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      Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House
      Aug03

      Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House

      WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin in peril.Trump signed the legislation behind closed doors, after failed White House efforts to scupper or water down the bill.Trumps reluctance was on...

      Tillerson: US-Russia ties could still get worse
      Aug02

      Tillerson: US-Russia ties could still get worse

      WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday he will meet with his Russian opposite number Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov over the weekend, but warned US-Russia ties could still get worse.Some in Moscow and Washington had hoped relations between the former Cold War foes might improve under US President Donald Trump,...

      US to cut 755 US diplomatic staff in Russia, says Putin
      Jul31

      US to cut 755 US diplomatic staff in Russia, says Putin

      MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said the United States would have to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia and warned of a prolonged gridlock in its ties after the US Congress backed new sanctions against the Kremlin.Putin added bluntly that Russia was able to raise the stakes with America even further, although he hoped this...

      Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates
      Jul29

      Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates

      WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will sign legislation that imposes sanctions on Russia, the White House said on Friday, after Moscow ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and said it would seize two U.S. diplomatic properties in retaliation for the bill.The U.S. Senate had voted almost...

      Three-man crew reaches International Space Station
      Jul29

      Three-man crew reaches International Space Station

      BAIKONUR (AFP) – A three-man space crew from Italy, Russia and the United States on Friday arrived at the International Space Station for a five-month mission Friday.Footage broadcast by Russias space agency Roscosmos showed the Soyuz craft carrying NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazansky and Paolo Nespoli of the...

      Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions
      Jul29

      Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions

      MOSCOW (AFP) – Moscow on Friday ordered the US to slash its number of diplomats in Russia and froze two embassy compounds in a pre-emptive strike against tough new sanctions being readied in Washington.On Thursday, the US Senate passed new bipartisan sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the package to President Donald Trump,...

      Faces named in Panama leaks
      Jul28

      Faces named in Panama leaks

      (Web Desk) – The Panama Paper leaks in 2015 exposed names of many important and famous personalities linking them to off-shore companies.The leak also created a havoc in Pakistan where ruling party PMLN’s Sharif family has been at the forefront of the resulting trial from the papers.As the Supreme Court’s verdict is due to be...

      Putin says Russia will respond to ‘insolence’ of US sanctions
      Jul28

      Putin says Russia will respond to ‘insolence’ of US sanctions

      SAVONLINNA (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Moscow will ultimately have to respond to sanctions imposed by the United States that he condemned as insolent towards Russia.We are behaving in a very restrained and patient way, but at some moment we will need to respond, Putin said at a news conference after talks...

      Analyst asked to quit live transmission over language policy
      Jul26

      Analyst asked to quit live transmission over language policy

      (Web Desk) – Political analyst and blogger, Yuriy Romanenko walked off a live discussion on Ukranian Zik Television for being asked to speak in Ukrainian in place of Russian language.We agreed that [you would speak] Ukrainian, Mr Drozdov said, to which Mr Romanenko responded: Let me speak the way I want to speak, bbc.com quoted the blogger.After...

      Kushner says met Russians four times, denies collusion
      Jul24

      Kushner says met Russians four times, denies collusion

      WASHINGTON (AFP) – Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said Monday he had contacts with Russian officials four times during his father-in-law Donald Trumps presidential campaign but denied any collusion, hours before facing grilling by senators as part of the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.In a statement he...