: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin says US will have to shed 755 from diplomatic staff
    Jul31

    Putin says US will have to shed 755 from diplomatic staff

    By NATALIYA VASILYEVA MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday the United States would have to cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755, heightening tensions between Washington and Moscow three days after the U.S. Congress approved sanctions against Russia. In response, the U.S. State Department deemed it “a...

    Beeline launches unique roaming offer
    Jul31

    Beeline launches unique roaming offer

    ArmInfo.Beeline announces the launch of the unique “Roaming Package” service, which will allow customers (prepaid and postpaid payment system subscribers) by October 5, 2017, traveling abroad, to communicate in more than 50 countries at unprecedented low prices. As the press service of the company told ArmInfo, the geography of the...

    Moscow: US Has to Refrain From ‘Sanctions Diktat’ to Boost Ties With Russia
    Jul31

    Moscow: US Has to Refrain From ‘Sanctions Diktat’ to Boost Ties With Russia

    Russia said on Monday the United States has to abandon attempts of “sanctions diktat” and show the political will to improve relations with Russia to stop the aggravation of “political schizophrenia” that grips the Moscow-Washington ties. “The way out of this situation lies in the channel of manifestation of the political will to improve...

    Rafayel Vahanyan defeats Noel Studer
    Jul31

    Rafayel Vahanyan defeats Noel Studer

    Rafayel Vahanyan gained his first victory at the chess festival underway in the city of Biel in Switzerland. Our veteran chess player defeated International Master Noel Studer in the 6th round. French chess player Étienne Bacrot heads the standings with 4.5 points. He is followed by Ukrainian chess player Ruslan Ponomariov and Indian chess player...

    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...

    Stratcom Worried by Slow Pace of U.S. Nuclear Modernization
    Jul31

    Stratcom Worried by Slow Pace of U.S. Nuclear Modernization

    The commander in charge of American nuclear missiles, submarines, and bombers is concerned by the slow pace of modernizing aging U.S. weapons in the face of growing threats from China, Russia, and North Korea. Stratcom commander Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten also said information warfare—the use of information operations, cyber, space, and other...

    Turkish man barred from donating blood after US official cites Chernobyl disaster
    Jul31

    Turkish man barred from donating blood after US official cites Chernobyl disaster

    A Turkish man living in the U.S. state of Florida was disqualified from donating blood after an official cited him as living in Turkey, which shares the Black Sea with Ukraine, at the time of the 1986 accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, daily Habertürk reported on July 31. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    I’m a Marxist – we are misunderstood on both the left and right
    Jul31

    I’m a Marxist – we are misunderstood on both the left and right

    In these days of identity politics, the ideology remains refreshingly bracing in its view of the world. Earlier this month I stood among a cheering throng in a city square as a statue of Friedrich Engels was unveiled. This is not a sentence many have had cause to write for several decades. The “ceremony” marked the closing of the Manchester...

    Russia flaunts military might
    Jul31

    Russia flaunts military might

    Russia’s full naval might was on display Sunday as the country celebrated its annual Navy Day in multiple time zones, with parades and demonstrations held in all four corners of its vast territory, as well as at Russian bases abroad — including in Syria and in annexed Crimea. …read more Source:...

    U.S., U.K., Ukraine, others begin massive military drills In Georgia
    Jul31

    U.S., U.K., Ukraine, others begin massive military drills In Georgia

    Some 2,800 troops from host Georgia, the United States, and six other countries have begun a major military exercise in the South Caucasus nation. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports. Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and other leaders on July 30 … …read more Source:...