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    Trump Signs Bill Imposing New Sanctions On Russia, Iran, North Korea
    Aug02

    Trump Signs Bill Imposing New Sanctions On Russia, Iran, North Korea

    The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump on August 2 signed a bill into law that imposes new sanctions on Russia, Iran, and North Korea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    After Nearly A Week, Trump Signs New Russia Sanctions Bill
    Aug02

    After Nearly A Week, Trump Signs New Russia Sanctions Bill

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a bill imposing new sanctions on Russia and limiting his ability to ease them, according to several reports. Trump signed the bill on Wednesday after it passed Congress last week and landed on his desk on Friday. The White House later released a statement announcing that Trump signed the bill, though the...

    Donald Trump Signs Russia Sanctions
    Aug02

    Donald Trump Signs Russia Sanctions

    President Donald Trump has signed the bill passed by Congress to put more sanctions on Russia, according to a White House official. The bill was signed privately at the White House on Wednesday as the ceremony closed to the press, but according to official a statement is forthcoming. The sanctions bill passed in the Senate by an overwhelmingly...

    Belarus Extradites Russian Activist Wanted For Alleged Extremism
    Aug02

    Belarus Extradites Russian Activist Wanted For Alleged Extremism

    Russian opposition activist Vladimir Yegorov has been extradited from Belarus to Russia, his lawyer says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Things I didn’t know (a continuing series)
    Aug02

    Things I didn’t know (a continuing series)

    The French had four times as many dead (95,000) in the Crimean War as the British did (22,000). …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine Ready to Fight Russia in Court Over First Land Link to Annexed Crimea
    Aug02

    Ukraine Ready to Fight Russia in Court Over First Land Link to Annexed Crimea

    Moscow has poured billions into a bridge set to open next year, but Ukraine is preparing a lawsuit against it. …read more Source:...

    Olympic Judo Champion Arrested In Ukraine On Sexual Assault Charges
    Aug02

    Olympic Judo Champion Arrested In Ukraine On Sexual Assault Charges

    Two-time Olympic judo champion Peter Seisenbacher was arrested in Kyiv on sexual assault charges on August 1 after seven months on the run. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Energy Department Scientists Barred From Attending Nuclear Power Conference
    Aug02

    Energy Department Scientists Barred From Attending Nuclear Power Conference

    No one can explain why the U.S. scientists were prevented from attending the conference in Russia. Edwin Lyman, a physicist at the Union of Concerned Scientists, was one of 30 U.S.-based scientists scheduled to speak at the quadrennial International Atomic Energy Agency conference on fast breeder nuclear reactors in Yekaterinburg, Russia, in late...

    Pentagon and State Department are said to propose arming Ukraine
    Aug02

    Pentagon and State Department are said to propose arming Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon and State Department have proposed to the White House a plan to supply Ukraine with anti-tank missiles and other arms, according to Defense Department officials. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    US Begins Russia Drawdown After Kremlin Retaliates for Sanctions
    Aug02

    US Begins Russia Drawdown After Kremlin Retaliates for Sanctions

    The United States began removing furniture and equipment from a diplomatic property in Moscow on Tuesday in the first sign of compliance with a Kremlin order to slash its presence in Russia as retaliation for new U.S. sanctions. President Vladimir Putin has ordered the United States to cut around 60 percent of its diplomatic staff in Russia by...