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    Germany mulling meeting with Russia, Ukraine, France on Ukraine crisis
    Feb08

    Germany mulling meeting with Russia, Ukraine, France on Ukraine crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is in talks with its partners about organising a meeting between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on the Ukraine crisis on the sidelines of a meeting of G20 foreign ministers in Bonn next week, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Top Ukraine rebel commander killed in ‘act of terror’
    Feb08

    Top Ukraine rebel commander killed in ‘act of terror’

    DONETSK, Ukraine: The military chief of a self-proclaimed Russian-backed republic in eastern Ukraine was killed in an “act of terror” Wednesday, the latest victim of a string of similar attacks, local authorities said. The dead man was Mikhail Tolstykh, head of the notorious “Somali” battalion and a leading commander of...

    Kremlin: Russia keeps on  undertaking all the necessary legal steps  to protect Alexander Lapshin
    Feb08

    Kremlin: Russia keeps on  undertaking all the necessary legal steps  to protect Alexander Lapshin

    ArmInfo.Russia continues to undertake all the necessary steps and arrangements to protect Alexander Lashin extradited from Belarus to Azerbaijan, Dmitri peskov, the press secretary of Russian President stated. The Kremlin representative reminded that Lapshin has several nationalities, including Russian. . “Hence, he is also our citizen. We...

    Bilateral talks ramp up as Canada tries to avoid US trade ire
    Feb08

    Bilateral talks ramp up as Canada tries to avoid US trade ire

    OTTAWA: Canadian officials are reaching out to US counterparts in hopes of heading off possible trade disruptions as President Donald Trump prepares to renegotiate or tear up deals that are key to Canada’s prosperity. Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan was the latest on Monday to make the pilgrimage to Washington, where he met with US Secretary...

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan says he moved to Man United for career development, not money
    Feb08

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan says he moved to Man United for career development, not money

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan has hit back at critics who claimed that he chose to move to Manchester United for financial reasons, the Daily Mail reports. The Armenian playmaker joined United last summer in a deal worth £30m, after three years at Borussia Dortmund. But Mkhitaryan insisted that the deal was more about continuing his development as a...

    Turkish FM due in Ukraine
    Feb08

    Turkish FM due in Ukraine

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will pay a working visit to Ukraine on February 9-10, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry reported February 8. …read more Source:...

    President Vladimir Putin Eases Penalties for Domestic Abuse in Russia
    Feb08

    President Vladimir Putin Eases Penalties for Domestic Abuse in Russia

    Under the new law, domestic violence that results in “minor harm,” will be punishable by a fine of up to $500 or up to 15 days in jail. . . MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed off on a law that partially decriminalizes domestic abuse, a measure that sailed easily through the country’s socially conservative legislature...

    Lapshin extradition caused stormy reaction in Armenia society –  suggestions to recall Armenian Ambassador from  Belarus and to exit  EEU  voiced
    Feb08

    Lapshin extradition caused stormy reaction in Armenia society –  suggestions to recall Armenian Ambassador from  Belarus and to exit  EEU  voiced

    ArmInfo. Minsk Decision on Russian Bloger Lapshin’s extradition to Azerbaijan is the result of dirty and criminal deal, the statement of Armenian-Belarusian Interparliamentary Cooperation Commission reads, as voiced by Eduard Sharmazanov, the Co-chair of the Commission and Vice- Speaker of Armenian Parliament., According to Sharmazanov,...

    Top Ukraine rebel commander killed in ‘act of terror’
    Feb08

    Top Ukraine rebel commander killed in ‘act of terror’

    DONETSK, Ukraine – The military chief of a self-proclaimed Russian-backed republic in eastern Ukraine was killed in an “act of terror” on Wednesday, February 8, the latest victim of a string of similar attacks, local authorities said. The dead man was Mikhail Tolstykh, head of the notorious “Somali” battalion and a …...

    Russia taking all measures to protect Alexander Lapshin’s interests: Kremlin
    Feb08

    Russia taking all measures to protect Alexander Lapshin’s interests: Kremlin

    Russia continues to take all legal actions to protect blogger Alexander Lapshin, who was handed over to Azerbaijan by Belarus, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, TASS reports. Peskov reminded that Lapshin holds several citizenships, including that of Russia. “Therefore, we treat him as our national,” he said. “We continue to legally...

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