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    Blogger jailed in Azerbaijan asks to be extradited to Israel
    Jul30

    Blogger jailed in Azerbaijan asks to be extradited to Israel

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli blogger who was sentenced to three years in prison in Azerbaijan for illegally entering Nagorno-Karabakh has asked to be extradited to Israel. Alexander Lapshin, who also holds Russian and Ukrainian citizenship, appealed to Israel to extradite him from Azerbaijan, Haaretz reported, citing Lapshin’s attorney. He...

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin
    Jul30

    755 US diplomats must leave Russia: Putin

    President Vladimir Putin said 755 US diplomats must leave Russia and warned ties with Washington could be gridlocked for a long time, in a move Sunday that followed tough new American sanctions. The Russian foreign ministry had earlier demanded Washington cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to 455 — the same number Moscow has in...

    Ukraine Says One Soldier Killed, Nine Injured In Fighting With Russia-Backed Separatists
    Jul30

    Ukraine Says One Soldier Killed, Nine Injured In Fighting With Russia-Backed Separatists

    Ukraine says that one of its soldiers was killed and nine others injured in fighting with Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin: Russia President shows off naval might with major parade
    Jul30

    Vladimir Putin: Russia President shows off naval might with major parade

    President Vladimir Putin on Sunday oversaw a pomp-filled display of Russia's naval might as the Kremlin paraded its sea power from the Baltic Sea to the shores of Syria. President Vladimir Putin on Sunday oversaw a pomp-filled display of Russia’s naval might as the Kremlin paraded its sea power from the Baltic Sea to the shores of...

    Enemies of Putin, but no longer friends
    Jul30

    Enemies of Putin, but no longer friends

    KIEV — The “Chocolate Ass” got the last laugh — for now, anyway. Last month, on a TV talk show hosted by Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who found a new political home in Ukraine, a woman in battle fatigues performed a doleful melody, backed by a rock ensemble. “In the near east, blood...

    Russia derides Tillerson statement on sanctions
    Jul30

    Russia derides Tillerson statement on sanctions

    Washington, Jul 30 – An attempt by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to portray recently passed Russian sanctions legislation as a sign Americans want Russia to improve relations with the U.S. has been derided by Moscow, reports AP/UNB. In a statement released by the State Department on Saturday, Tillerson said the overwhelming House and Senate...

    Putin Shows off Russia’s Naval Might with Major Parade
    Jul30

    Putin Shows off Russia’s Naval Might with Major Parade

    President Vladimir Putin on Sunday oversaw a pomp-filled display of Russia’s naval might as the Kremlin paraded its sea power from the Baltic Sea to the shores of Syria. Some 50 warships and submarines were on show along the Neva River and in the Gulf of Finland off the country’s second city of Saint Petersburg after Putin ordered the...

    Trump’s foreign policy: Bizarre and inconsistent, or more strategic than we think?
    Jul30

    Trump’s foreign policy: Bizarre and inconsistent, or more strategic than we think?

    (Credit: AP/Pablo Martinez/Efrem Lukatsky) When Trump administration officials announced an end to the covert CIA program to arm and train Syrian rebels in their fight against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, many framed it as a win for Russia — and while it was indeed something Russia had been seeking for years, it also, more importantly, made...

    Putin shows off Russia’s naval might with major parade
    Jul30

    Putin shows off Russia’s naval might with major parade

    SAINT PETERSBURG: President Vladimir Putin on Sunday oversaw a pomp-filled display of Russia’s naval might as the Kremlin paraded its sea power from the Baltic Sea to the shores of Syria. Some 50 warships and submarines were on show along the Neva River and in the Gulf of Finland off the country’s second city of Saint Petersburg after...

    The Testing Ground for Trump’s Russia Policy
    Jul30

    The Testing Ground for Trump’s Russia Policy

    At the moment, U.S.-Russian relations could be thought of as a live experiment in the “Great Man” theory of history, which attributes historical change to the actions of exceptional individuals rather than impersonal forces that transcend any man or woman. If it were up to Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, it seems, Russia and the United States...