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    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:...

    Putin expelling 755 US diplomats from Russia
    Jul30

    Putin expelling 755 US diplomats from Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hit back at pending U.S. sanctions against his country on Sunday by ordering 755 U.S. diplomats to leave Russia. “I decided that it is time for us to show that we will not leave anything unanswered,” Putin said in an interview with Russian television on Sunday, according to translated reports in the New York Times...

    Blogger jailed in Azerbaijan asks to be extradited to Israel
    Jul30

    Blogger jailed in Azerbaijan asks to be extradited to Israel

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli blogger who was sentenced to three years in prison in Azerbaijan for illegally entering Nagorno-Karabakh has asked to be extradited to Israel. Alexander Lapshin, who also holds Russian and Ukrainian citizenship, appealed to Israel to extradite him from Azerbaijan, Haaretz reported, citing Lapshin’s attorney. He...

    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...

    Ukraine Says One Soldier Killed, Nine Injured In Fighting With Russia-Backed Separatists
    Jul30

    Ukraine Says One Soldier Killed, Nine Injured In Fighting With Russia-Backed Separatists

    Ukraine says that one of its soldiers was killed and nine others injured in fighting with Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    Enemies of Putin, but no longer friends
    Jul30

    Enemies of Putin, but no longer friends

    KIEV — The “Chocolate Ass” got the last laugh — for now, anyway. Last month, on a TV talk show hosted by Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who found a new political home in Ukraine, a woman in battle fatigues performed a doleful melody, backed by a rock ensemble. “In the near east, blood...

    Russia derides Tillerson statement on sanctions
    Jul30

    Russia derides Tillerson statement on sanctions

    Washington, Jul 30 – An attempt by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to portray recently passed Russian sanctions legislation as a sign Americans want Russia to improve relations with the U.S. has been derided by Moscow, reports AP/UNB. In a statement released by the State Department on Saturday, Tillerson said the overwhelming House and Senate...