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Congress considers resolution condemning Navalny’s poisoning

Putin denies Navalny poisoning during annual news conference The initiative calls on the State Department and the Ministry of Finance to impose sanctions on persons found to be involved in the poisoning The US House of Representatives on Wednesday discusses a resolution condemning the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and calling for a […]

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Trump Brings Obamacare Fight to Courts

Trump administration takes Obamacare to the Supreme Court, claiming it is invalid Obama-sponsored health bill cancellation, however, could be Trump’s defeat After losing the congressional healthcare battle, President Donald Trump is now trying to solve the problem with courts. Two federal judges in Washington recently blocked some elements of Trump’s health agenda. These include job […]

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US and Russian officials welcome START 3 extension

Rocky IV (5/12) Movie CLIP – Training in Russia (1985) HD The extension of the treaty is in the interests of American national security, the US ambassador said at the UN conference on disarmament The United States and Russia agreed that a five-year extension of the Treaty on Measures to Further Reduce and Limit Strategic […]

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The European Commission adopts a statement of disinformation about the coronavirus from Russia

Russian disinformation aims to sow distrust over coronavirus vaccines EU to step up aid to independent media The European Commission suspects Russia and China of organizing disinformation campaigns about the coronavirus pandemic in relation to the EU countries. This is stated in a statement issued by the department on Wednesday. The ministry’s report states that […]

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Japan promises to take action to protect Olympics from cyber attacks

Cybersecurity for Tokyo 2020 Earlier, the US and the UK accused Russia of cyberattacks aimed at disrupting the Tokyo Games Japan said Tuesday it will take countermeasures to ensure next year’s Tokyo Olympics are not disrupted by cyberattacks.. The statement came after the UK and the United States accused Russia of organizing efforts to disrupt […]

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Moscow City Court leaves American investor Michael Calvey in custody

Russia: Supreme Court lifts house arrest of US investor Michael Calvey Investigators accused Calvey, founder of Baring Vostok Capital Partners, of stealing 2.5 billion rubles A Russian court on Thursday ruled that prominent American investor Michael Calvey should remain in custody pending trial. Thus, his appeal for bail or house arrest was rejected.. Calvey, founder […]

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Ivan Melnikov: Michael Calvey asked diplomats not to speak publicly in his defense

UN Special Envoy on Myanmar urges military to change tactics According to a member of the Public Monitoring Commission, the investor detained by the Russian authorities does not want his case to be politicized American investor Michael Calvey, who was detained by the Russian authorities on embezzlement charges, asked American diplomats not to speak publicly […]

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Leading Asia-Pacific diplomats gather in Bangkok

Senior U.S. diplomat in Seoul for talks as GSOMIA termination looms On the sidelines of the ASEAN summit, meetings will also be held with the participation of major powers, including Russia and the United States Leading diplomats from the Asia-Pacific region flock to the Thai capital to discuss regional issues, including security on the Korean […]

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Islamists kill 35 Syrian military personnel in two days

Fighting rages in northwest Syria; two Turkish troops killed Despite the defeat of militants in Baguz last month, Islamic terrorists continue to resist in Syria Over the past two days, 35 Syrian army soldiers and members of pro-government militias have died in central Syria as a result of attacks by terrorists from the Islamic State. […]

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Mike Calvey: the charge against me is not only dishonest, but also illegal

REFEED: Michael Calvey appears in court for alleged fraud Russian Judicial Authorities Accuse American Investor of Fraud A Moscow court has begun consideration of the embezzlement case against the American investor Michael Calvey. Calvey and several of his colleagues at Baring Vostok face ten years in prison on fraud charges. At the trial, Calvey firmly […]

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President of Ukraine proposed to dissolve the Constitutional Court

Ukrainian Constitutional Court –°onsiders Legality of Parlament Dissolution The bill may be unconstitutional On October 30, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky submitted to the Verkhovna Rada a bill to terminate the powers of the country’s Constitutional Court. He proposes to cancel one of the court decisions and terminate the powers of the judges who made […]

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Syrian opposition reports most powerful Russian strikes since ceasefire

No large-scale air strikes since March Syrian opposition sources said Russian fighter jets on Sunday bombed rebel-held areas of northwestern Syria. These are the most ambitious strikes since the main hostilities ended as a result of the Turkish-Russian agreement concluded almost six months ago.. According to eyewitnesses, military aircraft attacked the western outskirts of Idlib. […]