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    US calls for Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea
    Aug12

    US calls for Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea

    Russian forces seized control of Crimea from Ukraine in March 2014/AFPWASHINGTON , United States, Aug 11 – The United States on Thursday called on Ukraine and Russia to show restraint after Moscow accused Kiev of plotting attacks in disputed Crimea, and urged a resumption of talks. Ukraine has put its forces on high alert after Russia’s FSB...

    Republican national security officials reject Trump
    Aug09

    Republican national security officials reject Trump

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a purple heart medal given to him by Lt. Col. Louis Dorfman during a campaign event in Ashburn, Virginia, on August 2, 2016 © AFP/File / Molly RileyWashington, United States, Aug 9 – Fifty senior Republican national security officials have issued a stinging rejection of their party’s White...

    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift
    Aug09

    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) jets into Russia on August 9, 2016, for a meeting with his counterpart Vladimir Putin © AFP/File / Eric FeferbergSaint Petersburg, Russian Federation, Aug 9 – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan jets into Russia on Tuesday for his first meeting with counterpart Vladimir Putin since the two strongmen...

    Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?
    Aug08

    Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?

    Vladimir Putin welcomes Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the start of the G20 summit in Saint Petersburg in 2013 © AFP / ALEXANDER NEMENOVIstanbul, Turkey, Aug 8 – Sometimes even good friends can have a bad falling out. Ankara’s downing of a Russian war plane over the Syrian border last November prompted rapid retaliation from Moscow and a bitter...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in fresh clashes
    Aug07

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in fresh clashes

    More than 9,500 people have been killed since a Moscow-backed insurgency erupted in eastern Ukraine in April 2014 © AFP/File / Anatolii StepanovKiev, Ukraine, Aug 7 – Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and four others injured in fresh clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in Ukraine’s war-scarred east, the military...

    170,000 sign petition demanding Russia PM’s resignation
    Aug05

    170,000 sign petition demanding Russia PM’s resignation

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (pictured) was asked by a university lecturer from the impoverished Dagestan region why teachers receive only around 15,000 rubles ($230) per month, while police are significantly better paid © AFP/File / Alexander NemenovMoscow, Russian Federation, Aug 5 – More than 170,000 Russians have signed an online...

    Obama says Trump ‘unfit’ to be president
    Aug02

    Obama says Trump ‘unfit’ to be president

    US President Barack Obama speaks about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during a press conference in Washington, DC on August 2, 2016 © AFP / Saul LoebWashington, United States, Aug 2 – In a blunt and virtually unprecedented presidential rebuke, Barack Obama on Tuesday described Donald Trump as “unfit” to be president and called on...

    Trump’s Russia praise raises ‘security issues’: Clinton
    Aug01

    Trump’s Russia praise raises ‘security issues’: Clinton

    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally at Fort Hayes Vocational School on July 31, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio/AFPWASHINGTON, United States, Aug 1 – Hillary Clinton on Sunday sharply criticized Donald Trump over his “absolute allegiance” to Russian policy aims, saying it raised both “national security issues”...

    Russian snowplough driver admits guilt over Total boss jet crash
    Jul28

    Russian snowplough driver admits guilt over Total boss jet crash

    Former Vnukovo airport snowplough driver Vladimir Martynenko (front, R), head airport services engineer Vladimir Ledenev (front L) and airport dispatcher Aleksandr Kruglov (C back) attend a hearing in Moscow on July 28, 2016 © AFP / Alexander NemenovMoscow, Russian Federation, Jul 28 – A Russian snowplough driver on Thursday pleaded guilty to...

    Italy, Netherlands offer to share UN council seat
    Jun29

    Italy, Netherlands offer to share UN council seat

    Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders (L) speaks with Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni after voting for the five non-permanent members of the Security Council at the United Nations/AFPUNITED NATIONS, United States, Jun 29 – Italy and the Netherlands agreed Tuesday to split their term on the UN Security Council after a tie in voting forced...

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