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    Hero pilot lands passenger plane ‘blind’ in Turkey after hailstorm shatters windscreen
    Aug02

    Hero pilot lands passenger plane ‘blind’ in Turkey after hailstorm shatters windscreen

    August 02, 2017 12:14 PMA Ukrainian pilot has been hailed a hero and awarded the country’s national medal of courage, after he safely landed a passenger plane when a freak hailstorm over Turkey smashed up his windscreen. …read more Source: The Straits...

    US vacates Russia compounds targeted over sanctions
    Aug02

    US vacates Russia compounds targeted over sanctions

    Tensions between Russia and the US have soared to their highest point since Moscow seized the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Muscat...

    Pentagon and State Department are said to propose arming Ukraine
    Aug02

    Pentagon and State Department are said to propose arming Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon and State Department have proposed to the White House a plan to supply Ukraine with anti-tank missiles and other arms, according to Defense Department officials. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Tillerson: US-Russia ties could still get worse
    Aug02

    Tillerson: US-Russia ties could still get worse

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday he will meet with his Russian opposite number Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov over the weekend, but warned US-Russia ties could still get worse.Some in Moscow and Washington had hoped relations between the former Cold War foes might improve under US President Donald Trump,...

    In Moscow: US vacates Russia compounds targeted over sanctions
    Aug02

    In Moscow: US vacates Russia compounds targeted over sanctions

    The US on Tuesday cleared out of two diplomatic compounds around Moscow under the first stage of punitive measures imposed by Russia in retaliation for new sanctions being readied in Washington. The US on Tuesday cleared out of two diplomatic compounds around Moscow under the first stage of punitive measures imposed by Russia in retaliation for...

    Ukraine to buy 700,000 tons of American anthracite coal
    Aug02

    Ukraine to buy 700,000 tons of American anthracite coal

    Ukraine has agreed to a deal to buy coal from the United States for the first time in its history. …read more Source:...

    Pence slams Russian ?occupation? on Georgia visit
    Aug02

    Pence slams Russian ?occupation? on Georgia visit

    TBILISI: US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday blasted Russia’s “occupation” of Georgian territory, as he pledged Donald Trump will sign off on new sanctions against Moscow “soon”. Pence is currently on a tour of Eastern Europe aimed at reassuring US allies rattled over Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and...

    US Begins Russia Drawdown After Kremlin Retaliates for Sanctions
    Aug02

    US Begins Russia Drawdown After Kremlin Retaliates for Sanctions

    The United States began removing furniture and equipment from a diplomatic property in Moscow on Tuesday in the first sign of compliance with a Kremlin order to slash its presence in Russia as retaliation for new U.S. sanctions. President Vladimir Putin has ordered the United States to cut around 60 percent of its diplomatic staff in Russia by...

    News of the day from across the globe, Aug. 1
    Aug02

    News of the day from across the globe, Aug. 1

    Macedonia and neighboring Bulgaria signed a historic friendship agreement designed to dampen a historic rivalry in their region that is still at odds over old ethnic and territorial disputes. The deal, in which both countries renounced territorial claims against each other and Bulgaria commits to backing its smaller neighbor’s bids to join...

    Pentagon and State Department propose plan to arm Ukraine
    Aug02

    Pentagon and State Department propose plan to arm Ukraine

    The proposed transfer comes as fighting between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists has increased in recent days. …read more Source: Toronto...