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    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits
    Apr10

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits

    Ukraine’s central bank governor, Valeria Gontareva, resigned on Monday, depriving the country of a tough reformer capable of taking on vested interests at a time when the economy is just recovering from a steep recession., She warned at a news conference that resistance to change would now increase. The resignation — effective on May...

    Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russia
    Apr10

    Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russia

    The search for a unified approach to the Syria conflict after last week’s suspected chemical attack looks set to dominate talks between the G7 group of leading nations in Italy on Monday., Foreign ministers will focus on how to pressure Russia to distance itself from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Allies will also be seeking clarity from...

    Russia warns of serious consequences from U.S. strike in Syria
    Apr10

    Russia warns of serious consequences from U.S. strike in Syria

    MMOSCOW- Russia warned on Friday that U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base could have “extremely serious” consequences, as President Donald Trump’s first major foray into a foreign conflict opened up a rift between Moscow and Washington., The warships USS Porter and USS Ross in the Mediterranean Sea launched dozens...

    Russia Nixes Former White House Aide for Top U.N. Job in Libya
    Apr04

    Russia Nixes Former White House Aide for Top U.N. Job in Libya

    Russia derailed the appointment of a dual American-German national as the U.N.’s top official in Libya, flexing its diplomatic muscle in a region where Moscow has been steadily seeking to expand its influence, according to several diplomatic sources. , U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres had decided in recent weeks to tap Richard...

    France’s Marine Le Pen urges end to Russia sanctions
    Mar24

    France’s Marine Le Pen urges end to Russia sanctions

    France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has called for the lifting of EU sanctions on Russia, during a visit to Moscow., The National Front (FN) leader called for closer French-Russian ties at a meeting in Russia’s lower house of parliament, the Duma. She told its speaker sanctions over Russia’s annexation of...

    FBI head confirms Russia election probe, says Moscow backed Trump
    Mar21

    FBI head confirms Russia election probe, says Moscow backed Trump

    FBI Director James Comey on Monday confirmed for the first time that the bureau is investigating possible ties between Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia as Moscow sought to influence the 2016 U.S. election., Comey and Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, made clear that their...

    British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences
    Mar04

    British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences

    LONDON – Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson will go to Moscow in the coming weeks to discuss the differences between the two countries over Syria and Ukraine, the Foreign Office said on Saturday, in the first such visit for five years., Britain backed sanctions against Russia in response to its annexation of Crimea in 2014, and...

    Russia looks for positive signals in Trump’s speech to Congress
    Feb28

    Russia looks for positive signals in Trump’s speech to Congress

    Russia’s deputy foreign minister said on Tuesdays that relations with the United States were at their lowest ebb since the Cold War, but hoped they could improve under U.S. President Donald Trump. , Russia will analyze Trump’s debut address to Congress later on Tuesday for signs of any change in the U.S. stance, Sergei Ryabkov told...

    Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s ambassador to UN, dies suddenly at 64
    Feb21

    Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s ambassador to UN, dies suddenly at 64

    Tributes poured in Monday for Vitaly Churkin, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations who died suddenly in New York. He was remembered for his intellect, wit and the pride he took in serving his country. , Churkin died one day before his 65th birthday. The diplomat suffered from cardiac arrest while at the Russian Mission on East 67th...

    East Ukraine ceasefire due to take effect
    Feb20

    East Ukraine ceasefire due to take effect

    A ceasefire is due to come into effect in eastern Ukraine following a deal in Munich over the weekend to halt fighting and withdraw heavy weapons from the front line. , But there have been many such agreements in the past and the omens for peace in the region are not good. Russian-backed fighters and the Ukrainian army have clashed almost daily...

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