White House hunts leaker after Trump congratulates Putin

Report: Putin Has Not Yet Ordered Retaliatory Sanctions Against U.S.

Because Washington, DC, has not yet implemented new sanctions against Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin has not yet ordered retaliatory sanctions against the United States, although the Russian Foreign Ministry said it is working on tit-for-tat retaliatory measures.

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said unless a deal is reached with China, Trump will implement tariffs targeting sectors in which Washington says Beijing has stolen American technology

Mnuchin: ‘We Refined’ Sanctions Strategy ‘After’ Haley Made Announcement

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Countdown to the Closing Bell,” Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin stated that the strategy on Russia sanctions was “refined” after UN Ambassador Nikki Haley announced new sanctions were coming. Mnuchin said, “We had meetings

US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017

Donald Trump Signs Russia Sanctions

President Donald Trump has signed the bill passed by Congress to put more sanctions on Russia, according to a White House official. The bill was signed privately at the White House on Wednesday as the ceremony closed to the press,

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FBI: No Charges Against Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn

Law enforcement officials told CNN on Friday that, “barring new information that changes what they know,” charges will not be recommended against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn over his telephone conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

President Vladimir Putin toasts during a luncheon hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations headquarters on September 28, 2015 in New York. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read

Russia Prepares to Blink Under Sanctions Pressure

Russian President Vladimir Putin appears ready to cooperate with the European Union to remove economic sanctions–after having gained enormous international leverage through his surprise military intervention in Syria.

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Stratfor: Russia Economy Hits Perfect Storm

The Russian economy started stagnating in 2013, but the nation was never actually able to recover from the 2008-2009 recession, according to Stratfor Global Intelligence. The combination of the 2014 sanctions over the Ukraine and collapsing oil prices is a perfect economic storm that is grinding Russia to a halt.

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Krauthammer: ‘Keep Our Foot on the Neck of the Russians’

On Thursday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer argued against the Obama administration going out of its way to negotiate with the Russians to ease sanctions levied on their country over the aggressive tack