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Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences Will Stay 
Jan21

Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences Will Stay 

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President Donald Trump’s administration in comments broadcast Saturday, but warned that differences will remain. Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with state Rossiya television that it would be an “illusion” to expect...

Kremlin hopes for rapport with US, but differences will stay
Jan21

Kremlin hopes for rapport with US, but differences will stay

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President Donald Trump’s administration in comments broadcast Saturday, but warned that differences will remain. Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with state Rossiya television that it would be an “illusion” to expect that...

Russian political elites revel in Trump’s inauguration
Jan20

Russian political elites revel in Trump’s inauguration

Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday. They are hoping it will herald a period of better ties with the United States, while revelers in Moscow and elsewhere gathered for celebrations as bar and club owners sought to cash in on public excitement. Trump’s promises to fix ravaged relations with Moscow...

Russian Business World Hopes for Relief from Trump
Jan19

Russian Business World Hopes for Relief from Trump

DAVOS, Switzerland — Few people are more eager for Donald Trump’s arrival in the White House than those who do business in Russia. Hacking scandals? They expect that to blow over. Conflict in Ukraine? An artificial problem invented by Barack Obama, they argue. Russian magnates and American investors alike are anticipating a Trump...

Anxious European Leaders Seek an Early Audience with Trump
Jan18

Anxious European Leaders Seek an Early Audience with Trump

European leaders, anxious over Donald Trump’s unpredictability and kind words for the Kremlin, are scrambling to get face time with the new American president before he can meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose provocations have set the continent on edge. One leader has raised with Trump the prospect of a U.S.-European Union...

Anxious European leaders seek an early audience with Trump
Jan18

Anxious European leaders seek an early audience with Trump

European leaders, anxious over Donald Trump’s unpredictability and kind words for the Kremlin, are scrambling to get face time with the new American president. The leaders want to meet with Trump before he can meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose provocations have set the continent on edge. One leader has raised with Trump the...

Putin: Obama Administration Trying to Undermine Trump
Jan17

Putin: Obama Administration Trying to Undermine Trump

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration Tuesday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump’s legitimacy with fake allegations and “binding the president-elect hand and foot to prevent him from fulfilling his election promises.” In his first public remarks about an unsubstantiated...

In U.N. lawsuit, Ukraine demands Russia end support for separatists
Jan17

In U.N. lawsuit, Ukraine demands Russia end support for separatists

Ukraine filed a lawsuit at the United Nations’ highest court demanding that Russia immediately halt its support for pro-Moscow separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine.The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry accused Russia of “acts of terrorism and discrimination in the course of its unlawful aggression” in the filing to the International Court of...

Putin says US administration trying to undermine Trump
Jan17

Putin says US administration trying to undermine Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to undermine President-elect Donald Trump by spreading fake allegations. Putin, speaking at a news conference Tuesday, described a dossier on Trump as part of efforts by President Barack Obama’s administration to “undermine the legitimacy of the...

Hundreds of U.S. Marines land in Norway, irking Russia
Jan16

Hundreds of U.S. Marines land in Norway, irking Russia

Some 300 U.S. Marines landed in Norway on Monday for a six-month deployment, the first time since World War Two that foreign troops have been allowed to be stationed there, in a deployment which has irked Norway’s Arctic neighbor Russia.Officials played down any link between the operation and NATO concerns over Russia, but the deployment...

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