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    Ukraine’s missile test plans near Crimea heat up row with Russia
    Nov26

    Ukraine’s missile test plans near Crimea heat up row with Russia

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Moscow protested against Ukraine’s plans to carry out missile tests near Crimea, which Russia annexed in 2014… …read more Source:...

    Steven Seagal: Putin hands action star Russian passport
    Nov26

    Steven Seagal: Putin hands action star Russian passport

    Seagal is the latest in a string of high-profile Westerners to be granted Russian citizenship after buddying up with Putin. President Vladimir Putin on Friday personally handed a new Russian passport to US action star Steven Seagal and said he hoped the gesture showed a “normalisation” of strained relations with Washington.Sitting at...

    Foreign Ministers to Discuss Ukraine at Minsk Meeting
    Nov26

    Foreign Ministers to Discuss Ukraine at Minsk Meeting

    The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine will meet in Belarus next week to discuss the implementation of a cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine. French Foreign Ministry spokesm …read more Source: Big News...

    Spain issues arrest warrant for Ukraine oligarch
    Nov26

    Spain issues arrest warrant for Ukraine oligarch

    Spanish police have announced an international arrest warrant against a powerful Ukrainian oligarch, identified by media Friday as controversial gas magnate Dmytro Firtash. …read more Source: The Local...

    Russia issues stark warning to Ukraine for proposed missile launch above annexed Crimea
    Nov26

    Russia issues stark warning to Ukraine for proposed missile launch above annexed Crimea

    TENSIONS in eastern Europe continue to mount after the Ukrainian military looks set to fire missiles into Russian airspace near the Crimea – a move which has been condemned by the Kremlin. …read more Source:...

    French presidential favorite favors Putin
    Nov26

    French presidential favorite favors Putin

    PARIS: French presidential frontrunner Francois Fillon has known Russian leader Vladimir Putin through good times and bad — and believes that dialogue, not threats, are key to handling the Kremlin strongman. Fillon, a conservative hoping to clinch the nomination of the Republicans party over the centrist Alain Juppe at the weekend, has taken an...

    Ukraine’s Ex-Leader Regrets Not Breaking Up Protests That Led to His Fall
    Nov26

    Ukraine’s Ex-Leader Regrets Not Breaking Up Protests That Led to His Fall

    Viktor F. Yanukovych, the former president of Ukraine, said that his “main mistake” was not declaring martial law, but that he did not want to cause a civil war. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin presents Russian passport to Hollywood actor Seagal
    Nov26

    Putin presents Russian passport to Hollywood actor Seagal

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a Russian passport to U.S. actor Steven Seagal on Friday and said he hoped it would serve as a symbol of how the fractious ties between Moscow and Washington are starting to improve. At a Kremlin ceremony where Seagal signed his new passport in front of Putin, the Russian leader said: “I...

    Separatists Say Dozhd Journalists ‘Deported’ From Eastern Ukraine
    Nov26

    Separatists Say Dozhd Journalists ‘Deported’ From Eastern Ukraine

    Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region say they have expelled two journalists with Russia’s independent TV channel Dozhd from territory they control, accusing the men of “biased and provocative” coverage of the conflict there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin just presented American actor Steven Seagal with a Russian passport
    Nov26

    Putin just presented American actor Steven Seagal with a Russian passport

    AP Images MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a Russian passport to U.S. actor Steven Seagal on Friday and said he hoped it would serve as a symbol of how the fractious ties between Moscow and Washington are starting to improve. At a Kremlin ceremony where Seagal signed his new passport in front of Putin, the...