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EU urges Moscow to free Navalny on anniversary of his arrest

Metro USA 17 Jan 2022
Today marks one year since the arrest and imprisonment of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny upon his return to Russia from life-saving medical treatment in Berlin after an assassination attempt on the Russian territory,” EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said in a statement.

FM spox urges Washington to decide on remaining topics in Vienna Talks

Irna 17 Jan 2022
Touching upon President Ebrahim Raisi's upcoming visit to Russia, he said that the trip will be of great importance and in line with government’s balanced foreign policy ... Reacting to some US officials’ fabricated deadlines, he said that the US president, foreign policy team, and ...

EU calls for Navalny’s release on 1st anniversary of arrest

Anadolu Agency 17 Jan 2022
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on Monday called for the immediate release of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny, marking the first anniversary of his “politically motivated” arrest and imprisonment ... “We deplore that the Russian legal system ...

Rejecting threats, Tehran urges US to focus on Plan A in Vienna talks

Press TV 17 Jan 2022
“If this happens, we will be heading toward a lasting agreement at a good pace,” the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman added ... Elsewhere during his Monday presser, Khatibzadeh touched upon President Ebrahim Raeisi’s upcoming visit to Russia, saying the trip will be of great importance and in line with his administration’s balanced foreign policy.

What would a Russian assault on Ukraine look like?

New Statesman 17 Jan 2022
It would cause the deaths of Russian servicemen ... the Kremlin using military victory against Ukraine to pressure Kyiv to implement a federal constitution for the country, including a veto for the eastern regions on national foreign policy, which would preclude eventual Ukrainian membership of Nato – a key Russian bugbear.

Biden should end talk of NATO membership for Ukraine

The Washington Times 17 Jan 2022
The pressing question for many in Washington’s foreign policy ...
photo: US DoS / Freddie Everett
Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman attends a diplomacy tradecraft course, at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on January 6, 2022

Wendy Sherman takes leading role as Biden's 'hard-nosed' Russia negotiator

The Hill 16 Jan 2022
... in an interview with Foreign Policy in 2018 ... Even Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in an interview assessing the week of diplomatic meetings in Europe, seemed to acknowledge Sherman’s ability to deliver tough talking points in a way that advances conversation. .

Trump: Toughest Country to Deal With Was Not China, North Korea or Russia — It’s US

Sputnik 16 Jan 2022
The 45th continues to criticize the Biden administration of US President Joe Biden, in particular over the inability to deal with the influx of illegal immigrants and foreign policy failures in the Russian and Chinese directions ... .

Why Ukraine's Turkish-made drone became a flashpoint in tensions with Russia

Stars and Stripes 15 Jan 2022
"Russia is seeing a trend where all of these NATO countries are delivering more and more weaponry to Ukraine," said Rob Lee, a Russian military expert and fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

EU declines Russian efforts to ‘build spheres of influence’ in Europe

MENA FN 15 Jan 2022
(MENAFN) According to the EU foreign policy ruler, the EU declines Russian efforts to –build spheres of influence– in Europe. Josep Borrell informed journalists at a joint news session with French ... .

Trump to hold 'Save America' rally in Arizona

Beijing News 15 Jan 2022
Washington , January 15 (ANI/ Sputnik) ... "A Save America Rally is scheduled for January 15, 2022 at the Country Thunder Fairgrounds ... During the rallies, he has accused Biden of failure against the COVID-19 pandemic, inability to deal with economic problems and foreign policy failures in the Russian and Chinese directions.

Analysis: U.S. rallies a united front against Russia as Putin seeks cracks

Reuters 15 Jan 2022
President Joe Biden failed to defuse tensions between Russia and Ukraine, but has maintained unity with European allies against Moscow as Russian President Vladimir Putin seeks to expose cracks, foreign policy analysts say ... The main attempt to deter a Russian invasion is a U.S.

Democrats Introduce New Bill to Impose More Sanctions on Russia. “Disable Russian Financial Activity”

GlobalResearch 14 Jan 2022
Once again, rumors about the existence of a Russian plan to invade Ukraine are prompting American lawmakers to implement radical measures against Moscow ... Undoubtedly, this is the result of the growth of an extremely dangerous and anti-diplomatic Russophobic mentality, which could begin to have negative effects on American foreign policy soon.

Can harsh U.S. economic sanctions deter Russia from invading Ukraine?

CNBC 14 Jan 2022
Economic sanctions remain one of the most powerful tools the United States has in its foreign policy arsenal.

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