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Wanted Russian arrested over Forbes editor’s murder
Nov18

Wanted Russian arrested over Forbes editor’s murder

Ukraine’s security agency said Saturday it has arrested a Russian man wanted by Interpol over the 2004 murder of American journalist Paul Khlebnikov. The suspect, originally from Chechnya, was arrested in Kiev. “According to Interpol, the foreigner participated in a series of sponsored murders, in particular that of Forbes’...

UNGA Resolution Accusing Moscow is Kiev’s Attempt to Push Own Agenda – Analyst
Nov17

UNGA Resolution Accusing Moscow is Kiev’s Attempt to Push Own Agenda – Analyst

Sputnik: What is behind the latest Ukrainian efforts in terms of their political agenda? What is Kiev trying to put forward with this one? Xavier Moreau: You know, in my opinion, there is no importance of this resolution because as we know only the Security Council of the United Nations can have an influence on what happens not only in Ukraine,...

Victoria’s Secret gala hits snag in China as model pulls out
Nov17

Victoria’s Secret gala hits snag in China as model pulls out

Top US fashion model Gigi Hadid on Friday pulled out of the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Shanghai after an online video showing her apparently making a slant-eyes face sparked criticism in China. The announcement is the second apparent snag to hit the US lingerie maker’s A-list underwear extravaganza set for Monday,...

News24.com | Putin speaks to Ukraine’s separatist leaders
Nov16

News24.com | Putin speaks to Ukraine’s separatist leaders

Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken to eastern Ukraine’s rebel leaders to discuss a prisoner swap, a report says. …read more Source:...

eNCA | In a first, Putin speaks with Ukraine’s separatist leaders
Nov16

eNCA | In a first, Putin speaks with Ukraine’s separatist leaders

Ukraine accuses Russia of fueling the conflict in Ukraine’s east and supporting the separatists with weapons and troops. …read more Source:...

UN General Assembly Adopts Resolution Condemning Crimea Human Rights Violations
Nov15

UN General Assembly Adopts Resolution Condemning Crimea Human Rights Violations

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — The resolution was approved by 71 member states, including Canada, the United States and the EU. Twenty-five countries, including Russia, China, Iran, India and Syria, voted against the measure, while 77 delegations, mainly from Latin America and Africa, abstained from the vote. “[The resolution] condemns violations,...

Ex-Odessa Governor’s Supporters Stage Rally in Ukrainian Capital (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Nov13

Ex-Odessa Governor’s Supporters Stage Rally in Ukrainian Capital (PHOTO, VIDEO)

KIEV (Sputnik) — Some 400 protesters marched downtown through Maidan Nezalezhnosti, the central square of Kiev, according to local police. The demonstrators called for the adoption of laws on the anti-corruption court and the impeachment of the president, as a Sputnik correspondent reported from the scene. Former regional governor in Ukranian...

Putin very insulted by allegations of Russian meddling – Trump
Nov12

Putin very insulted by allegations of Russian meddling – Trump

Danang — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he believed President Vladimir Putin was sincere in his denials of interference in the 2016 presidential elections, calling questions about Moscow’s meddling a politically motivated “hit job” that was hindering cooperation with Russia on life-or-death issues. Speaking after meeting...

Trump slams ‘haters’ over Russia, takes dig at N. Korea’s Kim
Nov12

Trump slams ‘haters’ over Russia, takes dig at N. Korea’s Kim

US President Donald Trump unleashed a twitter storm from his Asia tour on Sunday, slamming “haters and fools” who question his efforts to improve ties with Russia and taking a sarcastic dig at North Korea’s “short and fat” leader Kim Jong-Un. Currently on the Vietnam leg of a five-nation sweep through the region, the US president, who has...

US to Discuss With Russia Sending Peacekeepers to East Ukraine – Reports
Nov10

US to Discuss With Russia Sending Peacekeepers to East Ukraine – Reports

The US proposal will be put forth in the coming days in response to Russia’s initiative to deploy peacekeepers to the line of contact between rebels and Ukrainian troops, Western officials told the Wall Street Journal. Russian President Vladimir Putin has backed this measure, which aims to protect OSCE observers along the separation line....

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