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The Moscow Times
Man Whose House Was Torched Apologizes for Criticism of Kadyrovcalled Dzhalaldinov uneducated and asked the President not to consider his stat
Man Whose House Was Torched Apologizes for Criticism of Kadyrov
The Moscow Times / Posted 9 hours ago
called Dzhalaldinov uneducated and asked the President not to consider his statements as the views of all residents, the Interfax news agency reported. Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov denied that the village had been cordoned off and accused... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Chechen Man Whose House Was Torched Apologizes for Criticism of Kadyrovcalled Dzhalaldinov uneducated and asked the President not to consider his stat
Chechen Man Whose House Was Torched Apologizes for Criticism of Kadyrov
The Moscow Times / Posted 10 hours ago
called Dzhalaldinov uneducated and asked the President not to consider his statements as the views of all residents, the Interfax news agency reported. Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov denied that the village had been cordoned off and accused... Read more
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International Business Times
Nadia Savchenko: Freed Ukrainian fighter pilot sworn in as MP amid talk of presidential run president, also on 31 May. Afanasyev's lawyer, Alexander Popkov, said the peti
Nadia Savchenko: Freed Ukrainian fighter pilot sworn in as MP amid talk of presidential run
International Business Times / Posted 10 hours ago
president, also on 31 May. Afanasyev's lawyer, Alexander Popkov, said the petition did not admit Afanasyev's guilt, Interfax reported. Soloshenko was jailed for six years for espionage for trying to buy components for S-300 surface-to-air... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Soviet-born Putin Ally Becomes Israeli Defense MinisterSoviet-born politician Avigdor Lieberman has officially taken his post as Israe
Soviet-born Putin Ally Becomes Israeli Defense Minister
The Moscow Times / Posted 11 hours ago
Soviet-born politician Avigdor Lieberman has officially taken his post as Israeli Defense Minister, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday. He is the first Russian-speaking Israeli to hold the role. Lieberman previously served as Deputy Prime... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey's Erdogan accuses Russia of arming PKK militantsthe United States and Europe. Responding to the accusation, Russian Deputy For
Turkey's Erdogan accuses Russia of arming PKK militants
Reuters / Posted yesterday
the United States and Europe. Responding to the accusation, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov was quoted by Interfax news agency as saying: "When someone says something, let them show evidence." FIXING TIES However, Deputy Prime... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Kremlin Rejects Working Group to Mend Russia-Turkey Relationshas rejected the creation of a dedicated working group aimed at normalizing rel
Kremlin Rejects Working Group to Mend Russia-Turkey Relations
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
has rejected the creation of a dedicated working group aimed at normalizing relations between Russia and Turkey, the Interfax news agency reported Monday. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu proposed the idea during a press conference... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Jailed Ukrainians Soloshenko and Afanasyev Ask Putin For Pardonin Russia on terrorism and espionage charges, have filed a petition for clemenc
Jailed Ukrainians Soloshenko and Afanasyev Ask Putin For Pardon
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
in Russia on terrorism and espionage charges, have filed a petition for clemency with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Interfax news agency reported Monday. Soloshenko was convicted of espionage and sentenced to six years imprisonment after... Read more
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The Moscow Times
American Student Deported From Russia for Private Tutoring� an American citizen studying in Russia � has been deported from the country f
American Student Deported From Russia for Private Tutoring
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
� an American citizen studying in Russia � has been deported from the country for tutoring a without special license, the Interfax news agency reported Monday. �While studying at Kazan University he was giving private lessons in English in his... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nanny who decapitated girl asks to be allowed out of prisonhave to specify the necessity of administering compulsory measures of a medical
Nanny who decapitated girl asks to be allowed out of prison
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
have to specify the necessity of administering compulsory measures of a medical nature to her in the indictment', reported Interfax. The nanny earlier told one journalist: 'I saw online how they were cutting off heads. This hatred. 'There was a... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Artist Pavlensky Appeals Sentence That Resulted in No Jail Timeperformance artist Pyotr Pavlensky have appealed the sentence of a St. Petersbu
Russian Artist Pavlensky Appeals Sentence That Resulted in No Jail Time
