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    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...

    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...

    U.S. Calls On Ukraine To Repeal Law Placing Undue ‘Burdens’ On Civil Society Groups
    Mar31

    U.S. Calls On Ukraine To Repeal Law Placing Undue ‘Burdens’ On Civil Society Groups

    The U.S. State Department is calling on Ukraine to repeal a law that it says has put undue burdens on civil society organizations and is for that reason discouraging their work. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates
    Mar31

    Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates

    A car leaves the US Consulate General in St. Petersburg, Russia March 30, 2018. (Reuters pic) MOSCOW: Russia expelled diplomats from 23 countries on Friday in retaliation against the West in a 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...

    Russia expels 59 diplomats
    Mar31

    Russia expels 59 diplomats

    Russia expelled 59 diplomats from 23 countries yesterday and said that it reserved the right to take action against four other nations in a worsening stand-off with the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain. Russia said it was responding to what it called the baseless demands for scores of its own diplomats...

    Facebook’s Ideological Imperialism
    Mar31

    Facebook’s Ideological Imperialism

    It’s mostly forgotten now, but for a time, expanding the reach of social networks—making Facebook, Twitter, and others like it as large as possible—was an avowed foreign-policy goal of the United States. That is, at least, what the secretary of state said in the early days of this decade, in a speech at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.“New...