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    Russia retaliates against latest round of US sanctions
    Jun21

    Russia retaliates against latest round of US sanctions

    Russia’s deputy foreign minister on Wednesday canceled planned talks with the US undersecretary of state in retaliation for a new round of US sanctions against his country. Team Trump said Tuesday that it had imposed sanctions on 38 Russian individuals and firms over Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. The Russian Foreign Ministry on...

    Trump says China tried but failed to help on N Korea
    Jun21

    Trump says China tried but failed to help on N Korea

    President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its nuclear program have failed, ratcheting up the rhetoric over the death of an American student who had been detained by Pyongyang. Trump has held high hopes for greater cooperation from China to exert influence over North Korea, leaning heavily on...

    Hovhannes Bachkov secures bronze in European Boxing Championships
    Jun21

    Hovhannes Bachkov secures bronze in European Boxing Championships

    Armenian boxer Hovhannes Bachkov has secured a bronze at the EUBC European Boxing Championships in Kharkiv, Ukraine. The boxer (64 kg) took a 5.0 victory over Richard Kovacs of Hungary the quarterfinals held on Wednesday. Armenia’s Karen Tonakanyan (60kg) will face Russia’s Gabil Mamedov today. …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Russia-US meeting canceled over sanctions
    Jun21

    The Latest: Russia-US meeting canceled over sanctions

    Russia’s deputy foreign minister says he has cancelled upcoming talks with the U.S. undersecretary of state over a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia. The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it has imposed sanctions on 38 Russian individuals and firms over Russia’s activities in Ukraine. The Russian Foreign Ministry on...

    Russia’s Very Own A-10: Meet the Su-25 Frogfoot
    Jun21

    Russia’s Very Own A-10: Meet the Su-25 Frogfoot

    Sebastien Roblin Security, Europe But is it as good? With the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Su-25s were passed onto the air services of all the Soviet successor states. Those that didn’t use Su-25s in local wars—on both sides of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, for example—often exported them to countries that did. Frogfoots have seen...

    Call for larger Belarus-Ukraine food trade, broader choice of products
    Jun21

    Call for larger Belarus-Ukraine food trade, broader choice of products

    Olga Trofimtseva also noted Ukraine’s interest in Belarusian milk production technologies. In her words, Ukraine will not produce second-rate quality milk as from 2018, yet the country feels the shortage of extra quality milk and, on the whole, raw materials for making cheese and butter. …read more Source:...

    Russia Regrets New U.S. Sanctions, Mulls Retaliatory Moves
    Jun21

    Russia Regrets New U.S. Sanctions, Mulls Retaliatory Moves

    The Kremlin has voiced regret about the new U.S. sanctions against Russia and warned of possible retaliation. President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday that the U.S. move wasn’t constructive, adding that “various options are being considered on expert level.” The Trump administration announced...

    Germany expects extension of EU sanctions against Russia: senior official
    Jun21

    Germany expects extension of EU sanctions against Russia: senior official

    BERLIN – European Union leaders are likely to agree on an extension of sanctions against Russia imposed over Moscow’s support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, a senior German government official said on Wednesday. “I expect there will be an… …read more Source:...

    Mogilev Oblast, Moldova keen to boost trade
    Jun21

    Mogilev Oblast, Moldova keen to boost trade

    Moldova is the oblast’s fourth largest importer and trade partner, trailing only Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan. Mogilev Oblast buys Moldovan fruits and vegetables and sells elevators, chipboards, chemical products, and tractors. …read more Source:...

    Trial Of Crimean Journalist Semena Adjourned Until July
    Jun21

    Trial Of Crimean Journalist Semena Adjourned Until July

    The trial of Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor who is fighting what he says is a politically motivated separatism charge on the Russian-controlled peninsula, has been adjourned until July 7. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...