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US sanctions target Russian people – Embassy in Washington

Despite all statements from Washington, sanctions are clearly aimed against ordinary Russian citizens, the country’s embassy in the US said. The new sanctions target large companies that employ thousands of people, it added. The latest set of strict measures imposed by the US against Russia “targets the top Russian entrepreneurs that refused to play to Washington’s script,” the embassy said ...

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Russian anti-gay lawmaker wants ‘vice squad’ to target prostitution during 2018 World Cup

A Russian pro-Christian MP says ahead of the 2018 World Cup the police should launch special units manned by “true patriots” and deploy them in cities to fight “asocial persons” including prostitutes and pimps. Vitaly Milonov, widely known as the key sponsor of the Russian law that bans the promotion of “non-traditional” sexual relations to minors (also known as the ...

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Trump ‘not a target’ of Russia probe – report

Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly told President Donald Trump’s legal team last month that the president is not a criminal target in Mueller’s investigation. The Washington Post quotes three anonymous sources as saying that Mueller considers Trump a subject of the investigation, but not a target. A subject refers to a person whose conduct is under investigation, but investigators lack ...

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Israeli tanks target Hamas observation posts in Gaza Strip over cross-border arson

Israeli Defense Force tanks have struck two Hamas observation stations in the northern Gaza Strip. The move was in retaliation for an arson attack near the security fence at a border crossing, the IDF said. Read more On Wednesday, two suspects set ablaze “the elevated surface” surrounding the border fence near the old Karni Crossing, the Israeli military said. It ...

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Israeli jets pound Gaza target after ‘border fence breach & arson attempt’

Published time: 25 Mar, 2018 00:45 Edited time: 25 Mar, 2018 00:57 The Israel Defense Forces have struck a ‘Hamas target’ in the Gaza Strip, in retaliation for a border breach and an infiltration attempt by four Palestinians into Israel, the IDF has said. According to an IDF statement, the Israeli Air Force targeted a military compound in Rafah, in ...

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Capital returning to Russia as UK threatens to target investments

Possible UK sanctions against Russian deposits over the alleged poisoning of a former spy have triggered a return of capital to Russia from the West, according to regional political analyst Christopher Granville. “There is evidence of reverse capital flight back from the West into Russia,” he said, as quoted by CNBC. Granville, who is at the helm of EMEA and ...

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New US sanctions target Libyan smugglers

A new round of US sanctions targets Libyan smugglers to block the unauthorized exploitation of natural resources in the North African country, according to a new report by Reuters. The US treasury department announced new rules on Monday, activating the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to sanction six individuals, 24 companies and seven vessels to keep American firms from ...

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#StopNRAmazon: Gun control activists target Bezos platform for streaming NRATV

Twitter users are targeting Amazon Fire TV for continuing to stream NRATV following the Florida high school shooting. Users deployed the hashtag “#StopNRAmazon” to appeal to Amazon owner Jeff Bezos to stop carrying the channel. NRATV promotes the National Rifle Association’s message and often lambastes the mainstream media for their “anti-freedom” rhetoric. Describing it as “gun industry funded misinformation,” some ...

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Time to make schools harder target for attackers -Trump at CPAC

US President Donald Trump pushed for the idea of arming school personnel to protect the facilities from shooters during his speech at the Conservative Political Action Campaign in Maryland on Friday. “Teacher would have shot the hell out of him (attacker) before he knew what happened,” Trump said. “We want to ensure when there are warning signs they are acted ...

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'Upskirters' target girls as young as 10, police powerless

Police data reveals perverts are snapping intimate photos of girls as young as 10 in an intrusive type of sexual assault dubbed ‘upskirting’. Campaigners are now calling on UK legislators to criminalize the offence. According to Freedom of Information (FoI) requests made by the Press Association, police pursued 78 offences related to upskirting since 2015, but only 11 led to ...

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