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    Russia: Country warns of further retaliation after US sanctions

    Sergei Ryabkov called a sanctions package aimed at penalizing Russia for meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. The Kremlin’s decision to expel American diplomats was a “long overdue” retaliation to tough new sanctions passed by Washington, a top Russian official said Sunday, vowing more payback may follow if the US does...

    Putin says U.S. must cut 755 diplomatic staff, more measures possible
    Jul31

    Putin says U.S. must cut 755 diplomatic staff, more measures possible

    MOSCOW/WASHINGTON – President Vladimir Putin said the United States would have to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 people and that Moscow could consider additional measures against Washington as a response to new U.S. sanctions approved by Congress. , Moscow ordered the United States on Friday to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff...

    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...

    Vladimir Putin: Russian President expels 755 US diplomats from country
    Jul31

    Vladimir Putin: Russian President expels 755 US diplomats from country

    The Russian foreign ministry had earlier demanded Washington cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to 455 — the same number Moscow has in the US. 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...

    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...

    Pence travels to Baltic states to reassure allies and send message to Russia
    Jul31

    Pence travels to Baltic states to reassure allies and send message to Russia

    ‘Russia’s destabilizing activities, its support for rogue regimes, its activities in Ukraine, are unacceptable,’ Pense said Sunday.Politics …read more Source:...

    Pence: Russia’s ‘Destabilising Activities Are Unacceptable’
    Jul31

    Pence: Russia’s ‘Destabilising Activities Are Unacceptable’

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, on Sunday condemned what he termed Russia’s “destabilizing activities” but said he and President Trump “remain very hopeful that we’ll see different behavior by the Russian government, with regard to Ukraine, with regard to supporting rogue regimes in Iran and North Korea. Pence arrived in Estonia on...

    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 in...

    Vladimir Putin: Russia President shows off naval might with major parade
    Jul30

    Vladimir Putin: Russia President shows off naval might with major parade

    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. 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...

    At Least 7 Killed, 9 Injured Over Past Week in Donetsk
    Jul29

    At Least 7 Killed, 9 Injured Over Past Week in Donetsk

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — At least seven people were killed and nine others were injured in the territory of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) as a result of hostilities with Ukrainian forces over the past week, a representative of the DPR ombudsman office said Friday. “Within the period between 21 and 27 July 2017, as a result...

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