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    Merkel meets with Putin on Russian visit
    May03

    Merkel meets with Putin on Russian visit

    Moscow, Tuesday German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks today with President Vladimir Putin on Ukraine and Syria in a signal of renewed dialogue despite profound rifts on her first visit to Russia since 2015. “We cannot but use this visit to discuss bilateral relations and the most problematic points, by which I mean Ukraine and … The...

    Western sanctions and languid Russian economy
    May02

    Western sanctions and languid Russian economy

    Stringent international sanctions imposed on Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict have sucked the momentum out of the Russian economy over the past couple of years. The nation’s growth prospects remain lethargic. …read more Source:...

    People Gather in Ukraine’s Odessa to Commemorate Anniversary of 2014 Massacre
    May02

    People Gather in Ukraine’s Odessa to Commemorate Anniversary of 2014 Massacre

    ODESSA (Ukraine) (Sputnik) — People came together for the remembrance rally on the Kulykove Pole square-garden near the Trade Unions House, located in the historical part of the city. The rally goers said that organizers of the event had been detained by the Security Service of Ukraine. During the rally, the attendees read poems in honor of the...

    Politics: The Senate is giving Putin a lifeline, and Russia hawks are furious
    May02

    Politics: The Senate is giving Putin a lifeline, and Russia hawks are furious

    "We're not going to do a Russia sanctions bill," Bob Corker said. The Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee told Politico on Monday that the committee is not going to issue new sanctions against Russia over its election interference, saying it would instead work on new bills to sanction Iran over its ballistic missile...

    Politics: The Senate is giving Putin a lifeline and won’t slap new sanctions on Russia
    May02

    Politics: The Senate is giving Putin a lifeline and won’t slap new sanctions on Russia

    "We're not going to do a Russia sanctions bill," Bob Corker said. The Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee told Politico on Monday that the committee is not going to issue new sanctions against Russia over its election interference, saying it would instead work on new bills to sanction Iran over its ballistic missile...

    Merkel Meets Putin Over Syria, Ukraine Crisis
    May02

    Merkel Meets Putin Over Syria, Ukraine Crisis

    German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has begun talks with President Vladimir Putin on her first visit to Russia since 2015. The meeting, at Mr Putin’s summer residence in Sochi, comes at a low point in bilateral relations over the war in Syria and Russia’s annexation of Crimea. They are expected to discuss both issues during their meeting...

    Bilyi Slon: New lease of life for Ukraine’s war-torn mountain observatory
    May02

    Bilyi Slon: New lease of life for Ukraine’s war-torn mountain observatory

    Scientists hope that significant progress on the restoration will be made by next year, when the observatory marks its 80th anniversary. Perched spectacularly 2,000 metres up on a snowcapped peak in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains, the Bilyi Slon observatory has stood empty and battered by the elements for some seven decades.Abandoned only a...

    Anthony Joshua: Stadium, street to be named after boxing champ in Sagamu
    May02

    Anthony Joshua: Stadium, street to be named after boxing champ in Sagamu

    Joshua a British fighter, is born to Nigerian parents and has his ancestral home in Sagamu, Ogun State. WBA and IBF Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is set to have a stadium and a street named after him in Ogun State. Joshua a British fighter, is born to Nigerian parents and has his ancestral home in Sagamu, Ogun State. After his Saturday,...

    German official sees promise in expanding Russia-backed Syrian peace talks
    May02

    German official sees promise in expanding Russia-backed Syrian peace talks

    BERLIN – Expanding the number of countries involved in Russian-backed peace talks for Syria could offer a chance to jumpstart negotiations on a political solution, Germany’s top official for Russia policy said in an interview published on Tuesday., Gernot Erler suggested that German Chancellor Angela Merkel could raise the issue with...

    Trump to speak with Putin on Tuesday
    May02

    Trump to speak with Putin on Tuesday

    US President Donald Trump will speak with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin (pictured) by telephone on May 2, 2017, according to the White House © SPUTNIK/AFP/File / Aleksey NikolskyiWashington, United States, May 2 – US President Donald Trump will speak with Russia’s Vladimir Putin by phone Tuesday as the two leaders look to make headway...

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