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky have appealed the sentence of a St. Petersburg court that saw him escape jail, the Interfax news agency reported Monday. A court convicted Pavlensky to 16 months in prison after finding him guilty of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Suicide Alarm System Installed on Moscow BridgeA computerized suicide alarm system has been installed on Moscow's Krymsky Most
Suicide Alarm System Installed on Moscow Bridge
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
A computerized suicide alarm system has been installed on Moscow's Krymsky Most bridge, the Interfax news agency reported Monday. The system uses a smart camera system to track those who jump from the bridge and alerts the emergency services. An... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Dachshunds Do Doggy Dress-Upbeen left red-faced after telling reporters that “Russia will never catch up to
Dachshunds Do Doggy Dress-Up
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
been left red-faced after telling reporters that “Russia will never catch up to the United States in the space race,” the Interfax news agency reported. Some 10,000 soldiers from 12 countries are to take part in NATO military drills across the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Progress on Ukraine reforms can boost case for Russia sanctions - Rasmussenin the foreign affairs committee of Russia's lower house of parliament, called
Progress on Ukraine reforms can boost case for Russia sanctions - Rasmussen
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
in the foreign affairs committee of Russia's lower house of parliament, called it a "hostile gesture", according to Interfax news agency. Konstantin Kosachev, a senior member of Russia's upper house of parliament, wrote on Facebook of... Read more
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The Star
Progress on Ukraine reforms can boost case for Russia sanctions - Rasmussenin the foreign affairs committee of Russia's lower house of parliament, called
Progress on Ukraine reforms can boost case for Russia sanctions - Rasmussen
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
in the foreign affairs committee of Russia's lower house of parliament, called it a "hostile gesture", according to Interfax news agency. Konstantin Kosachev, a senior member of Russia's upper house of parliament, wrote on Facebook of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Russia derides Ukraine's hiring of ex-Nato chiefgesture,” Leonid Kalashnikov, deputy head of the foreign affairs committee in R
Russia derides Ukraine's hiring of ex-Nato chief
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
gesture,” Leonid Kalashnikov, deputy head of the foreign affairs committee in Russia’s lower house of parliament, told Interfax. Konstantin Kosachyov, head of the foreign affairs committee in the upper house of parliament, called Rasmussen’s... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Space Industry Nine Times Behind U.S. Says Rogozinbeen left red-faced after telling reporters that “Russia will never catch up to
Russian Space Industry Nine Times Behind U.S. Says Rogozin
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
been left red-faced after telling reporters that “Russia will never catch up to the United States in the space race,” the Interfax news agency reported. “Our space industry has fallen behind the Americans ninefold. All of our ambitious projects... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Faces From the Streets of St. Petersburgpoint against the U.S. Dollar since the beginning of the year on Thursday morni
Faces From the Streets of St. Petersburg
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
point against the U.S. Dollar since the beginning of the year on Thursday morning thanks to a surge in oil prices, the Interfax news agency reported. The Kremlin is ready to support the return of Ukraine�s troubled eastern regions to Kiev... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Space Industry Nine Times Behind U.S. Says Prime Ministerbeen left red-faced after telling reporters that �Russia will never catch up to
Russian Space Industry Nine Times Behind U.S. Says Prime Minister
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
been left red-faced after telling reporters that �Russia will never catch up to the United States in the space race,� the Interfax news agency reported. �Our space industry has fallen behind the Americans ninefold. All of our ambitious projects... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia To Spend $1.5 Billion on New Planes For Domestic AirlinesPresident Vladimir Putin personally chose Il-114 over four models of regional a
Russia To Spend $1.5 Billion on New Planes For Domestic Airlines
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
President Vladimir Putin personally chose Il-114 over four models of regional aircraft offered by the Ministry, the Interfax news agency reported. The Ilyushin Il-114 twin-engine airliner was designed in the 1980s for local routes and made... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Alleged Arson at Home of Russian Teacher Accused of Abusive Homeworkwas investigated for child abuse after assigning difficult homework has accused
Alleged Arson at Home of Russian Teacher Accused of Abusive Homework
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
