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23 July 2018
Washington Post: Trump ignored warnings from his national security advisers when he congratulated Putin, including a section in his briefing materials in all-capital letters stating "DO NOT CONGRATULATE."
4 month ago
In Greece, in connection with the case of the murder of a journalist in Malta, a Russian woman Mariya Efimova was detained
Ukrainian MP Anton Gerashenko published general prosecutor's office request to Verkhovna Rada to arrest Savchenko, she is being accused in cooperation with terrorist organization DNR, preparing attacks4 month ago
Ukrainian MP Anton Gerashenko published general prosecutor's office request to Verkhovna Rada to arrest Savchenko, she is being accused in cooperation with terrorist organization DNR, preparing attacks
4 month ago
Russia Launches Military Exercises In Crimea, Abkhazia
4 suspected militants were killed on the border of Chechnya and Ingushetiya
Poland considers deporting Russian diplomats after poisoning of Skripal
Turkish Navy Burak class corvette F505 TCG Bafra southbound Chios Strait in Aegean Sea4 month ago
Turkish Navy Burak class corvette F505 TCG Bafra southbound Chios Strait in Aegean Sea
Armed man was killed in attack attempt on police station in Grozny, 1 policeman wounded
4 month ago
Cambridge Analytica says its board has suspended CEO Alexander Nix with immediate effect pending an investigation after Channel 4 investigative reports.
4 month ago
The RAF says an engineer has died after a Red Arrows jet crashed following an incident at RAF Valley in Anglesey in Wales
4 month ago
[email protected]: "We want to continue to have a dialogue with Russia."
White House says Trump is not considering or discussing the firing of Special Counsel Mueller
"We disagree with the fact that we shouldn't have conversations with Russia" says @PressSec when pressed on @SenJohnMcCain description of Russian elections as a "sham"
[email protected] on Russian election violations: "I don't believe it came up" on Trump-Putin call. Does WH see vote as free and fair? "We don't get to dictate how other countries operateWe can only focus on the freeness and fairness of our election." Skripal poisoning wasn't discussed.
White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, confirms Trump did not raise the Salisbury spy attempted murder with Putin when he spoke to him
White House says Trump did not raise issue of election meddling in call with Russia's Putin
4 month ago
Q: Does the @WhiteHouse believe the election in Russia was free and fair? @PressSec: "We don't get to dictate how other countries operate."
"We're going to continue to maintain the position that we have and be tough when necessary" on Russia, says @PressSec
4 month ago
"The president, once again, has maintained its important for us to have a dialogue with Russiaat the same we're going to continue to be tough with them," says @PressSec responding to @SenJohnMcCain criticism of @POTUS congratulating Putin for his re-election.
Lviv regional council called to sever relations with Russia
White House: We will continue dialogue with Russia to talk about common interests on Iran and North Korea
Full Statement by Senator McCain on President Trump congratulating Putin
4 month ago
Labour Party has announced its new general secretary is Jennie Formby from the trade union 'Unite'
EU's Juncker criticised for Putin congratulations
John McCain strikes back shortly after White House says Trump congratulated Putin today on his re-election victory
One wounded in Pisky today as result of shelling
Meanwhile there go the 23 expelled Russian diplomats from Stansted Airport4 month ago
Meanwhile there go the 23 expelled Russian diplomats from Stansted Airport
4 month ago
According to TASS all the foreign ambassadors in Moscow have been invited to a meeting at the Foreign Ministry tomorrow re the Salisbury case
4 month ago
Putin and Trump discussed Syria and Ukraine
4 month ago
Hungary will not be able to block cooperation between Ukraine and NATO: Foreign Ministry
4 month ago
Zakharova: Hypotheses about what substance was used in Salisbury distract from Britain's failure to present facts to Russia in the Skripal case - Interfax.
