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    Vladimir Putin Calls James Comey’s Leaking of Donald Trump Conversations ‘Weird’
    Jun15

    Vladimir Putin Calls James Comey’s Leaking of Donald Trump Conversations ‘Weird’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin described former FBI Director James Comey’s leaking of conversations with President Donald Trump as “weird” and ironically offered him asylum in Russia. Speaking Thursday in live call-in show, Putin compared Comey’s move to that of NSA contractor Edward Snowden, adding on a sarcastic note that Russia...

    Russia’s Putin Says Bridge to Crimea Is on Schedule
    Jun15

    Russia’s Putin Says Bridge to Crimea Is on Schedule

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Construction of a bridge to connect mainland Russia with Crimea is on schedule, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on… …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin denounces latest sanctions passed by US Senate
    Jun15

    Putin denounces latest sanctions passed by US Senate

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin (pix) 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....

    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 did...

    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...