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Top U.S. diplomat in Russia resigns

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/07/19, 11:50 am

In a parting letter to President Donald Trump, outgoing Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. warned the United States must continue to hold Moscow accountable. After two years in the post, Huntsman is returning to Utah, where many speculate he might run for governor, an office he held from 2005 to 2009.

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Nuclear arms treaty with Russia expires

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/02/19, 10:43 am

Could a new arms race between the United States and Russia be on the horizon? UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said “the world will lose an invaluable brake on nuclear war” as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty between the two countries expires on Friday. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Russia, saying it was “in material breach of the treaty.” Russia’s Foreign Ministry pointed a finger back at America: “The denunciation of the INF treaty confirms that the U.S.

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Another Putin foe poisoned?

International | Plus, is Leah Sharibu alive or dead?
by Mindy Belz
Posted 7/29/19, 04:38 pm

RUSSIA: Against his doctor’s wishes, opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from a Moscow hospital and returned to prison, where he is serving a 30-day sentence. Russian authorities have imprisoned him repeatedly for protesting the Putin regime.

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