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    Number of Trips of Bulgarian Residents Abroad Increased by 9.5% in July Compared to June 2017
    Jul28

    Number of Trips of Bulgarian Residents Abroad Increased by 9.5% in July Compared to June 2017

    In June 2017, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 618.9 thousand or by 9.5% above the registered in June 2016. In comparison with the same month of the previous year an increase was observed in the total number of the trips of Bulgarians to: Italy – by 30.2%, Spain – by 19.4%, Austria – by 15.3%, Czech...

    Why Russia Ordered the U.S. to Reduce Its Diplomatic Staff
    Jul28

    Why Russia Ordered the U.S. to Reduce Its Diplomatic Staff

    Russia ordered the U.S. Friday to reduce its diplomatic staff in the country to 455 and seized two American diplomatic properties, in retaliation for similar steps ordered by the Obama administration last December and a sweeping sanctions bill approved this week by the U.S. Congress.“The Russian side is suspending as of August 1 the use by the...

    Saakashvili’s Options Limited After Losing Ukrainian Citizenship 
    Jul28

    Saakashvili’s Options Limited After Losing Ukrainian Citizenship 

    What’s next for Mikheil Saakashvili — the former Georgian president who is now effectively stateless after being stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia punches back at sanctions, tells US to cut diplomats
    Jul28

    Russia punches back at sanctions, tells US to cut diplomats

    The Kremlin swiftly retaliated Friday against new sanctions approved by the U.S. Congress, ordering a cut in the number of American diplomats in Russia and suspending use by U.S. diplomats of a beach house and storage facilities in Moscow, according to a statement by the Foreign Ministry In hitting back so quickly, Russia did not even wait to see...

    Venezuela’s cheerleaders must be held to account
    Jul28

    Venezuela’s cheerleaders must be held to account

    “Venezuela” used to be a country. Now it’s a term of abuse. In the wake of last night’s Senate vote on Obamacare, for example, Twitter lit up with Trumpkins claiming that John McCain – John McCain! – wanted to turn America into a socialist paradise. #SkinnyRepeal defeated thanks to communists McCain, Murkowski & Collins, traitors...

    Russia orders cut in US diplomats in reaction to sanctions
    Jul28

    Russia orders cut in US diplomats in reaction to sanctions

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Friday ordered a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and said it was closing down a U.S. recreation retreat in response to fresh sanctions against Russia. The U.S. Senate approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions Friday against Russia, Iran and North Korea and sent it to...

    Russia Seizes US Diplomatic Property & Expels Diplomats
    Jul28

    Russia Seizes US Diplomatic Property & Expels Diplomats

    Russia has ordered the USA to cut the number of diplomatic staff it has in the country and has also seized a dacha compound and warehouse used by US officials in retaliation for new sanctions against Moscow. Embassy staff must leave the country by 1 September, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement, in a move triggered by the US Senate’s...

    Ukrainian Inventor Builds Wooden “Robots”
    Jul28

    Ukrainian Inventor Builds Wooden “Robots”

    Ukrainian Dmitry Balandin operates a construction crane for a living. And for fun, he builds elaborate robot-like models out of hundreds of wooden parts. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘Alien boy’ found in two-thousand year-old Crimean tomb was a trainee ancient warrior
    Jul28

    ‘Alien boy’ found in two-thousand year-old Crimean tomb was a trainee ancient warrior

    AN “alien boy” with a weirdly elongated skull found in a tomb in Crimea was in fact a trainee ancient warrior, say Russian archeologists. …read more Source:...

    Fishermen’s Brexit and the Next Moon Landing: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Jul28

    Fishermen’s Brexit and the Next Moon Landing: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    Shifting Current Matthew Bremner | Roads & Kingdoms“There are now only 4,000 active fishermen in Scotland, down from 8,000 in 1970. Since 1996, the size of the Scottish fleet has been reduced by more than 219 boats, and where there were once 20 flourishing harbors scattered across its coast, there are now only three. The problem, fishermen...