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    US President Trump, Ukraine’s FM discuss Donbass in White House
    May11

    US President Trump, Ukraine’s FM discuss Donbass in White House

    Earlier the Ukrainian FM had a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence. The sides had discussed the situation in Donbass. …read more Source:...

    Russia and climate change follow Tillerson to Arctic
    May11

    Russia and climate change follow Tillerson to Arctic

    FAIRBANKS, United States: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson traveled about as far from Washington as he could without leaving the United States, but could not escape questions about Russia and climate change. America’s top diplomat is in Fairbanks, Alaska on Thursday to chair a meeting of the eight-nation Arctic Council, a policy forum for...

    With Russia ties under scrutiny, Trump meets with Kremlin’s top diplomat
    May11

    With Russia ties under scrutiny, Trump meets with Kremlin’s top diplomat

    US President Donald Trump speaks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a meeting at the White House in Washington, DC on Wednesday May 10, 2017. AFP Photo All but ignoring the unfurling drama over Russia and the US election, Donald Trump on Wednesday sought to advance prospects for cooperation between the former Cold War foes in...

    US criticises Russian build-up near Baltic states
    May11

    US criticises Russian build-up near Baltic states

    US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that a Russian missile deployment near the Baltic states was “destabilising”, and officials suggested the United States could deploy a Patriot missile battery in the region for Nato exercises in the summer. US allies are jittery ahead of war games by Russia and Belarus in September...

    Russia’s Lavrov meets Secretary Tillerson ahead of Trump talks
    May10

    Russia’s Lavrov meets Secretary Tillerson ahead of Trump talks

    WASHINGTON: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Wednesday with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ahead of rare Oval Office talks with Donald Trump, whose firing of his FBI chief again put the spotlight on Moscow’s alleged meddling in last year’s US election. On Tuesday, Trump dismissed FBI Director James Comey, who was...

    U.S. criticizes Russian build-up near Baltic states
    May10

    U.S. criticizes Russian build-up near Baltic states

    FILE PHOTO: U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis addresses a news conference during a NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, in this file photo dated February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday criticized what he called a destabilizing Russian military...

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves
    May10

    Ukraine central bank post in political limbo as Gontareva leaves

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Central Bank Governor Valeria Gontareva will leave her job on Thursday, leaving her deputy in charge, the central bank said, setting the stage for potentially protracted negotiations between president and parliament on her replacement. …read more Source: The...

    43 participants admitted to 1st round of 13th Khachaturian International Competition
    May10

    43 participants admitted to 1st round of 13th Khachaturian International Competition

    43 participants represent 13 countries (USA, UK, Germany, France, Cyprus, Mexico, South Africa, Latvia, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Artsakh). …read more Source:...

    Azerbaijan’s Dihaj in grand final of Eurovision 2017
    May10

    Azerbaijan’s Dihaj in grand final of Eurovision 2017

    First Semi-Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest was held in Kyiv, Ukraine. In total 18 countries competed to get into the Grand Final. …read more Source:...

    Russian hackers tried to damage Macron’s presidential campaign, says US
    May10

    Russian hackers tried to damage Macron’s presidential campaign, says US

    Hackers with connections to the Russian government played a role in an effort to damage centrist French politician Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign by hacking and leaking emails and documents ahead of the election, according to two US intelligence officials. Separately, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the US National Security...

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