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    Republican national security officials reject Trump
    Aug09

    Republican national security officials reject Trump

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a purple heart medal given to him by Lt. Col. Louis Dorfman during a campaign event in Ashburn, Virginia, on August 2, 2016 © AFP/File / Molly RileyWashington, United States, Aug 9 – Fifty senior Republican national security officials have issued a stinging rejection of their party’s White...

    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Plummets in 1st Half of 2016
    Aug09

    Bulgaria’s Trade with Third Countries Plummets in 1st Half of 2016

    Both imports and exports of Bulgaria with non-EU countries fell considerably over the first two quarters of 2016, preliminary statistics suggest.Exports for that period decreased by 15.1% compared to the period of January-June, 2015, amounting to BGN 7.0157 B.Main export partners were Turkey, China, Macedonia, Serbia, Russia and the United...

    The Morning Vertical, August 9, 2016
    Aug09

    The Morning Vertical, August 9, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade
    Aug09

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade (Transcript)
    Aug09

    The Daily Vertical: Lavrov’s Straight-Faced Charade (Transcript)

    You’ve really got to hand it to Sergei Lavrov for being able to say the things he says with a straight face. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    SOCAR supplies almost 50pct of diesel fuel on contract with Ukrzaliznytsia
    Aug09

    SOCAR supplies almost 50pct of diesel fuel on contract with Ukrzaliznytsia

    SOCAR Energy Ukraine Trade House (a subsidiary of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR in Ukraine) supplied almost 50 percent of diesel fuel to PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukranian Railways) within the agreement reached on the results of the tender, said the Ukrainian company in a message posted on August, 8. …read more Source:...

    Muhammad first US athlete to wear hijab at an Olympics
    Aug09

    Muhammad first US athlete to wear hijab at an Olympics

    Ibtihaj Muhammad of the United States adjusts her hijab prior to competing with Olena Kravatska of Ukraine in the women’s individual saber fencing event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Monday, August 8, 2016. Photo: AP RIO DE JANEIRO: The third day of Olympic competition featured a couple of notable firsts: Rafaela...

    Ukrainian man tried in Atlanta for alleged role in Estonian-led crime ring
    Aug09

    Ukrainian man tried in Atlanta for alleged role in Estonian-led crime ring

    A Ukrainian man has been indicted in Atlanta for his role in a major cyber crime led by Estonian national Sergei Tshurikov which stole more than nine million U.S. dollars from 2,100 ATMs worldwide in 2008, the Atlanta Patch reported. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Destroyer Makes First Visit to China Since South China Sea Ruling
    Aug09

    U.S. Destroyer Makes First Visit to China Since South China Sea Ruling

    (QINGDAO, China) — The visit of the U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Benfold to the northern Chinese port of Qingdao this week is the latest development in a long-term effort to build trust between the countries’ militaries amid tensions and a rivalry for dominance in Asia. Though China resents the highly visible presence of the U.S....

    U.S. urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization
    Aug09

    U.S. urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council must not allow civilians on both sides of the Syrian city of Aleppo to be cut off from humanitarian aid, the United States said on Monday as Russia accused Washington of politicizing a humanitarian issue.Insurgents effectively broke a month-long government siege of eastern,...