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By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Oct 3rd, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended an agreement with the United States for disposal of weapons-grade plutonium because of “unfriendly” acts by Washington, the Kremlin said. A Kremlin spokesman said Putin had signed a decree...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 28th, 2016
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Nieuwegein, Netherlands ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Malaysian airliner shot down in eastern Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made Buk missile launched from a village held by rebels fighting Ukrainian government forces, international prosecutors said on Wednesday. The findings challenge Moscow̵...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 30th, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Kremlin says it had zero involvement in the hacking of Democratic Party emails while U.S. officials say the hack originated in Russia. We may never know who is right, but one thing is for sure – Russia had motive, capability and form. Seen thr...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jul 30th, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Moscow has requested Kyiv’s preliminary agreement to appoint Mikhail Babich as new Ambassador to Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Friday. Mikhail Babich, currently the presidential envoy to the Volga Federal District, ...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Apr 25th, 2016
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Hanover, Germany ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday he would do whatever he could to advance a controversial trade deal with the European Union in his last eight months in office, but warned that time was running short. Obama has pushed to complete two trade a...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Mar 11th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has again questioned Russia’s interventions in Syria and eastern Ukraine. Addressing a joint press conference following his meeting with Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko at the presidential palace in t...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Feb 22nd, 2016
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Washington (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Russia will ask permission on Monday to start flying surveillance planes equipped with high-powered digital cameras amid warnings from U.S. intelligence and military officials that such overflights help Moscow collect intelligence on the United States. Russia and the U...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 15th, 2016
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Kiev, Ukraine (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday outlined his government’s work agenda for this year, saying that the settlement of the conflict in eastern regions remains an issue of paramount importance. “The top priority for us is ensuring p...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 12th, 2016
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Washington ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov agreed Monday “to stay in close touch, and to look for an opportunity to meet, in the days ahead”, a spokesperson has said. “They discussed a range of issu...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 2nd, 2016
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Moscow, Russia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new appraisal names the United States as one of the threats to Russia’s national security for the first time, a sign of how relations with the west have deteriorated in recent years. The document, “About the Strategy of National Security o...