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    How the Great War could reign on Trump’s parade

    Many of President Donald Trump’s critics fear he will start World War III.But he may bring good news for devotees of World War I.This coming Veterans Day, the weekend selected for Trump’s $30 million military parade, is also the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War on Nov. 11, 1918. That’s the...

    Russia, in spy rift riposte, expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries
    Mar31

    Russia, in spy rift riposte, expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries

    The full moon rises in the sky next to the U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg, Russia March 30, 2018. REUTERS MOSCOW: Russia expelled 59 diplomats from 23 countries on Friday and said it reserved the right to take action against four other nations in a worsening standoff with the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his...

    Russia Tells UK, It Must Send Home ‘Just Over 50’ of Its Diplomats: Zakharova
    Mar31

    Russia Tells UK, It Must Send Home ‘Just Over 50’ of Its Diplomats: Zakharova

    The Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Saturday, the UK was notified that it should send home “just over 50” of its diplomats. “We asked for parity. The Brits have 50 diplomats more than the Russians,” said Zakharova. Over the past few days, more than 25 countries, including numerous EU member states, the United...

    ‘The Ball Is Very Much in the Russian Court’
    Mar31

    ‘The Ball Is Very Much in the Russian Court’

    On Thursday, it was Americans who learned they were being kicked out of Russia. On Friday, it was Europeans. Russia’s Foreign Ministry summoned the ambassadors of several European nations and ordered the expulsion of their diplomats; their number precisely mirrored the number of Russian diplomats expelled by Western nations on Monday. In...

    Feature: Ruussaar in Eastern Ukraine, Part 4 | Corruption
    Mar31

    Feature: Ruussaar in Eastern Ukraine, Part 4 | Corruption

    ERR’s Ainar Ruussaar traveled to Eastern Ukraine in February this year as part of a training program for local journalists. In the fourth and last article of his series, Ruussaar talks about an aspect of Ukrainian life that has decisively affected the country’s fate as well as its reputation: corruption. …read more Source:...

    Russia Tells UK, It Must Send Home ‘Just Over 50’ of Its Diplomats – Zakharova
    Mar31

    Russia Tells UK, It Must Send Home ‘Just Over 50’ of Its Diplomats – Zakharova

    “We asked for parity. The Brits have 50 diplomats more than the Russians,” said Zakharova. Over the past few days, more than 25 countries, including numerous EU member states, the United States, Canada, Albania, Norway and Ukraine, have announced their decisions to collectively expel over 150 Russian diplomats as a sign of solidarity with London...

    Iran, Ukraine sign MoU on promotion of Persian language
    Mar31

    Iran, Ukraine sign MoU on promotion of Persian language

    Iran and Ukraine signed a memorandum of understanding on promotion of Persian language in Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    US Urges Ukraine to Abolish Declaration of Assets for Civil Activists
    Mar31

    US Urges Ukraine to Abolish Declaration of Assets for Civil Activists

    “The United States strongly encourages the government of Ukraine to repeal legislation that requires the asset declarations from civil society and international members of state-owned-enterprise supervisory boards,” Nauert said. “Ukraine’s asset declaration system should hold public officials accountable and not place unnecessary burdens or...

    China’s aircraft carrier spotted in South China Sea
    Mar31

    China’s aircraft carrier spotted in South China Sea

    BEIJING: Beijing flexed its military muscle this week as its sole operational aircraft carrier apparently took part in a huge naval drill with dozens of other vessels in the South China Sea, satellite images showed. The pictures, taken by Planet Labs Inc., appear to show the Liaoning carrier at the centre of a formation of more than 40 other...

    Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates
    Mar31

    Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates

    MOSCOW: Russia has expelled diplomats from 23 countries in retaliation against the West in an escalating spy row, in the biggest wave of tit-for-tat expulsions in recent memory. The Russian foreign ministry said it had summoned the heads of missions from 23 countries to tell them that some of their diplomats had to leave. France, Germany, Canada...