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    MH17 Crash: Russia Vetoes UN Resolution For International Tribunal
    Jul30

    MH17 Crash: Russia Vetoes UN Resolution For International Tribunal

    Russia has used its veto at the United Nations to block a draft resolution to set up an international tribunal into the MH17 air disaster that occurred in July 2014. On Wednesday, Russia was the only nation at the 15-member UN Security Council to oppose the move, triggering widespread condemnation. Eleven members voted in favour. China, Venezuela...

    John Kerry Meets Russian President On Ukraine Crisis
    May12

    John Kerry Meets Russian President On Ukraine Crisis

    U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, met Russian President, Vladimir Putin, on Tuesday, to probe Russia’s willingness to curb its involvement in Ukraine crisis and its backing of Syria’s President. This was the highest-level U.S. visit to Russia since the Ukraine crisis began in the autumn of 2013. The west accused Russia of arming...

    Russia Stages Massive WW2 Parade Despite Western Boycott
    May09

    Russia Stages Massive WW2 Parade Despite Western Boycott

    As the whole of Europe continues to mark 70 years since the end of World War Two, Russia is staging its biggest military parade to celebrate the anniversary. Thousands of troops are marching on Red Square in Moscow, and new armour being displayed for the first time. Many world leaders are boycotting the event because of Russia’s role in the...

    Putin Admits Pre-Referendum Takeover Plot
    Mar10

    Putin Admits Pre-Referendum Takeover Plot

    Russian President, Vladmir Putin, has admitted that he ordered the takeover of Crimea, weeks before the peninsula had a self-determination referendum. Mr Putin had ordered that the returning of Crimea to Russia should begin, during an all-night meeting on February 22, 2014, after former Ukrainian President, Victor Yanukovych, was ousted. This new...

    Putin Pledges To Punish Boris Nemtsov’s Killers
    Feb28

    Putin Pledges To Punish Boris Nemtsov’s Killers

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he will do everything possible to bring to justice those who committed the “vile and cynical” murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Mr Nemtsov was shot four times in the back on a bridge near the Kremlin. Western leaders demanded a transparent investigation into the killing. In a telegram to Mr...

    War With  Neighbouring Ukraine Is ‘Unlikely’ – Putin
    Feb24

    War With Neighbouring Ukraine Is ‘Unlikely’ – Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said war with neighboring Ukraine is “unlikely.” Vladimir Putin was being interviewed on state television when he was asked if he expected a war between the two countries. In his interview – his first extended comments since the ceasefire deal was agreed on 12 February – Mr Putin was asked if there was a real...

    Ukraine Crisis: Rebels Agree On Weapon Pullout Date
    Feb22

    Ukraine Crisis: Rebels Agree On Weapon Pullout Date

    Rebels in Eastern Ukraine have agreed to begin to pull back heavy weapons from the front-line, a Russian general involved in implementing a truce says. Gen Alexander Lentsov said the pro-Russian rebels had signed the orders to complete the withdrawal over the next two weeks, starting from Sunday. It is not clear whether the move will be...

    Putin: Troops To Surrender As Ukraine Ceasefire Unravels
    Feb18

    Putin: Troops To Surrender As Ukraine Ceasefire Unravels

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, told Kiev to let its soldiers surrender to pro-Russian rebels, who spurned a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and fought their way on Tuesday into the town of Debaltseve, encircling thousands of government troops. A peace deal reached at all-night talks in the Belarussian capital, Minsk, last week had all but...

    Ukraine Crisis: Sides Refuse To Withdraw Big Guns
    Feb17

    Ukraine Crisis: Sides Refuse To Withdraw Big Guns

    Ukraine Government and pro-Russian separatists said they would not carry out an agreement to pull back heavy guns in east Ukraine on Tuesday, pushing a shaky peace deal closer to collapse. Fighting had eased in many areas since a ceasefire came into force on Sunday, but the rebels have refused to halt attacks on a town where Ukrainian forces are...

    Ukraine Military Warns Of Danger Ahead Of Ceasefire
    Feb14

    Ukraine Military Warns Of Danger Ahead Of Ceasefire

    The Ukrainian military on Saturday said that there was a great danger in pro-Russian rebel offensive in east Ukraine ahead of a planned ceasefire, after a heavy fighting was recorded. An agreement is due to come into effect from Sunday under a peace accord that also envisages a withdrawal of the heavy weapons responsible for casualties, in the...

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