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    Russia deploys warships near Crimea for Ukrainian missile tests
    Dec01

    Russia deploys warships near Crimea for Ukrainian missile tests

    MOSCOW: Warships from Russia’s Black Sea Fleet have taken up position off Crimea’s western coastline to help strengthen the peninsula’s air defences in response to the start of Ukrainian missile tests nearby, the RIA news agency reported on Thursday. Kiev began two days of missile tests on Thursday, angering Russia, which has...

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia

    KIEV: Ukraine was due to start two days of missile tests on Thursday – a move that has angered Russia, prompting it to put its air defence forces on high alert on the annexed Crimea peninsula. The disagreement marks a fresh escalation in tensions between the one-time allies, whose relations collapsed in 2014 after Russia seized Crimea and backed...

    Peace talks on Ukraine end without agreement
    Nov30

    Peace talks on Ukraine end without agreement

    MINSK: Four-way talks on ending a separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine finished without a breakthrough on Tuesday, with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier declaring that “lip service” statements were not enough to achieve lasting peace. Amid low expectations, the foreign ministers of Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia met in the...

    Germany, 15 other countries press for arms control deal with Russia
    Nov25

    Germany, 15 other countries press for arms control deal with Russia

    A Russian Yars RS-24 intercontinental ballistic missile system drives during the Victory Day parade, marking the 71st anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia, on May 9, 2016. Photo: Reuters Fifteen European countries have joined Germany in its push for a new arms control agreement with...

    Russian tankers defy EU ban to smuggle jet fuel to Syria: sources
    Nov23

    Russian tankers defy EU ban to smuggle jet fuel to Syria: sources

    Russian military jets are seen at Hmeymim air base in Syria, June 18, 2016. REUTERS/Vadim Savitsky/Russian Defense Ministry via Reuters LONDON: Russian tankers have smuggled jet fuel to Syria through EU waters, bolstering military supplies to a war-torn country where Moscow is carrying out air strikes in support of the government, according to...

    Russian tankers defy EU ban to smuggle jet fuel to Syria
    Nov23

    Russian tankers defy EU ban to smuggle jet fuel to Syria

    File- Russian military jets are seen at Hmeymim air base in Syria, on June 18, 2016. Photo: Reuters LONDON: Russian tankers have smuggled jet fuel to Syria through EU waters, bolstering military supplies to a war-torn country where Moscow is carrying out air strikes in support of the government, according to sources with knowledge of the matter....

    Ukraine detains two Russian soldiers near Crimean border
    Nov22

    Ukraine detains two Russian soldiers near Crimean border

    Ukrainian security services have detained two Russian soldiers near the border with Crimea, with Ukraine saying the men were deserters from the Ukrainian army detained on Ukrainian-controlled territory and Russia saying they were seized in Crimea. Moscow and Kiev have been locked in conflict since Russia’s annexation of the Crimean...

    Merkel says she will seek fourth term as German chancellor
    Nov21

    Merkel says she will seek fourth term as German chancellor

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on November 9, 2016. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Angela Merkel announced on Sunday she wants to run for a fourth term as German chancellor in next year’s election, a sign of stability after Britain’s vote to leave the European...

    Obama, Putin about Syria and Ukraine in quick summit meet
    Nov21

    Obama, Putin about Syria and Ukraine in quick summit meet

    US President Barack Obama talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Lima, Peru on November 20, 2016. Photo: Reuters US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin spoke for around four minutes on Sunday at the APEC summit about Syria and Ukraine, in what is likely to be their...

    Obama, EU leaders agree to stick together, stay tough on Russia
    Nov19

    Obama, EU leaders agree to stick together, stay tough on Russia

    US President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi meet at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on November 18, 2016. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: US President Barack Obama and European leaders on Friday underscored the importance of working together in NATO and chided...

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