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    Last year, 22,264 Armenians received Russian citizenship
    Mar20

    Last year, 22,264 Armenians received Russian citizenship

    ArmInfo.In 2016, 22,264 Armenians received Russian citizenship (in 2015, there were 18,653 people). This is reported by RT with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The department noted that the demand for Russian citizenship in the CIS countries is traditionally high. According to official data, in 2016, 100 696...

    Japan PM to visit Russia for summit with Putin next month
| Reuters
    Mar20

    Japan PM to visit Russia for summit with Putin next month | Reuters

    By Kiyoshi Takenaka | TOKYO TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia next month for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, his foreign minister said on Monday, with an aim of advancing his effort to end a territorial spat and conclude a peace treaty.Abe has pledged to resolve the territorial dispute over a string of western...

    New U.S.-led force to deter Russia in Poland from April
    Mar20

    New U.S.-led force to deter Russia in Poland from April

    BRUSSELS – A U.S.-led battalion of more than 1,100 soldiers will be deployed in Poland from the start of April, a U.S. commander said on Monday, as the alliance sets up a new force in response to Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea. More than… …read more Source:...

    Russia launches live-fire drill in Crimea
    Mar20

    Russia launches live-fire drill in Crimea

    Russia has launched a large-scale live-fire exercise in Crimea, a senior military official said Monday, after the West repeatedly asked Moscow to return the Black Sea peninsula to Ukraine. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    International forum in Artsakh brings together bloggers from 11 countries
    Mar20

    International forum in Artsakh brings together bloggers from 11 countries

    About 30 bloggers from 11 countries came together in Artsakh for a forum initiated by “Artsakhakertum” NGO and the Atsakh Union of Journalists, Artsakhpress reports. Attending the event were Anton Nossik (Russia), Anton Merkurov (Russia), Aleksandr Alimov (Latvia), Tarik Hafed (Algeria), Romain Mielcarek (France), Gilad Halpern (Israel),...

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute
    Mar20

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

    The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia met in Tokyo on Monday, with both sides expressing hope that discussions on joint development of islands claimed by both countries might help them move closer to resolving the territorial dispute preventing them from forging a peace treaty. The talks are the first “two-plus-two”...

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute
    Mar20

    Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

    TOKYO (AP) The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia met in Tokyo on Monday for the first “two-plus-two” talks since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, left, shakes hands with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida at the start of their meeting as a part of Japan-Russia foreign and defence...

    Putin keeps Crimea situation under control: Kremlin
    Mar20

    Putin keeps Crimea situation under control: Kremlin

    Russian President Putin is keeping the situation around Crimea under control and would take the same decisions about Crimea even if given another opportunity, Kremlin spokesman Peskov said. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Dutch families plant first trees at MH17 memorial park
    Mar20

    Dutch families plant first trees at MH17 memorial park

    VIJFHUIZEN: Relatives of those killed when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine in mid-2014, on Saturday planted the first trees in a Dutch memorial park not far from where the ill-fated plane departed. “Today is a very important day for all the next of kin. We are planting the first trees to create a monument for MH17,” Evert van Zijtveld,...

    Russian President Putin keeps situation in Crimea under personal control: Kremlin
    Mar20

    Russian President Putin keeps situation in Crimea under personal control: Kremlin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is keeping the situation around Crimea under control and would take the same decisions about Crimea even if given another opportunity, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Sunday. …read more Source:...

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