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Ukraine’s leader requests a talk with Putin, gets no answer

Ukraine’s leader has ask to speak to Russian President Vladimir Putin about the Russian troop build-up along the Russian-Ukrainian border and the rising tensions in eastern Ukraine By YURAS KARMANAU Associated Press April 12, 2021, 8:04 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s leader has asked […]

The leaders of Ukraine, Turkey stress territorial integrity

The presidents of Ukraine and Turkey are stressing the importance of Ukraine’s territorial integrity, the de-escalation of tensions in eastern Ukraine and security in the Black Sea By ZEYNEP BILGINSOY Associated Press April 10, 2021, 7:23 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ISTANBUL — The presidents of Ukraine and […]

Kremlin says it fears full-scale fighting in Ukraine’s east

MOSCOW — The Kremlin said Friday it fears a resumption of full-scale fighting in eastern Ukraine and could take steps to protect Russian civilians there, a stark warning that comes amid a Russian troop build-up along the border. The statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, reflected the Kremlin’s determination to prevent Ukraine […]

Ukraine’s president visits conflict area as tensions rise

Ukraine’s president is visiting the area of conflict in his country’s east amid an escalation of tensions that has raised fears of a resumption of large-scale hostilities ByThe Associated Press April 8, 2021, 1:47 PM • 2 min read KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president on Thursday visited the area of conflict in his country’s east […]

Lawyer: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has spinal hernias – Times of India

MOSCOW: A lawyer for imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has complained of serious back and leg pain in custody, said Wednesday that doctors have found him to be suffering from two spinal hernias. Vadim Kobzev told the Interfax news agency that Navalny also has a spinal protrusion and is beginning to lose feeling […]

Putin signs law allowing him 2 more terms as Russia’s leader

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law allowing him to potentially hold power until 2036, a move that formalizes constitutional changes endorsed in last year’s popular vote By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press April 5, 2021, 6:23 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin […]

Russian FM says relations with West have ‘hit the bottom’

Russia’s top diplomat says the country’s relations with the United States and its allies have “hit the bottom” and no date has been set for sending the Russian ambassador back to Washington By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press April 1, 2021, 9:11 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MOSCOW — […]

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny starts hunger strike over lack of medical care – Times of India

MOSCOW: Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny declared a hunger strike on Wednesday in an attempt to force the prison holding him outside Moscow to provide him with proper medical care for what he said was acute pain in his back and both legs. The fate of Navalny, one of President Vladimir Putin‘s most prominent critics, […]

Navalny’s allies call for major rally across Russia

Supporters of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny are calling for a new massive protest across the country to demand his release ByThe Associated Press March 23, 2021, 12:08 PM • 2 min read MOSCOW — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s allies on Tuesday called for a new massive protest across the country to demand […]

Police detain participants in Russian opposition forum

Russian police have detained about 150 participants at a forum of independent members of municipal councils, an action that comes amid the authorities’ multi-pronged crackdown on dissent By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press March 13, 2021, 10:57 AM • 2 min read MOSCOW — Russian police on Saturday detained about 150 participants of a forum of […]