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    Vladimir Putin Met With Marine Le Pen. He Denied Interfering in France’s Election
    Mar24

    Vladimir Putin Met With Marine Le Pen. He Denied Interfering in France’s Election

    (MOSCOW) — Russian President Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting Friday with France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, yet dismissed suggestions that Russia aims to influence the election in her favor. Le Pen met Putin hours after a previously announced visit to the lower house of the Russian parliament. In the meeting...

    The Next Wave of Questionable Referendums
    Mar24

    The Next Wave of Questionable Referendums

    If you thought 2016 was the year of controversial referendums—Brexit, anyone?—strap in, because 2017 is going to be a bumpy ride. While the year will see some relatively straightforward votes, as on Turkey’s proposed consolidation of power in the presidency, another series of pending plebiscites will push the borders of politics, legality,...

    Ukraine: Russian agent killed Kremlin critic Voronenkov
    Mar24

    Ukraine: Russian agent killed Kremlin critic Voronenkov

    MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Ukrainian official says the killer of Kremlin critic Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent. Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, identified the man who shot Voronenkov on Thursday as 28-year-old Pavel Parshov and said he had been trained...

    France’s Le Pen meets Putin, criticises sanctions
    Mar24

    France’s Le Pen meets Putin, criticises sanctions

    Far-right leader says she’s always opposed EU sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict as ‘counterproductive’ …read more Source: Gulf...

    Denis Voronenkov, Kremlin critic, killed by Russian agent, Ukraine says
    Mar24

    Denis Voronenkov, Kremlin critic, killed by Russian agent, Ukraine says

    MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Ukrainian official says the killer of Kremlin critic Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent. Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, identified the man who shot Voronenkov on Thursday as 28-year-old Pavel Parshov and … …read more...

    Ukraine: Russian Agent Killed Kremlin Critic Voronenkov
    Mar24

    Ukraine: Russian Agent Killed Kremlin Critic Voronenkov

    MOSCOW — A senior Ukrainian official says the killer of Kremlin critic Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent. Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, identified the man who shot Voronenkov on Thursday as 28-year-old Pavel Parshov and said he had been trained in...

    EU Prolongs Satellite Support to Ukraine Monitors
    Mar24

    EU Prolongs Satellite Support to Ukraine Monitors

    The European Union is prolonging its satellite imagery support to help observers monitor the conflict in eastern Ukraine.EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in a statement Friday that satellite imagery “allows for more in-depth monitoring of the situation in… …read more Source:...

    Rival fighters in Ukraine are ‘within shouting distance’ in some places — risking renewed violence
    Mar24

    Rival fighters in Ukraine are ‘within shouting distance’ in some places — risking renewed violence

    Monitors say the risks of violence are increased because Ukrainian government fighters and rebels are in close proximity to each other. …read more Source: Business...

    In eastern Ukraine, troops tiptoeing up to front line risk heavy battles
    Mar24

    In eastern Ukraine, troops tiptoeing up to front line risk heavy battles

    AVDIYIVKA/KIEV – Ukrainian government troops and separatist fighters have drawn closer to each other at several places along the tense front line in eastern Ukraine, monitors say, raising the risk of violent flare-ups that could wreck a shaky ceasefire. … …read more Source:...

    Syrian factor prompted heating up of Turkey’s rhetoric over the Crimea, turkologist says
    Mar24

    Syrian factor prompted heating up of Turkey’s rhetoric over the Crimea, turkologist says

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