was investigated for child abuse after assigning difficult homework has accused arsonists of setting fire to her home, the Interfax news agency reported Friday. Tatiana Porseva's cottage near the town of Zlatoust in the Chelyabinsk region burnt... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Savchenko Ready to Become Ukrainian Presidentwho was freed this week after two years in a Russian jail, has announced her re
Savchenko Ready to Become Ukrainian President
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
who was freed this week after two years in a Russian jail, has announced her readiness to become Ukrainian President, the Interfax news agency reported Friday. �Ukrainians: if you need me to become your president, then I will be president,� said... Read more
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The Moscow Times
G7 Leaders Agree to Prolong Anti-Russian SanctionsThe G7 has agreed to extend sanctions imposed on Russia for its role in the Ukr
G7 Leaders Agree to Prolong Anti-Russian Sanctions
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
The G7 has agreed to extend sanctions imposed on Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis, the Interfax news agency reported Friday. The G7 group of world leaders is concerned about the deteriorating situation in the south-east of Ukraine, a... Read more
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The Moscow Times
10,000 NATO Soldiers to Take Part in Baltic Military ExercisesSome 10,000 soldiers from 12 countries are to take part in NATO military drills
10,000 NATO Soldiers to Take Part in Baltic Military Exercises
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
Some 10,000 soldiers from 12 countries are to take part in NATO military drills across the Baltic today, the Interfax news agency reported Friday. Of those participating, 3,500 servicemen are from foreign countries, mostly the United States. Finland... Read more
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DW
Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea takeover |own business, and I would continue to do so, without paying attention to any me
Ukraine bans Gorbachev for backing Crimea takeover |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
own business, and I would continue to do so, without paying attention to any mean-spirited outbursts," he told the Russian Interfax agency. Kyiv has banned a range of politicians and celebrities from entering the country since the beginning of the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Top Cop Says Russia Needs 'National Idea' Underpinned in LawRussia�s top investigator has proposed changes to legislation that would underp
Top Cop Says Russia Needs 'National Idea' Underpinned in Law
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
Russia�s top investigator has proposed changes to legislation that would underpin state ideology in law, the Interfax news agency reported on Thursday. Speaking at a conference titled �Crime and Punishment: Vice and Atonement,� Alexander Bastrykin,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine Over Support for Crimea Annexationhas been banned from traveling to Ukraine for five years due to his support for
Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine Over Support for Crimea Annexation
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
has been banned from traveling to Ukraine for five years due to his support for the Russian annexation of Crimea, the Interfax news agency reported Thursday. �The five year entry ban has been imposed in the interest of public safety and in... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Ruble Hits 5-Month High As Oil Prices Risepoint against the U.S. Dollar since the beginning of the year on Thursday morni
Russian Ruble Hits 5-Month High As Oil Prices Rise
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
point against the U.S. Dollar since the beginning of the year on Thursday morning thanks to a surge in oil prices, the Interfax news agency reported. The ruble strengthened to 65.02 against the U.S. dollar and to 72.68 against the euro. The... Read more
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DW
Detained Ukrainian pilot returns to Kyiv from Russia |spokesman Dmitry Peskov said she had been officially pardoned by Russian Presid
Detained Ukrainian pilot returns to Kyiv from Russia |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
spokesman Dmitry Peskov said she had been officially pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Earlier, Russia's Interfax news agency reported that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was en route to attend the exchange at the airport of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow to Build Monuments to Poet Pasternak and Weapon Designer Kalashnikovdissident writer Boris Pasternak and rifle designer Mikhail Kalashnikov are to
Moscow to Build Monuments to Poet Pasternak and Weapon Designer Kalashnikov
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
dissident writer Boris Pasternak and rifle designer Mikhail Kalashnikov are to appear on the streets of Moscow, the Interfax news agency reported Wednesday. Both statues will be installed on Oruzheyny Pereulok in the centre of the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Live Blog: Pilot Nadiya Savchenko Returns Home to UkraineRussian Defense Ministry has denied reports of the destruction of Russian Mi-24
Live Blog: Pilot Nadiya Savchenko Returns Home to Ukraine
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
