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    Ukraine supports new possible US sanctions against Russia
    Jul27

    Ukraine supports new possible US sanctions against Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday that Kiev supports the U.S. House of Representatives’ decision to back a draft bill on new sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine Strips Former Georgian President Saakashvili of Citizenship 
    Jul27

    Ukraine Strips Former Georgian President Saakashvili of Citizenship 

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stripped former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship Wednesday, leaving him effectively stateless. Saakashvili became a citizen of Ukraine and was appointed governor of Odessa by Poroshenko on May 30, 2015. Ukraine’s State Migration Services posted a statement July 26...

    Ukraine Strips Former Georgian President Saakashvili of Citizenship 
    Jul27

    Ukraine Strips Former Georgian President Saakashvili of Citizenship 

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stripped former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship Wednesday, leaving him effectively stateless. Saakashvili became a citizen of Ukraine and was appointed governor of Odessa by Poroshenko on May 30, 2015. Ukraine’s State Migration Services posted a statement July 26...

    Law Drawing Focus in Russia Probe Rarely Ends in Prosecution
    Jul27

    Law Drawing Focus in Russia Probe Rarely Ends in Prosecution

    WASHINGTON – Criminal prosecutions are rare for people who fail to register as foreign agents, according to a top Justice Department official who testified Wednesday about an obscure law receiving new attention amid investigations into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia. Adam Hickey, a deputy assistant attorney general, told Senate...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko strips Mikheil Saakashvili of citizenship
    Jul27

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko strips Mikheil Saakashvili of citizenship

    Future of former Georgian president in doubt after falling out with pro-western leader …read more Source: Financial...

    Manafort’s former biz pal an ‘upper-echelon’ Russian mobster: report
    Jul27

    Manafort’s former biz pal an ‘upper-echelon’ Russian mobster: report

    The feds have identified a former business associate of President Trump’s ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort as an “upper-echelon [associate] of Russian organized crime,” NBC News reported Wednesday. The revelation came in a 115-page filing as part of the Department of Justice’s case against Dmytro Firtash, a Ukrainian oligarch who was...

    Ukraine president strips one-time ally Saakashvili of citizenship
    Jul26

    Ukraine president strips one-time ally Saakashvili of citizenship

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has stripped one-time ally Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship, the migration service said on Wednesday, spelling the likely end of the former Georgian president’s political aspirations in Ukraine. Saakashvili, who is widely credited with cracking down on graft as president of Georgia...

    Global Affairs pledges to defend Ukraine as it reviews new U.S. sanctions
    Jul26

    Global Affairs pledges to defend Ukraine as it reviews new U.S. sanctions

    Global Affairs is reviewing draft U.S. sanctions on Russia to see if they’ll have any impact on Canadian businesses, said a spokesperson for Minister Chrystia Freeland. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a wide-ranging bill targeting Russia, North Korea and Iran on Tuesday. The bill has offended the European Union because of business...

    DOJ: Ex-Manafort Associate Is Top-Tier Comrade of Russian Mobsters
    Jul26

    DOJ: Ex-Manafort Associate Is Top-Tier Comrade of Russian Mobsters

    In a new filing federal prosecutors call Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash an “upper-echelon” associate of Russian organized crime. …read more Source:...

    New Sanctions Against Russia, Iran, North Korea Hits Snag In Senate
    Jul26

    New Sanctions Against Russia, Iran, North Korea Hits Snag In Senate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new package of financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea has a hit a snag in the Senate, where the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee has objected to the House’s decision to include penalties targeting Pyongyang in the legislation. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., told reporters Wednesday that he...