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    Juncker in Brexit PUT DOWN: ‘I’ll speak French because it’s an official EU language’
    Jul14

    Juncker in Brexit PUT DOWN: ‘I’ll speak French because it’s an official EU language’

    BRUSSELS boss Jean-Claude Juncker has delivered his latest put down to Britain by deciding to speak French at the EU-Ukraine summit as it’s “an official EU language”. …read more Source:...

    Russia Reportedly Detains Power Executive Connected With Siemens Project
    Jul14

    Russia Reportedly Detains Power Executive Connected With Siemens Project

    Russian authorities have detained the chief executive of Russian electricity equipment maker Power Machines on suspicion of attempting to divulge state secrets, Russian media have reported, citing anonymous sources. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarusian army aims to protect Russian airspace, not to atack other countries
    Jul14

    Belarusian army aims to protect Russian airspace, not to atack other countries

    Military parade on 3 July. Image: CTV.by Belarus’s neighbours regularly voice their concerns about Minsk’s role in a potential Russian invasion of the Baltic states or Ukraine. However, on 15 June, Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenka insisted that although Belarusian and Russian troops were operating in the region ‘as...

    Corruption Undermining Ukraine’s Progress, EU’s Juncker Says
    Jul14

    Corruption Undermining Ukraine’s Progress, EU’s Juncker Says

    KYIV – Corruption is undermining all efforts to rebuild Ukraine in line with European Union norms, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday, as President Petro Poroshenko vowed …read more Source: Big News...

    EU flip flops on corruption in Ukraine
    Jul14

    EU flip flops on corruption in Ukraine

    EU officials flip-flopped on corruption and fumbled their political communique at a summit in Kiev on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Trump says will invite Putin to White House ‘at the right time’
    Jul14

    Trump says will invite Putin to White House ‘at the right time’

    DUSHANBE, 14.07.2017. /NIAT “Khovar”/. US President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday he plans to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to the White House “at the right time”, TASS reports. “I don’t think this is the right time”, Trump said when asked if he planned to invite the Russian leader to the White House, “but the answer is...

    Trump dodges on Russia sanctions
    Jul14

    Trump dodges on Russia sanctions

    U.S. President Donald Trump sent mixed signals about U.S. sanctions against Russia in a conversation with reporters released by the White House on Thursday. Trump’s comments came as the House struggles for a way forward on a Russia sanctions bill that cleared the Senate with 98 votes last month. Trump sidestepped a question about whether...

    NATO’s Attitude Toward Ukraine Contributes to Deadlock Over Situation in Donbas
    Jul14

    NATO’s Attitude Toward Ukraine Contributes to Deadlock Over Situation in Donbas

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) — NATO’s actions in Ukraine are possibly aimed at encouraging Ukrainian authorities to continue its rigid policy and preventing the situation in Donbas of overcoming the impasse, Russian Permanent Representative to NATO Alexander Grushko said Thursday. “There is a danger that steps taken by NATO members in Ukraine for the...

    Gunman Who Killed Boris Nemtsov Receives 20-Year Prison Sentence
    Jul14

    Gunman Who Killed Boris Nemtsov Receives 20-Year Prison Sentence

    Zaur Dadayev, the gunman who fatally shot Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in February 2015, was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a Moscow military court on Thursday following his conviction in late June. Prosecutors originally asked for Dadayev, a former member of an elite security battalion in Chechnya, to receive life in prison. On...

    Russia Baiters and Putin Haters
    Jul14

    Russia Baiters and Putin Haters

    “Is Russia an enemy of the United States?” NBC’s Kasie Hunt demanded of Ted Cruz. Replied the runner-up for the GOP nomination, “Russia is a significant adversary. Putin is a KGB thug.” To Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine, the revelation that Donald Trump Jr., entertained an offer from the Russians for dirt on Clinton could be...