4 month ago
Kremlin: Putin and Trump discussed the possibility of a summit between them
4 month ago
Trump 'congratulated' Putin on re-election: Kremlin
4 month ago
Kremlin says trump and putin underlined importance of working together to rein in arms race
Russian diplomats are boarding Russian government Il-96 to leave UK4 month ago
Russian diplomats are boarding Russian government Il-96 to leave UK
Picture of crashed Red Arrows hawk at RAF Valley airbase (pic: @steve__francis)4 month ago
Picture of crashed Red Arrows hawk at RAF Valley airbase (pic: @steve__francis)
President Trump spoke with President Putin this morning, White House official tells @NBCNews
4 month ago
UK Ministry of Defence says a Red Arrows jet has crashed after an incident at RAF Valley in Anglesey in Wales
4 month ago
The Ministry of Defence says a Red Arrow jet has crashed after an incident at RAF Valley in Anglesey in Wales
4 month ago
Tánaiste @simoncoveney -"nothing is agreed until everything is agreed. We will have to get agreement on the backstop - without that backstop agreement there will be no withdrawal treaty and there will be no transitional agreement which is part of the withdrawal treaty"
STRATCOM's General Hyten says cyber should be treated like space has been treated - talked about/viewed/considered as a warfighting domain
Czechs summon Russian ambassador over nerve toxin origin claims
1 killed, 5 wounded in gas explosion in Murmansk, North Russia
Impact of potentially pulling out of JCPOA on DPRK - "Any action the United States makes sends a message to everybody on the planet" says Gen Hyten "It will sends a message to North Korea. It will send messages to Russia China, our allies everybody is impacted"
In Murmansk, three floors of the apartment house collapsed, there are victims
"When I have my intel.., translate the Russian for me it is not 'escalate to deescalate,' it is 'escalate to win' and we have to deter that kind of response, That cannot be allowed" @US_Stratcom's General Hyten says of Russian doctrine and threa
4 month ago
Savchenko: There would never be a grenade explosion in the Verkhovna Rada if there were at least one innocent soul
"Russia's going to have, at least in the unclassified world, at least 11 different delivery platforms for low yield nuclear weapons that they can use in different places at different times - right we have one" says General Hyten on why need sub-launched low field nukes
"Our defense is deterrent capability" says @US_Stratcom's General Hyten, when asked about threat from Russia-China hypersonic missiles "We don't have any defense that could deny the deployment of such a weapon against us"
"The Russian doctrine will be to use a low-yield nuclear weapon on the battlefield in case of a conventional over-match with an adversary" says General Hyten, citing Putin's own words
US needs low yield nuclear weapons, @US_Stratcom Cmdr @usairforce General John Hyten tells SASC hearing - "That capability's a deterrence weapon to respond the threat that Russia in particular is portraying"
Two villages in Tajikistan and Turkmenistan 660 km apart set record for highest number of votes for Putin outside Russia - both coincidentally came up with 97.74 percent.
Trans-Baikal Regional Court gave ex-FSB employee 14 years in prison for treason in favor of China
4 month ago
Russian source in Maltese scandal surrenders to Greek police
4 month ago
Qatar is ready to supply liquefied gas to Ukraine - Poroshenko
4 month ago
Britain's Ministry of Defence withdraws offer to lead EU military after Brexit
4 month ago
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg summoned by UK lawmakers to give evidence regarding the Cambridge Analytica scandal
4 month ago
British MPs ask Facebook's Zuckerberg to give evidence on data row
4 month ago
Gove: It is the view of this govt and the House that we need to make sure that this implementation period succeeds in order to grab the greater prize that is Brexit
4 month ago
Gove: We believe that when we leave the EU, we should leave the Common Fisheries. That is not the position of anyone else in this House
Hope we will not have to react to US steel tariffs Merkel says after meeting Irish PM ahead of EU summit. Working on compromise: EU trade commissioner @MalmstromEU and German trade Minister @Altmaier in Washington along with German and other G20 finance ministers4 month ago
"Hope we will not have to react" to US steel tariffs Merkel says after meeting Irish PM ahead of EU summit. Working on "compromise": EU trade commissioner @MalmstromEU and German trade Minister @Altmaier in Washington along with German and other G20 finance ministers
Ireland can rely on us over Brexit Merkel tells Irish PM Leo Varadkar in Berlin ahead of EU Summit4 month ago
"Ireland can rely on us" over Brexit Merkel tells Irish PM Leo Varadkar in Berlin ahead of EU Summit
4 month ago
Gove: The UK share of quotas will not change during implementation period
4 month ago
