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US withdraws from Open Skies Treaty with Russia: officials

22 Nov. 2020 – By Lucia I. Suarez Sang, Lucas Tomlinson | Fox News The US has one major arms treaty remaining with Russia: New START The United States officially pulled out of another arms control pact with Russia on Sunday, marking the end of a six-month notification process informing Moscow, U.S. officials told Fox News. The Trump administration withdrew from the Open Skies Treaty, which

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Some in Moscow view Karabakh settlement as model for Donbas, Transnistria

18:07, 18 November 2020 – 112 UA – Author : Paul Goble – Source : Jamestown To compound this threat, some in the Russian capital apparently believe outside powers in the West, especially in Europe, might accept such arrangements, including the official injection of Russian peacekeepers on the ground. Whenever a major development occurs in one area of the post-Soviet

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Putin may resign in early 2021 due to illness, – The Sun

According to the sources, former gymnast Alina Kabayeva is asking Putin to step down Russian President Vladimir Putin may resign in early 2021 due to progressive Parkinson’s disease, The Sun reports, citing its sources. According to the sources, former gymnast Alina Kabayeva is asking Putin to step down. “Observers, who have studied recent footage with Putin, have noticed that his

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Op-Ed: Disinformation about history leads to disinformation about the present

Article prepared by Dalia Bankauskaite – a Nonresident Fellow in CEPA’s Democratic Resilience program. Firstly published by DFRLab as part of their effort to broaden expertise and understanding of information ecosystems around the world. Putin’s June 2020 essay paints an intentionally distorted history of World War II It is vital to understand why Russia’s rewriting of history holds dangerous implications for

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Zelensky believes it is possible to reach agreement with Putin on peace, return of occupied territories, although it’s very difficult

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky believes that it is possible to reach agreements with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to end the war in Donbas and return the occupied territories to Ukraine, although this is very difficult to do. “I believe in this. Otherwise, I would not run for President of Ukraine. It is very difficult, and here

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Trump wants nuclear deal with Putin before election day

09:00, 12.10.20 – UNIAN Russia’s dismissive public statements are likely a negotiating tactic, one official says. U.S. President Trump is looking to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to close the deal on a pre-election nuclear agreement,. National security adviser Robert O’Brien and his Russian counterpart, Nikolai Patrushev, met in Geneva on October 2.  As a result, Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei

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Putin ‘Saved’ Navalny’s Life – Head of Russian Duma

The head of Russia’s lower house of parliament on Thursday accused “shameless” opposition leader Alexei Navalny of working for Western security services and said President Vladimir Putin had saved his life. Duma chairman Vyacheslav Volodin’s remarks came after 44-year-old Navalny accused Putin of orchestrating his poisoning in the anti-corruption campaigner’s first published interview since he left the German hospital where he

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Kremlin Orders 2-Week Quarantine for All Putin Visitors – Reports

The Kremlin has imposed a mandatory two-week quarantine for anyone scheduled to meet President Vladimir Putin in person, the Proekt investigative website reported Wednesday. Putin, 67, has held most of his meetings via videoconference since the start of the pandemic, which has affected several high-ranking government officials including his spokesman and prime minister. As restrictions have been gradually lifted this

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No Novichok here

10:51 am, September 28, 2020 Source: Meduza Pro-Kremlin pundit broadcasts from hotel room where Navalny was poisoned to ‘prove’ that it couldn’t have happened there. During Sunday’s episode of his television show Vesti Nedeli, pro-Kremlin pundit and state media executive Dmitry Kiselyov visited the Tomsk hotel where opposition figure Alexey Navalny stayed the night before he became violently ill from severe poisoning. In a bid to

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Putin Calls For Pact With U.S. To Avoid ‘Digital Sphere’ Election Confrontations

September 25, 2020 13:45 GMT – By RFE/RL Russian dictator Vladimir Putin has called for a new deal with the United States to ensure neither country engages in cyber-meddling in each other’s elections. In a statement ahead of the U.S. presidential election on November 3, Putin called on September 25 for a reset between Russia and the United States, adding that

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