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    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...

    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...

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