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    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...

    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...

    Gung-ho culture at Warmbier’s tour agency on N. Korea trip
    Jun21

    Gung-ho culture at Warmbier’s tour agency on N. Korea trip

    Saint Patrick’s Day pub crawls in Pyongyang featuring drinking games with cheery locals. Since 2008, the Young Pioneer Tours agency built up a business attracting young travelers with a competitively priced catalog of exotic-sounding, hard-partying adventures in one of the world’s most isolated countries. […] the death last week...

    Russia regrets new US sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves
    Jun21

    Russia regrets new US sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves

    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 Tuesday that it has imposed sanctions on 38 Russian individuals and firms over Russian activities in Ukraine....

    Russia is considering retaliatory sanctions against the US
    Jun21

    Russia is considering retaliatory sanctions against the US

    Moscow is considering a range of retaliatory measures in response to a planned new round of U.S. sanctions to be imposed on Moscow over its role in Ukraine. …read more Source: Business...

    SitRep: Huge Changes in Saudi; Iranian Drones Downed in Syria, Pakistan; Mattis Praises Ukraine in Russia Fight
    Jun21

    SitRep: Huge Changes in Saudi; Iranian Drones Downed in Syria, Pakistan; Mattis Praises Ukraine in Russia Fight

    State Dept. Slams Saudi; U.S. and China Defense Officials Meet …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine President Compares President Trump to Ronald Reagan
    Jun21

    Ukraine President Compares President Trump to Ronald Reagan

    …read more Source: CNS...

    Activist Flees Crimea Fearing For Safety
    Jun21

    Activist Flees Crimea Fearing For Safety

    Ukrainian activist Natalya Kharchenko says she has fled the Russian-annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea, fearing for her safety. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia considering retaliatory sanctions against U.S.: Kremlin
    Jun21

    Russia considering retaliatory sanctions against U.S.: Kremlin

    The U.S. is imposing sanctions on Moscow over its role in Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...