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    Nato, Russia to hold first talks since Skripal attack
    May29

    Nato, Russia to hold first talks since Skripal attack

    BRUSSELS: Nato will on Thursday hold its first formal talks with Russia since the nerve agent attack on a former Kremlin double agent in Britain, as the alliance seeks to counter Moscow’s increasing assertiveness. Tensions between the transatlantic alliance and Russia have hit post-Cold War highs in recent years over Moscow’s...

    Russia seeks 14 years jail for Ukrainian reporter
    May28

    Russia seeks 14 years jail for Ukrainian reporter

    MOSCOW: Russian prosecutors have asked a Moscow court to convict a Ukrainian journalist of espionage and jail him for 14 years, his lawyer said Monday, in a move condemned by Kiev. Journalist Roman Sushchenko, who has worked for Ukrainian state news agency Ukrinform for over a decade, was detained in Moscow in 2016. Russia’s FSB security...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in clashes with rebels
    May27

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in clashes with rebels

    KIEV: Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed in fighting with pro-Russian rebels in the east of the country as fighting intensified in the region, Kiev said on Sunday. Ukraine’s defence ministry said one soldier was killed in fighting late on Saturday. The country’s security service (SBU) later on Sunday confirmed two other servicemen...

    Chinese J-15 jets complete night landings on carrier in push to modernise
    May26

    Chinese J-15 jets complete night landings on carrier in push to modernise

    SHANGHAI: Chinese fighter pilots have carried out night landings on the country’s first aircraft carrier, the official China Daily reported on Saturday, the latest demonstration of Beijing’s push to modernise its military forces. Pilots flying J-15 jets landed at night on the Liaoning, the official paper said citing a video posted by...

    No ‘facts’ to support MH17 charges: Russia’s Lavrov
    May26

    No ‘facts’ to support MH17 charges: Russia’s Lavrov

    MOSCOW: Russia said Friday the Netherlands had provided no evidence that Moscow was directly behind the 2014 shooting down of flight MH17 over war-torn east Ukraine, accusing the Dutch of promoting their own agenda. “Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok called me today,” Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters in Saint Petersburg....

    No ‘facts’ to support MH17 charges: Russia’s Lavrov
    May25

    No ‘facts’ to support MH17 charges: Russia’s Lavrov

    MOSCOW: Russia said Friday the Netherlands had provided no evidence that Moscow was directly behind the 2014 shooting down of flight MH17 over war-torn east Ukraine, accusing the Dutch of promoting their own agenda. “Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok called me today,” Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters in Saint Petersburg....

    Polish novelist wins Man Booker International Prize
    May23

    Polish novelist wins Man Booker International Prize

    LONDON: An English translation of Polish novel “Flights”, which interweaves narratives of travel with explorations of the human body, was on Tuesday named as the winner of the prestigious Man Booker International Prize. The novel by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Jennifer Croft, won the £50,000 (RM 266,859.26) prize after coming...

    Fearing attack, Russian-backed rebels dig trenches in Ukraine
    May17

    Fearing attack, Russian-backed rebels dig trenches in Ukraine

    YASYNUVATA, Ukraine: In the mid-day heat, a dozen volunteers are spading dry soil in the pro-Russian separatist east of Ukraine, digging a new line of trenches aimed at keeping out Kiev’s tanks. “We are preparing reserve positions in the event of a possible offensive by Kiev,” says Oleg, a 49-year-old unemployed man. The...

    Russia demands Kiev free arrested RIA Novosti journalist
    May16

    Russia demands Kiev free arrested RIA Novosti journalist

    MOSCOW: Moscow called Wednesday for a Russian journalist detained in Ukraine for treason to be freed, condemning Kiev authorities for what it said was a repressive policy against the media. “Russia will do everything to ensure its citizen is freed, and to prevent other journalists finding themselves in similar situations, whether they are...

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire
    May16

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire

    KERCH: President Vladimir Putin drew condemnation from the US, Europe and Ukraine on Tuesday after he opened a new bridge linking mainland Russia and Moscow-annexed Crimea by driving a truck across it to the peninsula. Putin dressed in jeans and a casual jacket was shown by Russian state television behind the wheel of a construction truck to...

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