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    Russia sanctions to be extended, say EU diplomats
    May10

    Russia sanctions to be extended, say EU diplomats

    The EU is expected to extend sanctions imposed against Russia over the annexation of Crimea and military intervention in eastern Ukraine given that there has been no progress in implementing the Minsk 2 peace accord, EU diplomats told POLITICO. The sanctions, which were first imposed in 2014, come up for renewal every six months and were...

    Ukraine spy agency ‘may have seen planting of bomb that killed journalist’
    May10

    Ukraine spy agency ‘may have seen planting of bomb that killed journalist’

    New film suggests an intelligence services agent was present when device was hidden under Pavel Sheremet’s car last JulyA new documentary film alleges that Ukraine’s spy agency may have witnessed the planting of a car bomb that killed a prominent journalist last July in Kiev.Pavel Sheremet had just left his home in the Ukrainian...

    Russian Foreign Minister And Trump Agree: No Need To Probe Election Meddling
    May10

    Russian Foreign Minister And Trump Agree: No Need To Probe Election Meddling

    WASHINGTON ― Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday criticized the ongoing investigation into alleged Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. election and noted that President Donald Trump appears to share Moscow’s view.“Russia is not involved in your domestic politics,” Lavrov said in a morning briefing at the Russian Embassy....

    Russia’s Lavrov meets Secretary Tillerson ahead of Trump talks
    May10

    Russia’s Lavrov meets Secretary Tillerson ahead of Trump talks

    WASHINGTON: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Wednesday with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ahead of rare Oval Office talks with Donald Trump, whose firing of his FBI chief again put the spotlight on Moscow’s alleged meddling in last year’s US election. On Tuesday, Trump dismissed FBI Director James Comey, who was...

    Lavrov: US, Russia Agree Fighting Terror “Priority”
    May10

    Lavrov: US, Russia Agree Fighting Terror “Priority”

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a press conference in the Russian embassy in Washington DC following his meeting with US President Donald Trump and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday, May 10. Sergei Lavrov started the presser off by saying that he had discussed bilateral cooperation between the US and Russia with US...

    Trump chose a very weird day to meet with top Russian officials
    May10

    Trump chose a very weird day to meet with top Russian officials

    A day after firing FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. One day after President Donald Trump’s termination of FBI Director James Comey reinvigorated concerns about his ties to Russia, the president met with top officials from Russia. The meeting with Russian Foreign Minister...

    Trump’s Meeting With Russian Officials Was Closed To Media — Except Russia’s
    May10

    Trump’s Meeting With Russian Officials Was Closed To Media — Except Russia’s

    President Donald Trump’s meeting Wednesday morning with two top Russian officials was closed to all press — except, apparently, the Russian state news agency TASS. Trump met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, along with Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak. “The Lavrov meeting was closed to the press and the only...

    It’s not just Comey: the scary past 24 hours in Trump-Russia, explained
    May10

    It’s not just Comey: the scary past 24 hours in Trump-Russia, explained

    The Comey firing is rightly dominating the news. Amazingly, though, it wasn’t the only major development in the ongoing and intensifying Trump-Russia scandal. The official reason for FBI Director Jim Comey’s dismissal is that he mishandled the Hillary Clinton email investigation, something many Democrats surely agree with. But the...

    HRW to FIFA: Follow Own Rules on Israeli Settlement Clubs
    May10

    HRW to FIFA: Follow Own Rules on Israeli Settlement Clubs

    By Palestine Chronicle Staff Human Rights Watch published a media advisory yesterday urging FIFA, the world football federation, to abide by its statutes and human rights responsibilities and tell the Israel Football Association to stop organizing matches in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Tokyo Sexwale, the chair of the monitoring...

    Banned Eurovision singer returns to Crimea
    May10

    Banned Eurovision singer returns to Crimea

    Samoylova takes her “Flame is burning” song to Crimea after being banned from the Eurovision. …read more Source:...