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    Russia votes with strongman Putin set for fourth term
    Mar18

    Russia votes with strongman Putin set for fourth term

    Vladimir Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, is polling at around 70 percent ahead and is expected to win a historic fourth term in the presidential election on Sunday. © Sputnik/AFP / Alexey NIKOLSKYMOSCOW, Mar 18- Russians headed to the polls Sunday in elections set to hand President Vladimir Putin a historic fourth Kremlin...

    Putin: Russia’s post-Soviet tsar
    Mar12

    Putin: Russia’s post-Soviet tsar

    Vladimir Putin, seen here on a billboard in south Lebanon, has stamped his total authority in Russia, silencing opposition and reasserting Moscow’s lost might abroad/AFPMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Mar 12 – Vladimir Putin, who is set to extend his long rule to 2024 in Russia’s presidential election on Sunday, has stamped his total...

    Six countries enter the UN Security Council
    Jan02

    Six countries enter the UN Security Council

    The UN Security Council, seem here in a session on North Korea, has six new members © AFP/File / KENA BETANCURUnited Nations, United States, Jan 2 – Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kuwait, Peru, Poland and the Netherlands formally joined the ranks of the non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday “to make a...

    Russia warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages ‘new bloodshed’
    Dec23

    Russia warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages ‘new bloodshed’

    More than 10,000 people have died and almost 24,000 have been injured since the pro-Russian insurgency broke out in eastern Ukraine in April 2014 © AFP/File / Aleksey FILIPPOVMoscow, Russian Federation, Dec 23 – Moscow warned Saturday that Washington was encouraging “new bloodshed” in eastern Ukraine by its decision to provide the ex-Soviet...

    Merkel and Macron call for ‘peaceful settlement’ in eastern Ukraine
    Dec23

    Merkel and Macron call for ‘peaceful settlement’ in eastern Ukraine

    Fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists, who hold parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, has killed more than 10,000 people since April 2014 © AFP/File / Aleksey FILIPPOVParis, France, Dec 23 – The leaders of Germany and France called on Saturday for all sides in the Ukraine conflict to “face their responsibilities” after...

    Russia warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages ‘new bloodshed’
    Dec23

    Russia warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages ‘new bloodshed’

    More than 10,000 people have died and almost 24,000 have been injured since the pro-Russian insurgency broke out in eastern Ukraine in April 2014 © AFP/File / Aleksey FILIPPOVMoscow, Russian Federation, Dec 23 – Moscow warned Saturday that Washington was encouraging “new bloodshed” in eastern Ukraine by its decision to provide the ex-Soviet...

    Russia warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages ‘new bloodshed’
    Dec23

    Russia warns US decision to arm Ukraine encourages ‘new bloodshed’

    More than 10,000 people have died and almost 24,000 have been injured since the pro-Russian insurgency broke out in eastern Ukraine in April 2014 © AFP/File / Aleksey FILIPPOVMoscow, Russian Federation, Dec 23 – Moscow warned Saturday that Washington was encouraging “new bloodshed” in eastern Ukraine by its decision to provide the ex-Soviet...

    UN votes on Jerusalem after Trump warns ‘we’re watching’
    Dec21

    UN votes on Jerusalem after Trump warns ‘we’re watching’

    US President Donald Trump flanked by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during a cabinet meeting/AFPUNITED NATIONS, United States, Dec 21 – UN member-states will vote on Thursday on a motion rejecting US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, under strong pressure from President Donald Trump who has threatened to cut funding to...

    Putin says Russians will reject opposition ‘coup’ at annual press conference
    Dec15

    Putin says Russians will reject opposition ‘coup’ at annual press conference

    Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about his re-election bid, Olympic doping, North Korea and US leader Donald Trump in his annual press conference © SPUTNIK/AFP / Alexey DRUZHININMoscow, Russian Federation, Dec 14 – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the opposition was hoping for a “coup”, during a marathon press conference...

    Trump backs US spies on Russia meddling, but slams Putin ‘haters’
    Nov12

    Trump backs US spies on Russia meddling, but slams Putin ‘haters’

    Donald Trump said he backed the US spy agencies who blamed Russia for meddling in the American election, but slammed ‘haters and fools’ who question efforts to improve ties with Russia © POOL/AFP / KHAMManila, Viet Nam, Nov 12 – Donald Trump said Sunday he backed US intelligence agencies who concluded that Russia meddled in the 2016 US...

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