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    Tillerson Warns Against Steps That Cut off Talks with Russia
    Jun13

    Tillerson Warns Against Steps That Cut off Talks with Russia

    WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday the U.S. relationship with Russia is at an all-time low and deteriorating further, yet he cautioned against taking steps that might close off promising avenues of communication between the two former Cold War foes. Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Tillerson...

    Tillerson signals trouble for Senate’s bipartisan Russia sanctions deal
    Jun13

    Tillerson signals trouble for Senate’s bipartisan Russia sanctions deal

    As the Senate chugs toward a bipartisan deal to punish Russia and restrict President Donald Trump from any attempt to ease sanctions, his administration and House Republicans are signaling that the agreement has a shaky future. Senators in both parties have urged Trump to avoid leveling any veto threat on the Russia sanctions deal that emerged...

    The US Senate just Trump-proofed its sanctions against Russia
    Jun13

    The US Senate just Trump-proofed its sanctions against Russia

    Republican leadership may find the continuing probe of the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia an overblown obstacle, but that didn’t stop a majority of Senate Republicans from joining with Democrats in Trump-proofing the latest round of U.S. sanctions against Russia. The Senate reached a bipartisan agreement concerning the latest round...

    EU disappointed by Ukraine’s slow progress in reforming intellectual property rights
    Jun13

    EU disappointed by Ukraine’s slow progress in reforming intellectual property rights

    On 8 June the EU and Ukraine met to discuss Ukraine’s progress in reforming its intellectual property rights laws. EU representatives claimed that the current situation regarding collective management organisations is causing irreparable damage to the interests of thousands of … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Cheerful Chimney Sweeper
    Jun13

    Ukraine’s Cheerful Chimney Sweeper

    It can be a dirty job, but a 68-year-old chimney sweeper in western Ukraine has become a local hero with a statue celebrating his work and cheerful character. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Senate Strikes Deal on Russia Sanctions, Stripping Power From Trump
    Jun13

    Senate Strikes Deal on Russia Sanctions, Stripping Power From Trump

    The U.S. Senate has reached a bipartisan agreement on a new round of sanctions against Russia, a move that will likely force President Donald Trump to either sign or veto a measure that he has not said he supports. The sanctions are in response to a trio of Russian actions, including their interference in the 2016 election, engagement in Syria...

    Ukraine touts defense industry to potential customers
    Jun13

    Ukraine touts defense industry to potential customers

    Ukraine has pitched the ambassadors of 16 countries on the capabilities of state companies to potentially construct military equipment for them. …read more Source: United Press...

    Senate attempts to protect Russian sanctions from Trump’s tiny fingers
    Jun13

    Senate attempts to protect Russian sanctions from Trump’s tiny fingers

    Congress may not be able to hide the nuclear football when Trump is at Mar-a-Lago, and they’ve failed to get Trump to sit still long enough to fill critical open roles in government, but they are working to Trump-proof Russian sanctions. Senate leaders struck an agreement Monday to roll out additional sanctions on Russia and make it...

    Senators look to impose new sanctions against Russia
    Jun13

    Senators look to impose new sanctions against Russia

    The sanctions deal is in response to Russia’s involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election as well as wars in Syria and Ukraine. Video provided by Newsy …read more Source: USA...

    Alliance representative: NATO countries have developed a unified  position on the destabilizing role of Russia
    Jun13

    Alliance representative: NATO countries have developed a unified  position on the destabilizing role of Russia

    ArmInfo.During the last NATO summit in Brussels, the member states worked out a unified position on the destabilizing role of Russia in Europe. Such a view was expressed by James Appathurai, Special Representative of the NATO Secretary General in the South Caucasus and Central Asia, speaking at the round table “Armenia-NATO Cooperation:...