

    Nine Ukrainian troops have been killed in clashes with pro-Russian militias and a mine blast in the volatile eastern border frontline in the bloodiest incident in recent months. …read more Source:...

    Yerevan’s Dvin Hotel: Armenia’s Honorary Consul to Crimea Wants to Build Casino
    Jul20

    Yerevan’s Dvin Hotel: Armenia’s Honorary Consul to Crimea Wants to Build Casino

    A section of Yerevan’s Soviet-era Dvin Hotel, now vacant for many years, will house a gambling casino if the new owners have their way. …read more Source:...