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“In a Big Shift, Russians Take to the Streets Over Everyday Complaints”

“Russians are protesting over everything from garbage disposal to hospital closures, voicing grievances about deteriorating public services as President Vladimir Putin tries to manage an economy beset by falling oil prices and international sanctions…” https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-a-big-shift-russians-take-to-the-streets-over-everyday-complaints-11577203354

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“Hungary lost $8.5 BILLION due to EU sanctions against Russia – foreign minister”

“Export opportunities and billions of dollars have been lost by Budapest since the European Union imposed economic sanctions on Russia, says Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto. Talking to RTVi television channel on Wednesday, he said that “since [the EU] imposed sanctions, … Continue reading

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Sanctions On: “US ends waivers for civil nuclear work at Iran’s Fordow facility, as hawkish GOP eggs Trump on”

“US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is ending waivers for civilian nuclear work at Iran’s Fordow site, where uranium has been enriched past the nuclear deal’s limits, as GOP hardliners demand all permits are pulled. “President Rouhani recently … Continue reading

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Survivors & Victims: State-Sanctioned Organ Harvesting In China

“…anecdotes and evidence are slowly bubbling to the surface that the organs of members of marginalized groups detained in Chinese prisons and labor camps are unwillingly harvested. Most affected is a spiritual minority, the Falun Gong, who have been persecuted … Continue reading

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“Trump lifts Turkey sanctions as he claims ALL credit for Syria border de-escalation”

“US President Donald Trump says he’ll lift sanctions on Turkey, unless he’s “not happy” with its actions in northern Syria, as he took complete credit for “saving” of Kurds, claiming the outcome was created by “no other nation.” Trump said … Continue reading

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No more games: “Moscow blasts new round of US sanctions, vows to respond…”

“A fresh batch of restrictions was unveiled Monday by the US Treasury Department, which invoked President Donald Trump’s executive order about election interference for the first time. Russian nationals Denis Kuzmin and Igor Nesterov were targeted over “links” to the Internet Research … Continue reading

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“…Moscow says ‘occupier’ US openly sided with terrorists with new sanctions”

“By blacklisting a shipping company and five vessels for supplying the Russian military battling terrorists in Syria with fuel, the US has come out as a sponsor of militants there, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said. Three Russian individuals, five … Continue reading

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