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    ‘That Awkward Moment’: Putin Cited Debunked MH17 Claims In Oliver Stone Interview
    Sep03

    ‘That Awkward Moment’: Putin Cited Debunked MH17 Claims In Oliver Stone Interview

    More than a year after dubious Twitter claims had been discredited, the Russian president tried to reinject them into the debate about an air disaster over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘That Awkward Moment’: Putin Cited Debunked MH17 Claims In Oliver Stone Interview

    More than a year after dubious Twitter claims had been discredited, the Russian president tried to reinject them into the debate about an air disaster over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    US Orders Russian Consulate in San Francisco to Close
    Sep01

    US Orders Russian Consulate in San Francisco to Close

    U.S. officials have ordered Russia to close three diplomatic buildings in the United States, part of the ongoing quarrel between the two countries over U.S. sanctions. The action follows Russia’s demand earlier this month that the U.S. reduce the number of personnel at its diplomatic missions in the country. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...

    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...

    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...

    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...