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    Congress Slaps Putin With More Sanctions. Does He Actually Care?
    Jul29

    Congress Slaps Putin With More Sanctions. Does He Actually Care?

    A Q&A with the Defense Department’s former Eastern Europe point person, Evelyn Farkas, on the Russian tyrant’s real goals in Ukraine, Syria and beyond. …read more Source:...

    Analysis: Trump gets a major bill, and it’s Russia sanctions
    Jul29

    Analysis: Trump gets a major bill, and it’s Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The most consequential piece of legislation that the Republican-led Congress has delivered to President Donald Trump after seven months is a new package of financial penalties against Russia that he didn’t want to sign into law. But he’s going to. He would have faced a political firestorm if he rejected the...

    How a tiny Baltic nation became a top destination for US officials
    Jul29

    How a tiny Baltic nation became a top destination for US officials

    Estonia, a tiny Baltic nation dwarfed by neighboring Russia, isn’t a premier American tourist destination. But when Vice President Mike Pence arrives there on Sunday he’ll be just the latest in a parade of senior Washington officials to visit in recent months. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) led a congressional delegation...

    Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates
    Jul29

    Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW: US President Donald Trump will sign legislation that imposes sanctions on Russia, the White House said on Friday, after Moscow ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and said it would seize two US diplomatic properties in retaliation for the bill. The US Senate had voted almost unanimously on Thursday to...

    Ukraine issues postage stamp dedicated to Aivazovsky’s 200th anniversary
    Jul29

    Ukraine issues postage stamp dedicated to Aivazovsky’s 200th anniversary

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    Kaboom! Russian drone with thermite grenade blows up a Billion Dollars of Ukrainian ammo! (AMAZING VIDEO)
    Jul29

    Kaboom! Russian drone with thermite grenade blows up a Billion Dollars of Ukrainian ammo! (AMAZING VIDEO)

    A drone carrying just a single grenade infiltrated an ammunition dump in Ukraine, setting off an explosion that caused an astounding billion dollars worth of damage! The incident points to the growing use of drones in wartime, particularly off the shelf civilian products harnessed to conduct sabotage and other attacks. Ukraine’s domestic...

    Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates
    Jul29

    Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will sign legislation that imposes sanctions on Russia, the White House said on Friday, after Moscow ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and said it would seize two U.S. diplomatic properties in retaliation for the bill.The U.S. Senate had voted almost...

    OSCE media freedom representative calls for immediate release of detained Donetsk journalist Stanislav Aseev
    Jul29

    OSCE media freedom representative calls for immediate release of detained Donetsk journalist Stanislav Aseev

    VIENNA, 28 July 2017 – OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir today expressed deep concern about the continued detention of journalist Stanislav Aseev in eastern Ukraine. Aseev is a contributor to the Ukrainian Service of Radio Free … …read more Source:...

    Trump to Sign Russia Sanctions, Moscow Retaliates
    Jul29

    Trump to Sign Russia Sanctions, Moscow Retaliates

    U.S. President Donald Trump will sign legislation that imposes sanctions on Russia, the White House said on Friday, after Moscow ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff in retaliation for the measures and said it was seizing two U.S. diplomatic properties, Reuters reports.Moscow’s decision, which had echoes of the Cold...

    Pilot’s Mastery Saved Life of 121 Passengers on Board Turkey-Cyprus Plane
    Jul29

    Pilot’s Mastery Saved Life of 121 Passengers on Board Turkey-Cyprus Plane

    The video of the dangerous landing of the plane of Atlas Global at Ataturk Airport of Istambul has been published. The pilot, Alexander Akopov, a citizen of Ukraine, demonstrated top-level of mastery that allowed avoiding a catastrophe. …read more Source:...