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Putin: ‘New Stage’ Reached in Syria, Concessions Needed

Moscow (MEE) – The summit with Turkey’s Erdogan and Iran’s Rouhani comes two days after Putin hosted surprise talks with Syria’s Assad. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday a “new stage” had been reached in the Syria crisis but achieving a political solution would require compromises from all sides, including the Syrian government. Putin was speaking alongside […]

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Putin Offers Joint Projects to Unite Russia, North and South Korea

Moscow (TeleSUR) – Rather than inviting Pyongyang “to a cemetery,” economic integration would strengthen stability and trust while developing the region, Putin said. Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed a conciliatory solution toward resolving the crisis on the Korean peninsula, noting that the incorporation of North Korea into joint development projects across the region could soothe the frayed […]

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Vladimir Putin, at Wit’s End with Washington, Opts for Poker over Chess

Moscow (SCF) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a calculated bet that the embattled Trump administration will interpret his expulsion of hundreds of US diplomats from Russia as more of a friendly warning than an overtly hostile act. As US lawmakers on the weekend sent to President Trump’s desk a bill that would make […]

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Russia’s Putin Stresses Need for Dialogue in Qatar-Gulf Row

Moscow (MEMO) – Russian President Vladimir Putin had telephone discussions with the leaders of Qatar and Bahrain, stressing the need for diplomacy to end the dispute between Qatar and several other Arab states, the Kremlin said on Saturday. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed ties with Qatar last month, accusing it of supporting terrorism […]

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Putin: US Routinely Meddles in Russian and Other Nations’ Elections

Moscow (SCF) – In a Showtime interview of Russian President Vladimir Putin by American film-maker Oliver Stone, which started airing on June 12th, Putin called «lies» many of the allegations by U.S. intelligence agencies, to the effect that he or his government attempted to influence the outcome of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election. He also accused the U.S. government of having actually done not only […]

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Russia Shreds ‘Primitive,’ ‘Inconsistent’ US Stance as Tillerson Leaves Moscow

Moscow (TeleSUR) – Russia’s Putin and Foreign Minister Lavrov expressed sarcasm and open hostility during Rex Tillerson’s visit to Russia, the first by a Trump official. Russia’s top officials didn’t pull any punches as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson completed his visit to Moscow Wednesday, the first by any member of U.S. President Donald Trump’s cabinet. The round […]

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Putin Claims US Preparing Chemical Weapons False Flag in Syria

Damascus (GPA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters today that the US is planning “provocations” for war that would be blamed on Assad. Aka a chemical weapons false flag. Putin made the statement during a joint press conference this morning with Italian President Sergio Mattarella. Putin told the reporters that Russia has evidence of the […]

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Despite Russian Warning, Israel Pledges to Keep Bombing Syria

Tel Aviv (GPA) – Following a meeting between Vladimir Putin and the Israeli ambassador to Russia concerning Israel’s recent actions in Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said his country will not change their policy on bombing Syrian army positions. Tensions are high between Russia and Israel following several incursions into Syrian airspace by […]