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    Russia orders out US diplomats in sanctions retaliation
    Jul29

    Russia orders out US diplomats in sanctions retaliation

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov watch a display during the MAKS 2017 air show in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, Russia, July 18, 2017. Sputnik/Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERSMOSCOW: Russia on Friday ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff in retaliation for a new round of US...

    Donald Trump Agrees to Impose Further Sanctions on Russia
    Jul29

    Donald Trump Agrees to Impose Further Sanctions on Russia

    President Donald Trump has agreed to sign a bill that will impose further sanctions on Russia and gives Congress new powers to block him from easing sanctions against Moscow in the future, the White House has confirmed. “President Donald J. Trump read early drafts of the bill and negotiated regarding critical elements of it,” a statement from the...

    Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions
    Jul29

    Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Moscow on Friday ordered the US to slash its number of diplomats in Russia and froze two embassy compounds in a pre-emptive strike against tough new sanctions being readied in Washington.On Thursday, the US Senate passed new bipartisan sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the package to President Donald Trump,...

    Trump to Approve Sanctions Bill; Russia Imposes Its Own
    Jul29

    Trump to Approve Sanctions Bill; Russia Imposes Its Own

    The White House says President Donald Trump approves of Congress’ new sanctions against Russia and he intends to sign the bill. In a statement Friday, the press secretary said the president has reviewed the final version of the bill that outlines additional sanctions against a wide range of Russia industries. The bill also gives Congress...

    Pence to Visit Estonia, Georgia, Montenegro on NATO, Russia
    Jul29

    Pence to Visit Estonia, Georgia, Montenegro on NATO, Russia

    Vice President Mike Pence visits three countries in Russia’s neighborhood beginning Monday to signal support for them and NATO while drawing a line against aggression. Pence’s trip to Estonia, Georgia and Montenegro is viewed as a follow-up to President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe earlier this month. Then, Trump used stops in...

    Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions
    Jul29

    Russia orders US to cut diplomats in response to sanctions

    MOSCOW: Moscow on Friday ordered the US to slash its number of diplomats in Russia and froze two embassy compounds in a pre-emptive strike against tough new sanctions being readied in Washington. The US Senate on Thursday passed new bipartisan sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the package to President Donald Trump, who must...

    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...

    Why Moscow’s retaliation for U.S. sanctions is a major escalation
    Jul29

    Why Moscow’s retaliation for U.S. sanctions is a major escalation

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The government of Russia announced today that the U.S. would need to drastically reduce the number of its officials working in Russia, and could no longer use two properties there. Hari Sreenivasan is in New York with more. HARI SREENIVASAN: The move follows two American actions, both related to the Russian interference in the 2016...

    Ukraine strips Saakashvili of his citizenship, leaving the hero of the Rose Revolution without a country
    Jul29

    Ukraine strips Saakashvili of his citizenship, leaving the hero of the Rose Revolution without a country

    There was a time when Mikheil Saakashvili was seen as the West’s great hope for reform in the former Soviet Union. But since Thursday, he has had a more pressing problem: He is a man without a country. He was in New York when he learned that Ukraine, his adoptive home, had stripped him of his citizenship…. …read more Source: Los...

    Pence To Visit Estonia, Georgia, Montenegro To Signal Support
    Jul29

    Pence To Visit Estonia, Georgia, Montenegro To Signal Support

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence visits three countries in Russia’s neighborhood beginning Monday to signal support for them and NATO while drawing a line against aggression. Pence’s trip to Estonia, Georgia and Montenegro is viewed as a follow-up to President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe earlier this month. Then,...