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    Serbian and Hungarian leaders help dedicate restored historic Serbian synagogue
    Mar27

    Serbian and Hungarian leaders help dedicate restored historic Serbian synagogue

    (JTA) – President Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia and Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary took part in an official ceremony opening a synagogue in northern Serbia following a full restoration of the art nouveau building. Some 900 invited guests attended the ceremony Monday in Subotica. The synagogue, which is owned by the municipality, will be...

    Diplomatic Expulsions Won’t Deter Russia
    Mar27

    Diplomatic Expulsions Won’t Deter Russia

    In the span of a day, more than 100 Russian diplomats across North America and Europe were told that they’d be getting the boot—a mass expulsion coordinated by 23 countries in response to this month’s nerve-agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury. The move was a...

    US Joins Growing Coalition in Expelling Russian Officials Over Poisoning Incident
    Mar27

    US Joins Growing Coalition in Expelling Russian Officials Over Poisoning Incident

    At least 18 countries have expelled Russian citizens in retaliation for Russia’s alleged involvement in a nerve agent attack against a former double agent and his daughter in Salisbury, England. President Donald Trump moved to support British Prime Minister Theresa May by approving the expulsion Monday of 60 Russian diplomats or...

    Here are all the countries that just expelled Russian diplomats
    Mar27

    Here are all the countries that just expelled Russian diplomats

    BRUSSELS — Twenty-six countries around the world, including the United States, have announced plans to toss out Russian diplomats in an unusually coordinated response to a nerve-agent attack in Salisbury, England, that targeted a Russian ex-spy and his daughter. Affecting at least 150 people, it is the largest expulsion of Russian diplomats since...

    Putin Finally Went Too Far
    Mar27

    Putin Finally Went Too Far

    When Britain threw out 23 Russian diplomats in response to an assassination attempt on Russian agent Sergei Skripal, Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia and current bad boy of modern geopolitics, shrugged it off. With relations between London and Moscow so strained, the embassy didn’t have all that much to do, anyway. The cost, Putin no...

    The Savchenko Video ‘Evidence’: Ukraine’s ‘Hero’ Aviator Facing Terror Charges For Alleged Coup Plan 
    Mar27

    The Savchenko Video ‘Evidence’: Ukraine’s ‘Hero’ Aviator Facing Terror Charges For Alleged Coup Plan 

    Hero of Ukraine Nadia Savchenko is facing serious criminal charges, including terrorism, and some say the alleged video and audio evidence against her is credible. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow just accused U.S. of blackmailing other countries into kicking out Russian diplomats
    Mar27

    Moscow just accused U.S. of blackmailing other countries into kicking out Russian diplomats

    Russia’s Foreign Minister has accused Washington of blackmailing other countries to join a coordinated wave of diplomat expulsions over a nerve agent attack in the U.K., warning the Kremlin would “not tolerate such impudence.” Speaking the day after 23 Western countries announced they’d expel more than 115 Russian diplomats in a...

    After U.S. expels 60 diplomats, Russia does what it’s best at: trolling
    Mar27

    After U.S. expels 60 diplomats, Russia does what it’s best at: trolling

    When countries decide to expel diplomats, the measures are usually supposed to send a serious message: Enough is enough. Monday’s expulsion of more than 100 Russian spies and diplomats by two dozen countries may very well pose practical challenges to the Kremlin’s ability to gather intelligence overseas. In comparison to the measures...

    Ukrainian Journalist Pleads Not Guilty At Russian Espionage Trial
    Mar27

    Ukrainian Journalist Pleads Not Guilty At Russian Espionage Trial

    Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, whom Russia has charged with espionage in a case seen by rights activists as politically motivated, has entered a not guilty plea as his trial began in Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia warns of retaliation after at least 100 diplomats expelled worldwide
    Mar27

    Russia warns of retaliation after at least 100 diplomats expelled worldwide

    Watch Video MOSCOW — The Russian government has threatened retaliation over one of the largest mass expulsions of its diplomats in history, after more than 20 countries backed action by the United Kingdom over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Salisbury. According to Russian state media Tass, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the...