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    Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine vow to implement peace plan
    Jul24

    Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine vow to implement peace plan

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine have vowed to go ahead with a peace plan for eastern Ukraine. France, Germany and Russia have mediated talks between the Ukrainian … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    EU Officials Concerned At Impact Of US Energy Sanctions On Russia
    Jul24

    EU Officials Concerned At Impact Of US Energy Sanctions On Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union officials are “activating all diplomatic channels” to press home their concerns that looming U.S. energy sanctions against Russia could impact Europe’s energy supplies. U.S. lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions package as early as Tuesday, and the bill could be sent to President Donald Trump...

    WH: Trump Expected To Support Sweeping Russia Sanctions Package
    Jul24

    WH: Trump Expected To Support Sweeping Russia Sanctions Package

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has indicated that President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow. The House was scheduled to consider the sanctions package as early as Tuesday, and the bill could be sent to...

    Russia, EU Voice Concern About Proposed U.S. Sanctions
    Jul24

    Russia, EU Voice Concern About Proposed U.S. Sanctions

    Russia and the European Union are both expressing concern about proposed new U.S. sanctions against Moscow, focusing in particular on how they might affect joint energy projects. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, and why Trump is so afraid of it, explained
    Jul24

    Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, and why Trump is so afraid of it, explained

    President Trump is furious with Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the probe into the Trump campaign’s alleged collusion with Russia. The president is so angry, in fact, that he’s hinted at a willingness to fire Mueller if he looks too closely at Trump’s personal finances. Such an investigation, Trump told the New York...

    U.S. Special Envoy Blames Russia For ‘Hot War’ In Ukraine
    Jul24

    U.S. Special Envoy Blames Russia For ‘Hot War’ In Ukraine

    The U.S. special envoy to Ukraine has described the violence in the eastern part of the country as a “hot war.” Kurt Volker said Russian aggression was to blame for the ongoing fighting, which he said should not be regarded as a “frozen conflict.” Volker made the comments during a visit to the Ukrainian...

    Russia Military Ally Ditched U.S. Base After Missile Strike Threat
    Jul24

    Russia Military Ally Ditched U.S. Base After Missile Strike Threat

    The country’s U.S. base closed in 2014, as tensions between Russia and the West peaked over Ukraine’s decision to topple the pro-Russian government in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    5 Ways to Interfere in American Elections—Without Breaking the Law
    Jul24

    5 Ways to Interfere in American Elections—Without Breaking the Law

    Russia’s apparent interference in the U.S. presidential election is a big story, but it’s part of an even bigger one: the ease with which foreign actors can insert themselves into the democratic process these days, and the difficulty of determining how to minimize that meddling.Witness the disagreement in recent weeks among leaders of...

    How Russia Took Crimea Without a Fight From Ukraine
    Jul24

    How Russia Took Crimea Without a Fight From Ukraine

    “There was nothing spontaneous. Everything was organized and each fiddler played his role.” Military sources reveal how defections helped Russia take Crimea. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, July 24, 2017
    Jul24

    The Morning Vertical, July 24, 2017

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