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    US sanctions against Moscow ‘threaten whole relationship’: Russian FM
    Jun23

    US sanctions against Moscow ‘threaten whole relationship’: Russian FM

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday attacked new US sanctions against his country, saying they seriously threaten the whole relationship between Moscow and Washington.The measures are vain attempts to pressure Russia, Lavrov said in a statement published by the foreign ministry after a phone call with US...

    The dangers of putting Putin under pressure
    Jun23

    The dangers of putting Putin under pressure

    How will Vladimir Putin respond to the growing challenges against him? The Russian president, who turns 65 in October, might presently look unassailable – but maintaining that grip will get harder every year. Compared to British Prime Minister Theresa May or US President Donald Trump, the Russian president faces scant internal opposition. Recent...

    Q&A: Putin Critic Weighs in on ‘Putin Interviews’ Series
    Jun23

    Q&A: Putin Critic Weighs in on ‘Putin Interviews’ Series

    As the dust from Oliver Stone’s politically explosive (or not, depending upon which American you ask) “Putin Interviews” begins to settle, Russian viewers were just finishing the concluding episode Thursday. In the United States, where the controversial series — four hourlong episodes — was made available to Showtime subscribers June 12-15,...

    Britain, 10 years on
    Jun23

    Britain, 10 years on

    With a weakened government and an uncertain future outside the EU, the U.K. is facing a generational challenge as it forges a future on its own. On the anniversary of its decision to leave, a POLITICO symposium asks what the next 10 years are likely to bring. Â * * * Britain, the awkward years In 1962, former U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine crisis
    Jun23

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine crisis

    The EU extends sanctions against Russia over Moscow’s alleged role in the crisis in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    New French Gov’t Reaches Out to Moscow, Despite Differences Over Future of Assad, Ukraine
    Jun23

    New French Gov’t Reaches Out to Moscow, Despite Differences Over Future of Assad, Ukraine

    With a focus on the fight against terrorism, France’s new government is reaching out to Russia in line with President Emmanuel Macron’s call late last month for a new start after several chilly years. …read more Source: CNS...

    U.S. Says Ukrainian Separatists ‘Harassing’ Monitors To Prevent Reporting Of Violations
    Jun23

    U.S. Says Ukrainian Separatists ‘Harassing’ Monitors To Prevent Reporting Of Violations

    The United States on June 22 accused Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine of a campaign of “violence and harassment” against international monitors aimed at preventing them from reporting truce violations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US concerned about pro-Russian violence in Ukraine
    Jun23

    US concerned about pro-Russian violence in Ukraine

    Washington urges Moscow to honor commitment to allow ‘free, full and safe access’ to OSCE monitors …read more Source: Anadolu...

    US slams Russian intimidation of OSCE in Ukraine (AFP)
    Jun23

    US slams Russian intimidation of OSCE in Ukraine (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – The United States on Thursday accused pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine of a campaign of “violence and harassment” against unarmed OSCE teams monitoring the conflict. …read more Source: The West...

    Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks
    Jun23

    Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted yesterday that the EU’s future take priority over Brexit talks as Prime Minister Theresa May met European leaders for the first time since a disastrous election gamble.Under intense pressure on all sides since losing her parliamentary majority, May said her task at the Brussels summit would be to set...