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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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US adds sanctions to Venezuela’s oil, Russia and China speak out against the move

National Security Adviser John Bolton said President Nicolás Maduro and his allies could “no longer loot the assets of the Venezuelan people” as part of the announcement of increased sanctions against More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Mike Pompeo speaks out on FISA warrant declassification, sanctions on China

Mike Pompeo Video Screen Shot QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, welcome back to Meet the Press. SECRETARY POMPEO: Chuck, it’s great to be with you. It’s great to host you here. QUESTION: Yes, it’s very nice to be More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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EU maintains sanctions against Russia over Ukraine soverignty

The Council has prolonged the restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine for a further six months, until 15 March 2019. The More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Russians Didn’t Orchestrate Trump’s Election: So Let’s Move On

Ever since Americans woke up on the morning of Nov. 9, 2016, to find out that Donald Trump had won the presidential election and would be the 45th President of the United States, many have been wondering how Trump More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Michael Flynn resigns: Lied to Trump, administration over conversation with Russia on sanctions

White House national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday night, ending his brief tenure. The Department of Justice warned President Trump’s administration that Flynn misled the administration regarding communications More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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US broadens sanctions against Russia, blames Ukraine conflict, not recent veto

The United States has imposed further sanctions against Russia over the conflict with the Ukraine and Crimea. Eleven more people and 15 more companies have been put on the sanctions list. Critics point to the Russian More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 2nd, 2015
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Putin critic and anti-Ukraine war leader, Boris Nemtsov murdered

A leading Russian opposition politician, former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead in Moscow, Russian officials say. An unidentified attacker in a white car shot Nemtsov four times in the back More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Vladimir Putin accuses US of arming Ukraine, Joe Biden and Canada chime in

Russian President Vladimir Putin is suggesting that the United States is already delivering weapons to Ukraine, supplying support and aide to the “rebels.” At a news conference Tuesday in Budapest with More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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FBI busts Russian spy ring in New York: Evgeny Buryakov detained

US prosecutors say Evgeny Buryakov, 39, was part of an alleged Russian spy ring that included two others as others were identified. The other two named defendants, Igor Sporyshev and Victor Podobnyy, but they no More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 5th, 2014
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Russia: US, allies manipulating oil prices to crash the ruble

The head of Russia’s external intelligence agency has made a bold accusation on Thursday: Washington and its allies are pursuing a regime change policy towards Russia, deliberately introducing sanctions and More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Obama threatens Russia with more sanctions as death toll hits 2,600

President Obama during his press conference on Thursday afternoon that the United States is considering new sanctions to impose against Russia over the escalating crisis in Ukraine. The Office of the UN High Commissioner More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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US ramps up more sanctions against Russia, but ‘not Putin directly’

The United States has issued a new round of sanctions reports SRN News. The new sanctions were put on Russian allies and intend to ban visas and freeze assets of Igor Sechin, the executive chairman of Rosneft oil More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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Ukraine arms for response to Russia, their ‘act of aggression’ as gov’t buildings seized

Pro-Russia armed separatists took control of a city in eastern Ukraine on Saturday and Kiev prepared troops to tackle what it called an “act of aggression by Russia”, pushing the conflict into a dangerous new More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Putin signs treaty to annex Crimea, ignores US sanctions, critics target John Kerry’s attack on Mitt Romney

Voters spoke in Crimea as support to leave Ukraine and become part of the Russian federation moved forward as Vladimir Putin signed a treaty on Tuesday to annex the divided region. photo donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com US More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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Bill Kristol says the US needs to put the hammer down on Putin with sanction, financially

The neoconservative editor of The Weekly Standard, William Kristol, thinks we should definitely get more aggressive with Vladimir Putin and Russia for their recent actions in Ukraine. Image/Video Screen Shot In More...


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