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US Unlikely to Shift From Agreements on Syria Over Diplomats' Expulsion - Sputnik International;

US Unlikely to Shift From Agreements on Syria Over Diplomats' Expulsion - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalUS Unlikely to Shift From Agreements on Syria Over Diplomats' ExpulsionSputnik InternationalMoscow does not expect Washington to shift from the agreements on Syria after Russia's decision to cut the US diplomatic personnel, since combating terrorism remained a priority for both states, Viktor Ozerov, the chairman of the Defense and Security ...and more »

Putin says the US diplomatic mission in Russia needs to cut 755 employees. What do all these people do? - The Denver Post;

Putin says the US diplomatic mission in Russia needs to cut 755 employees. What do all these people do? - The Denver Post

The Denver PostPutin says the US diplomatic mission in Russia needs to cut 755 employees. What do all these people do?The Denver PostRussian President Vladmir Putin attends a celebration in Moscow on Friday. (AFP/Getty photo)<!–IPTC: Russian President Vladmir Putin (C) attends a celebration of the 700th anniversary of St. Sergius of Radonezh in the Trinity St. Sergius monastery in ...and more »

Better Late Than Never: Russia's Expulsion of US Diplomats Was 'Long Overdue' - Sputnik International;

Better Late Than Never: Russia's Expulsion of US Diplomats Was 'Long Overdue' - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalBetter Late Than Never: Russia's Expulsion of US Diplomats Was 'Long Overdue'Sputnik InternationalRussia has taken measures to cut the US diplomatic presence in Russia by 755 personnel, choosing not to wait for President Trump to sign a new anti-Russian sanctions bill prepared by Congress. US politics expert Vladimir Vasilyev says Moscow's ...and more »

Russia urges US to fix ties as it cuts American diplomatic staff - Zee News;

Russia urges US to fix ties as it cuts American diplomatic staff - Zee News

Zee NewsRussia urges US to fix ties as it cuts American diplomatic staffZee NewsAmid a major diplomatic retaliation unseen since the Cold War era, Russia urged the United States today to show the "political will" to repair ties. . PTI| Last Updated: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 00:14. Comment. 0. Comment. Russia urges US to fix ties ...and more »

Putin's Bet on a Trump Presidency Backfires Spectacularly - New York Times;

Putin's Bet on a Trump Presidency Backfires Spectacularly - New York Times

New York TimesPutin's Bet on a Trump Presidency Backfires SpectacularlyNew York TimesJust days after Congress approved more sanctions against Russia, President Vladimir V. Putin retaliated by forcing the dismissal of hundreds of employees from American diplomatic posts in the country. By NATALIE RENEAU on Publish Date July 28, 2017.and more »

Russia-US Relations May Reach a Point of No-Return - Georgia Today;

Russia-US Relations May Reach a Point of No-Return - Georgia Today

Georgia TodayRussia-US Relations May Reach a Point of No-ReturnGeorgia TodayRelations between Russia and the US are at the their lowest since the end of the Cold War. Recent developments over the last several days have shown that there remains very little for Washington and Moscow to improve their relations with. Despite at ...and more »

America Declares Economic War Against Europe - Center for Research on Globalization;

America Declares Economic War Against Europe - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationAmerica Declares Economic War Against EuropeCenter for Research on GlobalizationOn Friday night, July 28th, U.S. President Donald Trump said that he would sign into law the increased economic sanctions (passed by 98-2 in the Senate and 419-3 in the House) against any business that is declared to have “knowingly provided goods or ...and more »

Putin Defends Massive Cut in US Diplomatic Staff in Russia - Voice of America;

Putin Defends Massive Cut in US Diplomatic Staff in Russia - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaPutin Defends Massive Cut in US Diplomatic Staff in RussiaVoice of AmericaRussian President Vladimir Putin is defending his massive cut in the size of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Russia, saying it had waited long enough for relations with Washington to improve. Putin said he had hoped "the situation would perhaps change ...and more »

Russia's Expulsion of Staff From the US Embassy in Moscow Is Unprecedented and Huge - Center for Research on Globalization;

Russia's Expulsion of Staff From the US Embassy in Moscow Is Unprecedented and Huge - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationRussia's Expulsion of Staff From the US Embassy in Moscow Is Unprecedented and HugeCenter for Research on GlobalizationRussia's expulsion of 755 personnel from US diplomatic missions in Russia is of an unprecedented scale in modern history and could deal a devastating blow to US intelligence and 'democracy promotion' operations in Russia. By Alexander Mercouris.and more »

As the US and EU square off over Russia sanctions, only Putin can win - The Guardian;

As the US and EU square off over Russia sanctions, only Putin can win - The Guardian

