Contents tagged with White House

  • The US extends Crimean sanctions against Russia for another year

    On March 4, according to a statement  submitted by the White House to the Congress and published in the Federal register, US President Donald Trump extended the sanctions that were imposed earlier against Russia because of its actions in Ukraine, specifically the annexation of the Crimea and the situation in the Donbas.

    “The actions and policies of persons that undermine democratic processes and institutions in Ukraine threaten its peace, security, stability, sovereignty and territorial …

  • Washington uncertain if Russians were involved in attack on US partners in Syria

    The White House does not know if Russian citizens were involved in the attack on the headquarters of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on February 7,  Donald Trump’s deputy press secretary Raj Shah told reporters at a press conference.

    One of the reporters was interested to know whether Trump had been notified about the attack which took place in the region of the Khasham settlement, and whether there is “any information on Russian representatives’ involvement in this”.“The …

  • White House: The U.S. will continue the policy of sanctions against Russia until it 'leaves eastern Ukraine'

    The USA intends to continue the sanctions policy towards Russia until it "leaves eastern Ukraine," as indicated on Tuesday by the White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, at a routine press briefing.

    On Tuesday, the U.S. Finance Ministry included 38 people and organizations, including "two Russian civil servants" and two of their assistants, in the sanctions list. Among the Russians on the list are the Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Sergey Nazarov, a member …

  • John Boehner - The White House is abandoning Ukraine

    The administration of the republican speaker John Boehner accused President Obama’s administration for not taking any steps towards providing Ukraine with lethal weapons.

    On Wednesday Boehner's administration sent out an email with the subject "The White house is abandoning Ukraine" says quoting the Voice of America.

    The letter says that “while Russia continues to escalate its attacks on Ukraine, USA has a moral obligation to support Ukraine. Ukraine is in desperate need of …