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    Ukraine says MH17 probe proves Russia’s ‘direct involvement’
    Sep28

    Ukraine says MH17 probe proves Russia’s ‘direct involvement’

    A piece of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in a field near the village of Grabove, in the region of Donetsk, Ukraine, on July 20, 2014 © AFP/File / Bulent KilicKiev, Ukraine, Sep 28 – Kiev said Wednesday that a Dutch inquiry into the downing of Flight MH17 over rebel-held eastern Ukraine proved Russia’s “direct involvement” in...

    MH17 downed by missile transported from Russia: inquiry
    Sep28

    MH17 downed by missile transported from Russia: inquiry

    The crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), east Ukraine in September 2014 © AFP/File / Alexander KhudoteplyNieuwegein, Netherlands, Sep 28 – The missile which brought down Flight MH17 two years ago over eastern Ukraine was transported into the area from Russia, a Dutch-led investigation found Wednesday....

    Trump and Clinton face off on national security
    Sep19

    Trump and Clinton face off on national security

    Law enforcement officers are seen at the scene of an explosion in New York’s West 23rd Street on September, 18, 2016 © AFP / Kena BetancurNew York, United States, Sep 19 – Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were plunged into questions about US national security Monday after three attacks in a single day put the threat of terrorism at the top...

    Putin’s party dominates at Russia parliament vote
    Sep19

    Putin’s party dominates at Russia parliament vote

    Russian President Vladimir Putin casts ballots as he votes at a polling station during parliamentary elections in Moscow/AFP MOSCOW, Russian Federation, Sep 18 – President Vladimir Putin’s ruling United Russia party on Sunday cruised to an easy victory at parliamentary elections, exit polls showed, despite the longest economic crisis of his...

    Putin offers tacit support for ‘pro-Russia’ US candidate
    Sep17

    Putin offers tacit support for ‘pro-Russia’ US candidate

    President Vladimir Putin’s third term has been marked by efforts to stamp out US influence in Russia © SPUTNIK/AFP/File / Michael KlimentyevMoscow, Russian Federation, Sep 17 – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday offered what appeared to be his strongest support yet for US presidential candidate Donald Trump — without explicitly...

    Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum
    Sep12

    Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum

    Jacob Waben’s painting ‘Vrouw Wereld’ (‘Lady World’) (1622), is among five stolen masterpieces to be returned to the Westfries Museum in the Netherlands © Westfries Museum/AFP/FileTHE HAGUE, Sep 12 – Five stolen 17th and 18th-century masterpieces will soon be returned from the Ukraine to the Dutch museum where they disappeared...

    US pushes Russia on ‘true’ Syria peace deal ahead of new talks
    Sep09

    US pushes Russia on ‘true’ Syria peace deal ahead of new talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) meets with his US counterpart Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou on September 5, 2016 © SPUTNIK/AFP/File / Alexei DruzhininGENEVA, Sep 9 – The US pressed Russia on Thursday for a “true cessation of hostilities” in Syria ahead of high-level peace talks Friday in Geneva, warning...

    Abe calls for ‘new epoch’ in Russia-Japan ties hit by WWII dispute
    Sep03

    Abe calls for ‘new epoch’ in Russia-Japan ties hit by WWII dispute

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as they visit an oceanarium on Russky Island near Vladivostok, on September 3, 2016 © Sputnik/AFP / Alexei DruzhininVladivostok, Russian Federation, Sep 3 – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin for...

    UN aid contracts ‘going to Assad-linked companies’
    Aug30

    UN aid contracts ‘going to Assad-linked companies’

    A UN aid convoy delivers food, health and emergency items to the rebel-held town of Douma, east of the Syrian capital Damascus/AFP-FileLONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 30 – United Nations aid contracts worth tens of millions of dollars have gone to people closely associated with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad despite US and EU sanctions, the...

    Ukraine details alleged payments to ex-Trump aide by pro-Russians
    Aug20

    Ukraine details alleged payments to ex-Trump aide by pro-Russians

    Kiev, Ukraine, Aug 19 – Ukrainian authorities have released details of payments worth million of dollars that US presidential campaign hopeful Donald Trump’s former campaign chief allegedly received from Kiev’s deposed Russian-backed leaders. The revelations were followed by a top Ukrainian lawmaker’s assertion Friday that Paul...

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