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    Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure for int’l isolation
    Mar28

    Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure for int’l isolation

    Moscow on Tuesday charged Washington had put “colossal pressure” on allies to expel scores of Russian diplomats, and vowed to retaliate. “This is the result of colossal pressure, colossal blackmail which is the main instrument of Washington on the international arena,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Uzbekistan. “We’ll...

    Politics: Defense secretary Jim Mattis serves up a strong condemnation of Russia’s aggression
    Mar28

    Politics: Defense secretary Jim Mattis serves up a strong condemnation of Russia’s aggression

    Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis offered sharp words about Russia's escalating global provocations during a press conference with reporters on Tuesday. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis condemned Russia’s escalating global provocations in a press conference with reporters on Tuesday. Among other things, Mattis referenced a nerve-agent...

    Politics: Why a future fight between China and Taiwan might open with a devastating blow to a US city
    Mar28

    Politics: Why a future fight between China and Taiwan might open with a devastating blow to a US city

    A cyberwarfare expert told Business Insider that China would likely kick off a fight to take Taiwan by attacking the US with a devastating cyber attack. China has lived with Taiwan just miles off its shores as an existential threat to the ruling communist party for years, but lately rhetoric has heated up and China’s military has become...

    Skripal Case Has Sparked New Cold War – Russian Media
    Mar27

    Skripal Case Has Sparked New Cold War – Russian Media

    FILE PHOTO Police don protective coveralls with breathing equipment on the grounds of a cement plant in the village of Durrington, near Salisbury, southern England as investigations in connection with an apparent nerve agent attack in the city continue. Ben STANSALL / AFP Russian media on Tuesday shared the view that Western countries’...

    Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure on allies for expulsions
    Mar27

    Spy attack: Russia blames US pressure on allies for expulsions

    Moscow on Tuesday charged Washington had put “colossal pressure” on allies to expel scores of Russian diplomats, and vowed to retaliate. “This is the result of colossal pressure, colossal blackmail which is the main instrument of Washington on the international arena,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Uzbekistan. “We’ll...

    NATO to announce measures over UK poisoning
    Mar27

    NATO to announce measures over UK poisoning

    NATO Chief, Jens Stoltenberg, will on Tuesday unveil “measures” in response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain, the alliance said, as international pressure mounts on Moscow. NATO has warned that the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter must have “consequences” and Stoltenberg will hold a news conference in...

    Politics: Here are all the countries kicking out Russian diplomats over the Sergei Skripal nerve agent attack
    Mar27

    Politics: Here are all the countries kicking out Russian diplomats over the Sergei Skripal nerve agent attack

    More than 20 countries have joined Britain in dismissing Russian officials over the nerve agent poisoning. More than 20 countries have expelled Russian diplomats in retaliation for the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal with nerve agent in Salisbury, southern England. The nations joined Britain in blaming Russia for the attempted assassination on...

    Politics: ‘Brazen, criminal attack’: Australia just expelled Russian diplomats over the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal
    Mar27

    Politics: ‘Brazen, criminal attack’: Australia just expelled Russian diplomats over the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal

    Russian diplomats were also expelled from 14 European countries on Monday. Australia is expelling two Russian diplomats in solidarity with the global response to the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal in the UK earlier this month. The attack was the first offensive use of nerve agent in Europe since World War II. The decision follows more than a...

    From Russian Spy Poisoning To Diplomatic Escalation
    Mar26

    From Russian Spy Poisoning To Diplomatic Escalation

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with Qatar’s Emir at the Kremlin in Moscow, on March 26, 2018. SERGEI KARPUKHIN / POOL / AFP Following Monday’s mass expulsions of Russian diplomats by Britain’s allies, here are the main developments since the poisoning of a Russian former double agent in England....

    Russia Kicks Against Expulsion Of Diplomats, Vows To Retaliate
    Mar26

    Russia Kicks Against Expulsion Of Diplomats, Vows To Retaliate

    Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Alexey NIKOLSKY / SPUTNIK / AFP The Russian foreign ministry on Monday vowed to retaliate against the expulsions of its diplomats by the United States and Canada, as well as 14 European Union countries and Ukraine over the poisoning of a former spy in Britain. “We express a decisive protest over the...

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