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    US reaffirms Russia sanctions with new restrictions
    Dec21

    US reaffirms Russia sanctions with new restrictions

    WASHINGTON: The Obama administration reaffirmed its commitment to maintaining sanctions on Russia over Crimea with new financial restrictions announced Tuesday on Russian businessmen and companies. While the sanctions are not unusual, the timing is, as Donald Trump’s US election victory has created doubts about the future of US policy...

    Levon Chookaszian.  “Turks have paid enough money to have a Turkish branch in the Lviv University.”
    Dec21

    Levon Chookaszian.  “Turks have paid enough money to have a Turkish branch in the Lviv University.”

    In the city of Lviv, Ukraine, at the recent conference dedicated to the 90th birth anniversary of renowned scientist and author of 200 Armenian works, Jaroslav Dashkevich, during which the Turkish delegation demonstratively left the hall, was also attended by … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine adopts austerity budget along IMF lines
    Dec21

    Ukraine adopts austerity budget along IMF lines

    KIEV – Ukraine’s parliament on Wednesday approved an austerity federal budget for 2017 that doubles minimum wages but keeps the deficit in line with the target set by the International Monetary Fund. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    US sanctions Russian companies, Moscow responds
    Dec21

    US sanctions Russian companies, Moscow responds

    The United States has blacklisted several Russian companies and individuals over their alleged connection to the Ukrainian crisis and the 2014 reunification of the Crimean peninsula with the Russian mainland. …read more Source: Iran...

    The Morning Vertical, December 21, 2016
    Dec21

    The Morning Vertical, December 21, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin Lashes Out At U.S. Over ‘Destructive’ Sanctions
    Dec21

    Kremlin Lashes Out At U.S. Over ‘Destructive’ Sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has criticized the United States for targeting additional individuals and organizations with sanctions over Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine and suggested the Kremlin would respond in kind. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Does Anybody Remember Crimea?
    Dec21

    The Daily Vertical: Does Anybody Remember Crimea?

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine
    Dec21

    U.S. sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine

    The US sanctioned more Russian companies over Crimea and Ukraine, a move Moscow criticized as hostile. …read more Source:...

    ECJ advocate-general: Trade deals require national parliaments’ approval
    Dec21

    ECJ advocate-general: Trade deals require national parliaments’ approval

    The European Court of Justice’s advocate-general on Wednesday issued a non-binding opinion saying national and regional parliaments across the EU must also have a say on ratifying trade agreements. In 2014, the European Commission asked the court to rule if the EU-Singapore trade agreement, and similar upcoming deals such as one with...

    Uman synagogue vandalized with pig head bearing swastika
    Dec21

    Uman synagogue vandalized with pig head bearing swastika

    (JTA) – Unknown individuals broke into a synagogue in the Ukrainian city of Uman, sprayed red paint on the walls and left behind a pig’s head with a swastika carved into its forehead. The attack occurred on Tuesday night, DS News reported. The synagogue is part of the Ohel complex, built near the gravesite of the Breslover movement’s...