International sanctions during the Ukrainian crisis

Congress Steps Up on Foreign Policy

When President Trump began taking a wrecking ball to some of America's traditional foreign policies, going so far as to threaten the country's long and sturdy relationship with its Western European allies, many hoped that the other branches of government would provide a counterweight to the executive branch, and restrain his worst impulses.

Bulgaria's Socialist Leader Launches Poster against Russian Sanctions

Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) chair Korneliya Ninova has vowed to veto any renewal of sanctions imposed on Russia by the European Union.

Her comments, cited by the BSP press office, follow a Facebook post which slams the restrictions hampering, according to socialists, Bulgaria's trade and economy.