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    Kremlin laments new US sanctions after Putin-Obama meeting
    Sep07

    Kremlin laments new US sanctions after Putin-Obama meeting

    The U.S. Department of Commerce on Wednesday added 11 companies linked to the Russian arms sector to the sanctions list the government compiled immediately after Russia’s annexation of Crimea, restricting their exports to the United States. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    V4 bloc seeks united front ahead of EU summit
    Sep07

    V4 bloc seeks united front ahead of EU summit

    The heads of government of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic have concluded an informal meeting of the Visegrad Group held in Krynica, Poland. The gathering was designed to cement a common stance ahead of an upcoming EU summit, to be held in Bratislava on September 16, focused on post-Brexit EU reforms. Also present at the “V4+1”...

    EU ambassadors agree to prolong sanctions against Russia
    Sep07

    EU ambassadors agree to prolong sanctions against Russia

    PanARMENIAN.Net – European Union ambassadors have prolonged asset freezes and visa bans on 146 Russian individuals and 37 entities that, according to the bloc, have threatened Ukraine’s territorial in …read more Source: Big News...

    A Crude Heroine: Nadiya Savchenko’s Assault on Ukraine’s Elite
    Sep07

    A Crude Heroine: Nadiya Savchenko’s Assault on Ukraine’s Elite

    After her release from a Russia prison, Ukrainian helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko was celebrated as a hero. Now, though, she is making powerful enemies with her coarse verbal attacks against the country’s political elite. …read more Source: Der...

    Council of Europe appoints new author of Smolensk crash report
    Sep07

    Council of Europe appoints new author of Smolensk crash report

    The Council of Europe’s Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights has started work on a report on the 2010 Smolensk plane crash, in which all 96 passengers died, including President Lech Kaczyński and his wife. The Council of Europe may pass a resolution on the issue after the report is prepared. On September 6, Dutch MP Pieter Omtzigt,...

    EU extends asset freezes, travel bans on Russia over Ukraine conflict
    Sep07

    EU extends asset freezes, travel bans on Russia over Ukraine conflict

    The EU extends its asset freezes and travel bans against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin: New U.S. Sanctions ‘Not Consistent’ With Talks Over Cooperation
    Sep07

    Kremlin: New U.S. Sanctions ‘Not Consistent’ With Talks Over Cooperation

    The Kremlin says expanded U.S. sanctions against Russia are not consistent with talks over possible cooperation between Russia and the United States. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ash Carter: ‘Clear ambition’ by Russia to erode world order
    Sep07

    Ash Carter: ‘Clear ambition’ by Russia to erode world order

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is strongly criticizing Russia for what he says is Moscow’s “clear ambition to erode the principled international order” through coercion and aggression. Carter used a speech Wednesday to students at Oxford University to blast what he calls Russia’s “unprofessional behavior” in...

    Ash Carter: ‘Clear ambition’ by Russia to erode world order
    Sep07

    Ash Carter: ‘Clear ambition’ by Russia to erode world order

    OXFORD, England (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is strongly criticizing Russia for what he says is Moscow’s “clear ambition to erode the principled international order” through coercion and aggression. Carter used a speech Wednesday to students at Oxford University to blast what he calls Russia’s...

    Russia frees Crimean dissident from psychiatric clinic
    Sep07

    Russia frees Crimean dissident from psychiatric clinic

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities freed a prominent Crimean dissident from a psychiatric clinic on Wednesday after he was held there for almost a month and subjected to enforced examinations, his lawyer and a colleague said; but he still faces a possible jail sentence. …read more Source: The...