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    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia, putting Trump in corner
    Jul28

    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia, putting Trump in corner

    WASHINGTON: The US Senate voted almost unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and infuriate his own Republican Party.The legislation all but dashes Trump’s hopes for warmer ties with Moscow as his...

    6 crises that could spoil Europe’s summer
    Jul28

    6 crises that could spoil Europe’s summer

    August is supposed to be a dull month for European politics, thanks to the long summer holidays enjoyed by many on the Continent. It rarely works out that way. Political crises, armed conflicts and financial fires have a habit of ignoring the holiday schedules of European politicians. When Greece tipped toward default in 2015, European leaders...

    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation
    Jul28

    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation

    WASHINGTON: The U.S. Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia despite President Donald Trump’s objections to the legislation, which has angered Russian President Vladimir Putin who threatened to retaliate. The Senate backed the measure, which also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea, by a margin of...

    Trump could seek ´tougher´ Russia sanctions; Putin threatens retaliation
    Jul28

    Trump could seek ´tougher´ Russia sanctions; Putin threatens retaliation

    WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump could veto pending legislation that would slap new sanctions on Russia in order to push for a tougher deal, a top White House aide said on Thursday, as Moscow warned of retaliation if Washington went ahead with the measure.But the idea of Republican Trump wanting to strengthen the sanctions drew skepticism in...

    Kiev stops supplying electricity to Donbas
    Jul28

    Kiev stops supplying electricity to Donbas

    The links between Ukraine and its independence-seeking eastern districts continue dwindling as Kiev decides to stop supplying electricity to Donbass region. …read more Source:...

    Saakashvili says lost Ukraine citizenship due to president’s fear
    Jul28

    Saakashvili says lost Ukraine citizenship due to president’s fear

    Ex-Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili said he would fight Kiev’s decision to strip him of his Ukrainian citizenship. …read more Source: SABC...

    Ukraine strips   Saakashvili of   citizenship
    Jul28

    Ukraine strips Saakashvili of citizenship

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he has stripped former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship, paving the way for his possible extradition to Georgia. The charismatic reformer came to power in Georgia’s 2003 Rose Revolution but then fell from grace and is now wanted by Georgian...

    4 House Republicans Seek Answers on FBI Probe of Clinton Email
    Jul28

    4 House Republicans Seek Answers on FBI Probe of Clinton Email

    As President Donald Trump calls for the Justice Department to probe the actions of his vanquished opponent, Hillary Clinton, four Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee want another look at the FBI’s investigation of the Clinton email scandal. The four Republican lawmakers–Florida’s Matt Gaetz, Arizona’s Andy Biggs,...

    ‘The whole thing stinks’: Saakashvili slams Ukraine for stripping his citizenship
    Jul28

    ‘The whole thing stinks’: Saakashvili slams Ukraine for stripping his citizenship

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili accused Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of bowing to pressure from a Russian oligarch to strip him of his Ukrainian citizenship in an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 on Thursday. …read more Source: France...

    Ukraine’s President Sidelines Opponent by Stripping His Citizenship
    Jul27

    Ukraine’s President Sidelines Opponent by Stripping His Citizenship

    Mikheil Saakashvili, a former Georgian president who moved to Ukraine to help fight corruption, went from being President Petro O. Poroshenko’s ally to his opponent. …read more Source: The New York...