Russian Defense Ministry has denied reports of the destruction of Russian Mi-24 combat helicopters on a Syrian airbase, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday. The Russian Security Council has warned that alleged American espionage activities on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ukraine pilot ‘freed in prison swap’said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on We
Ukraine pilot ‘freed in prison swap’
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on Wednesday, his office said. Earlier, Russia's Interfax news agency reported that Poroshenko himself had flown to Russia to collect Savchenko, but there was no confirmation... Read more
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DW
Russia holds off on airstrikes against al Nusra Front |to be considered moderate and could be included in the peace process. However,
Russia holds off on airstrikes against al Nusra Front |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
to be considered moderate and could be included in the peace process. However, both countries have recently warned that any parties breaking the truce or blocking aid deliveries would face consequences. dj/sms (Reuters, dpa, Interfax)DW recom... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Live Blog: Ukrainian Pilot Nadiya Savchenko on Her Way HomeRussian Defense Ministry has denied reports of the destruction of Russian Mi-24
Live Blog: Ukrainian Pilot Nadiya Savchenko on Her Way Home
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
Russian Defense Ministry has denied reports of the destruction of Russian Mi-24 combat helicopters on a Syrian airbase, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday. The Russian Security Council has warned that alleged American espionage activities on... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Jailed Ukraine pilot heads home under prisoner swap with Russia: sourcessaid. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on We
Jailed Ukraine pilot heads home under prisoner swap with Russia: sources
Bdnews24.com / Posted 6 days ago
said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on Wednesday, his office said. Earlier, Russia's Interfax news agency reported that Poroshenko himself had flown to Russia to collect Savchenko, but there was no confirmation... Read more
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DW
Detained Ukrainian pilot Savchenko returned to Kyiv from Russia |spokesman Dmitry Peskov said she had been officially pardoned by President Vlad
Detained Ukrainian pilot Savchenko returned to Kyiv from Russia |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
spokesman Dmitry Peskov said she had been officially pardoned by President Vladimir Putin. Earlier, Russian Interfax agency reported that Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko was en route to attend the exchange at the airport of... Read more
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News.com.au
Ukraine pilot 'freed under prisoner swap'said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on We
Ukraine pilot 'freed under prisoner swap'
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on Wednesday, his office said. Earlier, Russia's Interfax news agency reported that Poroshenko himself had flown to Russia to collect Savchenko, but there was no confirmation... Read more
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Perth Now
Ukraine pilot 'freed under prisoner swap'said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on We
Ukraine pilot 'freed under prisoner swap'
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on Wednesday, his office said. Earlier, Russia's Interfax news agency reported that Poroshenko himself had flown to Russia to collect Savchenko, but there was no confirmation... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Ukraine trade two Russian detainees for pilotsaid. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on We
Ukraine trade two Russian detainees for pilot
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on Wednesday, his office said. Earlier, Russia's Interfax news agency reported that Poroshenko himself had flown to Russia to collect Savchenko, but there was no confirmation... Read more
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The Moscow Times
RuNet Has A Field Day With Medvedev's 'No Money' QuoteRussian Defense Ministry has denied reports of the destruction of Russian Mi-24
RuNet Has A Field Day With Medvedev's 'No Money' Quote
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
Russian Defense Ministry has denied reports of the destruction of Russian Mi-24 combat helicopters on a Syrian airbase, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday. The Russian Security Council has warned that alleged American espionage activities on... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Ukraine pilot 'freed under prisoner swap'said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on We
Ukraine pilot 'freed under prisoner swap'
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 days ago
said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on Wednesday, his office said. Earlier, Russia's Interfax news agency reported that Poroshenko himself had flown to Russia to collect Savchenko, but there was no confirmation... Read more
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Herald Sun
Ukraine pilot 'freed under prisoner swap'said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on We
Ukraine pilot 'freed under prisoner swap'
