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    Ukraine Expects First Batch of US Anthracite Coal by Mid-September
    Sep03

    Ukraine Expects First Batch of US Anthracite Coal by Mid-September

    KIEV (Sputnik) – The Ukrainian embassy in the United States announced the first coal shipment under the agreement between US Xcoal Energy & Resources and Ukrainian Centrenergo on August 21. Chaly explained that the Ukrainian side initially hoped to get 85,000 tonnes of US coal in the first shipment, but the senders managed to find only a...

    ‘We cannot afford to freeze the Crimean conflict,’ says Crimean Tatar leader
    Sep03

    ‘We cannot afford to freeze the Crimean conflict,’ says Crimean Tatar leader

    In a DW interview, Crimean Tatar council chair Refat Chubarov criticizes German FDP party head Christian Lindner, whose proposal for addressing the Crimea conflict, he says, could spell disaster for Chubarov’s people. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    As Hurricane Harvey Winds Down, Texas Members of Congress Tour European Castle
    Sep03

    As Hurricane Harvey Winds Down, Texas Members of Congress Tour European Castle

    As the Texas coast looks toward recovery amid the death and destruction wrought by Hurricane Harvey, several lawmakers from the state were at a popular tourist spot in the Czech Republic this weekend. Rep. John Carter, R-Texas, a senior Appropriations Committee member, was spotted taking a tour of Prague Castle on Saturday. Carter was seen...

    Court In Russia Sentences Tatar Activist To Three Years In Prison
    Sep01

    Court In Russia Sentences Tatar Activist To Three Years In Prison

    A court in Kazan, the capital of Russia’s Tatarstan region, has sentenced a local activist to three years in prison for inciting hatred on the Internet, inflicting bodily harm, and hooliganism — charges which rights groups say are fabricated. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Shuts Down Russia’s Consulate in San Francisco
    Sep01

    U.S. Shuts Down Russia’s Consulate in San Francisco

    (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. The Trump administration said the move constituted its response to the...

    EU Brexit Negotiator Worried About Ukraine Funding
    Sep01

    EU Brexit Negotiator Worried About Ukraine Funding

    The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator has expressed concern that Britain might not honor long-term EU loans to Ukraine after it leaves the 28-member union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donald Trump just retaliated against Russia. Here’s what he did.
    Sep01

    Donald Trump just retaliated against Russia. Here’s what he did.

    A common narrative presented by opponents of President Donald Trump is that he is, at best, too friendly with Russia, and at worst, actively working with the adversarial nation to further his own personal or business interests. If that was ever the case, it doesn’t appear to be so anymore, as the Trump administration announced Thursday that...

    Moscow Sees Russian Reporter’s Detention in Kiev as Abduction
    Sep01

    Moscow Sees Russian Reporter’s Detention in Kiev as Abduction

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia’s Channel One television said on Wednesday that its correspondent Kurbatova had been abducted in Kiev. The Ukrainian Security Service said later that its officers detained the reporter to forcibly return her to Russia. “This incident can be hardly qualified as anything else but another abduction of a Russian...

    Kyrgyz President received congratulations on Independence Day
    Sep01

    Kyrgyz President received congratulations on Independence Day

    Bishkek, Aug. 31, 2017. /Kabar/. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev continues to receive congratulations from leaders of foreign countries on the occasion of the Independence Day, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reported. Congratulation of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon: “I take this opportunity to express my hope that...

    America’s Tit-for-Tat With Russia Is Adding Up
    Sep01

    America’s Tit-for-Tat With Russia Is Adding Up

    Updated at 5:36 p.m. ETIt’s become almost a cliché to invoke the Cold War in the context of current U.S.-Russia relations, but the ongoing tit-for-tat expulsions of diplomats and closures of diplomatic facilities resemble that era not just in the tensions, but in the tactics. Thursday’s U.S. order to Russia to shut its consulate in...