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China-Russia Vowed to Further Strengthen Ties in New Year

China-Russia vowed to further strengthen ties in New year

BEIJING – The Chinese President, Xi Jinping, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, have pledged to strengthen bilateral ties in their New Year’s greetings. Stating the 2020 as an extraordinary year, Xi said the two countries support each other in the fight against Covid-19. The leaders of the traditional allies …

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No Difficulties for Russia Under Biden Admin: Putin

No difficulties for Russia under Biden admin says Putin

MOSCOW – Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said that “Regarding the statement that the leadership in the United States is changing and it will be more difficult for us, I don’t think it will. Things will stay the same,” Asian Lite News reported Thursday. Putin has said the situation will not …

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Putin and Mishustin Launch Government Reshuffle

Russia's Putin and PM Mishustin launch government reshuffle

MOSCOW – Russian President, Vladimir Putin, on Monday accepted the changes of government proposed by Prime Minister, Mikhail Mishustin, under the new simplified procedure which was one of the amendments voted in the constitutional referendum earlier this year. As reported by BNE IntelliNews, in early 2020, the government of trusted …

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Armenia And Azerbaijan to Attend Nagorno-Karabakh Talks in Moscow

Armenia and Azerbaijan to attend Nagorno-Karabakh talks in Moscow

MOSCOW – Russia said Azerbaijan and Armenia agreed to meet in Moscow on Friday for talks on ending the fight over Nagorno-Karabakh after Russian President Vladimir Putin called for peace talks. “Baku and Yerevan have confirmed their participation for the consultations in Moscow,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told …

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Putin, Macron Discuss Upper Karabakh Conflict By Phone

Putin, Macron discuss Upper Karabakh conflict by phone

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by telephone on Wednesday with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on the situation in the occupied region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Putin and Macron have expressed concern over growing tensions in the region, the Kremlin said in a written statement. The statement added that the …

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Russia’s Ruling Party Unsurprisingly Wins Regional Elections

Russia’s ruling party unsurprisingly wins regional elections

KREMLIN – Russia’s main pro-Kremlin party, United Russia, on Sunday won a clear victory in local polls just weeks after the suspected poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Navalny is a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. On August 20, he fell ill during a flight from Siberia to …

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Iran Says Chance of Success Scant for Putin-Proposed Summit

Iran Says Chance of Success Scant for Putin-Proposed Summit

TEHRAN – The Iranian government spokesman said a seven-way online summit of permanent members of the UN Security Council, Germany and Iran, proposed by the president of Russia, is unlikely to produce results because the US government has no sincere intentions. In a response to questions from Iranian journalists at …

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Ghani, Russian Envoy Discuss Daesh Threat to the Region

Ghani, Russian Envoy Discuss Daesh Threat to the Region

KABUL – President Ashraf Ghani met with the Russian ambassador to Afghanistan, Dmitry Zhirnov, in Kabul on Monday where regional security and the fight against terrorism were discussed. Ghani said at the meeting that the “struggle of the Afghan government and people against ISIS (Daesh) and terrorism is an exceptional …

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Russia Building Military Bases in Africa

Russia building military bases in Africa

BERLIN – Russia plans to intensify its military cooperation with African countries as part of its new strategy for Africa, including building bases in six states, the German daily Bild reported Tuesday, citing a secret report by the German Foreign Ministry. The classified document on what he calls “Russia’s new …

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Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Iran, Libya

Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Iran, Libya

KREMLIN – Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situations in Ukraine, Iran and Libya with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a telephone conversation on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement on Thursday. While discussing the situation in southeastern Ukraine, both Putin and Merkel gave a negative assessment to recent …

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