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    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...

    Germany, Austria Object To Provision Of U.S. Senate’s Russian Sanctions Bill
    Jun16

    Germany, Austria Object To Provision Of U.S. Senate’s Russian Sanctions Bill

    Germany and Austria strongly objected to a provision in Russian sanctions legislation approved by the Senate on June 15, saying it could hurt European businesses involved in a project to bring Russian natural gas supplies to Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Will the Russia Sanctions Bill Strip Trump of His Power?
    Jun16

    Will the Russia Sanctions Bill Strip Trump of His Power?

    Daniel R. DePetris Politics, Eurasia It’s not everyday when Republicans and Democrats can hold together a dialogue over a period of months and come away with a good old-fashioned bipartisan piece of legislation. When they do, Washington and the rest of America rejoice. “Finally,” they may say, “the politicians that we send to Capitol Hill...

    Why Is Robert Mueller Probing Jared Kushner’s Finances?
    Jun16

    Why Is Robert Mueller Probing Jared Kushner’s Finances?

    Jared Kushner’s business endeavors in the dog-eat-dog world of New York City real estate helped endear him to his father-in-law, President Trump. Now those complex dealings are reportedly under scrutiny by federal investigators as part of the sprawling Russia investigation.The Washington Post reported Thursday that Special Counsel Robert...