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    Finance: There were 2 developments this week that could have huge consequences for Russia’s oil
    Jun16

    Finance: There were 2 developments this week that could have huge consequences for Russia’s oil

    "It certainly was not the best week ever for Russian President Vladimir Putin." On Monday, protests against corruption swept across the country in over 100 cities. The protests were organized by the social media-savvy opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Over 1,000 protesters were reportedly detained. Then, on Wednesday, the US Senate...

    Capital Facts: One of Ottawa’s oldest family owned businesses
    Jun16

    Capital Facts: One of Ottawa’s oldest family owned businesses

    In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Citizen is rolling out one fact each day for 150 days until July 1, highlighting the odd, the fascinating and the important bits of Ottawa history you might not know about. The same family has run Rideau Bakery for three generations, since 1930, making it one of Ottawa’s oldest...

    The Morning Vertical, June 16, 2017
    Jun16

    The Morning Vertical, June 16, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Preliminary Stage Of Yanukovych’s Trial Resumes In Kyiv
    Jun16

    Preliminary Stage Of Yanukovych’s Trial Resumes In Kyiv

    A court in Kyiv has resumed hearings in the in-absentia treason trial of former President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    British Defense Minister: Russian aggression toward NATO increasing
    Jun16

    British Defense Minister: Russian aggression toward NATO increasing

    British Defense Minister Michael Fallon said in Romania on Thursday that “Russian aggression toward NATO is increasing.” Beta is reporting this, citing AP, adding that Fallon stated that NATO was “right to have agreed to a very high readiness taskforce.” In the last three years, he continued, “Russia annexed Crimea, threatened the Baltic states...

    Germany threatens US rift over Russia gas pipeline
    Jun16

    Germany threatens US rift over Russia gas pipeline

    Germany and Austria have urged the US not to impose sanctions on Nord Stream 2, a Russian gas pipeline, in stark terms that spoke of ending joint action on Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Putin Says Russia to Beef up Syrian Military
    Jun16

    Putin Says Russia to Beef up Syrian Military

    Russia’s medium-term plans in Syria include improving the capabilities of the Syrian armed forces which would allow Russian troops to relocate to existing Russian bases in the country, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday. “We aim to establish a process, a political settlement [in Syria] between all the sides involved,” Putin also said...

    Trump transition officials ordered to save Russia documents
    Jun16

    Trump transition officials ordered to save Russia documents

    Aides and volunteers on Donald Trump’s presidential transition were instructed Thursday to save any records related to “several pending investigations into potential attempts by Russia interests to influence the 2016 election,†according to a memo provided to POLITICO. In the memo from a transition lawyer,...

    Trump transition officials ordered to save Russia documents
    Jun16

    Trump transition officials ordered to save Russia documents

    Aides and volunteers on Donald Trump’s presidential transition were instructed Thursday to save any records related to “several pending investigations into potential attempts by Russia interests to influence the 2016 election,” according to a memo provided to POLITICO.In the memo from a transition lawyer, campaign officials were told to...

    Ukraine Drafting Legislation to Restore State Sovereignty Over Donbass
    Jun16

    Ukraine Drafting Legislation to Restore State Sovereignty Over Donbass

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Earlier in the day, foreign policy, security and defense experts along with public authorities participated in the discussion of the bill. “The concept of the law was supported in general… we received many suggestions and remarks, most of which will be taken into account when preparing the final version of the bill that will be...