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    US missile defense system a threat to Russia: Vladimir Putin
    May28

    US missile defense system a threat to Russia: Vladimir Putin

    Putin traveled to Greece with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and top executives from state oil and gas companies. On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly expanded US missile defense system as a threat to his...

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom
    May28

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom

    ATHENS: Russian President Vladimir Putin signed several economic deals with Athens on Friday during a visit to Greece aimed at reinforcing a relationship with one of his few friends in the EU amid tensions with the West. The visit, Putin’s first to the EU since December, comes at a low ebb in relations between Russia and Europe over the...

    Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year
    May28

    Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year

    ATHENS, Greece — On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday (May 27, 2016) sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly expanded U.S. missile defense system as a threat to his country’s security — and vowing to retaliate. Russian President Vladimir Putin stands...

    Northern Ireland extend unbeaten run with Belarus win
    May28

    Northern Ireland extend unbeaten run with Belarus win

    General view as Northern Ireland players and staff watched a video on the big screen as a preview to Euro 2016. Reuters BELFAST: Northern Ireland’s record-breaking unbeaten streak was stretched to 11 matches with a 3-0 victory over Belarus at Windsor Park on Friday as Michael O’Neill’s team continued their impressive...

    Putin says Romania, Poland may now be in Russia’s cross-hairs
    May28

    Putin says Romania, Poland may now be in Russia’s cross-hairs

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Russia-ASEAN summit in Sochi, Russia, May 19, 2016. REUTERS ATHENS: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned Romania and Poland they could find themselves in the sights of Russian rockets because they are hosting elements of a US missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security....

    Putin visits Greece ahead of EU sanctions review
    May28

    Putin visits Greece ahead of EU sanctions review

    Russian President Vladimir Putin was in Greece on Friday in a visit aimed at reinforcing a relationship with one of his few friends in the European Union (EU) amid tensions with the West. The visit… …read more Source: The...

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom
    May28

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom

    The visit, Putin’s first to the EU since December, comes at a low ebb in relations between Russia and Europe over the conflict in Ukraine that broke out in 2014, with sanctions still in force against Moscow. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin says Crimea's status as part of Russia not up for discussion
    May27

    Putin says Crimea's status as part of Russia not up for discussion

    ATHENS (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he would not entertain any discussions about the status of Crimea, the Ukrainian region which Moscow annexed. …read more Source: The...

    BC-EU–Ukraine-Savchenko,ADVISORY, EU
    May27

    BC-EU–Ukraine-Savchenko,ADVISORY, EU

    EDITORS:We are calling to your attention an important change that has been made in the story moving under the keyword UKRAINE-SAVCHENKO. The Associated Press is …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine's 'Joan of Arc' may prove thorn in own leaders' side
    May27

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine's 'Joan of Arc' may prove thorn in own leaders' side

    KIEV (Reuters) – Securing pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s release from Russian captivity was a PR coup for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko but the outspoken woman feted as the nation’s “Joan of Arc” may ultimately prove a thorn in his side. …read more Source: The...

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