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Russia Launches Large-Scale Military Exercise in Pacific

Russia launches large-scale military exercise in Pacific

TEHRAN – Twenty warships, submarines and support ships of the Russian Pacific Fleet launched large-scale exercises on Thursday. The Russian Defence Ministry said the maneuvers took place in the central Pacific, and include exercises on the management of a heterogeneous group of forces at considerable distances from their home bases, …

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US Lost Chance to Contribute to European Security: Russia

US mulls returning to Open Skies Treaty: US State Department

The Biden administration notified Moscow earlier this week that the United States would not return to the 1992 accord. MOSCOW – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Sergei Ryabkov, expressed his country’s disappointment at Washington’s decision not to join the Open Skies Treaty, adding that the United States had not contributed to …

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Russia Expels Baltics, Slovak Diplomats In Quid Pro Quo

Russia expels Baltics, Slovak diplomats in quid pro quo

MOSCOW – Russia on Wednesday ordered a total of seven diplomats from three Baltic nations and Slovakia to leave in retaliation for the country’s expulsion of Russian embassy workers. The Russian Foreign Ministry has summoned its ambassadors to order three diplomats from Slovakia, two from Lithuania, one from Estonia and …

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Russia Begins Drawdown of Forces from Ukraine Borders

russia begins drawdown of forces from Ukraine borders

MOSCOW – Russia on Friday began withdrawing troops who were carrying out exercises near Ukraine’s borders, the defense ministry said, after weeks of heightened tensions between Moscow and the West over the build-up. “Military units and formations are currently marching to loading stations and airfields, and embarking on landing ships, …

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Lavrov Meets Bajwa, Hails Pakistan’s Efforts in Afghan Peace

Lavrov meets Bajwa

RAWALPINDI – Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov called on Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ on Wednesday. According to Pakistan’s Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), during the meeting, matters of mutual interest including enhanced defence and security cooperation, regional security, particularly, the Afghan peace process …

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Russia’s Relationship with EU Has Been ‘Destroyed’: Lavrov

Russia's relationship with EU has been 'destroyed,' Lavrov says

BEIJING – The European Union (EU) has “destroyed” its relations with Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, said on Tuesday following new EU sanctions against Moscow. “There is no relationship with the European Union as an organization. All the infrastructure of these relations has been destroyed by unilateral decisions taken …

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Moscow Meeting, Peace Prospects and Ghani’s Foul Play

Moscow Meeting

Afghan and Taliban delegations met with representatives of the United States, Russia, China and Pakistan at a one-day meeting in Moscow to review the Afghan peace process. The countries participating in the Moscow summit issued a statement on Thursday (March 18th) emphasizing the need to fulfill the Afghan people’s desire …

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