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    Lavrov urges Tillerson to abide by agreements reached on settling the crisis in Syria
    Jun22

    Lavrov urges Tillerson to abide by agreements reached on settling the crisis in Syria

    Moscow, SANA – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called on his U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson to firmly abide by agreements reached on political settlement of crisis in Syria. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated that Lavrov told Tillerson in a phone call that the US-led coalition practices in Syria violate...

    Ryan Backs Russia Sanctions; Dems Say GOP Delay for Trump
    Jun22

    Ryan Backs Russia Sanctions; Dems Say GOP Delay for Trump

    WASHINGTON – Speaker Paul Ryan is expressing support for a popular bill that would hit Iran and Russia with sanctions amid Democratic criticism that House Republicans are stalling for time to weaken the penalties at the Trump administration’s request. “We just want to get moving on it,” the Wisconsin Republican told reporters on...

    UK and EU on collision course over rights of EU citizens
    Jun22

    UK and EU on collision course over rights of EU citizens

    The British and EU27 Brexit negotiating teams are headed for a major clash over how the rights of the 3.2 million EU citizens living in the U.K. will be enforced post-Brexit. Prime Minister Theresa May, in a statement to EU leaders at the European Council in Brussels, rejected calls from the EU side for those rights to be upheld by the European...

    EU leaders agree on new multi-billion dollar weapons funds amid tensions with Russia
    Jun22

    EU leaders agree on new multi-billion dollar weapons funds amid tensions with Russia

    Thomson ReutersEuropean Union leaders launched their the most ambitious defense plan for decades on Thursday, agreeing a multi-billion-euro weapons fund, shared financing for battlegroups and allowing a coalition of the willing to conduct more missions abroad. It comes as tensions with Moscow and an inward turn in Washington have pushed...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia due to lack of progress over Ukraine
    Jun22

    EU extends sanctions against Russia due to lack of progress over Ukraine

    EU leaders agreed on Thursday to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months because Moscow has failed to meet its Ukraine ceasefire commitments, EU president Donald Tusk said. “Agreed. EU will extend economic sanctions against Russia for their lack of implementing the Minsk agreement,” Tusk tweeted at an EU...

    EU leaders agree to roll over Russia economic sanctions (AFP)
    Jun22

    EU leaders agree to roll over Russia economic sanctions (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – EU leaders agreed Thursday to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months because Moscow has failed to meet its Ukraine ceasefire commitments, EU president Donald Tusk said. …read more Source: The West...

    Trump’s Tough Talk On Ukraine Has Kiev Ecstatic, and Moscow Furious—But Will It Last?
    Jun22

    Trump’s Tough Talk On Ukraine Has Kiev Ecstatic, and Moscow Furious—But Will It Last?

    KIEV—The 45 million people of Ukraine have been waiting for months to see President Petro Poroshenko visit the White House, hoping he’d get there before the the Kremlin’s boss, Vladimir Putin, manages to make it to Washington. at The Daily Beast. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia: New U.S. Sanctions Threaten Bilateral Relations
    Jun22

    Russia: New U.S. Sanctions Threaten Bilateral Relations

    Russia’s Foreign Мinistry slammed new U.S. sanctions that target mainly Russian people and companies linked to the Ukraine conflict, saying the move puts at “serious risk” the entire bilateral relationship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Latest: EU leaders extend sanctions against Russia
    Jun22

    The Latest: EU leaders extend sanctions against Russia

    The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 8:05 p.m. The leaders of European Union nations have agreed to extend sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    EU confirms rollover of Russia sanctions
    Jun22

    EU confirms rollover of Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine by another six months, European Council President Donald Tusk said. …read more Source: The...