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    EU ready to retaliate if needed to US-Russia sanctions
    Aug03

    EU ready to retaliate if needed to US-Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS: The EU said Wednesday it was ready if needed to retaliate within days against new US sanctions on Russia but believes Washington wants to spare European energy firms from any fallout. US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on the new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and holding off on efforts to...

    Unveiling the Reagan-Gorbachev Statue in Moscow
    Aug03

    Unveiling the Reagan-Gorbachev Statue in Moscow

    For all the anti-Russian fervor in congress and on cable news, an important ceremony recently occurred in Moscow. On July 3, just prior to the first meeting between President Trump and President Putin, a statue was unveiled of Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. Attending the ceremony were various Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials,...

    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House
    Aug03

    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin in peril.Trump signed the legislation behind closed doors, after failed White House efforts to scupper or water down the bill.Trumps reluctance was on...

    Trump blasts Russia sanctions bill _ but still signs it
    Aug03

    Trump blasts Russia sanctions bill _ but still signs it

    In this July 31, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Dealt a striking congressional rebuke, Donald Trump grudgingly signed what he called a “seriously flawed” package of sanctions against Russia on Wednesday, bowing for the moment to resistance from both...

    Trump: US President grudgingly signs Russia sanctions into law
    Aug03

    Trump: US President grudgingly signs Russia sanctions into law

    US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin in peril. US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the...

    Georgian Court Rejects Saakashvili’s Motion to Postpone Embezzlement Hearing
    Aug03

    Georgian Court Rejects Saakashvili’s Motion to Postpone Embezzlement Hearing

    A Georgian court on Wednesday rejected a request to postpone former President Mikheil Saakashvili’s hearing on embezzlement charges. Saakashvili’s lawyers asked Tbilisi City Court to delay the hearing because the former president has been stateless since July 26, when Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko revoked Saakashvili’s...

    ‘Alarming Signal’: Russian Envoy on Kiev’s Move to Boost Military Expenses
    Aug03

    ‘Alarming Signal’: Russian Envoy on Kiev’s Move to Boost Military Expenses

    MINSK (Sputnik) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed on Tuesday a law on introducing amendments to the 2017 state budget, which provides for additional funding for the defense sector, including the construction of an ammunition factory, the purchase of Oplot tanks, and the production of missiles. “The signing yesterday, August 1, by the...

    Russian Prime Minister makes bold prediction about Trump after new sanctions
    Aug03

    Russian Prime Minister makes bold prediction about Trump after new sanctions

    Russian Prime Minister, and former President, Dmitry Medvedev was very unhappy at the sanctions President Trump signed against the Russian Federation Wednesday, and he took to social media to express his dissatisfaction. In his statement, he said that Trump had been humiliated in to signing the sanctions, and that the establishment would...

    The myth about Trump’s generals
    Aug03

    The myth about Trump’s generals

    John F. Kelly; Michael Flynn; H.R. McMaster (Credit: AP/Moises Castillo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Susan Walsh) I know it’s asking a lot, but can you remember all the way back to January, not long after Trump was inaugurated, when Republican and Democrat establishment types were still reaching for reasons not to get too alarmed by the man...

    How 9/11 led to President Donald Trump
    Aug03

    How 9/11 led to President Donald Trump

    (Credit: AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Thomas Shanahan) It is sometimes hard to locate the genesis of a catastrophe. Most examples of societal breakdown are preceded by a long period of decay, before a moment of truth sets a country on an irreversible downward plummet. The French Revolution came about after years of costly wars, leading to a...