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    Syria recognizes Crimea as part of Russia
    Oct19

    Syria recognizes Crimea as part of Russia

    Photo: Sputnik/ Sergey Malgavko Speaker of the People’s Council of Syria, the country’s legislative authority, Hadiya Khalaf Abbas, told Sputnik she considered Crimea an integral part of Russia which rejoined the country following expression of free will in referendum. “Due to the events which unfolded after the collapse of the Soviet...

    Germany hosts Ukraine summit, also expected to discuss Syria
    Oct19

    Germany hosts Ukraine summit, also expected to discuss Syria

    BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France will hold a summit in Berlin for talks on the stagnant peace process in …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Rosneft enters India with $13 billion Essar deal
    Oct19

    Rosneft enters India with $13 billion Essar deal

    In a spectacularly costly gamble aimed at boosting Russia’s strategic position, state-controlled giant Rosneft is investing in India’s Essar Oil to muscle into a promising market with outlets throughout Asia. An employee walks inside the premises of an oil refinery of Essar Oil, which runs India’s second biggest private sector...

    Putin heads to Berlin for crunch Ukraine, Syria talks
    Oct19

    Putin heads to Berlin for crunch Ukraine, Syria talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will face Western pressure over Ukraine and Syria at talks in Berlin Wednesday, on his first visit to the German capital since the Ukrainian conflict erupted. Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his annual state of the nation address at the Kremlin in Moscow on December 3, 2015. AFP PHOTO / KIRILL...

    Obama: Trump’s ‘unpredecented’ flattery of Putin ‘out-of-step’
    Oct19

    Obama: Trump’s ‘unpredecented’ flattery of Putin ‘out-of-step’

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday slammed Donald Trump’s “flattery” of Russia’s Vladimir Putin as “unprecedented” and “out of step” with both Democrats and rank-and-file Republicans. The Republican presidential nominee has repeatedly voiced admiration for the Russian president — notably calling him a better leader than...

    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria
    Oct19

    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria

    BERLIN (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Berlin on Wednesday for a summit focussing on escalating tensions between Moscow and the West over the Kremlins strategy in Ukraine and Syria.The meeting — the first in a year between the Russian, German, French and Ukrainian leaders — will evaluate the implementation of...

    Trump’s ‘unpredecented’ flattery of Putin ‘out-of-step’: Obama
    Oct18

    Trump’s ‘unpredecented’ flattery of Putin ‘out-of-step’: Obama

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama on Tuesday slammed Donald Trumps flattery of Russias Vladimir Putin as unprecedented and out of step with both Democrats and rank-and-file Republicans.The Republican presidential nominee has repeatedly voiced admiration for the Russian president — notably calling him a better leader than...

    Merkel expects “no wonders” from four-way meeting on Ukraine
    Oct18

    Merkel expects “no wonders” from four-way meeting on Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said “no wonders” should be expected at talks on a stalled peace plan for eastern Ukraine which she will host on Wednesday with the leaders of Russia, France and Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russian weightlifter, Apti Aukhadov stripped of 2012 Olympics silver medal
    Oct18

    Russian weightlifter, Apti Aukhadov stripped of 2012 Olympics silver medal

    Russia’s Apti Aukhadov was stripped of the men’s weightlifting silver medal he won in the 85 kg category at the London 2012 Olympics after he tested positive for banned substances in re-tests of samples, the International Olympic Committee said. The IOC said on Tuesday Aukhadov’s sample came back positive for steroids turinabol...

    France confirms talks on Syria to take place in Berlin
    Oct18

    France confirms talks on Syria to take place in Berlin

    PARIS: France on Tuesday confirmed that the French, Russian and German leaders will hold a “working meeting” on the Syrian crisis in Berlin. The meeting Wednesday will be aimed at “giving the same message to Vladimir Putin on Syria: a durable ceasefire in Aleppo and humanitarian access so that the devastation of this city can...

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