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

    US to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia, says Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a ceremony for Russia’s Navy Day in Saint Petersburg on July 30, 2017 © POOL/AFP / Alexander ZemlianichenkoMoscow, Russian Federation, Jul 30 – 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...

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

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

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a ceremony for Russia’s Navy Day in Saint Petersburg on July 30, 2017 © POOL/AFP / Alexander ZemlianichenkoMoscow, Russian Federation, Jul 30 – 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...

    US Senate passes Russia sanctions, sends bill to Trump
    Jul28

    US Senate passes Russia sanctions, sends bill to Trump

    “It’s impossible to endlessly tolerate this kind of insolence towards our country,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said of US sactions © Lehtikuva/AFP / Martti KainulainenWashington, United States, Jul 28 – The US Senate on Thursday passed bipartisan sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the package to President Donald Trump,...

    US House votes Tuesday to sanction Russia, Iran, NKorea
    Jul25

    US House votes Tuesday to sanction Russia, Iran, NKorea

    The US House of Representatives is poised to vote to slap new sanctions against Russia © AFP/File / NICHOLAS KAMMWashington, United States, Jul 25 – The US House of Representatives votes Tuesday to slap new sanctions against Russia, a move that limits President Donald Trump’s ability to tinker with the penalties and has also triggered...

    In rebel-held Ukraine, activists struggle to stem HIV spread
    Jul22

    In rebel-held Ukraine, activists struggle to stem HIV spread

    A patient waits in a hospital treating drug users in the rebel capital of Donetsk, Ukraine © AFP / Aleksey FILIPPOVDONETSK, Ukraine, Jul 22 – As clashes drag on in east Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed rebels, health activist Natalia Gurova is fighting another battle of her own. Gurova manages a project in her...

    Kicking up a stink: Ukraine’s Lviv blighted by trash crisis
    Jul17

    Kicking up a stink: Ukraine’s Lviv blighted by trash crisis

    Trash piles in Lviv have built up due to an apparent political impasse between the Ukrainian government and the city’s authorities © AFP / Yuri DYACHYSHYNLVIV, Ukraine, Jul 17 – Ukraine’s western city of Lviv is famous for its picture-postcard graceful domes and cobblestone streets but it’s not such a pretty sight in the back...

    Kicking up a stink: Ukraine’s Lviv blighted by trash crisis
    Jul17

    Kicking up a stink: Ukraine’s Lviv blighted by trash crisis

    Trash piles in Lviv have built up due to an apparent political impasse between the Ukrainian government and the city’s authorities © AFP / Yuri DYACHYSHYNLVIV, Ukraine, Jul 17 – Ukraine’s western city of Lviv is famous for its picture-postcard graceful domes and cobblestone streets but it’s not such a pretty sight in the back...

    On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’
    Jul17

    On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’

    About 100 people are wanted in connection with the disaster but no arrests have been made so far © AFP/File / BULENT KILICTHE HAGUE, Jul 17 – Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, more than 2,000 relatives gather Monday to unveil a “living memorial” to their loved ones. A total of 298 trees have been...

    Trump son ‘met Kremlin-linked lawyer’ during election campaign
    Jul10

    Trump son ‘met Kremlin-linked lawyer’ during election campaign

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump meeting Friday in Hamburg, Germany © AFP/File / SAUL LOEBWashington, United States, Jul 10 – US President Donald Trump said Sunday he wanted to work “constructively” with Russia despite confronting Vladimir Putin over alleged election meddling, as reports broke that his eldest son met...

    Tillerson in Istanbul amid Turkey-US tensions
    Jul10

    Tillerson in Istanbul amid Turkey-US tensions

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu shake hands prior to their meeting on July 9, 2017 in Istanbul © AFP / OZAN KOSEISTANBUL, Jul 10 – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was on Sunday holding talks with Turkish leaders in Istanbul on issues ranging from Syria to last year’s failed coup....

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