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    Foreigner killed in car explosion in central Kiev, police say
    Sep09

    Foreigner killed in car explosion in central Kiev, police say

    KIEV: A Georgian man was killed and a woman was injured in a car explosion in the center of Kiev, Ukraine’s capital, in Friday evening’s rush hour, police said. Artem Shevchenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s interior ministry, said the police had launched investigation into the killing. “An unidentified explosive device exploded...

    FBI raided former Trump campaign manager’s home in Russia probe
    Aug10

    FBI raided former Trump campaign manager’s home in Russia probe

    WASHINGTON: A July FBI raid on the Virginia home of President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, confirmed on Wednesday, showed that a federal investigation of possible ties between Trump’s campaign and Russian meddling in the 2016 US election was intensifying. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents executed a search warrant at...

    Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets
    Aug08

    Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets

    JAKARTA: Indonesia said Tuesday it would trade palm oil, coffee and tea for Russian fighter jets, saying it wanted to capitalise on international sanctions on Moscow as Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was due to arrive for a visit. Indonesia and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding to exchange 11 Russian-made Sukhoi fighters for key...

    Two Pussy Riot members detained over protest in Siberian city
    Aug07

    Two Pussy Riot members detained over protest in Siberian city

    MOSCOW: Russian police on Monday detained two members of Pussy Riot after they staged a protest in support of a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker in a Siberian city. Maria Alyokhina, one of the punk rock group’s members previously jailed for a protest against President Vladimir Putin, wrote on Twitter that she and Olga Borisova were being held in...

    US needs to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia, says Putin
    Jul31

    US needs to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia, says Putin

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said the United States would have to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia and warned of a prolonged gridlock in its ties after the US Congress backed new sanctions against the Kremlin. Putin added bluntly that Russia was able to raise the stakes with America even further, although he hoped this would be...

    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation
    Jul28

    Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation

    WASHINGTON: The U.S. Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia despite President Donald Trump’s objections to the legislation, which has angered Russian President Vladimir Putin who threatened to retaliate. The Senate backed the measure, which also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea, by a margin of...

    US House votes Tuesday to sanction Russia, Iran, North Korea
    Jul25

    US House votes Tuesday to sanction Russia, Iran, North Korea

    WASHINGTON: The US House of Representatives votes Tuesday to slap new sanctions against Russia, a move that limits President Donald Trump’s ability to tinker with the penalties and has also triggered uproar in Moscow and Europe. The legislation, which is the result of a congressional compromise reached at the weekend and is aimed at...

    Dutch unveil memorial for victims of MH17 crash
    Jul17

    Dutch unveil memorial for victims of MH17 crash

    NETHERLANDS: The Netherlands unveiled a national monument on Monday in memory of the 298 people killed in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner in 2014 above territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Victims came from 17 countries, and included 196 Dutch citizens. The Netherlands took the lead in investigating the...

    Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing
    Jul17

    Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday insisted Russia must be held to account over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, three years on from the tragedy that killed 298 people. International investigators have said the Boeing airliner flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was blown out of the sky over conflict-wracked east...

    On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’
    Jul17

    On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’

    THE HAGUE: Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, more than 2,000 relatives gathered Monday to unveil a “living memorial” to their loved ones. A total of 298 trees have been planted in the shape of a green ribbon, one for each of the victims who died on board the Malaysia Airlines flight en route from...

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