The Assad regime backs the Kurds fighting Turkey’s intervention, corruption investigations of Netanyahu conclude with recommendations for indictment, and Iran tries to contain a currency crisis.
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A review of the next round of Russia sanctions deadlines.
When the Department of Justice required RT, the Russian-funded news outlet, to register as a foreign agent last month, the Russian government responded in kind.
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Paul Manafort's arrest may signal that the Justice Department will start enforcing a law requiring lobbyists of foreign governments to register as foreign agents.