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    White House: Tougher Sanctions On Russia Could Come As Soon As Tuesday
    Jul29

    White House: Tougher Sanctions On Russia Could Come As Soon As Tuesday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the United States could impose additional economic sanctions on Russia as soon as Tuesday.The U.S. penalties would follow tougher sanctions agreed to by European Union leaders earlier in the day.White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the EU sanctions are welcome news. He says he expects the European...

    John Kerry says ‘no shred of evidence’ that Russia is helping to ease Ukraine fight
    Jul29

    John Kerry says ‘no shred of evidence’ that Russia is helping to ease Ukraine fight

    The United States says there’s been “no shred of evidence” that Russia is willing to help end the violence and bloodshed between the Ukraine separatists backed by Moscow and the government in Kiev. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Sources: EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia
    Jul29

    Sources: EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS — Frustrated by the apparent ineffectiveness of previous sanctions and outraged by the deaths of 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over eastern Ukraine, the European Union adopted tough new economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday, EU officials and diplomats said. …read more Source: Boston...

    Details of new Europe sanctions on Russia expected soon
    Jul29

    Details of new Europe sanctions on Russia expected soon

    President Obama also says that Russian missile tests violate an arms treaty. …read more Source: USA...

    Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site
    Jul29

    Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says he is resigning …read more Source:...

    Lavrov and Kerry talk about Cold war-era arms deal
    Jul29

    Lavrov and Kerry talk about Cold war-era arms deal

    MOSCOW — Russia’s Foreign Ministry says the chief diplomats from Russia and the United States have discussed the situation in Ukraine and the fulfillment of a Cold War-era arms control deal that the U.S. has accused Russia of violating.It said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the...

    Reports: EU approves tough sanctions against Russia
    Jul29

    Reports: EU approves tough sanctions against Russia

    U.S., Europe accuse Russia of encouraging and arming ethnic-Russian separatists in Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    Kerry Says Not ‘a Shred’ of Evidence Russia Wants to Ease Ukraine Fighting
    Jul29

    Kerry Says Not ‘a Shred’ of Evidence Russia Wants to Ease Ukraine Fighting

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry threatened to impose wider sanctions on Russia in a Tuesday press conference, arguing that Russian officials had “not shown a shred of evidence” that they want to de-escalate the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. Kerry accused Russia of continuing to ship arms, funds and personnel into eastern Ukraine...

    Ukraine makes headway on clearing path to jetliner crash site
    Jul29

    Ukraine makes headway on clearing path to jetliner crash site

    A Ukrainian military offensive could finally be clearing a path to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, government officials said Tuesday, a development that could affect both the investigation into the downed airliner and Ukraine’s war effort. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Lavrov and Kerry talk about Cold war-era arms deal
    Jul29

    Lavrov and Kerry talk about Cold war-era arms deal

    MOSCOW (AP) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry says the chief diplomats from Russia and the United States have discussed the situation in Ukraine and the fulfillment of a Cold War-era arms control deal that the U.S. has accused Russia of violating. It said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and … …read more Source: The...