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    Pence sketches possible Patriot deployment in Estonia, vows US support
    Jul31

    Pence sketches possible Patriot deployment in Estonia, vows US support

    TALLINN: US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday raised the possibility of deploying the Patriot anti-missile defence system in Estonia, one of three NATO Baltic states worried by Russian expansionism, Prime Minister Juri Ratas said. “We spoke about it today, but we didn’t talk about a date or time,” Ratas told state broadcaster...

    US to cut 755 US diplomatic staff in Russia, says Putin
    Jul31

    US to cut 755 US diplomatic staff in Russia, says Putin

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said the United States would have to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia and warned of a prolonged gridlock in its ties after the US Congress backed new sanctions against the Kremlin. Putin added bluntly that Russia was able to raise the stakes with America even further, although he hoped this would be...

    Putin says US must cut 755 diplomatic staff, more measures possible
    Jul31

    Putin says US must cut 755 diplomatic staff, more measures possible

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a news conference after a meeting with his Moldovan counterpart Igor Dodon at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on January 17, 2017. Photo: Reuters/ File MOSCOW/WASHINGTON: President Vladimir Putin said the United States would have to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 people and that Moscow...

    US needs to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia, says Putin
    Jul31

    US needs to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia, says Putin

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said the United States would have to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia and warned of a prolonged gridlock in its ties after the US Congress backed new sanctions against the Kremlin. Putin added bluntly that Russia was able to raise the stakes with America even further, although he hoped this would be...

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin
    Jul30

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin

    President Vladimir Putin said 755 US diplomats must leave Russia and warned ties with Washington could be gridlocked for a long time, in a move Sunday that followed tough new American sanctions.The Russian foreign ministry had earlier demanded Washington cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to 455 — the same number Moscow has...

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin
    Jul30

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin

    “More than a thousand people were working and are still working” at the US embassy and consulates, Putin said in an interview with Rossia-24 television. AFP Photo Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin said 755 US diplomats must leave Russia and warned ties with Washington could be gridlocked for a long time, in a move Sunday that followed tough...

    Russia derides Tillerson statement on sanctions
    Jul30

    Russia derides Tillerson statement on sanctions

    Washington, Jul 30 – An attempt by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to portray recently passed Russian sanctions legislation as a sign Americans want Russia to improve relations with the U.S. has been derided by Moscow, reports AP/UNB. In a statement released by the State Department on Saturday, Tillerson said the overwhelming House and Senate...

    Putin shows off Russia’s naval might with major parade
    Jul30

    Putin shows off Russia’s naval might with major parade

    SAINT PETERSBURG: President Vladimir Putin on Sunday oversaw a pomp-filled display of Russia’s naval might as the Kremlin paraded its sea power from the Baltic Sea to the shores of Syria. Some 50 warships and submarines were on show along the Neva River and in the Gulf of Finland off the country’s second city of Saint Petersburg after...

    US says will work with allies after Russia sanctions anger EU
    Jul30

    US says will work with allies after Russia sanctions anger EU

    WASHINGTON: Washington vowed Saturday it would “work closely with our friends and Allies” after US lawmakers passed sanctions on Russia that upset some European nations fearful that it could hit their businesses. Congress passed a bipartisan package targeting Russia, Iran and North Korea on Thursday, with President Donald Trump later...

    Heroic act by pilot of plane damaged in hail
    Jul29

    Heroic act by pilot of plane damaged in hail

    From yesterday the hero of the media outlets is a citizen of Ukraine, pilot Oleksandr Akopov, thanks to whom the plane damaged in hail successfully landed at Ataturk airport of Istanbul. The front part of Atlas Global airline’s plane, windscreen and autopilot had been damaged in hail. There were 121 passengers and 6 crew members on board of...

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