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    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...

    Russia protests Ukraine’s planned missile drill over Crimea
    Nov26

    Russia protests Ukraine’s planned missile drill over Crimea

    Russia has protested Ukraine’s plan to conduct missile-firing exercises over the Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source:...

    Foreign Ministers to Meet in Minsk to Discuss Ukraine
    Nov26

    Foreign Ministers to Meet in Minsk to Discuss Ukraine

    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 spokesman Alexandre Giorgini said on Friday the meeting on Tuesday would “allow us to go over what has been done and what has not been done since the...

    EU, US sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis
    Nov26

    EU, US sanctions on Russia over Ukraine crisis

    This episode of The Debate discusses the Western sanctions against Russia over the Ukrainian crisis. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s team of rivals: Fighting spills into public
    Nov26

    Trump’s team of rivals: Fighting spills into public

    Donald Trump’s struggle to find a secretary of state has erupted into an early battle for the soul of his nascent presidency – a critical showdown between the insurgents who thrust him into office and establishment Republicans pushing for a more conventional White House.At the moment, the internal debate over who should serve as the steward...

    Russia protests Ukraine’s missile training over Crimea
    Nov25

    Russia protests Ukraine’s missile training over Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s defense ministry has presented the Ukrainian military attach with a note of protest in reaction to Ukraine’s plans to conduct training launches of missiles over Crimea next week.Russian aviation officials… …read more Source: The New Zealand...