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    Putin hails Slovenia’s offer to host his meeting with Trump
    Feb10

    Putin hails Slovenia’s offer to host his meeting with Trump

    In recent years, Russia-U.S. relations have plunged to post-Cold war lows over the Ukrainian crisis, the war in Syria and the allegations of Russia hacking of the Democrats in the U.S. presidential election. Speaking in a conference call with reporters, Peskov pointed to a “certain break in dialogue on strategic security issues”...

    Lapshin followed to calculate the consequences of their actions
    Feb10

    Lapshin followed to calculate the consequences of their actions

    The problem visiting the uncontrolled territories of States without notifying the central government – a sensitive issue not only for Azerbaijan, but also other countries of the EU program “Eastern Partnership” – Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova. In an interview with the program Cətin Sual (difficult question) Turan agency...

    Ukraine Wants to Make Le Pen Relax Russia Support
    Feb10

    Ukraine Wants to Make Le Pen Relax Russia Support

    Kiev says it will also approach other presidential candidates. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] EU invites US foreign policy chief to Brussels
    Feb10

    [Ticker] EU invites US foreign policy chief to Brussels

    EU foreign elations chief Federica Mogherini has invited the new US secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, to an EU foreign ministers’ meeting in Brussels “at his earliest convenience”. She spoke to Tillerson, while in Washington, about Russia, Ukraine, Iran, and EU defence cooperation. The US envoy to the OSCE, a European multilateral club,...

    [Ticker] Ukrainians to get EU visa-free talks ‘before summer’
    Feb10

    [Ticker] Ukrainians to get EU visa-free talks ‘before summer’

    European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker told Ukrainian prime minister Volodymyr Groysman in Brussels on Friday that Ukrainian nationals would be able to visit the EU without a visa “before summer.” Juncker added that he was also prepared to disburse a further €600 million aid after Ukraine introduced a bill to lift a ban on wood exports...

    Family life amid the shelling in eastern Ukraine’s warzone
    Feb10

    Family life amid the shelling in eastern Ukraine’s warzone

    Mariika Savkevich plays her family’s old upright piano with practiced skill and intensity, her music defying the war that is being fought just down the road. …read more Source:...

    Russian troops are preparing for a “time of war”
    Feb10

    Russian troops are preparing for a “time of war”

    Russian troops have been preparing for “a time of war” this week. At the direction of President Vladimir Putin, more than 45,000 troops have been taking part in a series of military manoeuvres to test how prepared the country’s army is for future combat. However one expert in Russian military warns that the true motivation behind the attack...

    Russia: Prospect of extending nuclear treaty with US will ‘depend on the position of our American partners’
    Feb10

    Russia: Prospect of extending nuclear treaty with US will ‘depend on the position of our American partners’

    Russia-U.S. relations have been strained over the Ukrainian crisis, the war in Syria and allegations of Russia hacking in the U.S. presidential election. …read more Source: Business...

    Digong’s ‘neutral’ foreign policy
    Feb10

    Digong’s ‘neutral’ foreign policy

    President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte made a big splash in the international scene by declaring that he was pursuing an “independent” foreign policy. Then he declared his “separation” from the U.S.; threatened to terminate military treaties with the U.S. and proposed a defense alliance with China and Russia. The world leaders did not bat an eye. But...

    Russia’s war in Ukraine does not help Kremlin to befriend Trump
    Feb10

    Russia’s war in Ukraine does not help Kremlin to befriend Trump

    The sharp escalation in artillery battles in the Donbas war zone one day after the January 28 telephone conversation between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin was certainly not a coincidence. No leaks about the content of the 45-minute-long exchange have appeared in the Russian media, and the official summary...