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    Exxon Fined $2 Million For Sanctions Breach When Tillerson Was CEO
    Jul20

    Exxon Fined $2 Million For Sanctions Breach When Tillerson Was CEO

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department says it is slapping Exxon Mobil Corp. with a $2 million fine for violating Russia sanctions while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil company’s CEO. The U.S. says Exxon violated the sanctions in May 2014 when two subsidiaries signed deals with Igor Sechin. Sechin is the chairman of Russian...

    Worst flare-up in months kills 9 Ukrainian troops
    Jul20

    Worst flare-up in months kills 9 Ukrainian troops

    Nine Ukrainian troops have been killed in clashes with pro-Russian militias and a mine blast in the volatile eastern border frontline in the bloodiest incident in recent months. …read more Source:...

    Yerevan’s Dvin Hotel: Armenia’s Honorary Consul to Crimea Wants to Build Casino
    Jul20

    Yerevan’s Dvin Hotel: Armenia’s Honorary Consul to Crimea Wants to Build Casino

    A section of Yerevan’s Soviet-era Dvin Hotel, now vacant for many years, will house a gambling casino if the new owners have their way. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s Embrace Of Russia At Odds With National Security, Foreign Policy Advisers
    Jul20

    Trump’s Embrace Of Russia At Odds With National Security, Foreign Policy Advisers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s persistent overtures toward Russia are placing him increasingly at odds with his national security and foreign policy advisers, who have long urged a more cautious approach to dealing with the foreign adversary. The uneasy dynamic between the president and top aides has been exacerbated by the...

    Ukraine, Georgia denounce pro-Russian separatists
    Jul20

    Ukraine, Georgia denounce pro-Russian separatists

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s leader says Ukraine and Georgia will coordinate their efforts to reclaim areas captured by pro-Russian separatists.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was speaking Wednesday during his visit to Georgia,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Beeline holds safe Internet courses in Armenian summer camps
    Jul20

    Beeline holds safe Internet courses in Armenian summer camps

    ArmInfo.Management teams of Beeline Armenia and World Vision Armenia visited Zepyur summer camp in Hankavan, where Safe Internet courses are held. According to the company’s press service, the courses are aimed at teaching 11-14-year-old children a number of skills on how to safely use, properly orientate and avoid negative outcomes dealing...

    ‘Looking for Lenin’: The search for fallen Soviet statues in Ukraine
    Jul20

    ‘Looking for Lenin’: The search for fallen Soviet statues in Ukraine

    For decades of Soviet empire, statues of founding father Vladimir Lenin presided triumphantly over city squares and parks. When the USSR collapsed in 1990, thousands of Lenin statues remained on their pedestals, 5,500 of them in Ukraine alone. Today, not a single one remains standing in Ukraine. The story of what happened to these statues is the...

    Year After Reporter Killed in Ukraine, No Progress in Probe
    Jul20

    Year After Reporter Killed in Ukraine, No Progress in Probe

    After renowned journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed in a car bombing in central Kyiv last year, Ukraine’s president promised all-out efforts to solve the case. But as of Thursday’s anniversary of his death, there has been no visible progress. Instead, say Ukrainian journalists, the case is mired in either incompetence or deliberate...

    Russia “used Kosovo to legitimize Crimea move”
    Jul20

    Russia “used Kosovo to legitimize Crimea move”

    Moscow, “striving to justify its intervention in the territory of Ukraine” has been using political narratives about “the so-called precedent of Kosovo.”This is assessed in an analysis of the Department of International Relations and European Integration at the National University of Political Studies and Public...

    Ukraine Says Nine Soldiers Killed Amid Intense Shelling
    Jul20

    Ukraine Says Nine Soldiers Killed Amid Intense Shelling

    Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said on July 20 that nine Ukrainian soldiers were killed and five wounded in the previous 24 hours as Russia-backed separatists stepped up shelling attacks on their positions in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...