The GuardianAs the US and EU square off over Russia sanctions, only Putin can winThe GuardianInstead of applauding Washington's moves against Putin, the EU is furious. Russia's leader is again profiting from the craziness around Donald Trump • Natalie Nougayrède is a Guardian columnist. Pipes for the proposed Nord Stream 2 pipeline between ...and more »

Kremlin to Washington: Your choice which 755 diplomatic staff to cut from embassy - Business Insider;

Kremlin to Washington: Your choice which 755 diplomatic staff to cut from embassy - Business Insider

Business InsiderKremlin to Washington: Your choice which 755 diplomatic staff to cut from embassyBusiness InsiderPutin Trump The vast majority of the United States' roughly 1,200 embassy and consulate staff in Russia are Russian citizens. AP. MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States can include its local employees among the 755 diplomatic staff it must cut in Russia, ...and more »

US SANCTIONS: Russia intensifies retaliation, expels 755 US diplomats - Newburgh Gazette

US SANCTIONS: Russia intensifies retaliation, expels 755 US diplomatsNewburgh GazetteMeanwhile, the president has been trying to walk the tight rope to maintain amicable relations with the country amid deepening anger in the US over Moscow's meddling in the presidential elections. "We waited for quite some time that maybe something ...and more »

Trump is silent as Russia issues harsh retaliation over sanctions - ThinkProgress;

Trump is silent as Russia issues harsh retaliation over sanctions - ThinkProgress

ThinkProgressTrump is silent as Russia issues harsh retaliation over sanctionsThinkProgressU.S. President Donald Trump, right, meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. CREDIT: AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File. President Donald Trump has said nothing about his Russian counterpart's decision to ...and more »

Vladimir Putin to America: You've Let Me Down - The Atlantic;

Vladimir Putin to America: You've Let Me Down - The Atlantic

The AtlanticVladimir Putin to America: You've Let Me DownThe AtlanticLike ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Sunday night, Vladimir Putin went on national television and explained his decision to slice American diplomatic staff in Russia by two-thirds. He was retaliating ...and more »

Putin is playing hardball with Trump. And Trump is conspicuously silent. - Washington Post;

Putin is playing hardball with Trump. And Trump is conspicuously silent. - Washington Post

Washington PostPutin is playing hardball with Trump. And Trump is conspicuously silent.Washington PostPresident Trump and his allies have a ready-made defense for whenever he viciously attacks his opponents: He's a counterpuncher. “Remember, one thing that everybody has said: I'm a counter-puncher,” he told The Washington Post during the GOP ...and more »

Russia Expels US Diplomats…What's Next? - Barron's;

Russia Expels US Diplomats…What's Next? - Barron's

Barron'sRussia Expels US Diplomats…What's Next?Barron'sRussia's response to new impending U.S. sanctions has been to order the U.S. to cuts its diplomatic mission staff by 755 employees. What's next? By. Johanna Bennett. July 31, 2017 11:57 a.m. ET. Text Size; Regular; Medium; Large. Russia has expelled ...and more »

Russia urges US to refrain from sanctions diktat - The Hindu;

Russia urges US to refrain from sanctions diktat - The Hindu

The HinduRussia urges US to refrain from sanctions diktatThe HinduThere seems to be no immediate end to the hostility between the United States and Russia. IANS. MOSCOW:, July 31, 2017 21:07 IST. Updated: July 31, 2017 21:19 IST. more-in. Moscow says this is needed to stop the aggravation of “political schizophrenia” ...and more »

Trump is facing a new test with Russia that is 'right out of the Putin playbook' - Business Insider;

Trump is facing a new test with Russia that is 'right out of the Putin playbook' - Business Insider

Business InsiderTrump is facing a new test with Russia that is 'right out of the Putin playbook'Business InsiderVladimir Putin Donald Trump President Donald Trump with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit on July 7 in Hamburg, Germany. AP Photo/Evan Vucci. Moscow retaliated against new US sanctions over the weekend by demanding that 755 ...and more »

Kremlin says Washington needs to rid itself of 'political schizophrenia' if American-Russian relations are to ... - Daily Mail;

Kremlin says Washington needs to rid itself of 'political schizophrenia' if American-Russian relations are to ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailKremlin says Washington needs to rid itself of 'political schizophrenia' if American-Russian relations are to ...Daily MailThe Kremlin says Washington needs to show 'political will' for Russia-U.S. relations to recover. President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said Monday that it will take time for the U.S. to rid itself of what he called 'political ...and more »

Russia Urges US to Fix Ties as it Cuts US Diplomatic Staff - NECN;

Russia Urges US to Fix Ties as it Cuts US Diplomatic Staff - NECN

NECNRussia Urges US to Fix Ties as it Cuts US Diplomatic StaffNECNDo you think banning buying new gasoline and diesel cars would be a step in the right direction to combat climate change? Yes; No; I don't think climate change is something we can prevent; No opinion. Privacy policy ...and more »