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on Wednesday, his office said. Earlier, Russia's Interfax news agency reported that Poroshenko himself had flown to Russia to collect Savchenko, but there was no confirmation... Read more
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Weekly Times
Ukraine pilot 'freed under prisoner swap'said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on We
Ukraine pilot 'freed under prisoner swap'
Weekly Times / Posted 6 days ago
said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on Wednesday, his office said. Earlier, Russia's Interfax news agency reported that Poroshenko himself had flown to Russia to collect Savchenko, but there was no confirmation... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Ukraine pilot 'freed under prisoner swap'said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on We
Ukraine pilot 'freed under prisoner swap'
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was to make a statement later on Wednesday, his office said. Earlier, Russia's Interfax news agency reported that Poroshenko himself had flown to Russia to collect Savchenko, but there was no confirmation... Read more
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Zero Hedge
US Spy Plane Disrupts Civilian Flights While Spying On Russiaat least two passenger jets belonging to major European airlines were endangere
US Spy Plane Disrupts Civilian Flights While Spying On Russia
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
at least two passenger jets belonging to major European airlines were endangered by the then unknown aircraft according to Interfax. Planes headed to Switzerland from Japan even even reported visual contact with the US plane. “As the result of the... Read more
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EuroNews
Ukraine preparing to swap Russian prisoners for pilot Nadiya Savchenkotwo Russian servicemen convicted of involvement in the conflict in the country’
Ukraine preparing to swap Russian prisoners for pilot Nadiya Savchenko
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
two Russian servicemen convicted of involvement in the conflict in the country’s east and is preparing to swap them for its pilot Nadiya Savchenko, Reuters reports. The men are being flown to the city of Rostov-on-Don for the exchange, Interfax sa... Read more
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Swissinfo
Moscow poised to hand over prisoner Savchenko to Ukraine: reportsbetween Moscow and the West a few weeks before the European Union decides wheth
Moscow poised to hand over prisoner Savchenko to Ukraine: reports
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
between Moscow and the West a few weeks before the European Union decides whether to extend sanctions on Russia. Russia's Interfax news agency quoted an unnamed source as saying Poroshenko's aircraft was en route to the southern Russian city of... Read more
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Reuters
Moscow poised to hand over prisoner Savchenko to Ukraine: reportsbetween Moscow and the West a few weeks before the European Union decides wheth
Moscow poised to hand over prisoner Savchenko to Ukraine: reports
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
between Moscow and the West a few weeks before the European Union decides whether to extend sanctions on Russia. Russia's Interfax news agency quoted an unnamed source as saying Poroshenko's aircraft was en route to the southern Russian city of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pardoned Russians on way to prisoner swap for jailed Ukrainian SavchenkoReuters. The two Russians are now flying to the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don
Pardoned Russians on way to prisoner swap for jailed Ukrainian Savchenko
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
Reuters. The two Russians are now flying to the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Interfax news agency cited a source as saying. (Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; Writing by Katya Golubkova and Dmitry... Read more
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The Star
Ukraine's Poroshenko to oversee Savchenko prisoner swap on WedReuters. The two Russians are now flying to the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don
Ukraine's Poroshenko to oversee Savchenko prisoner swap on Wed
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
Reuters. The two Russians are now flying to the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Interfax news agency cited a source as saying. (Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; Writing by Katya Golubkova and Dmitry... Read more
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The Washington Times
Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour death creates opening for Haqqani networkHaqqani replaces Mansour, Zamir Kabulov, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spe
Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour death creates opening for Haqqani network
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
Haqqani replaces Mansour, Zamir Kabulov, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s special representative on Afghanistan, told the Interfax news service. Mansour named Haqqani as one of his top deputies in one of his first acts as the Taliban leader in... Read more
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