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    Putin says US sanctions will ?complicate relations?
    Jun18

    Putin says US sanctions will ?complicate relations?

    MOSCOW: New US sanctions on Russia approved by the Senate will complicate the countries’ relations, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a TV interview on Saturday. “Of course this will make Russia-US relations more complex,” Putin said in an excerpt from an interview due to air in full at 1700 GMT on Rossiya-1 television....

    Putin: more US sanctions would be harmful, talk of retaliation premature
    Jun18

    Putin: more US sanctions would be harmful, talk of retaliation premature

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said new sanctions under consideration by the United States would damage relations between the two countries, but it was too early to talk about retaliation, state news agency RIA reported on Saturday. The U.S. Senate voted nearly unanimously earlier this week for legislation to impose new sanctions on...

    Trump’s silence on Russian hacking hands Democrats new weapon
    Jun17

    Trump’s silence on Russian hacking hands Democrats new weapon

    Democrats are uniting behind a simple message about Russian hacking during the 2016 election: Donald Trump doesn’t care.Even as the president lashes out at the series of Russia-related probes besieging his administration, Democrats say Trump has yet to express public concern about the underlying issue with striking implications for...

    eNCA | Ukrainian reporter-blogger feared captured by rebels
    Jun17

    eNCA | Ukrainian reporter-blogger feared captured by rebels

    Stanyslav Aseyev, a freelance contributor to US-funded Radio Free Europe, has been missing since 2 June. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian reporter feared captured by rebels in separatist east (AFP)
    Jun17

    Ukrainian reporter feared captured by rebels in separatist east (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A senior Human Rights Watch activist on Saturday said she fears pro-Moscow rebels have captured a Ukrainian reporter and blogger missing for two weeks in the country’s eastern war zone. …read more Source: The West...

    Oliver Stone’s Putin puzzle: An evil genius who made history, or a shrewd, small-minded nonentity?
    Jun17

    Oliver Stone’s Putin puzzle: An evil genius who made history, or a shrewd, small-minded nonentity?

    Vladimir Putin in “The Putin Interviews” (Credit: Courtesy Of Showtime/Komandir) Oliver Stone seems to have two goals in mind in his four-part documentary “The Putin Interviews,” which premiered over the past week on Showtime. They are distinct but closely connected; one of them is subtle and complicated, while the other is a great...

    Ukrainian Migrants: The Time Bomb That Could Tear Poland Apart
    Jun17

    Ukrainian Migrants: The Time Bomb That Could Tear Poland Apart

    In an interview with Sputnik, Polish politician and journalist Konrad Rekas said that Talaga’s opinion is fully shared by Vice Premier Jaroslaw Gowin. “The problem is that Poles are wary of an uncontrolled influx of refugees from Ukraine. Jaroslaw Gowin said that Poland would be better off hiring Ukrainian migrants than those from the...

    Putin says US sanctions will ‘complicate relations’
    Jun17

    Putin says US sanctions will ‘complicate relations’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks with journalists after his annual phone-in show in Moscow, on June 15, 2017 © AFP / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEVMoscow, Russian Federation, Jun 17 – New US sanctions on Russia approved by the Senate will complicate the countries’ relations, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a TV interview Saturday. “Of...

    German Chancellor Helmut Kohl Nearly Outlived the Europe He Created
    Jun17

    German Chancellor Helmut Kohl Nearly Outlived the Europe He Created

    Before his death on Friday at the age of 87, Helmut Kohl, the former Chancellor of Germany, spent several years wondering whether he would outlive the Europe he had helped to build. And, in some ways, he did. The idea of an “ever closer union” of European states was enshrined in the continent’s politics during Kohl’s tenure, which...

    Children at Risk of Disease in Eastern Ukraine as Fighting Threatens Safe Water Supply
    Jun17

    Children at Risk of Disease in Eastern Ukraine as Fighting Threatens Safe Water Supply

    The UN Children’s Fund warns three-quarters of a million children in Eastern Ukraine are at risk of water-borne diseases as fighting threatens to cut off their safe water supply. The United Nations estimates around 10,000 people have been killed and more than 23,500 injured since fighting in Eastern Ukraine erupted between the government...