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    Putin denounces latest sanctions passed by US Senate
    Jun15

    Putin denounces latest sanctions passed by US Senate

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday slammed fresh sanctions approved by the US Senate as coming “out of nowhere” and motivated by domestic politics and historical efforts by the West to “contain” Russia. “We know that currently there is a bill in the US Senate regarding toughening sanctions. Why? Nothing extraordinary is happening. Why...

    EC proposes Nord Stream 2 compromise, maintaining gas transit via Ukraine
    Jun15

    EC proposes Nord Stream 2 compromise, maintaining gas transit via Ukraine

    In an attempt to reach a compromise among European Union member states that oppose and favour Russian gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 project, the European Commission has proposed a mandate that would ensure Ukraine remains a natural gas transit country. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Senate sanctions bill targets Russia, presidential powers
    Jun15

    Senate sanctions bill targets Russia, presidential powers

    Senators voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to write stiff sanctions against Russia into law and to give Congress a say should President Trump try to lift them, making a bipartisan strike against the government of President Vladimir Putin. The sanctions were intended to be a punishment for Russia’s meddling in Ukraine as … …read...

    Enabling a dangerous president: The Jared Kushner timeline
    Jun15

    Enabling a dangerous president: The Jared Kushner timeline

    Jared Kushner (Credit: AP/Evan Vucci) Jared Kushner (J.D./M.B.A., New York University, ’07) has a law degree from one of the finest universities in the country. He understands the threat that Trump’s words and deeds pose to democracy and the rule of law, but he has been in close proximity to Trump scandals that threaten both. He is a...

    The Latest: Putin deplores US sanctions on Russia
    Jun15

    The Latest: Putin deplores US sanctions on Russia

    The Republican-led Senate voted Wednesday to punish Moscow for interfering in the 2016 election by approving a wide-ranging sanctions package that targets key sectors of Russia’s economy and individuals who carried out cyberattacks. Putin, speaking Thursday during a live call-in show televised nationwide, deplored the Senate’s move...

    Russia Scandal: Senate backs sanctions on country over US election hacking
    Jun15

    Russia Scandal: Senate backs sanctions on country over US election hacking

    This new bill would give sanctions imposed by then president Barack Obama via an executive order the full force of law. The US Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to punish Russia over its alleged election meddling, passing a bill that would bar President Donald Trump from unilaterally easing existing sanctions on Moscow.The vote at a time of...

    Putin: Russia has climbed out of recession
    Jun15

    Putin: Russia has climbed out of recession

    The Russian economy had plunged into recession under the impact of a drop in global oil prices and Western sanctions imposed on Moscow over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula and support for pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine. Putin acknowledged that the Russian economy hasn’t yet shed its dependence on exports of raw...

    Manafort still doing international work
    Jun15

    Manafort still doing international work

    Paul Manafort is at the center of an FBI investigation into ties between President Donald Trump’s team and the Russians, but that hasn’t stopped him from doing business with international figures and companies, partly by claiming continued access to Trump, according to people familiar with his dealings. Manafort in...

    Moscow does not rule out the discussion of  Karabakh issue during the  meeting of Russian and French Foreign Ministers. 
    Jun15

    Moscow does not rule out the discussion of  Karabakh issue during the  meeting of Russian and French Foreign Ministers. 

    ArmInfo.Moscow does not rule out the discussion of Karabakh issue during the meeting of Russian and French Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov and Jean-Yves Le Drian on June 20. This was stated by Russian MFA official representative Maria Zakharova during a briefing. “We do not rule out raising this question within the discussion of a number of...

    Manafort still doing international work
    Jun15

    Manafort still doing international work

    Paul Manafort is at the center of an FBI investigation into ties between President Donald Trump’s team and the Russians, but that hasn’t stopped him from doing business with international figures and companies, partly by claiming continued access to Trump, according to people familiar with his dealings.Manafort in recent weeks has...