: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Angola

Eleven injured in minibus-truck collision in Ukraine’s resort city
Apr16

Eleven injured in minibus-truck collision in Ukraine’s resort city

KIEV — Eleven people were injured on Monday when a minibus collided with a truck in Ukraine’s southern Black Sea resort of Odessa, according to local police., Alla Marchenko, spokesperson for Odessa patrol police, told local media that the accident occurred at 6:30 a.m. local time (0330 GMT) in the city center, causing an overturn of...

Russia vows to curb U.S. sanctions fallout, shrugs off ruble fall
Apr10

Russia vows to curb U.S. sanctions fallout, shrugs off ruble fall

MOSCOW – The Russian government pledged to minimize the fallout from U.S. sanctions on Tuesday and dismissed sharp falls in the ruble and financial markets as short-term volatility, saying Russia needed time to adjust to the new curbs. , The ruble fell sharply for a second day, shedding over 3 percent of its value against the dollar, as...

News Analysis: U.S.-Russia relations likely further down amid rumors of more sanctions
Apr05

News Analysis: U.S.-Russia relations likely further down amid rumors of more sanctions

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration was reported on Wednesday planning to slap more sanctions on Russian business elite, which may lead the “bad blood” between Russia and the United States to further deterioration., The relationship between Washington and Moscow has plunged to a new low, as the United States expelled 60...

Chinese defense chief says his trip to Russia is a signal to the US
Apr04

Chinese defense chief says his trip to Russia is a signal to the US

Hong Kong-The US should take notice of China and Russia’s increasingly close military ties, a top Chinese official said Tuesday. , Gen. Wei Fenghe, China’s new defense minister, gave the remarks in Moscow following a meeting with Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, according to Russian state news agency TASS. “I am visiting...

German minister wants to rebuild trust with Russia after spy standoff
Apr01

German minister wants to rebuild trust with Russia after spy standoff

BERLIN – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas wants to resume dialogue with Russia and gradually improve ties after diplomatic expulsions over a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in England that Britain blames on Russia, he said on Sunday., Conservative German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Maas have joined the United States and other...

Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls
Mar18

Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls

UST-DJEGUTA, Russia – Russians vote in a presidential election on Sunday expected to give Vladimir Putin an easy victory, though the Kremlin could miss out on the resounding mandate it wants if large numbers, bored by a one-sided contest, do not bother to vote., Opinion polls give Putin, the incumbent, support of around 70 percent, or...

Putin rides ‘Russia First’ wave towards election victory
Mar15

Putin rides ‘Russia First’ wave towards election victory

MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG, Russia – Russian voters are set to propel Vladimir Putin to another term as president in an election on Sunday, giving him credit for standing up for Russia against Western governments that view him as a dangerous autocrat. , Opinion polls show Putin, 65, with a commanding election lead, all but guaranteeing him...

Dutch foreign minister admits lying about meeting Putin in 2006
Feb12

Dutch foreign minister admits lying about meeting Putin in 2006

AMSTERDAM – Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra admitted on Monday that he lied about hearing Russian President Vladimir Putin make comments about plans for a ?greater Russia.? , While election campaigning two years ago, Zijlstra said that in 2006 he had been at Putin’s dacha when he heard the Kremlin leader speak of plans for a...

Russian bank CEOs, metals magnates and gas chief named on U.S. ‘oligarch list’
Jan31

Russian bank CEOs, metals magnates and gas chief named on U.S. ‘oligarch list’

MOSCOW – The U.S. Treasury Department named major Russian businessmen including the heads of the country’s two biggest banks, metals magnates and the boss of the state gas monopoly on a list of oligarchs close to the Kremlin. , The list of 210 people, including 96 ‘oligarchs’ with wealth of $1 billion or more, was drawn up as...

Russian bank CEOs, metals magnates and gas chief named on U.S. ‘oligarch list’
Jan31

Russian bank CEOs, metals magnates and gas chief named on U.S. ‘oligarch list’

MOSCOW – The U.S. Treasury Department named major Russian businessmen including the heads of the country’s two biggest banks, metals magnates and the boss of the state gas monopoly on a list of oligarchs close to the Kremlin. , The list of 210 people, including 96 ‘oligarchs’ with wealth of $1 billion or more, was drawn up as...

Page 1 of 9

Pin It on Pinterest