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    Kremlin warns against ‘harmful’ new US sanctions on Russia
    Jul24

    Kremlin warns against ‘harmful’ new US sanctions on Russia

    US Senate vote Tuesday on a bill that targets Russia — for its alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election and its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014. Initially, US President Donald Trump resisted the legislation, but he seems to be left with little option but to sign off on the move. …read more Source: The Times of...

    White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill
    Jul24

    White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill

    Washington, Jul 24 – The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow, reports AP/UNB. Lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions...

    Kremlin Warns against ‘Harmful’ New US Sanctions on Russia
    Jul24

    Kremlin Warns against ‘Harmful’ New US Sanctions on Russia

    The Kremlin on Monday warned that new US sanctions on Russia would hit the interests of both sides as Congress gears up to approved fresh punitive measures. “We consider such a continuation of the rhetoric of sanctions counter-productive and harmful to the interests of both countries,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. In mid-June, the US...

    Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, and why Trump is so afraid of it, explained
    Jul24

    Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, and why Trump is so afraid of it, explained

    President Trump is furious with Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the probe into the Trump campaign’s alleged collusion with Russia. The president is so angry, in fact, that he’s hinted at a willingness to fire Mueller if he looks too closely at Trump’s personal finances. Such an investigation, Trump told the New York...

    Russia, EU Voice Concern About Proposed U.S. Sanctions
    Jul24

    Russia, EU Voice Concern About Proposed U.S. Sanctions

    Russia and the European Union are both expressing concern about proposed new U.S. sanctions against Moscow, focusing in particular on how they might affect joint energy projects. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Military Ally Ditched U.S. Base After Missile Strike Threat
    Jul24

    Russia Military Ally Ditched U.S. Base After Missile Strike Threat

    The country’s U.S. base closed in 2014, as tensions between Russia and the West peaked over Ukraine’s decision to topple the pro-Russian government in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Special Envoy Blames Russia For ‘Hot War’ In Ukraine
    Jul24

    U.S. Special Envoy Blames Russia For ‘Hot War’ In Ukraine

    The U.S. special envoy to Ukraine has described the violence in the eastern part of the country as a “hot war.” Kurt Volker said Russian aggression was to blame for the ongoing fighting, which he said should not be regarded as a “frozen conflict.” Volker made the comments during a visit to the Ukrainian...

    Two NATO Ships Arrived at Odessa Port
    Jul24

    Two NATO Ships Arrived at Odessa Port

    Two NATO military ships arrived at the port of Odessa. This was reported on Facebook from the press center of the Ukrainian Navy. The two ships are the British ‘Duncan’ and the Turkish frigate ‘Yildirim’ , explained the press center. Reported Mediapool The planned visit includes official meetings with commanders of the...

    Romanian to lead PepsiCo in Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa
    Jul24

    Romanian to lead PepsiCo in Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Silviu Popovici, the president of the PepsiCo business in Russia, Ukraine and the CIS countries, will take over the group’s operations in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa (the ESSA area), reports local Ziarul Finanicar. The area includes 65 countries, and the group has in its portfolio brands such as Pepsi, Tropicana and Quaker Oats. Popovici...

    Semashko: Belarus can boost export of equipment to Ukraine
    Jul24

    Semashko: Belarus can boost export of equipment to Ukraine

    “If we combine the Belarusian and Ukrainian subsidies we will be able to increase the export of our tractors, combine harvesters, and other equipment (tractors, for instance) several times,” Vladimir Semashko said. …read more Source:...