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    White House criticizes Russia sanctions stalled in House
    Jul11

    White House criticizes Russia sanctions stalled in House

    Washington, Jul 11 – A new package of economic sanctions on Russia and Iran unacceptably constrains the president’s authority, the White House says, as Democrats complain that the Trump administration is trying to weaken the penalties, reports AP/UNB. The legislation sailed through the Senate nearly a month ago in response to Russia’s...

    EU adopts Association Agreement with Ukraine
    Jul11

    EU adopts Association Agreement with Ukraine

    The EU has formally approved an Association Agreement with Ukraine. The agreement expands cooperation across a host of fields and can pave the way for eventual EU membership. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    EU: Union seals Ukraine pact ahead of Kiev summit
    Jul11

    EU: Union seals Ukraine pact ahead of Kiev summit

    The EU states said they had decided to formally conclude ratification of the Association Agreement with Ukraine, effective September 1. The EU formally approved on Tuesday a landmark cooperation accord with Ukraine meant to counter a hostile Russia ahead of a high-profile summit in Kiev.The decision by the 28 European Union member states came...

    OSCE member states, including Russia, reach deal to fill vacant posts
    Jul11

    OSCE member states, including Russia, reach deal to fill vacant posts

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Members of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which monitors the conflict in eastern Ukraine, overcame months of deadlock on Tuesday on filling top posts, its chairman said, praising Russia’s “constructive” role. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE member states, including Russia, reach deal to fill vacant posts
    Jul11

    OSCE member states, including Russia, reach deal to fill vacant posts

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Members of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which monitors the conflict in eastern Ukraine, overcame months of deadlock on Tuesday on filling top posts, its chairman said, praising Russia’s “constructive” role. …read more Source:...

    OSCE Member States, Including Russia, Reach Deal to Fill Vacant Posts
    Jul11

    OSCE Member States, Including Russia, Reach Deal to Fill Vacant Posts

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Members of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which monitors the conflict in eastern Ukraine,… …read more Source: U.S....

    [Feature] Sanctions on Crimea hurt some more than others
    Jul11

    [Feature] Sanctions on Crimea hurt some more than others

    From small businesses to commercial giants, many have been affected by the US and EU sanctions imposed after Crimea’s annexation by Russia in 2014. But some locals have found ways around them. …read more Source:...

    White House: New Economic Sanctions On Russia, Iran Constrains President’s Authority
    Jul11

    White House: New Economic Sanctions On Russia, Iran Constrains President’s Authority

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new package of economic sanctions on Russia and Iran unacceptably constrains the president’s authority, the White House says, as Democrats complain that the Trump administration is trying to weaken the penalties. The legislation sailed through the Senate nearly a month ago in response to Russia’s meddling in the...

    EU Council endorses Association Agreement with Ukraine
    Jul11

    EU Council endorses Association Agreement with Ukraine

    All the 28 European Union member-countries have approved the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, the Council of the European Union said in a statement released in Brussels on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Foreign Ministers Meet on Europe’s ‘Crisis of Confidence’
    Jul11

    Foreign Ministers Meet on Europe’s ‘Crisis of Confidence’

    Austria’s foreign minister convened dozens of counterparts on Tuesday to overcome what he calls a “crisis of confidence” hobbling the work of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. A forum born of Cold War attempts to ease disputes through compromise, the OSCE must reach decisions by consensus. However,...