UK Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Gove: Our proposal to the EU, we would sit alongside other coastal states as an equal partner we pressed hard to secure this outcome but we are disappointed that the EU wasn't prepared to move
Irish PM Leo Varadkar has said he is seeing steady progress on Brexit negotiations, but more needs to be done in the coming weeks and months
4 month ago
Soviet-era scientist says he helped create poison in UK spy attack row
General Prosecutor's office for the third time questioned Savchenko in the case of Maidan4 month ago
General Prosecutor's office for the third time questioned Savchenko in the case of Maidan
Moldova will return to Russia the Ambassador withdrawn in December
In response to recommendations regarding the rule of law, Polish government rejected the allegations of the European Commission
Irish Data Protection Commissioner says 'following up' with Facebook on oversight of app developers, third parties that utilize their platform
4 month ago
The Russian Army announces the control of 65% of Goutha Syria
UK business lobby says Brexit deal a victory for pragmatism
Slovakia's president refuses to approve new cabinet: official
4 month ago
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says a sample of the nerve agent used to poison former spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury should be given to Russian officials
EU sets May 26 for 2019 EU parliament election
4 month ago
Serbian PM threatens to resign over colleagues' 'personal vanities': state media
4 month ago
23 Russian diplomats deemed by Britain to have been "undeclared intelligence officers" and expelled over Skripal poisoning are on their way back to Moscow. Three buses seen leaving the Russian embassy in London today.
Inquiry into Philippines not impacted by ICC withdrawal: criminal court
4 month ago
ATO spox: Yesterday, Russian proxies delivered a single small arms attack in Novohryhorivka village (Donetsk sector) wounding in action one Ukrainian serviceman. Ukrainian troops did not return fire.
4 month ago
Three buses with diplomatic number plates have left the Russian embassy in London after Prime Minister Theresa May ordered 23 Russian diplomats to leave the UK over the spy poisoning
4 month ago
Roskomnadzor gave Telegram 15 days to provide the Russian FSB with encryption keys
2 killed as result of grenade explosion at market in Chisinau
Explosion hits store in Moldova's capital Chisinau, several people were killed - report
4 month ago
Norway's justice minister quits to avert government collapse
4 month ago
After meeting with US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, German Economy Minister @PeterAltmaier said both sides had the "impression" it was possible to find a "solution" this week to avoid a serious trade conflict between the US and the EU. "It's not certain, but I see a chance."
4 month ago
Moscow awaits Russian diplomats ordered to leave Britain
Former French president Sarkozy questioned in custody over allegations of campaign financing by Libya's Gaddafi
EU firms scale back presence in UK as Brexit nears - survey
Case of Libyan financing: the former President of the Republic Nicolas Sarkozy has been in GAV since this morning on the premises of the Office anticorruption. (Mediapart)
British authorities say they've recovered a car in connection with the novichok nerve toxin attack on a former Russian spy earlier this month.
G20 pushes for free trade as U.S. vows to defend national interest
Photo: French mercenary Philippe Khalfine near Yasynuvata, occupied Donetsk region
1 attack on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 1 soldier was wounded
The Ukrainian Embassy in Warsaw condemned the anti-Ukrainian action of Polish nationalists
4 month ago
Hungary is unhappy with the plans of Ukraine to restore the military base in Beregovo
Dnipro region, @MNS_UA's BAT-M vehicle at work
A Facebook executive who urged transparency on Russian disinformation is said to be leaving after clashing with other company officials
Nagorno Karabakh claims shot down Azerbaijani drone4 month ago
Nagorno Karabakh claims shot down Azerbaijani drone
NATO Secretary General: Russia is becoming increasingly unpredictable and aggressive
Russian Presidential elections: 96,4% of votes for Putin in Transnistria4 month ago
Russian Presidential elections: 96,4% of votes for Putin in Transnistria
4 month ago
Norway's Christian Democrats refused to back a rightwing justice minister, a move that could end up toppling the minority government
Bermuda police confirm they have found the body of missing US student Mark Dombroski, no cause of death announced
Air strike on Syria's Eastern Ghouta kills 15 children sheltering in a school, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says
4 month ago
Britain's data protection authority is seeking a search warrant to search the Cambridge Analytica offices on Tuesday, according to the UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham who told Channel 4 News on Monday. This comes after Channel 4 exposed CA's corruption.
