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    U.S. will shutter Russian consulate in San Francisco in retaliation against diplomatic cuts in Moscow
    Sep01

    U.S. will shutter Russian consulate in San Francisco in retaliation against diplomatic cuts in Moscow

    WASHINGTON— In an escalating tit-for-tat, the United States forced Russia on Thursday to shutter its consulate in San Francisco and scale back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York, as relations between the two former Cold War foes continued to unravel. RELATED CONTENTPutin appoints new Russian ambassador to U.S.Russia ready for more...

    Fictional rogue state becomes online sensation in Belarus
    Sep01

    Fictional rogue state becomes online sensation in Belarus

    MINSK: A separatist republic invented by the Russian and Belarusian militaries to serve as a fictitious foe in upcoming war games has sparked a wave of tongue-in-cheek support online and citizenship applications. Minsk said the joint Zapad-2017 drills will role play a conflict with a made-up rebel region called Veishnoria, supposedly located in...

    Belarus Says Missing Ukrainian Teen Entered Country Before Claims Of Russian Abduction

    Authorities in Belarus said on August 31 that a Ukrainian teenager whose disappearance has triggered claims of a Russia-orchestrated kidnapping entered the country a week earlier but that they have no record of his departure. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine interested in Azerbaijan’s experience related to refugees
    Aug31

    Ukraine interested in Azerbaijan’s experience related to refugees

    The Ukrainian deputy minister hailed Azerbaijani government’s efforts to improve social conditions and employment opportunities of more than one million refugees and IDPs. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine interested in Azerbaijan’s experience related to refugees
    Aug31

    Ukraine interested in Azerbaijan’s experience related to refugees

    The Ukrainian deputy minister hailed Azerbaijani government’s efforts to improve social conditions and employment opportunities of more than one million refugees and IDPs. …read more Source:...

    Russian Who Served Time For Reposting Crimea Article Leaves Russia

    A Russian man who was recently released from prison after serving time for reposting an article advocating the return of Crimea to Ukraine has reportedly left Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s security service deports Russian journalist
    Aug31

    Ukraine’s security service deports Russian journalist

    Russian journalist Anna Kurbatova was today grabbed on the street in the center of Kiev by unknown people and later deported, according to her employer Russian state television’s Channel One. Ukraine’s security service (SBU) said authorities have banned the journalist from entering Ukraine for … …read more Source:...

    Why Lethal Aid Can’t Help Ukraine
    Aug31

    Why Lethal Aid Can’t Help Ukraine

    Julie Thompson Security, Europe Arming Ukraine could put the United States in an awkward position vis-à-vis its NATO allies. On Thursday, weeks after rumors swirled around Washington that the State Department and Pentagon want the president to arm Ukraine, Secretary of Defense James Mattis confirmed that the White House is considering sending...

    US Sends Extra Fighters to Police Baltic Skies During Russian Exercise
    Aug31

    US Sends Extra Fighters to Police Baltic Skies During Russian Exercise

    The United States has sent a reinforced detachment of fighter planes to police the skies over NATO members Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia during a major Russian military exercise in the Baltic region next month. The Zapad war games, set for September 14-20 in Belarus, western Russia and Russia’s exclave of Kaliningrad, have caused unease in...

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian
    Aug31

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian

    A Ukrainian politician’s son charged with hitting and seriously wounding a pedestrian while driving a car has avoided pretrial detention. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...