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    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,...

    Crimea plunges   into darkness after   power shutdown
    Jul28

    Crimea plunges into darkness after power shutdown

    Sevastopol: The annexed Crimea peninsula was plunged into darkness on Friday after a shutdown in Russia caused a massive power cut, officials said. The latest major outage to hit Crimea highlights how vulnerable supplies to the Black Sea peninsula remain more than three years after it was seized from Ukraine by the Kremlin. “Electricity has been...

    Turkey detains Syrians trying to reach Greece on boats
    Jul28

    Turkey detains Syrians trying to reach Greece on boats

    2 Turks and 5 Ukrainians who allegedly organized illegal trip for refugees also arrested …read more Source: Anadolu...

    “Thanks for Kosovo – and we back Ukraine’s integrity”
    Jul28

    “Thanks for Kosovo – and we back Ukraine’s integrity”

    PM Ana Brnabic and Ukrainian Ambassador Oleksandr Aleksandrovych on Friday “confirmed the readiness of the two countries to improve bilateral cooperation.” According to a government statement cited by Tanjug, they also assessed that there were “great opportunities to strengthening economic ties between Serbia and Ukraine, especially when it comes...

    Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Would Embolden Russia, Put European Stability at Risk
    Jul28

    Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Would Embolden Russia, Put European Stability at Risk

    The proposed Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline , which will run alongside the existing Nord Stream pipeline under the Baltic Sea in Northern Europe, would directly connect Russia and Germany by bypassing several other European countries. This pipeline would only make Europe more dependent on Russian gas and more vulnerable to Moscow’s...