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    Putin Believes He’s Destined to Make Russia Great Again. And He’s Just Getting Started
    Mar19

    Putin Believes He’s Destined to Make Russia Great Again. And He’s Just Getting Started

    A few weeks ago, one of the members of the Russian government turned to President Putin and asked, “Vladimir Vladimirovich, well, what will happen to me after March 18?” He asked his question in the presence of other ministers, and the upcoming elections were certainly on all their minds. They were all worried about whether they would keep their...

    Ukraine calls for sanctions against Gerhard Schröder
    Mar19

    Ukraine calls for sanctions against Gerhard Schröder

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has called for sanctions against former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder over his pro-Russia lobbying. “It is important that there are sanctions against those who promote [Russian President Vladimir] Putin’s projects abroad,” Klimkin told German tabloid BILD in a report published late Sunday in...

    Analysis | With Vladimir Putin’s re-election, expect rising tensions with the West
    Mar19

    Analysis | With Vladimir Putin’s re-election, expect rising tensions with the West

    MOSCOW – When Russian President Vladimir Putin took the stage on a square outside the Kremlin to claim victory in Sunday’s national election, he did so at an open-air concert celebrating the fourth anniversary of his annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russia Will Remain ‘Difficult Partner’ after Putin Re-election: Germany
    Mar19

    Russia Will Remain ‘Difficult Partner’ after Putin Re-election: Germany

    Russia will remain a “difficult partner” after President Vladimir Putin’s re-election but will be needed to help resolve international tensions, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Monday. “The result of the election in Russia did not surprise us any more than the circumstances of this election,” Maas told reporters in Brussels before...

    Russia Will Remain ‘Difficult Partner’ After Putin Re-Election – Germany
    Mar19

    Russia Will Remain ‘Difficult Partner’ After Putin Re-Election – Germany

    German Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas (R) arrives ahead of a Foreign Affairs minister meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on March 19, 2018.JOHN THYS / AFP Russia will remain a “difficult partner” after President Vladimir Putin’s re-election but will be needed to help resolve international tensions, German Foreign Minister Heiko...

    Cirque du Soleil aerialist falls to his death
    Mar19

    Cirque du Soleil aerialist falls to his death

    This Sept. 24, 2017, photo provided by Michael Kass shows Yann Arnaud during a Cirque du Soleil performance in Toronto. Photo: APAn aerialist fell to his death while performing in a Cirque du Soleil show in Tampa, Florida, the Montreal-based company said Sunday.Yann Arnaud was suspended by straps above the stage during a performance of its VOLTA...

    Russian elections in Crimea ‘cannot be recognised’: Polish foreign ministry
    Mar19

    Russian elections in Crimea ‘cannot be recognised’: Polish foreign ministry

    Poland’s foreign ministry has said that “the presidential elections held in Crimea by the Russian authorities cannot be recognised” because Crimea is part of Ukraine. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Crimea votes in Russian election for first time
    Mar19

    Crimea votes in Russian election for first time

    Presidential election took place on the fourth anniversary of the 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, one of the most dramatic manifestations of Vladimir Putin’s drive to reassert Russia’s power. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine: British diplomats expelled from Moscow could work in Kyiv
    Mar19

    Ukraine: British diplomats expelled from Moscow could work in Kyiv

    In a reaction to Russia’s announcement that it would expel 23 British diplomats from Moscow as part of the UK-Russia argument over poisoning of double-agent in an English city, Ukrainian Foreign Minister has suggested to his British counterpart that the 23 diplomats could now work in Ukraine. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    German ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder faces calls for sanctions as ‘Putin’s propagandist’
    Mar19

    German ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder faces calls for sanctions as ‘Putin’s propagandist’

    European politicians have increased calls for sanctions against the ex-chancellor for representing Russian interests. Ukraine’s foreign minister said sanctions must target “those who are pushing Putin’s projects abroad.” …read more Source:...