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    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria
    Oct18

    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria

    Fighting in east Ukraine which has claimed nearly 10,000 lives has dragged on despite a peace plan brokered by Germany and France/AFP-FileBERLIN, Germany, Oct 18 – Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Berlin on Wednesday for a summit focusing on escalating tensions between Moscow and the West over the Kremlin’s strategy in Ukraine and...

    Serbs arrested for Montenegro vote ‘attack plans’
    Oct16

    Serbs arrested for Montenegro vote ‘attack plans’

    Montenegro police said they had arrested 20 Serbs for allegedly planning to carry out attacks after voting closes in parliamentary elections © AFP/File / STRPodgorica, Montenegro, Oct 16 – Montenegro said it had arrested 20 Serbs for planning to carry out attacks after voting wraps up in the Balkan nation’s tense parliamentary elections on...

    Montenegro votes as veteran PM warns of anti-NATO threat
    Oct16

    Montenegro votes as veteran PM warns of anti-NATO threat

    Supporters of Montenegro Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic gather for an election rally in Podgorica, on October 14, 2016 © AFP/File / Savo PrelevicPodgorica, Montenegro, Oct 16 – Montenegro began voting in parliamentary elections Sunday with opposition groups hoping to end the quarter-century rule of pro-Western premier Milo Djukanovic, who warns...

    Russian Orthodox Patriarch’s visit to UK to ‘build trust’
    Oct14

    Russian Orthodox Patriarch’s visit to UK to ‘build trust’

    Patriarch Kirill is making the first ever visit to Britain by a head of the Russian Church © AFP/File / Kirill KudryavtsevMOSCOW, Russia, Oct 14 – A historic first ever visit to Britain by the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will help strengthen trust between the countries with ties at a frosty low, a senior cleric said Friday. Patriarch...

    As US ties slump, Russian war rhetoric spikes at home
    Oct14

    As US ties slump, Russian war rhetoric spikes at home

    Two Russian Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft fly over the USS Donald Cook guided-missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea in April 2016 © US NAVY 6TH FLEET/AFP/FileMoscow, Russian Federation, Oct 14 – State television threatens the West with nuclear weapons, the Kremlin halts a disarmament treaty, the army warns of shooting down US jets. As ties between...

    Putin cancels visit to Paris in Syria row
    Oct11

    Putin cancels visit to Paris in Syria row

    Putin had been due in Paris on October 19 to inaugurate a spiritual centre at a new Russian Orthodox church near the Eiffel Tower, but Hollande insisted his Russian counterpart also took part in talks with him about Syria © AFP / Ozan KoseParis, France, Oct 11 – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday cancelled a visit to France in a furious...

    Putin in Turkey to push energy deals despite Syria crisis
    Oct10

    Putin in Turkey to push energy deals despite Syria crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, seen at a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in September 2015/AFPISTANBUL, Turkey, Oct 10 – Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Turkey on Monday for talks with counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, pushing forward ambitious joint energy projects as the two sides try to overcome a crisis in...

    Moscow slams growing US ‘pressure’ on its diplomats
    Oct05

    Moscow slams growing US ‘pressure’ on its diplomats

    Relations between Washington and Moscow have dived close to Cold War levels notably following the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea and the conflict in eastern Ukraine while neither country sees eye to eye on how to resolve the war in Syria © AFP/File / Mario TamaMoscow, Russian Federation, Oct 4 – Russia’s foreign ministry on Tuesday...

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US
    Oct03

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US

    Workers load uranium-plutonium mixed oxide civilian fuel made from American military plutonium on a boat heading to the US, at the port in Cherbourg, northern France, on March 22, 2005/AFP-FileMOSCOW, Russian, Oct 3 – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered a halt to an agreement with the United States on plutonium disposal, citing...

    US welcomes MH17 inquiry, notes Russian link
    Sep29

    US welcomes MH17 inquiry, notes Russian link

    Dutch Police Head of Central Crime Investigation Department Wilbert Paulissen, presents the preliminary results of the criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, in Nieuwegein, on September 28, 2016 © AFP / Emmanuel DunandWashington, United States, Sep 29 – The United States welcomed Wednesday the preliminary...

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