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    Putin dismisses France’s non-delivery of warships
    Apr16

    Putin dismisses France’s non-delivery of warships

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that France’s refusal to deliver two Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Moscow over the Ukraine crisis would not affect its defence capabilities. “Of course not delivering the ships according to a valid contract is a bad sign, but from the point of view of supporting our...

    Australia says expanded search area for Flight MH370 may take a year
    Apr16

    Australia says expanded search area for Flight MH370 may take a year

    Government ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia on Thursday said that they would extend the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 by an additional 60,000 sq kilometres if the wreckage is not found in the current search area. The extended search for the jetliner, which disappeared last year but is believed to have crashed in...

    Putin admits Russia forcibly imposed Soviet model on E. Europe
    Apr16

    Putin admits Russia forcibly imposed Soviet model on E. Europe

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday admitted that the Soviet Union had sought to forcibly impose the Soviet model on Eastern Europe after World War II. “After WWII we tried to impose our model of development on many Eastern European countries and did it by force,” Putin said during his annual phone-in with Russians....

    Thieves score €5m in jewels in Paris smash-and-grab
    Apr16

    Thieves score €5m in jewels in Paris smash-and-grab

    PARIS: French police were on Thursday hunting a trio of thieves who made off with a handbag containing €5 million worth of Chanel jewels in a smash-and-grab on the highway between Paris and Charles De Gaulle airport. A Taiwanese art collector was travelling in a taxi Wednesday afternoon through a long tunnel notorious for robbery attacks on...

    Russia-Japan Relations Over Disputed Islands Unchanged After Crimea: Vladimir Putin
    Apr16

    Russia-Japan Relations Over Disputed Islands Unchanged After Crimea: Vladimir Putin

    Russia’s relations with Japan over disputed Pacific Islands have not changed following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Putin says Washington told leaders not to attend Word War Two parade
    Apr16

    Putin says Washington told leaders not to attend Word War Two parade

    President Vladimir Putin accused Washington on Thursday of putting pressure on some world leaders not to attend events in Russia marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe. Russia will stage a military parade on May 9 in what Putin called a display of “respect for victims of Nazis and to pay tribute to the …...

    Russia Blames US For Ukraine Crisis
    Apr16

    Russia Blames US For Ukraine Crisis

    Top Russian officials accused the United States today of seeking political and military dominance in the world and sought to put blame on the West for international security crises, including the conf… …read more Source:...

    Russia-Japan relations over disputed islands unchanged after Crimea – Putin
    Apr16

    Russia-Japan relations over disputed islands unchanged after Crimea – Putin

    Russia’s relations with Japan over disputed Pacific Islands have not changed following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia-Japan relations over disputed islands unchanged after Crimea – Putin
    Apr16

    Russia-Japan relations over disputed islands unchanged after Crimea – Putin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s relations with Japan over disputed Pacific Islands have not changed following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin accuses US of telling world leaders not to attend Word War Two parade
    Apr16

    Putin accuses US of telling world leaders not to attend Word War Two parade

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin accused Washington on Thursday of putting pressure on some world leaders not to attend events in Russia marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two in Europe.Russia will stage a military parade on May 9 in what Putin called a display of “respect for victims of Nazis and to pay tribute to...

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