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    Ukraine Drafting Legislation to Restore State Sovereignty Over Donbass
    Jun16

    Ukraine Drafting Legislation to Restore State Sovereignty Over Donbass

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Earlier in the day, foreign policy, security and defense experts along with public authorities participated in the discussion of the bill. “The concept of the law was supported in general… we received many suggestions and remarks, most of which will be taken into account when preparing the final version of the bill that will be...

    Germany, Austria Object To Provision Of U.S. Senate’s Russian Sanctions Bill
    Jun16

    Germany, Austria Object To Provision Of U.S. Senate’s Russian Sanctions Bill

    Germany and Austria strongly objected to a provision in Russian sanctions legislation approved by the Senate on June 15, saying it could hurt European businesses involved in a project to bring Russian natural gas supplies to Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Will the Russia Sanctions Bill Strip Trump of His Power?
    Jun16

    Will the Russia Sanctions Bill Strip Trump of His Power?

    Daniel R. DePetris Politics, Eurasia It’s not everyday when Republicans and Democrats can hold together a dialogue over a period of months and come away with a good old-fashioned bipartisan piece of legislation. When they do, Washington and the rest of America rejoice. “Finally,” they may say, “the politicians that we send to Capitol Hill...

    Why Is Robert Mueller Probing Jared Kushner’s Finances?
    Jun16

    Why Is Robert Mueller Probing Jared Kushner’s Finances?

    Jared Kushner’s business endeavors in the dog-eat-dog world of New York City real estate helped endear him to his father-in-law, President Trump. Now those complex dealings are reportedly under scrutiny by federal investigators as part of the sprawling Russia investigation.The Washington Post reported Thursday that Special Counsel Robert...

    Two Russians, Navalny Party Members, Seek Political Asylum In Ukraine
    Jun16

    Two Russians, Navalny Party Members, Seek Political Asylum In Ukraine

    Two Russian opposition figures from Aleksei Navalny’s party asked for political asylum at the Ukrainian border on June 15, Ukraine’s Border Guard Service said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Special counsel homes in on Jared Kushner’s business dealings
    Jun16

    Special counsel homes in on Jared Kushner’s business dealings

    Investigators have now progressed from a general focus on Jared Kushner’s meetings with Russians last December to specifically scrutinizing his financial dealings. The Washington Post reports: The Washington Post had earlier reported that investigators were scrutinizing separate meetings that Kushner held with Russians in December — first...

    US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions
    Jun16

    US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

    The US Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday for legislation to impose new sanctions on Russia and force President Donald Trump to get Congress’ approval before easing any existing sanctions on Russia. In a move that could complicate US President Donald Trump’s desire for warmer relations with Moscow, the Senate backed the...

    Putin Peppered with Tough Questions During Annual Show
    Jun16

    Putin Peppered with Tough Questions During Annual Show

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual marathon call-in show, Direct Line, is usually a carefully crafted production designed to show how the Kremlin’s top guy cares about ordinary people’s concerns and quickly responds to resolve issues that local officials ignore. The nationwide show has state television reporters in...

    Time for Maidan 3.0? Nearly Three Quarters of Ukrainians Fear New Mass Protests
    Jun16

    Time for Maidan 3.0? Nearly Three Quarters of Ukrainians Fear New Mass Protests

    According to the survey, which polled 2,000 people age 18 and over across Ukraine between May 19-25, only 21% of respondents agreed with the statement that their country was ‘in a state of development’. Over 60% of respondents said that they’ve felt a worsening of their personal financial situation over the past year. 60% said they...

    Putin Sarcastically Offers Comey Political Asylum in Russia
    Jun16

    Putin Sarcastically Offers Comey Political Asylum in Russia

    MOSCOW – Wading into the furor surrounding the investigations of the Trump White House, President Vladimir Putin used a national call-in show Thursday to disparage what he called U.S. “political infighting” that is blocking better relations with Russia. The Russian leader even sarcastically offered political asylum to fired FBI...