TRUMP ROLLS BACK NEW SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA


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“Corker vows to get answers on Trump’s Russia sanctions delay”


POLITICO

“The chief GOP architect of a Russia sanctions package that Congress overwhelmingly approved earlier this year vowed Wednesday to find out why the Trump administration has delayed using its new powers to punish Moscow.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) — an author of the massive sanctions bill that President Donald Trump signed in August — told reporters that “I’m going to get on the phone with someone” within 24 hours to get details on why the administration missed the law’s Oct. 1 deadline to hit certain Russian entities with new penalties.” MORE

“U.S. Considers Punishing Myanmar With Sanctions Over Treatment Of Rohingya Muslims”


HUFFINGTON POST

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is taking steps and considering a range of further actions over Myanmar’s treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority, including targeted sanctions under its Global Magnitsky law, the State Department said on Monday.

“We express our gravest concern with recent events in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and the violent, traumatic abuses Rohingya and other communities have endured,” it said in a statement.” MORE

“House approves Russia sanctions that handcuff Trump”


POLITICO

“Russia-Iran sanctions bill heads toward vote with bipartisan backing”


POLITICO

“Russia sanctions talks leave Iran bill hanging in the balance”


POLITICO

“We feel strongly that we need a tough, effective package of Russia sanctions to move alongside the Iran sanctions,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said on the floor Wednesday. | AP Photo

“Trump Plans To Lift Sanctions On Russia By Returning Their American-Based Intelligence Compounds”


POLITICUS USA

Regardless of the motivations behind the latest Trump move, it’s clear the Russians are getting exactly what they had hoped for by helping this president win the White House in 2016.

“Treasury Department tweaks sanctions on Russia”


[QUIETLY TRUMP EASES SANCTIONS]

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MSNBC

The Treasury Department has sent early signals of easing sanctions on Russia, allowing U.S. companies to do business with Russia's security service. MSNBC'S Peter Alexander reports.
The Treasury Department has sent early signals of easing sanctions on Russia, allowing U.S. companies to do business with Russia’s security service. MSNBC’S Peter Alexander reports.

“Trump Will Talk To Putin This Weekend As He Prepares To Roll Back Russian Sanctions”


POLITICUS USA

Trump has been silent on Russia since taking office, but he could be days away from dropping the crippling sanctions President Obama put on the country.
Trump has been silent on Russia since taking office, but he could be days away from dropping the crippling sanctions President Obama put on the country.

“Hours Before Trump Takes Office Law Enforcement Is Investigating Intercepts From Russia”


POLITICUS USA

Hours before Donald Trump is due to take the oath of office law enforcement is investigating intercepted communications and financial transactions potentially between Trump world and Russia.
Hours before Donald Trump is due to take the oath of office law enforcement is investigating intercepted communications and financial transactions potentially between Trump world and Russia.