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Section: The Times of India (India)

    Russian submarines match Cold War-era patrol intensity
    Mar31

    Russian submarines match Cold War-era patrol intensity

    The Russian military had fallen on hard times after the 1991 Soviet collapse when it was forced to scrap many relatively new ships and keep most others at harbor for lack of funds. The military has revived its strength thanks to a sweeping arms modernization program amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Times of...

    EU court rules Russia sanctions over Ukraine are valid
    Mar28

    EU court rules Russia sanctions over Ukraine are valid

    The EU Court of Justice’s decision came in response to a legal challenge by Russian oil and gas giant Rosneft before a British court. Rosneft wants to annul a decision by EU leaders in July 2014 to restrict certain financial transactions and sensitive exports imposed after Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. …read more...

    Trump son-in-law meets sanctioned Russian bank executives
    Mar28

    Trump son-in-law meets sanctioned Russian bank executives

    A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia’s incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a top White House adviser, in December. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Five dead in military helicopter crash in east Ukraine
    Mar26

    Five dead in military helicopter crash in east Ukraine

    The helicopter crashed in war-torn east of the country, killing all 5 people aboard after apparently hitting a power line, in what is believed to be an accident. Nearly 10,000 people have died since the start of a pro-Russian rebellion in 2014 that Kiev and the West accuse Moscow of masterminding. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Nato backs Ukraine as clashes surge: Deputy chief
    Feb09

    Nato backs Ukraine as clashes surge: Deputy chief

    Deputy head of Nato Rose Gottemoeller said its all 28 allies support Ukraine as it faces the worst upsurge in fighting against pro-Russian rebels. The alliance had stood by Ukraine since “Russian aggressive actions” began in 2014 and it would not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea, she said. …read more Source: The Times...

    Will work with Kiev & Moscow to end Ukraine conflict: Trump
    Feb05

    Will work with Kiev & Moscow to end Ukraine conflict: Trump

    The call was the first direct contact between the two leaders since the inauguration of Trump, whose aim to improve relations with the Kremlin has alarmed Kiev while the nearly three-year-old conflict remains unresolved. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine files ‘terrorism’ case against Russia at world court
    Jan17

    Ukraine files ‘terrorism’ case against Russia at world court

    Kiev has asked the International Court of Justice to “declare that the Russian Federation bears international responsibility, by virtue of its sponsorship of terrorism … for the acts of terrorism committed by its proxies in Ukraine,” the court said in a statement. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia
    Dec30

    Ukraine bans books promoting Russia

    Ukraine Friday banned Russian books glorifying the Kremlin and its leaders or espousing what it views as “totalitarian views” in a move certain to further sour relations between the two foes. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Senate fight looms after Donald Trump taps Exxon CEO as top US diplomat
    Dec14

    Senate fight looms after Donald Trump taps Exxon CEO as top US diplomat

    The Exxon chief executive potentially faces difficulties getting confirmed in the Republican-controlled Senate. Some lawmakers worry about his links to Moscow and opposition to US sanctions on Russia, which awarded him a friendship medal in 2013. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine launches missile drills near Crimea
    Dec01

    Ukraine launches missile drills near Crimea

    Ukraine on Thursday unleashed a barrage of missile tests near Russian-annexed Crimea in a show of strength and defiance bound to irritate Moscow. …read more Source: The Times of...

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