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    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...

    Lukashenko comments on statements on possible settlement of Ukrainian conflict outside Minsk format
    Jun15

    Lukashenko comments on statements on possible settlement of Ukrainian conflict outside Minsk format

    The head of state said that the CSTO security secretaries have gathered in the historical hall that hosted the Normandy Four talks who worked out the landmark Minsk Accords. Unfortunately, the Minsk agreements are not implemented in full. “In the recent week they have come under criticism by the states who should have sat down at the negotiating...

    Ukraine bars top Russian boxer from championships over Crimea visit
    Jun15

    Ukraine bars top Russian boxer from championships over Crimea visit

    Ukraine has banned top Russian boxer Georgy Kushitashvili from entering the country for the European Boxing Championships because he had visited Crimea, Ukrainian and Russian officials said on June 14. Reports Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Kushitashvili was one of nine … …read more Source:...

    CIA Closely Monitored Ukraine in 2014 – Putin
    Jun15

    CIA Closely Monitored Ukraine in 2014 – Putin

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) closely monitored Ukraine in 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with US filmmaker Oliver Stone. “The CIA watched it [Ukraine] very closely. All you need is to look at how the events unfolded. After [then Ukrainian President Viktor] Yanukovych announced that...

    Putin Vows to Defend Crimea With All Possible Means
    Jun15

    Putin Vows to Defend Crimea With All Possible Means

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Russia in case of a threat to Crimea will defend it with all available means, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. “After Crimea became a fully-fledged part of the Russian Federation, our attitude to this territory radically changed. And if we see a threat to our territory — and the Crimea is our territory — we, like any...