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    Russian Manafort Client: Willing to Speak to Congress
    Mar29

    Russian Manafort Client: Willing to Speak to Congress

    WASHINGTON – A Russian billionaire close to President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he is willing to take part in U.S. congressional hearings to discuss his past business relationship with President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. Last week, it was reported that Manafort had written aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska in...

    French Socialist Candidate Meets Merkel, Assails Austerity
    Mar29

    French Socialist Candidate Meets Merkel, Assails Austerity

    BERLIN – French Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon assailed European austerity policies as he met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday, arguing that they have helped fuel the rise of the far right. Hamon followed conservative François Fillon and independent Emmanuel Macron in making the trip to France’s traditional partner...

    Putin Meets Le Pen, Denies French Election Interference
    Mar24

    Putin Meets Le Pen, Denies French Election Interference

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting Friday with France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, yet dismissed suggestions that Russia aims to influence the election in her favor. Le Pen met Putin hours after a previously announced visit to the lower house of Russia’s parliament. In the meeting with...

    Ukraine: Russian Agent Killed Kremlin Critic Voronenkov
    Mar24

    Ukraine: Russian Agent Killed Kremlin Critic Voronenkov

    MOSCOW — A senior Ukrainian official says the killer of Kremlin critic Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent. Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, identified the man who shot Voronenkov on Thursday as 28-year-old Pavel Parshov and said he had been trained in...

    Russia, Ukraine at Odds Over Singer’s Eurovision Performance
    Mar23

    Russia, Ukraine at Odds Over Singer’s Eurovision Performance

    GENEVA – Eurovision song contest organizers say they have taken the unprecedented step of offering to let Russia’s contestant perform via satellite after authorities in host Ukraine banned her from entering the country — a proposal that was immediately rejected by a Russian state broadcaster. The European Broadcasting Union says...

    Le Pen Visits Russia Weeks before French Presidential Vote
    Mar23

    Le Pen Visits Russia Weeks before French Presidential Vote

    French far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is headed to Moscow for meetings with lawmakers less than a month before the election, officials from her National Front party said Thursday. Her visit Friday comes on the heels of a trip this week to Chad, base of a French military operation that’s aimed at rooting out Islamic...

    Former Russian Lawmaker Shot Dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian Lawmaker Shot Dead in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kiev Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an “act of state terrorism” by Russia, an accusation the Kremlin angrily rejected. Voronenkov, who testified to Ukrainian investigators and criticized Russian policies after his move to Kiev last...

    In Beijing, Tillerson Urges China-U.S. Cooperation on N. Korea
    Mar18

    In Beijing, Tillerson Urges China-U.S. Cooperation on N. Korea

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Saturday pushed for closer China-U.S. cooperation on dealing with North Korea’s nuclear program in his first face-to-face talks with top Chinese diplomats. Tillerson’s visit to Beijing followed his remarks in South Korea on Friday in which he warned that pre-emptive military action against...

    German Minister Says Europe, U.S. Should Stick to Russia Sanctions
    Mar17

    German Minister Says Europe, U.S. Should Stick to Russia Sanctions

    BERLIN – Europe and the United States should keep sanctions in place against Russia until there is progress in implementing the 2015 Minsk accords aimed at ending the violence in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. Tensions are again running high between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists: Kiev this...

    For the Kremlin, Boosting Turnout is Key Task for 2018 Vote
    Mar17

    For the Kremlin, Boosting Turnout is Key Task for 2018 Vote

    MOSCOW – With a year to go before Russia’s presidential election, there’s little room for intrigue. President Vladimir Putin is set to glide easily to another term against a familiar pack of torpid rivals — leftovers from past races. But the Kremlin must figure out how to overcome one major problem in Russia’s political...

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