4 month ago
[email protected]: Trump's election consultants Cambridge Analytica secretly filmed offering to use Ukrainian sex workers to entrap politicians
Airstrikes on KhanSheikhoun area were carried out by Russian Air Force.
4 month ago
At the meeting of the losing candidates with Putin, Ksenia Sobchak handed over a list with the names of people whom she considers political prisoners and asked them to pardon.
Poroshenko arrived in Qatar on an official visit4 month ago
Poroshenko arrived in Qatar on an official visit
French island of New Caledonia to vote on independence on Nov. 4
White House on Russian election: "We're not surprised by the outcome."
Now on Suvorov Square in Moscow there is a rally of supporters of Sergei Udaltsov under the slogan For Fair Elections. According to Udaltsov, about 500 people participate in it4 month ago
Now on Suvorov Square in Moscow there is a rally of supporters of Sergei Udaltsov under the slogan "For Fair Elections". According to Udaltsov, about 500 people participate in it
Joint statement by Germany's Economy Minister Altmaier and US Secretary of Commerce Ross on their talks about the planned tariffs on steel and aluminum imports
"We are in the process of implementing the biggest reinforcement or collected defence since the end of the cold war," NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg says over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent with a nerve agent
4 month ago
February marked the lowest number of civilian casualties since the beginning of the entire conflict - seven people were injured, and no civilian deaths were recorded.
Netanyahu congratulates Putin on his reelection, 'looks forward to continuing to work together closely'
Boris Johnson: Strong support for UK from our @NATO allies in response to Salisbury incident. As @jensstoltenberg said, the Russian state continues to show complete disregard for international rules
4 month ago
Unfortunately, one Ukrainian serviceman was injured in action yesterday.
4 month ago
Turkish President Erdogan called the Russian President Putin by telephone.
4 month ago
Leaders of the EU countries, or G7 members such as Canada, USA or Japan have not sent notes congratulating Russia's president Vladimir Putin on his re-election victory
4 month ago
„Russia remains a difficult partner", says Germany's new Foreign Minister @HeikoMaas after Putin gets reelected. But he also states Russia will be needed for the solution of major international conflicts
A Soyuz-FG rocket has rolled out to site № 1 (Gagarin start) at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan ahead of its scheduled Wednesday launch with 3 new crewmembers for the International Space Station.
4 month ago
One of the first things Putin does after reelection is to call up reservists for a refresher course of up to 2 months
Macron calls Putin, doesn't congratulate him on election but wishes Russia and its people "success in political modernisation." Rest of the call on Syria, Ukraine and Salisbury chemical attack.
