Ukraine

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Russian Foreign Minister Praises New U.S.-Cuba Relations

03/24/2015 10:18 PM Updated: 2 years ago

(Reuters). Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov praised the thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations on Tuesday during a six-hour stop in Havana, his first visit here since the United

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Ukraine Ex-President Yanukovych’s Son ‘Drowns In Lake’

03/23/2015 7:31 AM Updated: 2 years ago

(Reuters). A son of ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich has drowned after a minivan he was driving plunged through ice on a Siberian lake, an aide to

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Russia Threatens To Aim Nuclear Missiles At Denmark Ships If It Joins NATO Shield

03/22/2015 7:36 PM Updated: 2 years ago

(Reuters). Russia threatened to aim nuclear missiles at Danish warships if Denmark joins NATO’s missile defense system, in comments Copenhagen called unacceptable and NATO said would

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Russia Marks Crimea Annexation Anniversary

03/18/2015 7:57 AM Updated: 2 years ago

(AFP). Russia on Wednesday marked one year since the annexation of Crimea by President Vladimir Putin in a redrawing of Europe’s map that shattered ties with

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Putin Appears in Public, Dismisses Health Rumors 

03/16/2015 8:01 AM Updated: 2 years ago

(AFP). Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday dismissed days of frenzied “rumours” over his health and whereabouts as he appeared in public after an unusually long

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Putin Says Russia Was Ready For Nuclear Confrontation Over Crimea

03/15/2015 8:22 PM Updated: 2 years ago

(Reuters). Moscow was ready to put its nuclear forces on alert to ensure Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine last year, President Vladimir Putin said in

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Austrian Doctor Treating Putin For Back Problems

03/15/2015 7:32 PM Updated: 2 years ago

(Reuters). An Austrian newspaper reported on Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin was suffering from back problems, and that a Viennese orthopedic expert had traveled to

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Russian State TV Shows Putin For First Time In Days

03/13/2015 8:37 AM Updated: 2 years ago

(Reuters). Russian state television aired what it said was footage of President Vladimir Putin working at his residence outside Moscow on Friday, a first appearance since

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Kremlin Says Putin Healthy, Dismisses illness Rumors

03/12/2015 9:49 AM

(Reuters). Russian President Vladimir Putin is in good health, the Kremlin said on Thursday, dismissing rumors that the leader was suffering from an illness after a

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Nemtsov Killing Exposes Cracks In Kremlin Unity

03/12/2015 8:21 AM

(Reuters). The killing of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov within sight of the Kremlin has exposed rarely seen tensions between different camps inside President Vladimir Putin‘s system of rule. No

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US Sends More Security Equipment To Ukraine, Sanctions Rebels

03/11/2015 10:35 PM Updated: 2 years ago

(AFP).  The United States will deliver Humvees and drones to Ukraine and hit rebel leaders and their alleged supporters in Russia with further sanctions, after repeated

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Russia Says Has Right To Deploy Nuclear Weapons In Crimea: Report

03/11/2015 7:28 AM

(Reuters). Russia has the right to deploy nuclear arms in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine last year, a Foreign Ministry official

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Nemtsov Murder Suspect Likely Confessed ‘Under Torture’

03/11/2015 7:21 AM

(AFP). A former Chechen police officer who admitted to taking part in the murder of Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov “likely confessed under torture”, a member

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Ex-Russian Premier Rejects Idea Nemtsov Was Anti-Muslim

03/10/2015 7:49 PM Updated: 2 years ago

(AFP). A prominent ally of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday dismissed suggestions by Russian investigators that he was murdered because he was anti-Muslim. Mikhail

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Ukraine’s Military Says Eastern Rebels Using Truce To Amass Arms

03/10/2015 8:47 AM Updated: 2 years ago

(Reuters). Ukraine’s military said on Tuesday pro-Russian rebels were amassing heavy weapons in depots around separatist-held Donetsk city despite a ceasefire deal. Attacks have fallen in the

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Japan, Germany Want Russia To Bring Diplomatic Solution To Ukraine Situation

03/09/2015 7:51 AM

(Reuters). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he has agreed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to strongly ask Russia to play a constructive role

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Two Charged With Nemtsov Killing Include Police Officer

03/08/2015 11:12 AM

(Reuters). Moscow authorities have charged two men with involvement in the murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, one of whom served in a police unit in

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Several Suspects Identified In Murder Of Russian/Jewish Opposition Leader

03/04/2015 9:26 AM

(Reuters). The director of Russia’s Federal Security Service said on Wednesday that an investigation into the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov had identified several suspects,

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Nemtsov Murder Witness Says Blocked From Leaving Moscow

03/03/2015 7:58 AM

(AFP). The Ukrainian model girlfriend of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov complained Monday she was being blocked from leaving Moscow, as authorities vowed to solve

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Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Past 24 Hours

03/03/2015 7:38 AM

(Reuters). Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and nine were wounded in the last 24 hours in the country’s east where government troops are fighting with pro-Russian rebels,