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    German Foreign Minister Suggests Gradual Reduction In Russia Sanctions
    May28

    German Foreign Minister Suggests Gradual Reduction In Russia Sanctions

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier suggested the European Union might gradually reduce sanctions if Moscow takes steps to fulfill its obligations under a peace accord with Ukraine. “I ho …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko’s Ambitions Could Spark Political Turmoil
    May28

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko’s Ambitions Could Spark Political Turmoil

    MOSCOW – 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 U …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine files defence at London court against debt lawsuit by Russia
    May28

    Ukraine files defence at London court against debt lawsuit by Russia

    Ukraine has filed a defensive pleading at London’s High Court against a lawsuit initiated by Russia over Kiev’s failure to repay its 3-billion-U.S.-dollar debt, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said Friday. …read more Source:...

    Nadiya Savchenko: The thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?
    May28

    Nadiya Savchenko: The thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?

    The Ukrainian pilot has returned to Kyiv after being released in a prisoner swap with Russia. President Poroshenko fought to bring her back but, as DW’s Emma Burrows writes, her return could prove bittersweet for him. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    US missile defense system a threat to Russia: Vladimir Putin
    May28

    US missile defense system a threat to Russia: Vladimir Putin

    Putin traveled to Greece with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and top executives from state oil and gas companies. On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly expanded US missile defense system as a threat to his...

    Crimea question closed forever: Putin (AAP)
    May28

    Crimea question closed forever: Putin (AAP)

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the subject of Crimea, annexed by Russia in 2014, “is closed forever”. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom
    May28

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom

    ATHENS: Russian President Vladimir Putin signed several economic deals with Athens on Friday during a visit to Greece aimed at reinforcing a relationship with one of his few friends in the EU amid tensions with the West. The visit, Putin’s first to the EU since December, comes at a low ebb in relations between Russia and Europe over the...

    Northern Ireland extend unbeaten run with Belarus win
    May28

    Northern Ireland extend unbeaten run with Belarus win

    General view as Northern Ireland players and staff watched a video on the big screen as a preview to Euro 2016. Reuters BELFAST: Northern Ireland’s record-breaking unbeaten streak was stretched to 11 matches with a 3-0 victory over Belarus at Windsor Park on Friday as Michael O’Neill’s team continued their impressive...

    Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year
    May28

    Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year

    ATHENS, Greece — On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday (May 27, 2016) sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly expanded U.S. missile defense system as a threat to his country’s security — and vowing to retaliate. Russian President Vladimir Putin stands...

    Putin says Romania, Poland may now be in Russia’s cross-hairs
    May28

    Putin says Romania, Poland may now be in Russia’s cross-hairs

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Russia-ASEAN summit in Sochi, Russia, May 19, 2016. REUTERS ATHENS: 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 US missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security....