President Erdoğan: Turkey will ask EU to keep promises over 3 billion euro aid for Syrian refugees at the summit in Varna, Bulgaria next week4 month ago
President Erdoğan: Turkey will ask EU to keep promises over 3 billion euro aid for Syrian refugees at the summit in Varna, Bulgaria next week
4 month ago
Putin says Russia will cut its military spending this year
The European Union imposes sanctions on 4 personals of Syrian government due to chemical atacks
4 month ago
Seasonally adjusted industrial output in Russia swings to decline in February following two months of growth - ROSSTAT
4 month ago
Russian President Putin: We want a constructive dialogue with our international partners and we will do everything in our power to resolve conflicts
4 month ago
Russia's Putin says we plan no arms race
DIY aircraft used for smuggling cigarettes crashed in L'viv region
3 wounded as result of grenade explosion in apartment block in Kyiv4 month ago
3 wounded as result of grenade explosion in apartment block in Kyiv
Israel charges French consulate worker with arms smuggling
NATO SG @jensstoltenberg met with South Koreas Kang Kyung-wha of @MOFAkr_eng to discuss diplomatic progress with North Korea and support for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula
Kent Police says 21-year-old Mohammed Abdul has been charged with attempted murder after a car was driven into a crowd outside Blake's nightclub in Gravesend on Saturday
[email protected]: We think it's reasonable that the time of the transition should be used to carry out those negotiations with all those partners and at the end of the transition the UK will be able to make the agreements operational
[email protected]: on the day UK leaves in 2019 they're leaving 750 international agreements which we signed as the EU, the work the UK has to do to establish or re-esatblish relations with all those partners that work is a considerable amount of work
EU, UK agree there should be 'backstop' solution on Irish border
[email protected]: Transition agreement covers Gibraltar
4 month ago
Germany rejects idea of sanctions on Schroeder over Russia
Amid Brexit deal talk, EU summons envoys, media
Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer says the agreement could have been signed months ago and says ministers wasted time "pursuing their reckless red lines"
[email protected] confirms transition period will last until December 2020 says it's "near enough the 2 years we asked for"
Volodymyr Balukh, the Ukrainian activist who was extra-judicially jailed for hanging Ukraine's flag in Russia-occupied Crimea, has started an indefinite hunger strike.
[email protected]: In keeping with that commitment we agree on the need to include legal text detailing backstop solution that is acceptable to both sides but it remains our intention to achieve a partnership so close as to not require specific measures in relation to NI
[email protected]: On Ireland, both the UK and the EU are committed to the Joint Report in its entirety
EU justice chief to discuss data leak with Facebook, U.S. government
[email protected]: We've also agreed specific safeguards when it comes to annual fishing negotiations these will only apply for negotiations in 2019, through 2020 we'll be negotiating fishing opportunities as an independent coastal state
[email protected]: To ensure our Agreement is faithfully and fully implemented we're establishing a joint committee made up of representatives of the UK and the EU and will provide a way to resolve concerns as they arise
[email protected]: As I've said many times the backstop will apply [on island of Ireland] until another solution is found
[email protected]: On Ireland, we must have a workable and practical solution to avoid a hard border and protect North-South coopaeration we agreed on the following: 1) both sides remain commitmed to December's Joint Report in all it's aspects 2) All issues identified in EU text must be addressed, 3) We agreed today that the backstop solution must form part of the legal text of the Withdrawal Agreement
4 month ago
EU Chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says a draft legal text has "complete accord on citizens' rights and financial settlement"
[email protected]: we may be able to agree, in particular during the transiton period, on a future ambitious partnership in foreign and external security policy
[email protected]: period of transiton will be the period during which we will need to finalise our future relationship, and that will be a short period. So negotations will be intense and demanding on our future relationship
EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier says a draft treaty proposes the Brexit transition period after the UK leaves the EU will end on 31 December 2020 and it will go to the summit of EU leaders for approval on Thursday
4 month ago
OSCE observers: Russia's presidential election conducted openly but in an 'overly controlled' environment.
[email protected] British citizens and EU citizens who arrive during the transiton period will receive the same rights and guarantees as those who arrived before the day of Brexit
[email protected]: transition will be of limited duration, during which UK will no longer participate in EU decision making process because it will no longer be a member but will still preserve the benefits of SM and CU and will therefore will be required to respect all the rules
EU slaps sanctions on a senior Syrian officer and 3 scientists accused of links to the development and use of chemical weapons against civilians
[email protected]: we were able to this morning agree on a large part of what will make up an international agreement for the orderly withdrawal of the UK
4 month ago
Theresa May's spokesman says the Prime Minister expects Facebook and Cambridge Analytica to co-operate fully with the investigation into claims personal data was harvested
4 month ago
Theresa May's spokesman says the Prime Minister regards allegations against Cambridge Analytica over harvesting Facebook data as very concerning and people should have confidence personal data is protected
4 month ago
Matvienko: The West will reject sanctions against Russia after Putin's historic victory.
4 month ago
On Telegram, RT editor Simonyan writes that Putin "used to simply be our president and he could be changed. But he is our leader [vozhd']. And we will not allow him to be changed."
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