Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday backed a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow him to seek re-election after his current term ends in 2024, ending uncertainty about his future.
On Tuesday, the Treasury Department blocked U.S. companies from doing business with Rosneft Trading SA, accusing the Geneva subsidiary of the Russian state-owned oil giant of providing a critical lifeline to Maduro as he seeks to bypass U.S. sanctions.
One Ukrainian soldier was killed and four wounded during heavy shelling in Ukraine’s eastern provinces in the early hours of February 18, according to Ukraine’s Joint Forces Operation, which oversees the military situation at the frontline.
The landscape is clear. The U.K. left the EU as it no longer wanted to be a rule taker. Instead it wanted to forge its own path in the world whilst enjoying a cordial relationship with the EU in matters of defence, security and of course trade.
China and its increasingly sophisticated and far-flung military sit atop U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s list of international security worries, but in Europe a bigger concern is closer to home: Russia.
Vladimir Putin will meet with Ukraine’s new president Vladimir Zelensky next week during peace talks held with mediators France and Germany, Russian media reported on Friday.
The House impeachment inquiry zeroes in on two White House lawyers privy to a discussion about President Donald Trump’s phone call with Ukraine’s leader.
As part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, House Democrats subpoenaed his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, Monday night for documents related to his dealings with Ukraine. Here’s how “America’s Mayor” became a part of the scandal.