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  • Russia prepares sanctions against U.S. Special Prosecutor Mueller

    The Council of the Federation of Russia prepared a preliminary version of a list of those implicated in Russia’s ouster from the 2018 Olympics, and sanctions are being prepared against them.

    Included on the list, according to the media outlet RBK Group – citing two sources in the Upper Chamber of the Russian Parliament – are the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Craig Reedie, U.S. Attorney General Robert Mueller, head of the WADA commission to investigate charges of doping at the …

  • Five non-EU countries extend sanctions against the Crimea

    Five countries have extended sanctions against the Crimea until June 23, 2018. Norway, Albania, Montenegro, Georgia and Ukraine made the decision subsequent to that of the EU.

    This is noted in a statement by the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini.

    "They [the five countries] will ensure that their national policies are consistent with this decision of the Council [of Europe on the adoption of the signatures.] The European Union takes note of their commitments and …

  • The Security Service of Ukraine banned a German politician from entering Ukraine because of his visit to Crimea

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) has banned German politician Willy Wimmer from entering Ukraine for five years, reported SSU Speaker Olena Gitlyanska to Interfax Ukraine. Wimmer is the ex-Deputy of the Bundestag, the former Deputy Chairman of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and the former Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Defense of Germany.

    "The decision to ban Willy Wimmer from entering into Ukrainian territory for 5 years has been taken," Gitlyanska said. According to …