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    NYT: Russian Oligarch Once Close To Manafort Wants Immunity To Testify
    May29

    NYT: Russian Oligarch Once Close To Manafort Wants Immunity To Testify

    A Russian oligarch who once employed former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has asked for full immunity in order to testify before Congress about Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, the New York Times reported Saturday. Congressional officials told the Times that the committees leading investigations were unwilling to meet...

    Stage set for ‘demanding’ talks between France and Russia as Macron hosts Putin in latest diplomatic test
    May29

    Stage set for ‘demanding’ talks between France and Russia as Macron hosts Putin in latest diplomatic test

    On a visit likely to shape ties between the two countries for years, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sumptuous Palace of Versailles on Monday for what would be “demanding” talks on Syria, the Ukrainian crisis and issues driving the rift between Russia and the West. Following the meeting, Macron told...

    Macron Meets Russia’s Putin Near Paris, Promising Tough Talks
    May29

    Macron Meets Russia’s Putin Near Paris, Promising Tough Talks

    VERSAILLES, France—French President Emmanuel Macron met Russia’s Vladimir Putin near Paris on Monday, promising some frank talking with the Kremlin leader after an election campaign in which his team accused Russian media of trying to interfere. Macron, who took office two weeks ago, has said dialogue with Russia is vital in tackling a...

    Macron hosts Putin for first talks in latest diplomatic test
    May29

    Macron hosts Putin for first talks in latest diplomatic test

    As French president welcomes Russian counterpart to Versailles palace, differences on Ukraine, Syria clearly visible …read more Source: The Times of...

    Macron Opens A ‘Demanding’ Dialogue With Putin In France
    May29

    Macron Opens A ‘Demanding’ Dialogue With Putin In France

    The newly elected French president is hosting his Russian counterpart at the Palace of Versailles on Monday. On the docket for the leaders: Ukraine, Syria and mending their countries’ tattered ties.(Image credit: Francois Mori/AFP/Getty Images) …read more Source:...

    Russian IT Company Yandex Offices Searched by Ukrainian Security Services
    May29

    Russian IT Company Yandex Offices Searched by Ukrainian Security Services

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian IT company Yandex offices in the Ukrainian cities of Kiev and Odessa are being searched by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), the company said in a statement on Monday. “Representatives of the Security Service of Ukraine are now in our offices in Kiev and Odessa. We have no information about the causes of...

    News24.com | Macron hosts Putin in latest diplomatic test
    May29

    News24.com | Macron hosts Putin in latest diplomatic test

    French President Emmanuel Macron hosts Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in their first meeting since he came to office with differences on Ukraine and Syria in full view. …read more Source:...

    Russia Seeks Suspended Sentence For Ukrainian Library Director
    May29

    Russia Seeks Suspended Sentence For Ukrainian Library Director

    Russian prosecutors are seeking a five-year prison sentence for the former head of Moscow’s Ukrainian Literature Library, who is accused of extremism and embezzlement in a case that has been denounced by rights activists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Emmanuel Macron hosts Vladimir Putin, talks on international stability and security
    May29

    Emmanuel Macron hosts Vladimir Putin, talks on international stability and security

    France’s President Emmanuel Macron and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held their first meeting since Macron came to office, with differences on Ukraine and Syria. The post Emmanuel Macron hosts Vladimir Putin, talks on international stability and security appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

    Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties
    May29

    Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties

    On a visit likely to shape Russia-France ties for years, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sumptuous Palace of Versailles on Monday for what the newly-elected French leader said would be “demanding” talks on Syria, the Ukrainian crisis and other thorny issues driving the rift between...