What’s in store for Russia in the long term, and is a peaceful transition possible when Vladimir Putin’s gig is up?
FDP chief Christian Lindner said it might be necessary to “encapsulate” the Crimea issue to maintain good ties between Russia, Germany and the EU.
The “Hamilton 68” dashboard was built by researchers with the Alliance for Securing Democracy, a project set up to counter Russian disinformation campaigns.
Given North Korea’s comfort with isolation, it’s odd that the US can’t think of any other way of dealing with the country than to increase that isolation.
Trump Jr. released emails that showed he agreed last year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer with damaging information on Clinton.
Trump chose not to veto the sanctions bill which had near-unanimous support in the legislature, dashing his hope of warmer ties.
About two dozen Facebook accounts were created to spy on Macron’s friends and campaign officials as he sought to defeat far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen.
Vladimir Putin, who has repeatedly denied the conclusions of US intelligence agencies that Moscow interfered using cyber warfare methods, has threatened retaliation against the legislation.
US lawmakers agreed to pass a bill imposing new sanctions on Russia and barring President Donald Trump from easing sanctions on Moscow without Congress’ approval.
About two dozen Facebook accounts were created to conduct surveillance on Macron campaign officials and others close to the centrist former financier
Sergei Yeliseyev, who was first deputy commander of the Ukrainian fleet when unmarked Russian soldiers quietly took control of Kiev, has a new job: deputy chief of Russia’s Baltic Fleet.
The bipartisan bill aims to punish Russia for its 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and for alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
The House is set to vote on sanctions covering Russia, Iran and North Korea under which Trump must submit to Congress a report on proposed actions that would “significantly alter” US foreign policy.
There is, however, no suggestion that the lawyer is an employee of the Russian government or intelligence services.
The Washington Post reported Sergei Kislyak was overheard by US spy agencies telling his bosses that he had discussed the Trump campaign with Jeff Sessions.
Trump halts CIA’s covert programme to equip and train rebel groups fighting the government of the Syrian President, a move sought by Assad ally Russia.
Pro-Russian rebel leader of a breakaway region in eastern Ukraine proposed replacing Ukraine with a new state, undermining an already faltering 2015 peace deal.
Australia said it will pursue “every legal avenue” and urged Russia to comply with a UN Security Council resolution that “calls on all states to cooperate.”
The seized oil fields lie south of Rasafa and its oil wells, which the army took last month in their first major territorial gains, inside the province.
He won the election touting his deal-making expertise, and there is an acute need of it, from North Korea to the Middle East. But beware of the fine print.
Earlier the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had “confirmed” that Baghdadi had been killed, but Western and Iraqi officials have been sceptical.
Seeking to force the Republican hand, Democrats introduced the same legislation which passed the Senate by 98-2 on June 15 but has been stalled ever since.
In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network, Trump said: “It doesn’t make sense not to have some kind of relationship.”
Senator Cardin said the bill should be passed because of Russian interference in US elections, occupation of Crimea and support of the Syrian government.
While the UK-based war observatory confirmed the news, Russia and US are still unable to publicly confirm or deny the death of the elusive ISIS leader.
Trump Jr. was apparently told before meeting a Russian lawyer that it was part of a Russian government bid to aid his father’s presidential campaign.
The meeting on June 9, 2016, was the first confirmed private meeting between members of the US president’s inner circle and a Russian national.
Washington has said it is ready to use force if need be to stop North Korea’s weapons programs but it prefers global diplomatic action to avert catastrophe.
Catherine Marchi-Uhel was appointed by UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres to lead a panel called the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism.
Trump is considering “severe things” for North Korea, which on Tuesday test launched an intercontinental ballistic missile which could threaten US territories.
“We don’t dare come out of our houses…. There is death everywhere, the stench of death, of destruction. It’s terrifying.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that protectionism was becoming widespread and a behavioural norm.
On his way to the G20 summit, Trump heads to Warsaw on Wednesday to show his commitment to NATO in a speech and in meetings with nations closest to Russia.
The Syrian army said it would suspend combat operations in southern Syria until Thursday but rebels said the army had already violated the ceasefire.
While Trump’s own legislature readies sanctions for Russia and investigates his administration for Russian collusion, the pair will meet on the sidelines of the July 7-8 summit of G20 nations in Hamburg.
The warning was based on intelligence indicating Syria prepping for such a strike, and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said, “It appears that they took the warning seriously”.
Iraqi forces started their push into the Old City of Mosul, which is the de facto capital of the ISIS ‘caliphate’, engaging militants dug in among civilians.
The legislation passed the Senate by a nearly unanimous margin two weeks ago, is is held up at the House due to procedural concerns, with the Trump Administration raising complaints about its scope.
It was suspected that special counsel Robert Mueller would be fired over his close relationship with James Comey amid the Trump-Russia probe.
Schulz also believes that in light of this, the European Union needs to make its response stronger through concrete policies.