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    Skripal attack: Nato expels seven more Russian diplomats over UK spy poisoning
    Mar28

    Skripal attack: Nato expels seven more Russian diplomats over UK spy poisoning

    BRUSSELS: Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday the alliance was expelling seven Russian diplomats to show that Moscow faces “costs and consequences” over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain.Stoltenberg announced the maximum size of the Russian mission to Nato would also be slashed by a third, from 30 to 20, as part...

    Putin order for bomb threat plane to be downed in 2014 cancelled after false alarm
    Mar12

    Putin order for bomb threat plane to be downed in 2014 cancelled after false alarm

    MOSCOW: Russia´s Vladimir Putin in 2014 ordered a passenger aircraft which was reported to be carrying a bomb and targeting the opening of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi to be downed, the president said in a film shown on Sunday.In a 2-hour documentary titled “Putin” and available on Russian social media, Putin told reporter Andrey Kondrashov...

    Crimea will never return to Ukraine: Putin
    Mar12

    Crimea will never return to Ukraine: Putin

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that under no circumstances would he give Crimea back to Ukraine, speaking in a new documentary released Sunday ahead of his expected re-election in next week’s poll.”What, have you gone mad?” he told a journalist who asked him if there were any circumstances under which the...

    Ex-double agent?s mysterious illness: UK warns Russia
    Mar07

    Ex-double agent?s mysterious illness: UK warns Russia

    SALISBURY, England: Britain warned on Tuesday it would respond robustly if Russia was shown to be behind the mysterious illness that struck down a former Russian double agent convicted of betraying dozens of spies to British intelligence.Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson named Sergei Skripal, once a colonel in Russia’s GRU military...

    Trump will be watching UN vote on al-Quds, US ambassador warns

    UNITED NATIONS: US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Wednesday warned countries that she will report back to President Donald Trump with the names of those who support a draft resolution rejecting the US decision to recognise al-Quds as Israel’s capital.The UN General Assembly will hold an emergency session Thursday to vote on the proposed measure...

    Russian mly pushes into foreign policy
    Dec14

    Russian mly pushes into foreign policy

    MOSCOW: From Damascus to Doha, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu has been showing up in unexpected places, a sign of the military’s growing influence under Vladimir Putin.In the past few months, at times wearing his desert military uniform, Shoigu has held talks with Syria’s president in Damascus, met Israel’s prime...

    Ex-Georgian president on hunger strike
    Dec10

    Ex-Georgian president on hunger strike

    KIEV: Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has gone on hunger strike to protest his arrest in Ukraine on charges of trying to stage a coup sponsored by Russia, his lawyer and supporters said Saturday.Kiev police rearrested the foe of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday after an attempt to detain him earlier in the week...

    Russia declares nine US media outlets ?foreign agents?
    Dec06

    Russia declares nine US media outlets ?foreign agents?

    MOSCOW: Russia’s justice ministry on Tuesday named nine US media outlets including Voice of America as “foreign agents” after President Vladimir Putin signed a law allowing international media to be slapped with the controversial label. The ministry said that US-funded Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and...

    EU, ex-Soviet states push ties in face of ?hostile? Russia
    Nov25

    EU, ex-Soviet states push ties in face of ?hostile? Russia

    Leaders from the EU and six former Soviet states gathered in Brussels on Friday to discuss deepening ties, with worries about Russian influence looming and thorny subjects like the war in Ukraine off the official agenda. The set-piece will focus on 20 “deliverables” — plans to help Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan...

    Ex-Trump aides charged as Russia probe accelerates
    Nov01

    Ex-Trump aides charged as Russia probe accelerates

    WASHINGTON: An investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election moved into a new and more perilous stage for the White House on Tuesday after three aides to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, including a former chairman, were charged. Ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort and another former Trump aide appeared in court, pleading...

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