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Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats for US election hacking

Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats for US election hacking

A plane carrying 35 Russian diplomats expelled from the United States over Moscow’s alleged interference in the presidential election took off from Washington on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported. “The plane has taken off, everyone is on board,” said the Russian embassy in Washington, quoted by the state-owned RIA Novosti agency. Relatives of the diplomats […]

January 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Russian, Syrian officials deny their planes hit refugee camp

Russian, Syrian officials deny their planes hit refugee camp

May 06, – According to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, some 73 fighters — 43 on the opposition side and 30 pro-government troops — have died since Thursday afternoon in the battle for the village of Khan Touman. The advance signals a reemergence of a powerful, ultraconservative coalition on the opposition’s side in […]

May 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Ukraine border guards clash with rebels near Russian border

Ukraine border guards clash with rebels near Russian border

Aug 25, – Border guards halted the advance of the column about 5 km northeast of the town, which is on the Azov Sea, it said in a Facebook post. Ukrainian government forces engaged with a separatist armored column near the southeastern town of Novoazovsk, about 10 km (6 miles) from the Russian border, Ukraine’s […]

August 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Russia: Greenpeace activists posed ‘real threat’

Russia: Greenpeace activists posed ‘real threat’

Sep 30, –  The Investigative Committee’s statement on Monday is further indication that Russia is determined to prosecute the environmental activists for the Sept. 18 protest at the oil platform. All 30 people who were on board the Greenpeace ship, including two journalists, have been jailed for two months pending the investigation. Russia’s investigative agency […]

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