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    Putin backs Blatter, says FIFA arrests shows U.S. meddling abroad
    May28

    Putin backs Blatter, says FIFA arrests shows U.S. meddling abroad

    By Darya Korsunskaya and Dmitriy Rogovitskiy Russian President Vladimir Putin defended Russia’s right to host the 2018 soccer World Cup on Thursday and accused the United States of meddling outside its jurisdiction in the arrest of top officials from world governing body FIFA. Putin said the arrests in Switzerland on Wednesday were an...

    Putin makes troop deaths in peacetime operations a state secret
    May28

    Putin makes troop deaths in peacetime operations a state secret

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday signed a decree making military losses in “special operations” during peacetime a state secret, as the Kremlin continues to rebuff accusations its troops are fighting in Ukraine. The amendment adds to the list of what Russia classifies as “state secrets” any “information...

    Putin classifies information on deaths of Russian troops on special missions
    May28

    Putin classifies information on deaths of Russian troops on special missions

    President Vladimir Putin on May 28 declared all deaths of Russian soldiers during special operations to be classified as a state secret, a move that comes as Moscow stands accused of sending soldiers to fight in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Russia optimistic about Ukraine crisis resolution: Lavrov
    May28

    Russia optimistic about Ukraine crisis resolution: Lavrov

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has expressed optimism about a peaceful solution to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine’s volatile east under the provisions of the February Minsk truce deal. Lavrov told a meeting of the World Coordination Council of Russian Compatriots in Moscow on Thursday “There is a real chance today for a...

    Russia says US meddling in FIFA affairs
    May28

    Russia says US meddling in FIFA affairs

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the United States is meddling in the affairs of the world football governing body by trying to block Sepp Blatter’s reelection bid for the FIFA presidency. Putin said Thursday in a speech aired on state TV “This is clearly an attempt to block the reelection of Blatter as president of FIFA and is an...

    Russia optimistic about Ukraine crisis resolution: Lavrov
    May28

    Russia optimistic about Ukraine crisis resolution: Lavrov

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has expressed optimism about a peaceful solution to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine’s volatile east under the provisions of the February Minsk truce deal. …read more Source: Iran...

    Russia optimistic about Ukraine crisis resolution: Lavrov
    May28

    Russia optimistic about Ukraine crisis resolution: Lavrov

    Russia’s foreign minister says he is optimistic about a peaceful solution to the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia to Send 28th Humanitarian Convoy to Crisis-Hit Donbas in Ukraine
    May28

    Russia to Send 28th Humanitarian Convoy to Crisis-Hit Donbas in Ukraine

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The 28th Russian humanitarian convoy for residents of Ukraine’s Southeastern regions (Donbas) will leave for Donetsk and Luhansk on Thursday, carrying over 1,000 tons of aid to the crisis-hit areas, a representative of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said. …read more Source: Fars News...

    UN: Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis One of World’s Worst
    May28

    UN: Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis One of World’s Worst

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The rise in the number of refugees in the Ukrainian conflict is resulting in one of the world’s “worst humanitarian crisis” today, the UN confirmed, as sporadic fighting and a lack of aid forces civilians flee to neighboring countries, mainly Russia. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Biden blasts Putin, US debates arming Ukraine
    May28

    Biden blasts Putin, US debates arming Ukraine

    US Vice President Joe Biden has blasted Russian President Putin and has said that ‘Helping Ukraine against Russian aggression is critical to checking further aggression down the road,’ …read more Source: World...

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