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    Russia to blame for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine: U.S. special envoy
    Jul23

    Russia to blame for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine: U.S. special envoy

    KIEV (Reuters) – Russian aggression is to blame for violence in eastern Ukraine, where people are dying in what should be seen as a “hot war” rather than a “frozen conflict”, the U.S. special envoy to the Ukraine peace talks said on a visit to Ukraine on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Politics: White House communications director: Trump is still not sure Russia interfered in the election
    Jul23

    Politics: White House communications director: Trump is still not sure Russia interfered in the election

    Scaramucci also characterized Trump Jr.'s controversial meeting with a Russian lawyer last June as a "non-event" and a "nothing meeting." President Donald Trump’s new White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, told CNN on Sunday that Trump is still not convinced that Russia interfered in the 2016...

    US Congressional Leaders Reach Accord on Russia Sanctions; Trump’s Reaction Unclear
    Jul23

    US Congressional Leaders Reach Accord on Russia Sanctions; Trump’s Reaction Unclear

    A bipartisan group of U.S. congressional leaders has reached agreement on new sanctions against Russia for its meddling in the 2016 presidential election and military aggression in Ukraine and Syria, along with economic penalties aimed at Iran and North Korea. The House of Representatives is set to vote Tuesday on the measure, which does not...

    Huckabee Sanders Signals Trump Will Sign Russia Sanctions Bill: ‘We Support Where the Legislation Is Now’
    Jul23

    Huckabee Sanders Signals Trump Will Sign Russia Sanctions Bill: ‘We Support Where the Legislation Is Now’

    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders signaled Sunday that President Donald Trump will sign a bipartisan bill enacting tough sanctions on Russia, saying “we support where the legislation is now.” Sanders tied the placing of sanctions on Russia to resolution of the “situation in Ukraine,” making no mention of...

    Film director Emir Kusturica visits Moscow-annexed Crimea (AFP)
    Jul23

    Film director Emir Kusturica visits Moscow-annexed Crimea (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Acclaimed Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica on Sunday arrived in the Crimean peninsula annexed by Russia from Ukraine to give a concert with his No Smoking Orchestra group. …read more Source: The West...

    U.S. Lawmakers Herald Agreement on Sweeping Russia Sanctions Bill
    Jul23

    U.S. Lawmakers Herald Agreement on Sweeping Russia Sanctions Bill

    – WASHINGTON – Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat, said lawmakers had settled lingering...

    Macron to Discuss Ukraine with Putin, Merkel and Poroshenko
    Jul23

    Macron to Discuss Ukraine with Putin, Merkel and Poroshenko

    French President Emmanuel Macron will call the leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine on Monday (24/07) to discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine, his office said in a statement, as world powers step up efforts to try to end the violence in the region. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    US lawmakers reach deal on Russia sanctions bill, creating limits for Trump
    Jul23

    US lawmakers reach deal on Russia sanctions bill, creating limits for Trump

    Under the proposed bill, Trump must submit to Congress a report on proposed actions that would “significantly alter” US foreign policy in connection with Russia. Republicans and Democrats are seeking to punish Russia for its 2014 annexation of Crimea peninsula from Ukraine, and for meddling in the 2016 presidential election....

    Donald Trump’s Defenders on the Left
    Jul23

    Donald Trump’s Defenders on the Left

    When it comes to possible collusion with Russia, Donald Trump’s most interesting defenders don’t reside on the political right. They reside on the political left.Sean Hannity and Newt Gingrich aren’t defending a principle. They’re defending a patron. Until recently they were ultra-hawks. Now, to downplay Russia’s...

    Macron to discuss Ukraine with Putin, Merkel, Poroshenko
    Jul23

    Macron to discuss Ukraine with Putin, Merkel, Poroshenko

    French President Emmanuel Macron plans to hold telephone conversations with the leaders of Ukraine, Russia and Germany in his first push to help solve the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...