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    Trump asks Russia to rein in Assad, Iran
    May10

    Trump asks Russia to rein in Assad, Iran

    US President Donald Trump yesterday called on Russia to rein in Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his key ally Iran, as Washington and Moscow sought to boost their fragile ties with high-profile White House talks.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the highest-ranking Russian official to visit Washington since Trump came to power in...

    What U.S.-Russia Crisis? Trump Seeks Closer Ties in WH Meeting
    May10

    What U.S.-Russia Crisis? Trump Seeks Closer Ties in WH Meeting

    WASHINGTON – All but ignoring the unfurling drama over Russia and the U.S. election, President Donald Trump on Wednesday sought to advance prospects for cooperation between the former Cold War foes in Syria and elsewhere in a rare Oval Office meeting with Vladimir Putin’s top diplomat. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s talks with Trump...

    Trump calls on Russia to rein in Assad and Iran during Lavrov meeting
    May10

    Trump calls on Russia to rein in Assad and Iran during Lavrov meeting

    WASHINGTON // US president Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Russia to rein in Syrian president Bashar Al Assad and his key ally Iran, as Washington and Moscow sought to boost their fragile ties with high-profile White House talks.Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, the highest-ranking Russian official to visit Washington since Mr Trump...

    Lavrov in Washington: Can America and Russia Work Together?
    May10

    Lavrov in Washington: Can America and Russia Work Together?

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Politics, Eurasia The U.S.-Russia relationship is starved for normalcy. Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov picked an inauspicious time to visit Washington. Starting with the increasingly crass and distasteful assertions by American comics that President Donald Trump is beholden to Russian president Vladimir Putin,...

    Putin’s Isolation on Display at Victory Day
    May10

    Putin’s Isolation on Display at Victory Day

    Yesterday Russia celebrated its main holiday, Victory Day—the anniversary of the Soviet Union’s triumph over Nazi Germany in World War II. Victory Day has of course been celebrated since Soviet times, but upon taking power, Putin set out to revive the day’s significance, refashioning it to be a constant source of national pride for...

    Putin’s Isolation on Display at Victory Day
    May10

    Putin’s Isolation on Display at Victory Day

    Yesterday Russia celebrated its main holiday, Victory Day—the anniversary of the Soviet Union’s triumph over Nazi Germany in World War II. Victory Day has of course been celebrated since Soviet times, but upon taking power, Putin set out to revive the day’s significance, refashioning it to be a constant source of national pride for...

    Trump asks Russia to rein in Iran, Syria’s Assad
    May10

    Trump asks Russia to rein in Iran, Syria’s Assad

    White House meeting with FM Lavrov comes amid tensions between US and Russia over Syrian civil war, fighting in Ukraine …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia-Ukraine clash leaves sour note at Eurovision
    May10

    Russia-Ukraine clash leaves sour note at Eurovision

    Russia’s ongoing conflict with Ukraine spills over into Eurovision, with the country refusing to compete after its entrant is banned from performing. …read more Source: ABC...

    Fans can fire Man Utd to final: Herrera
    May10

    Fans can fire Man Utd to final: Herrera

    Ander Herrera wants Manchester United’s supporters to turn Old Trafford into a cauldron when his side look to complete victory over Celta Vigo in today’s Europa League semi-final return leg.Marcus Rashford’s sweet second-half free-kick brought United a 1-0 win in last week’s first leg, putting Jose Mourinho’s side...

    Eurovision winner Jamala: We can’t ignore politics
    May10

    Eurovision winner Jamala: We can’t ignore politics

    As the Eurovision Song Contest finals approach, last year’s winner, Ukraine’s Jamala, told DW about the politics of the music spectacle. She also explained why she’s worried about the future of Crimea. …read more Source:...