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    You’re Not Getting Rid of Saakashvili That Easily
    Jul28

    You’re Not Getting Rid of Saakashvili That Easily

    The ex-president of Georgia, stripped of both Georgian and Ukrainian citizenship, is sitting in a relative’s apartment in the Bronx, plotting his next move. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Romania blocks Russian deputy PM from entering EU airspace
    Jul28

    Romania blocks Russian deputy PM from entering EU airspace

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin had to scrap a trip to Moldova on Friday after his plane was barred from entering Romanian and Hungarian airspace. Rogozin said, in comments to Russian news agencies, that he and other Russian officials were traveling on a commercial flight to the Moldovan capital of Chisinau when the...

    Russia Orders US to Reduce Diplomatic Staff
    Jul28

    Russia Orders US to Reduce Diplomatic Staff

    Russia’s foreign ministry said Friday it is imposing counter measures on the U.S. in response to new sanctions approved Thursday by Congress. The ministry said the sanctions confirm the “extreme aggression of U.S. in international affairs.” “We propose to the U.S. side,” the ministry said, “to bring the number...

    Senate Sends Russia Sanctions Bill To Trump, Moscow Retaliates
    Jul28

    Senate Sends Russia Sanctions Bill To Trump, Moscow Retaliates

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is sending a package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia to President Donald Trump to sign after the bill received overwhelming support in Congress. Moscow has already responded, ordering a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and closing the U.S. embassy’s recreation retreat....

    Russia sanctions bill heads to Trump, Moscow retaliates
    Jul28

    Russia sanctions bill heads to Trump, Moscow retaliates

    WASHINGTON — The Senate is sending a package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia to President Donald Trump to sign after the bill received overwhelming support in Congress. Moscow has already responded, ordering a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and closing the U.S. embassy’s recreation retreat. Trump’s...

    Russia Orders Cut In US Diplomats In Reaction To Sanctions
    Jul28

    Russia Orders Cut In US Diplomats In Reaction To Sanctions

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Foreign Ministry ordered a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia on Friday and said it was closing down a U.S. recreation retreat in response to fresh sanctions against Russia. The U.S. Senate approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions Friday against Russia, Iran and North Korea and sent it to...

    Trump’s hitman melts down: But is there method to Anthony Scaramucci’s madness?
    Jul28

    Trump’s hitman melts down: But is there method to Anthony Scaramucci’s madness?

    Anthony Scaramucci (Credit: AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) I’m not sure how many more days like Thursday this country can take. The most important event was the defeat of the “skinny repeal” bill in the Senate — which actually happened in the wee hours of Friday morning — with Sen. John McCain casting a dramatic “no” vote to scuttle...

    Why Russia Ordered the U.S. to Reduce Its Diplomatic Staff
    Jul28

    Why Russia Ordered the U.S. to Reduce Its Diplomatic Staff

    Russia ordered the U.S. Friday to reduce its diplomatic staff in the country to 455 and seized two American diplomatic properties, in retaliation for similar steps ordered by the Obama administration last December and a sweeping sanctions bill approved this week by the U.S. Congress.“The Russian side is suspending as of August 1 the use by the...

    Saakashvili’s Options Limited After Losing Ukrainian Citizenship 
    Jul28

    Saakashvili’s Options Limited After Losing Ukrainian Citizenship 

    What’s next for Mikheil Saakashvili — the former Georgian president who is now effectively stateless after being stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia orders cut in US diplomats in reaction to sanctions
    Jul28

    Russia orders cut in US diplomats in reaction to sanctions

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Friday ordered a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and said it was closing down a U.S. recreation retreat in response to fresh sanctions against Russia. The U.S. Senate approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions Friday against Russia, Iran and North Korea and sent it to...