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'19Jan
21

7 Things to Know About Kuril Islands Dispute Ahead of Putin-Abe Talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold talks in Moscow on 22 January, with a peace deal and the status of the Kuril Islands expected to be high on the agenda. Sputnik has...
'19Jan
21

7 Things to Know About Kuril Islands Dispute Ahead of Putin-Abe Talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold talks in Moscow on 22 January, with a peace deal and the status of the Kuril Islands expected to be high on the agenda. Sputnik has...
'19Jan
20

Analysis: Under Moscow Pressure, Could Belarus's Balancing Act Come Crashing Down?

Speculation that the merger of Russia and Belarus is just over the horizon has become so strident in recent weeks that top officials in both countries have made efforts to refute it. "I call these suggestions very...
'18Oct
23

Bolton Says U.S. Not Blackmailing Russia With INF Pullout Pledge

RFE/RL October 22, 2018U.S. national-security adviser John Bolton has denied Russian allegations the United States is threatening to withdraw from a nuclear arms treaty in an attempt to blackmail Moscow over what...
'18Oct
23

Bolton Says U.S. Not Blackmailing Russia With INF Pullout Pledge

RFE/RL October 22, 2018U.S. national-security adviser John Bolton has denied Russian allegations the United States is threatening to withdraw from a nuclear arms treaty in an attempt to blackmail Moscow over what...
'18Oct
13

Moscow Calls Independent Ukrainian Church US-Backed 'Provocation'

Russia's top diplomat on Friday called the Ecumenical Patriarchate's decision to recognize the Ukrainian Orthodox Church's independence from Moscow a Washington-backed "provocation," from which he vowed to protect...
'18Sep
18

Russian Foreign Ministry summons Dutch ambassador

Renee Jones-Bos © REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov, archive...
'18Jun
26

U.S. Security Adviser's Moscow Trip Seen As Prelude To Trump Meeting With Putin

RFE/RL June 25, 2018U.S. national security adviser John Bolton is heading to Europe on a trip that will also take him to Moscow amid expectations he will clear the way for a July meeting between President Donald...
'18May
30

Lavrov Rejects Any Russian Role In Babchenko Killing

Officials in Moscow have rejected allegations by Ukraine that the Kremlin was behind the killing of a dissident Russian journalist in Kyiv. Arkady Babchenko was shot in the back on May 29 outside his apartment in...
'18Apr
15

Russia's Putin predicts global 'chaos' if West hits Syria again

MOSCOW/DAMASCUS: Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Sunday that further Western attacks on Syria would bring chaos to world affairs, while signs emerged that Moscow and Washington want to pull back from the...
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