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    Putin Speaks Directly To Separatist Leaders, Presses Prisoner Swap
    Nov16

    Putin Speaks Directly To Separatist Leaders, Presses Prisoner Swap

    MOSCOW-Russian President Vladimir Putin has told leaders of Moscow-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions of Luhansk and Donetsk that he favors a plan for a prisoner swap with Kyiv, in a rare acknowledgement of direct contact with the separatist forces., Russian state-run news agency TASS on November 15 quoted Kremlin spokesman...

    Mattis backs Geneva process on Syrian conflict
    Nov06

    Mattis backs Geneva process on Syrian conflict

    HELSINKI – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday he backed diplomatic efforts to bring an end to the Syrian civil war, which has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives over more than six years of conflict, as Islamic State militants near defeat. , Mattis was traveling to Finland to meet with leaders from the Northern Group, a...

    Two ex-Trump aides charged in Russia probe, third pleads guilty
    Nov01

    Two ex-Trump aides charged in Russia probe, third pleads guilty

    WASHINGTON – Federal investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election charged President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and another aide, Rick Gates, with money laundering on Monday. , A third former Trump adviser, George Papadopoulos, pleaded guilty in early October to lying to the FBI, it was...

    Manafort spent millions on homes, rugs, clothes: court filing
    Nov01

    Manafort spent millions on homes, rugs, clothes: court filing

    WASHINGTON – Paul Manafort, the indicted former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, spent almost $1 million on eight rugs in two years and more than $1.3 million on clothes from shops in Beverly Hills, California, and New York City. , His lavish lifestyle – with homes in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Hamptons, Arlington, Virginia...

    Fearing Russia, Sweden holds biggest war games in 20 years
    Sep15

    Fearing Russia, Sweden holds biggest war games in 20 years

    GOTHENBURG – Neutral Sweden has launched its biggest war games in two decades with support from NATO countries, drilling 19,000 troops after years of spending cuts that have left the country fearful of Russia’s growing military strength. , On the eve of Russia’s biggest maneuvers since 2013, which NATO says will be greater than...

    Crimean Tatar leader jailed for stirring anti-Russia protests
    Sep11

    Crimean Tatar leader jailed for stirring anti-Russia protests

    SIMFEROPOL – A court in Crimea handed down a prison sentence of eight years on Monday to a Crimean Tatar leader, Ahtem Chiygoz, found guilty of stirring up mass disorder, his lawyer told Reuters. , In 2014, Chiygoz led crowds of Crimean Tatars in street protests against Russia’s annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine. The disorder...

    Russia ready for more engagement with US, despite sanctions
    Aug07

    Russia ready for more engagement with US, despite sanctions

    MANILA, Philippines – Russia’s top diplomat said Sunday his country was ready for more engagement with the United States on North Korea, Syria, Ukraine and other pressing matters, even as Moscow braced for new sanctions from the Trump administration., Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex...

    Trump approves new ‘flawed’ Russia sanctions
    Aug03

    Trump approves new ‘flawed’ Russia sanctions

    President Donald Trump has signed into a law a bill which imposes new sanctions on Russia for their alleged meddling in the 2016 election., The bill, which was signed in private at the White House, also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea. Mr Trump accused Congress of overreach on the legislation, which “handcuffs” him from...

    US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev
    Aug03

    US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said new sanctions imposed by the US are tantamount to declaring a “full-scale trade war” against Moscow., He said the measures, signed by Donald Trump, demonstrated the complete impotence of the US president, who he said had been humiliated by Congress. The law aims to punish Russia for its...

    Putin says U.S. must cut 755 diplomatic staff, more measures possible
    Jul31

    Putin says U.S. must cut 755 diplomatic staff, more measures possible

    MOSCOW/WASHINGTON – President Vladimir Putin said the United States would have to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 people and that Moscow could consider additional measures against Washington as a response to new U.S. sanctions approved by Congress. , Moscow ordered the United States on Friday to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff...

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