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    Putin, Trump speak by phone, aim for “constructive cooperation”: Kremlin
    Nov15

    Putin, Trump speak by phone, aim for “constructive cooperation”: Kremlin

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with US President-elect Donald Trump on Monday and agreed to work towards “constructive cooperation”, the Kremlin said. The two men will maintain contact by phone and seek to meet each other in person, it said. Trump will take office on January 20, replacing Barack Obama whose relations with Putin...

    Merkel’s conservatives back rival Steinmeier as Germany’s next president
    Nov15

    Merkel’s conservatives back rival Steinmeier as Germany’s next president

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives agreed on Monday to back Social Democrat Frank-Walter Steinmeier as Germany’s next president, creating a vacancy at the foreign ministry at a critical moment in relations with Russia and the United States. Merkel’s camp had hoped to promote its own candidate but chose to back political...

    Putin, Trump speak by phone, aim for ‘constructive cooperation’
    Nov15

    Putin, Trump speak by phone, aim for ‘constructive cooperation’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President-elect Donald Trump on Monday agreed to work toward “constructive cooperation”, including on fighting terrorism, the Kremlin said. In their first phone call since Trump won the November 8 election, they agreed to “channel” relations between Russia and the United States and “combine efforts to...

    Ukraine MPs get into fistfight over accusations of links to Russian govt
    Nov15

    Ukraine MPs get into fistfight over accusations of links to Russian govt

    A brawl broke out between two Ukrainian MPs on Monday during a meeting of parliament faction leaders in Kiev, as one party leader accused another of working with the Kremlin and calling for him to be jailed. Oleh Lyashko, the leader of Radical Party, was on the receiving end of several punches thrown by Opposition Party leader Yuriy Boyko after...

    Trump poses daunting new challenge for Germany’s Merkel
    Nov15

    Trump poses daunting new challenge for Germany’s Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference in Berlin, Germany, April 6, 2016. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Donald Trump’s victory has been a shock for America’s major partners around the world. But perhaps nowhere has the blow been more painful than in Germany, a country that under Angela Merkel has come to see itself as a...

    Putin and Merkel discuss transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine
    Nov14

    Putin and Merkel discuss transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine

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    Putin tells Merkel gas piped to EU could be siphoned off in Ukraine
    Nov14

    Putin tells Merkel gas piped to EU could be siphoned off in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday of the risk of Ukraine siphoning off Russian gas destined for Europe, the Kremlin said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin, Merkel concerned over ceasefire violations in East Ukraine
    Nov14

    Putin, Merkel concerned over ceasefire violations in East Ukraine

    Putin and Merkel discussed in a phone call on Monday the implementation of the Minsk peace accords, Sputnik reported. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine police chief quits, as exodus of reformers continues
    Nov14

    Ukraine police chief quits, as exodus of reformers continues

    KIEV – Ukraine’s police chief and a prominent customs officer resigned on Monday, continuing an exodus of reformist officials that has raised serious doubts about the Western-backed government’s commitment to tackle corruption. Police chief… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian MPs throw punches over accusations of Kremlin links
    Nov14

    Ukrainian MPs throw punches over accusations of Kremlin links

    KIEV – A brawl broke out between two Ukrainian MPs on Monday during a meeting of parliament faction leaders in Kiev, as one party leader accused another of working with the Kremlin and calling for him to be jailed. Oleh Lyashko, the leader of… …read more Source:...

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