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    Greek PM condemns Russia sanctions
    May28

    Greek PM condemns Russia sanctions

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Western sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine are “not productive”. …read more Source:...

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom
    May28

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom

    The visit, Putin’s first to the EU since December, comes at a low ebb in relations between Russia and Europe over the conflict in Ukraine that broke out in 2014, with sanctions still in force against Moscow. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko’s Ambitions Could Spark Political Turmoil
    May28

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko’s Ambitions Could Spark Political Turmoil

    Just two days after being released from a Russian prison, pilot Nadiya Savchenko is capitalizing on her symbolic importance to Ukrainians, saying Friday that she would run for president “if Ukrainians want me to.” Savchenko, Ukraine’s first female pilot, was elected to the country’s parliament and appointed to the Parliamentary...

    Last Soviet leader banned from Ukraine
    May28

    Last Soviet leader banned from Ukraine

    The Ukraine has banned Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, after he came out in support of Russia’s annexation of Crimea.Sponsored:Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Read This Do NOT pay your next car insurance bill until you try this. …read more Source:...

    Putin Says Romania, Poland May Now Be In Russia’s Crosshairs
    May28

    Putin Says Romania, Poland May Now Be In Russia’s Crosshairs

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned Romania and Poland they could find themselves in the sights of Russian rockets because they are hosting elements of a U.S. missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security.Putin issued his starkest warning yet over the missile shield, saying that Moscow had stated repeatedly that it...

    Germany seeks to reduce Russia curbs ‘step by step’
    May27

    Germany seeks to reduce Russia curbs ‘step by step’

    TALLINN: German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Friday floated the possibility of a “step by step” reduction of EU sanctions against Russia if there is progress on ending the conflict in Ukraine. “I hope that by the end of June there will be progress and then we can see if we can reduce the sanctions step by step, or if we stay with...

    Savchenko ready   to negotiate with  pro-Moscow rebels
    May27

    Savchenko ready to negotiate with pro-Moscow rebels

    KIEV: Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, freed from a Russian jail this week, on Friday said she is ready to negotiate with pro-Russian separatists on releasing prisoners. “I am ready to talk to the devil himself to get every one of our people back,” she said at her first news conference since her dramatic release, part of a prisoner swap with...

    Russia’s Pacific Pivot: The Moscow-Beijing Shadow Boxing Continues
    May27

    Russia’s Pacific Pivot: The Moscow-Beijing Shadow Boxing Continues

    Miles Maochun Yu Russia, Asia-Pacific “The Sochi Declaration is decidedly anti-China in its wording” Squeezed in Europe by U.S-led sanctions and robust NATO reactions in the aftermath of the annexation of Crimea, Russia is now finding itself in a prime position to exploit the unfolding geopolitical dramas stirred up by China in East...

    EU to unveil military ties plan after Brexit vote
    May27

    EU to unveil military ties plan after Brexit vote

    BRUSSELS: The European Union (EU) said on Friday it will unveil plans for closer military cooperation after Britain’s referendum on whether to the bloc, but denied they were secret proposals for an EU army. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini last year began drawing up a “global strategy” for foreign and security policy in the wake...

    Putin says Crimea's status as part of Russia not up for discussion
    May27

    Putin says Crimea's status as part of Russia not up for discussion

    ATHENS (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he would not entertain any discussions about the status of Crimea, the Ukrainian region which Moscow annexed. …read more Source: The...