26 July 2021
US waives sanctions on Nord Stream 2, builder of Russia-Germany pipeline
The NordStream2 waivers are "a gift to Putin that will only weaken the United States' leverage in the lead up to the impending Biden-Putin summit," says @SenatorRisch, the senior @GOP lawmaker on @SenateForeign
US placed sanctions on the company behind NordStream2 and its chief executive, but immediately waived them due to national interest concerns, according to the @StateDept report being sent to Congress
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FBK employees are massively summoned for interrogation in the Investigative Committee on fraud charges. Case was started at the end of 2020 against Navalny, who was accused of embezzling donations worth 356 million rubles.
Here are the NordStream2 sanctions via congressional source
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A St. Petersburg court has ordered @bellingcat to pay 340,000 roubles ($4,600) to Donbass commander Igor Bezler for "insulting his honour and dignity" in articles linking him with the shooting down of MH17
Heavy dust storm hit Dagestan
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Russian FM Lavrov arrived in Reykjavik, where he will meet with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken in a few hours.
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Dust storm in Astrakhan
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Putin discussed with Aliyev the situation in Karabakh and on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. Highlighted need to ensure that the settlement on the border is carried out exclusively by political and diplomatic methods, the Kremlin reports
People outside court in Moscow call for the release of socialist former diplomat Nikolai Platoshkin, who is on trial2 month ago
People outside court in Moscow call for the release of socialist former diplomat Nikolai Platoshkin, who is on trial
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A senior Russian official warned Israel's ambassador that actions that led to a further increase in civilian casualties in Gaza were "unacceptable": Russia foreign ministry
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Wildfire in village of Nizhnieilimsky district of Irkutsk region, about 20 houses on fire
Yuri Zhdanov, the father of the director of Navalny's Foundation for Fighting Corruption Ivan Zhdanov, who is currently in jail awaiting trial on trumped-up charges, has had his charges increased so he (Yuri) now faces up to 10 years in prison. Ivan has left Russia
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Russia to withdraw from Open Skies Treaty. The lower house of the Russian parliament on Wednesday unanimously decided to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty during a plenary session.
Police found no law violations in this gathering in support of Putin in Volgograd, calling it a "youth flashmob" that didn't require permission
In a call with @HeikoMaas today, @SecBlinken emphasized US opposition to NordStream2, according to a readout from @StateDeptSpox
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Two Russian strategic Tu-160 bombers conducted a planned flight over the Barents Sea, accompanied by MiG-31 fighters
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"Wael Kaddah" and "Ibrahim Salwa", two members of the Russian-backed Fifth Corps, were wounded, after they were targeted by unidentified persons with bullets in the town of "Kahil" in the eastern countryside of Daraa
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Russian lawmakers move to ban Navalny supporters from parliamentary polls
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The actions of the United States and NATO contribute to the growth of the military danger, said the Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, the head of the main military-political department of the Russian Armed Forces, Andrei Kartapolov.
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The authorities of North Macedonia announced the expulsion of a Russian diplomat from the country
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Russian Tu-95MS bombers and Su-27 jets made a flight over Black Sea
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The list of unfriendly countries may expand - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Ryabkov
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The Russian Federation will continue to promote the achievement of a fair agreement on Transnistria, Putin said.
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A Robinson helicopter crashed in the Arkhangelsk region, one person died, two were injured, and they are looking for another -Russian Investigative Committee
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Russian foreign minister warns West that Arctic is 'our land, our waters' ahead of Arctic Council meeting
About 100 tons of oil products spilled out of the Lukoil pipeline in Komi, the head of Rosprirodnadzor said.2 month ago
About 100 tons of oil products spilled out of the Lukoil pipeline in Komi, the head of Rosprirodnadzor said.
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Kremlin says that Putin and Pashinyan discussed Russian military help to Armenia several times
Russian forces in Syria suspend the work of their floating bridge over the Euphrates River, east of Deir Ezzor
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