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    Russia: Country warns of further retaliation after US sanctions

    Sergei Ryabkov called a sanctions package aimed at penalizing Russia for meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. The Kremlin’s decision to expel American diplomats was a “long overdue” retaliation to tough new sanctions passed by Washington, a top Russian official said Sunday, vowing more payback may follow if the US does...

    Iraqi forces just retook Mosul from ISIS. These photos show what they found.
    Jul31

    Iraqi forces just retook Mosul from ISIS. These photos show what they found.

    Mosul, after the fall. It has taken many months, and many thousands of lives, but Iraqi forces have finally reclaimed the northern city of Mosul from the ISIS militants who held it for three years. Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, had been ISIS’s biggest prize. After taking the city in June 2014, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi...

    Pence: We will ‘hold Russia accountable for its actions’
    Jul31

    Pence: We will ‘hold Russia accountable for its actions’

    Amid a fresh wave of sanctions and renewed tension between the United States and Russia, Vice President Mike Pence reassured NATO’s Baltic member states that the U.S. stands firmly behind its mutual-defense commitment in the face of stepped-up aggression from Moscow. “The United States stands with the nations and people...

    The Morning Vertical, July 31, 2017
    Jul31

    The Morning Vertical, July 31, 2017

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

    Why Trump must stop being Trump to survive
    Jul31

    Why Trump must stop being Trump to survive

    U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in July in Germany.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)John Colarusso, McMaster University Donald Trump’s supporters have a new rallying cry in defence of the American president: “Let Trump be Trump!” I am a U.S.-born linguist, an expert in Caucasian languages and...

    Bulgaria Might Be Main Supplier of Pharmaceutical Products to Azerbaijan
    Jul31

    Bulgaria Might Be Main Supplier of Pharmaceutical Products to Azerbaijan

    Bulgarian companies are interested in the Pirallahi Industrial Park and currently exploring the possibilities for future cooperation, according to AzerNews. Azerbaijani Ambassador to Bulgaria Nargiz Gurbanova said in an interview with Trend that the embassy has sent Bulgarian business associations the necessary information about the activities of...

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian On Terrorism Charges
    Jul31

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian On Terrorism Charges

    A court in Russia has sentenced a Ukrainian citizen to 12 years in prison on terrorism charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Batumi plans to open Belarusian trading center
    Jul31

    Batumi plans to open Belarusian trading center

    Giorgi Ermakov attended the celebrations dedicated to the 998th anniversary of Brest. The regional center hosted more than 20 delegations from different regions of Belarus, and also from Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Serbia, Bulgaria, Georgia, and Slovakia. …read more Source:...

    United States mulls arming Ukraine as Russian menace grows near NATO border
    Jul31

    United States mulls arming Ukraine as Russian menace grows near NATO border

    U.S. envoy and military leaders are now talking openly about providing Ukraine with means to defend itself from a growing Russian menace. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin says US will have to shed 755 from diplomatic staff
    Jul31

    Putin says US will have to shed 755 from diplomatic staff

    By NATALIYA VASILYEVA MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday the United States would have to cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755, heightening tensions between Washington and Moscow three days after the U.S. Congress approved sanctions against Russia. In response, the U.S. State Department deemed it “a...