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    Russia's Putin would consider meeting Obama at U.N.
    Aug19

    Russia's Putin would consider meeting Obama at U.N.

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend next month’s U.N. General Assembly in New York and would “consider constructively” any request for a meeting there with President Barack Obama, Russia’s foreign minister said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin warns hostile states plotting ‘sabotage’ in Crimea
    Aug19

    Putin warns hostile states plotting ‘sabotage’ in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested Wednesday that several foreign states were recruiting and training people to carry out acts of sabotage on the Crimean peninsula seized by Moscow last year.Its obvious that a risk remains from outside forces to destabilise the situation on the peninsula in one way or another, Putin...

    Russia wants Germany, France to pressure Kiev on peace plan
    Aug19

    Russia wants Germany, France to pressure Kiev on peace plan

    Russia wants the leaders of Germany and France to put more pressure on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to implement a February peace plan for east Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia jails Estonian officer for 15 years for spying
    Aug19

    Russia jails Estonian officer for 15 years for spying

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia on Wednesday sentenced an Estonian intelligence officer to 15 years in jail, drawing ire from the EU after Tallinn said he was kidnapped at gunpoint on its territory.A court in the western Pskov region, which borders Estonia, sentenced Eston Kohver on charges of spying, weapon possession and illegally crossing the...

    Russia wants Germany, France to pressure Kiev over east Ukraine peace plan
    Aug19

    Russia wants Germany, France to pressure Kiev over east Ukraine peace plan

    Russia expects the leaders of Germany and France to put more pressure on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to implement a the February peace plan for east Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia wants Germany, France to pressure Kiev over east Ukraine peace plan
    Aug19

    Russia wants Germany, France to pressure Kiev over east Ukraine peace plan

    Russia expects the leaders of Germany and France to put more pressure on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to implement a the February peace plan for east Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia wants Germany, France to pressure Kiev over east Ukraine peace plan
    Aug19

    Russia wants Germany, France to pressure Kiev over east Ukraine peace plan

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – Russia expects the leaders of Germany and France to put more pressure on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to implement a the February peace plan for east Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine to meet Monday on escalating violence
    Aug19

    Leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine to meet Monday on escalating violence

    Leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine will meet in Berlin on Monday in a diplomatic move to halt a new wave of escalating violence in eastern Ukraine, a French official said on Wednesday. …read more Source: China...

    Russian prosecutors seek to jail Ukrainian filmmaker for 23 years
    Aug19

    Russian prosecutors seek to jail Ukrainian filmmaker for 23 years

    MOSCOW: Russian prosecutors on Wednesday demanded that Ukrainian film-maker Oleg Sentsov be jailed for 23 years on terror charges, in a trial decried by the West. Sentsov and another Ukrainian from Crimea, Alexander Kolchenko, have been held since May 2014 are accused of setting a pro-Kremlin party office on fire and wanting to blow up a statue...

    Russia jails Estonian policeman for 15 years for spying
    Aug19

    Russia jails Estonian policeman for 15 years for spying

    MOSCOW: A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced an Estonian policeman to 15 years in jail on espionage charges in a move slammed by the European Union, as tensions spike over the Ukraine crisis. A court in the western Pskov region, which borders Estonia, sentenced Eston Kohver on charges of spying, weapon possession and illegally crossing the...

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