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    Putin extends embargo on Western food imports through 2018 (AFP)
    Jun30

    Putin extends embargo on Western food imports through 2018 (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday extended Moscow’s embargo on food products from the West until the end of 2018, continuing its policy of retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    U.S. army gear could be ‘Made in Ukraine’ under new defence deals
    Jun30

    U.S. army gear could be ‘Made in Ukraine’ under new defence deals

    KIEV (Reuters) – Defence agreements announced during a visit by the Ukrainian president to Washington this month will provide Ukraine with access to defensive military equipment of the sort needed to combat Russian-backed separatists in the east. …read more Source:...

    Putin extends embargo on Western food imports through 2018
    Jun30

    Putin extends embargo on Western food imports through 2018

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday extended Moscow’s embargo on food products from the West until the end of 2018, continuing its policy of retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine. A decree signed by Putin and posted in the official government database states that the embargo on produce, dairy, meat and most other foods will...

    Catch up on the entire Trump-Russia scandal in just 6 minutes
    Jun30

    Catch up on the entire Trump-Russia scandal in just 6 minutes

    It’s been tough to keep track of all the allegations, counter-allegations, denials, revelations, leaks, and tweets surrounding the connections between Russia, the 2016 election, and President Donald Trump’s administration. Here’s a quick guide to what we know (and what we don’t). So, did Russia interfere in the 2016...

    Putin extends embargo on Western food imports through 2018
    Jun30

    Putin extends embargo on Western food imports through 2018

    June 30, 2017 8:54 PMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday (June 30) extended Moscow’s embargo on food products from the West until the end of 2018, continuing its policy of retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Forget the stupid tweets: There’s big news on Trump’s Russia connections — and he doesn’t want you to read it
    Jun30

    Forget the stupid tweets: There’s big news on Trump’s Russia connections — and he doesn’t want you to read it

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Alexei Nikolsky/Susan Walsh) Well, Thursday was a lot of fun, wasn’t it? We got to spend the day wallowing in presidential misogyny, a treat we haven’t been able to savor since we heard Donald Trump brag about getting away with random crotch grabbing because he is such a “star.” No one can be...

    Russia’s ‘Necessary Legal Measures’ to Protect a POW Caught by Ukraine
    Jun30

    Russia’s ‘Necessary Legal Measures’ to Protect a POW Caught by Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Thursday, Peskov said that Russian authorities would likely act in the case of Ageev as with other Russian nationals and protect his rights. “You know that diplomatic channels usually protect the legitimate legal interests of our citizens abroad, that’s why the Kremlin does not do this in its daily routine, but on the...

    Chaos and order in a changing world
    Jun30

    Chaos and order in a changing world

    I first met Margaret Thatcher in the early 1970s, when she was Secretary of Education. My wife was doing research on education and urged that I meet her. It took a little doing because she did not see the absolute necessity of a Security Adviser meeting with a Minister of Education, but we did meet and it started a friendship, which lasted until...

    Jean-Claude Juncker: European Commission chief admits ‘I still don’t have a smartphone’
    Jun30

    Jean-Claude Juncker: European Commission chief admits ‘I still don’t have a smartphone’

    Juncker, a former Luxembourg prime minister, uses an old Nokia mobile phone, EU sources told AFP. European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker admitted Friday that he had not yet joined the smartphone revolution, as he helped launch the EU presidency of digital-savvy Estonia.”I shouldn’t say but I have to say it, I still don’t...

    Ukrainian Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near Chernobyl Nuclear Plant
    Jun30

    Ukrainian Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

    Ukrainian firefighters are battling to contain a forest fire inside the irradiated exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear plant, officials say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...