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    Haley: US plans to retain Russia sanctions
    Jun04

    Haley: US plans to retain Russia sanctions

    Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations, on Sunday said her understanding is that the U.S. plans to “keep our sanctions strong and tough†on Russia in response to the Kremlin’s actions in Ukraine, despite reports that the White House is considering easing them....

    Kernel with a $155 mln takeover
    Jun04

    Kernel with a $155 mln takeover

    WSE-listed Ukrainian edible oil producer Kernel finalized a $155 million acquisition of an unnamed agricultural company from Ukraine. For that price tag, Kernel acquired 19k hectares of land and 200k metric tons capacity for grain storage. The asset also has $30 million surplus in cash. The transaction has been approved by the Ukrainian...

    Why did the White House consider lifting Russian sanctions?
    Jun04

    Why did the White House consider lifting Russian sanctions?

    HARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Good evening and thanks for joining us. For the second day in a row, Russian President Vladimir Putin is rejecting the assertion by American intelligence agencies that Russians meddled in last year’s U.S. presidential election to the potential benefit of Donald Trump. In an excerpt from an...

    After Trump’s Exit from Paris Accord: Just Sanction the Bastards!
    Jun04

    After Trump’s Exit from Paris Accord: Just Sanction the Bastards!

    By Jean-Francois BoittinAfter Trump’s exiting from the Paris Accord, no more travel freedom for all those involved in the decision-making.The reality of Trump exiting “his” United States from the Paris Accord has sunk in. The key question: What’s the rest of the world to do about it? Unfair United States The answer: Trade sanctions,...

    Wouldn’t it be nice? How the Russia investigation intersects with real-world U.S. foreign policy goals
    Jun04

    Wouldn’t it be nice? How the Russia investigation intersects with real-world U.S. foreign policy goals

    Donald Trump; Vladimir Putin (Credit: AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Evan Vucci) As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump asked a good question: “Wouldn’t it be nice if we actually got along with Russia?” Few Russia watchers — indeed few Americans — would disagree. The debate is over how. Would easing economic sanctions on Russia promote...

    Humanitarian Crisis In Eastern Ukraine
    Jun04

    Humanitarian Crisis In Eastern Ukraine

    More than three years after the occupation and illegal annexation of Crimea by Russian forces, and the subsequent military actions in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, collectively referred to as the “Donbass”, eastern Ukraine is in danger of becoming Europe’s “forgotten war”, writes Gary Cartwright What is certainly being forgotten, or...

    What Winston Churchill and George Orwell had in common
    Jun04

    What Winston Churchill and George Orwell had in common

    A new book from Thomas E Ricks explores the similarities between two 20th century mavericks. In his essay “The Prevention of Literature”, published in 1946, George Orwell describes attending a meeting of PEN, the club founded in 1921 to defend the interests of writers, on the tercentenary of Milton’s Areopagitica, in which the poet...

    Anarchic Athens finds a new cause: Ukraine
    Jun04

    Anarchic Athens finds a new cause: Ukraine

    ATHENS — The neighborhood of Exarchia in central Athens has always been home to those who fight the system. Before Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ left-wing Syriza Party came to power in 2015, groups of police would stand on street corners bordering the area, riot shields at the ready, waiting for the streets to erupt...

    Crimea to Receive Over $5Bln in Investments in 2-3 Years
    Jun04

    Crimea to Receive Over $5Bln in Investments in 2-3 Years

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — Investors are ready to invest 290 billion rubles ($5.1 billion) in the Crimean economy in the near future, Andrey Melnikov, the minister of Economic Development of the Russian Republic of Crimea said Saturday on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). “This is more than 290 billion rubles,...

    Carla Suarez Cruises into 4th Round at French Open
    Jun04

    Carla Suarez Cruises into 4th Round at French Open

    Spain’s Carla Suarez made it into the fourth round of the French Open after a straight sets win over Ukrainian Elena Vesnina on Saturday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...