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15 Countries to Expel Russian Diplomats in Solidarity With UK – Tusk

Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Germany, France, Denmark, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, France, Italy and the US have decided to expel Russian diplomats amid Skripal’s case, according to the latest reports. “Fourteen out of 28 EU member-states have decided to expel diplomats from the Russian Federation as a measure of solidarity with London on the Skripal case,” European Council President Donald Tusk said. So far the …

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Crimea: 40 foreign delegations to participate in Yalta International Economic Forum

The Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF) in Crimea is going to be held on April 20-22 this year. “As of today, over 40 delegations from different states have confirmed their participation. Moreover, it will be not just participation but proposals to discuss some issues. There will be a lot of members of the European Parliament and a delegation from the …

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Russia Proposes Superhighway Linking New York And London

The Russian government has proposed a giant, 12,910 mile roadway to be connected, linking New York City and London and effectively uniting most of the countries of the world by land. Proposed by Russian Railways head Vladimir Yakunin, the roadway would contain some already built roads but would also consist of a large building project that could cost as much …

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‘Dead Hand’ and Bunkers: This is How Russia Can Survive Potential Nuclear Attack

United States intelligence and Strategic Command (STRATCOM) are working on a report evaluating the probability of the Russian and Chinese leadership to survive in the event of a nuclear strike, according to a section of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Congress wants the document to contain descriptions of “the location and description of above-ground and underground facilities important …

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‘Great Rebuilding’ of US Armed Forces Reflects ‘Distrust in NATO’

Commenting on President Trump’s executive order on Friday to launch what he called a “great rebuilding of the Armed Forces,” Russian political and military analysts told Sputnik that it underscores “distrust in NATO,” and the alliance’s capability of ensuring the security of America. On Friday, President Trump made his first visit to the Pentagon since his inauguration on January 20. There he announced …

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Think Tanks Stage Massive Computer Simulation of War With Russia in Warsaw

Sputnik/ V. Kiselev

The US-based research firm Potomac Foundation and Poland’s Casimir Pulaski Foundation teamed up this week to simulate a full-scale war scenario with Russia, based on a hypothetical Russian attack on the Baltic states. Using the Hegemon computer-based simulation platform, the wargames were sponsored by Western and Polish defense companies. The wargames, which took place this week between Monday and Thursday …

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Fillon: Russia should be Europe’s partner to fight terrorism

Russia should be a partner for Europe in order to jointly tackle a terrorist threat and other international challenges, French presidential candidate Francois Fillon said on Monday.   “Russia should be a partner for the European nation, we need it in particular for countering a terrorist threat. We should not reveal weakness to our Russian partner, we have common interests which should be protected jointly. I want open …

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Russia, Turkey, Iran Agree on Mechanism to Monitor Syria Ceasefire

REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh

An international meeting on the Syrian settlement began in the capital of Kazakhstan on January 23 with the participation of a number of delegations, including the opposition, Damascus, Russia, Iran and Turkey. A Turkish source confirmed later to Sputnik that Moscow, Ankara and Tehran are discussing a trilateral mechanism to monitor the ceasefire in Syria. “The abidance by the ceasefire …

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