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    Politics: The Senate is giving Putin a lifeline, and Russia hawks are furious
    May02

    Politics: The Senate is giving Putin a lifeline, and Russia hawks are furious

    "We're not going to do a Russia sanctions bill," Bob Corker said. The Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee told Politico on Monday that the committee is not going to issue new sanctions against Russia over its election interference, saying it would instead work on new bills to sanction Iran over its ballistic missile...

    Putin Denies Russia Meddled in US Presidential Election
    May02

    Putin Denies Russia Meddled in US Presidential Election

    Russian President Vladimir Putin denied Tuesday that Russia interfered in last year’s U.S. presidential election, saying such allegations are “simply rumors” that are being leveraged for political reasons in the United States. Putin’s denial came at a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who met with...

    Politics: The Senate is giving Putin a lifeline and won’t slap new sanctions on Russia
    May02

    Politics: The Senate is giving Putin a lifeline and won’t slap new sanctions on Russia

    "We're not going to do a Russia sanctions bill," Bob Corker said. The Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee told Politico on Monday that the committee is not going to issue new sanctions against Russia over its election interference, saying it would instead work on new bills to sanction Iran over its ballistic missile...

    Putin Denies That Russia Has Ever Participated In Election Meddling In Other Countries
    May02

    Putin Denies That Russia Has Ever Participated In Election Meddling In Other Countries

    MOSCOW (AP) — During a tense appearance with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin denied on Tuesday that Moscow ever interferes in elections in other countries. Speaking during a joint news conference following talks at his Black Sea residence, Putin said accusations of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election...

    Putin, Merkel spar in Russia over election meddling
    May02

    Putin, Merkel spar in Russia over election meddling

    Speaking during a joint news conference following talks at his Black Sea residence, Putin said accusations of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election were “simply rumors” that are being used as part of the political fight in Washington. U.S. intelligence agencies say they have definitive evidence that Russia was behind the...

    Putin, Merkel Differ Over Ukraine Peace Talks
    May02

    Putin, Merkel Differ Over Ukraine Peace Talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for direct peace talks between the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. Putin made the comment after meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Sochi on May 2. Merkel said peace talks should only happen if elections were held to produce a “legitimate...

    Beeline: Beeline announces the launch of Aurora visual radio on BeeTV  app 
    May02

    Beeline: Beeline announces the launch of Aurora visual radio on BeeTV  app 

    ArmInfo.The cooperation between Beeline Armenia and Radio Aurora allows the subscribers to watch Aurora visual radio throughout Armenia for the first time. The radio is also available for subscribers of Quatro service package, the company’s press-service informs. “Beeline consistently tries to offer its subscribers modern, simple and...

    Putin tells Merkel he’s eager to discuss Ukraine, Syria
    May02

    Putin tells Merkel he’s eager to discuss Ukraine, Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to his Black Sea residence on Tuesday for talks expected to focus on the unresolved conflict in eastern Ukraine and the civil war in Syria. …read more Source: CTV...

    Merkel tells Putin: implement Minsk to get EU sanctions lifted
    May02

    Merkel tells Putin: implement Minsk to get EU sanctions lifted

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on all sides in the conflict in Ukraine to work towards the ceasefire envisaged by the Minsk accords, saying implementation of those agreements could lead to the lifting of EU sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: The...

    A Trump-Kim meeting? ‘Smart cookie’ comment has world saying wow
    May02

    A Trump-Kim meeting? ‘Smart cookie’ comment has world saying wow

    By TED ANTHONY, Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — In one corner: the unpredictable dictator, the third-generation family ruler whose nation has a seven-decade reputation of being erratic, quick to take umbrage and insistent that it is powerful enough to upend the planet. In the other corner: a sandpaper-tongued American president like no other,...