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    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...

    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...

    US Vice President Begins Baltic Tour in Estonia
    Jul30

    US Vice President Begins Baltic Tour in Estonia

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is in Estonia for talks on military support, beginning a tour of three Baltic members of NATO. The tour comes amid requests from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania for U.S. military support in the face of Russian expansionism. “To our allies here in Eastern Europe, we are with you, we stand with you on behalf of...

    Georgia, US   hold drill ahead  of Pence visit
    Jul30

    Georgia, US hold drill ahead of Pence visit

    TBILISI: The Georgian army began two weeks of military exercises with the United States and other partner countries on Sunday, a day before US Vice President Mike Pence visits the ex-Soviet nation. About 2,800 soldiers from the United States, Britain, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine, Slovenia, Armenia and Georgia were taking part in the manoeuvres, with...

    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...

    Egypt Officials Say Resort Knife Attacker Tasked by IS
    Jul30

    Egypt Officials Say Resort Knife Attacker Tasked by IS

    Security officials said on Sunday that the Egyptian man who stabbed to death three tourists and wounded three others earlier this month in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada was tasked by the Islamic State group to carry out an attack against foreigners. The officials said that investigations revealed 29-year old Abdel-Rahman Shaaban had communicated...

    Putin Says U.S. Must Cut 755 Russia Staff in Sanctions Reprisal
    Jul30

    Putin Says U.S. Must Cut 755 Russia Staff in Sanctions Reprisal

    Russia has told the U.S. it must cut staff at its embassy and other facilities in Russia by 755 people by Sept. 1 in retaliation for a new sanctions law passed by the U.S. Congress last week, President Vladimir Putin said. “We waited for a rather long time, thinking that things might improve, nourished the hope that the situation would change...

    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 Expels 755 U.S. Diplomats
    Jul30

    Russia Expels 755 U.S. Diplomats

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he will expel 755 U.S diplomats by the end of the month. Earlier this week, Putin signaled he’d retaliate against a bill Congress passed that increases sanctions against Russia for its illegal invasion of the Crimea, and for interfering in the U.S. election.Putin made the announcement in an...

    Putin To Expel 755 U.S. Diplomatic Staff From Russia In Response To New Sanctions
    Jul30

    Putin To Expel 755 U.S. Diplomatic Staff From Russia In Response To New Sanctions

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry had signaled on Friday that U.S. diplomats would be ordered out of the country, as retaliation after new sanctions on Russia were approved by Congress this week. (Image credit: Adam Berry/Getty Images) …read more Source:...