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    The Latest: Swiss, Ukrainian, 2 Armenians among Nice dead
    Jul15

    The Latest: Swiss, Ukrainian, 2 Armenians among Nice dead

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has condemned the Nice attack and called for a “redoubling” of efforts to defeat violent extremists. The new prime minister called the attack “horrifying” and said: “We must redouble our efforts to defeat these brutal murderers who want to destroy our way of life.” U.S. State...

    The Latest: Swiss, Ukrainian, 2 Armenians among Nice dead
    Jul15

    The Latest: Swiss, Ukrainian, 2 Armenians among Nice dead

    The Latest on attack that killed 84 people in Nice (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    The Latest: Swiss, Ukrainian, 2 Armenians Among Nice Dead
    Jul15

    The Latest: Swiss, Ukrainian, 2 Armenians Among Nice Dead

    Armenia’s foreign ministry says two citizens killed in Nice; Ukraine and Switzerland confirm one death each …read more Source: ABC...

    The Export Other Countries Would Rather Do Without: The Russian Mafia
    Jul15

    The Export Other Countries Would Rather Do Without: The Russian Mafia

    Image: Armenian mafia graffiti in Hollywood. Although the Russian mafia is the biggest overseas crime network from the former Soviet Union, gangs from other countries have an overseas presence as well. Author: UltraNow. Flickr Russian officials began talking about diversifying the economy years before the price of oil began tanking in 2014. But...

    For Chrystia Freeland, work-life balance is its own form of diplomacy
    Jul15

    For Chrystia Freeland, work-life balance is its own form of diplomacy

    On a warm Sunday evening last month, Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s International Trade Minister, held a barbecue in the backyard of her Toronto home for about 25 senior Ukrainian government officials. They were in town for the Canada-Ukraine Business Forum, and Ms. Freeland could not attend the gala dinner. So she decided to invite them over...

    Kerry: Nice Terror Attack Shows Need for Increased Action in Syria
    Jul15

    Kerry: Nice Terror Attack Shows Need for Increased Action in Syria

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, while speaking with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Friday, said the attack in Nice showed the growing need for action to stamp out terrorism, particularly in Syria. Kerry is visiting Moscow in an effort to secure Russian cooperation in anti-terror operations in Syria, despite a breakdown in U.S.-Russia...

    Nice Attack: How the World Reacted
    Jul15

    Nice Attack: How the World Reacted

    Governments and international bodies around the world have rushed to respond to the tragic events in Nice, where a truck drove into crowds celebrating Bastille Day late Thursday, killing more than 80 people in what authorities are considering politically motivated attack. In the U.K., responding to the attack marks a first test for the new...

    Deploying Troops to Eastern Europe, NATO Sends Russia the Right Message
    Jul15

    Deploying Troops to Eastern Europe, NATO Sends Russia the Right Message

    ‘The most significant reinforcement of our collective defense any time since the Cold War,” President Obama called it. A bit of an exaggeration, perhaps, but it was still an achievement: Last week’s NATO summit in Warsaw ordered the deployment of troops to Eastern Europe, the alliance’s most serious response yet to Russia’s...

    Pine Penises, Pink Penguins – New Moscow Decoration
    Jul15

    Pine Penises, Pink Penguins – New Moscow Decoration

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BHQGXJZA2YJ/ One of the central Moscow squares, the square of the Revolution, recently received a new decoration from the city government – two compositions of human high pine trees which looked very much like male genitals. First, this similarity caught the attention of Russian Instagram users, who called them...

    Russians Turn Up the Diplomatic Heat on U.S. Broadcasting Chief
    Jul14

    Russians Turn Up the Diplomatic Heat on U.S. Broadcasting Chief

    The Russian government just turned the heat up a notch on U.S. officials in what is an already heated diplomatic climate. In the past few weeks, Russia and the U.S. have expelled several of each other’s diplomats. This past Tuesday night, U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) chairman Jeff Shell was summarily detained by Russian...