Tag Archives: Moscow

The Latest: UN chief says Assad fate must not block solution

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest news on developments in the Syrian conflict. All times local: 9:10 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says it's unacceptable that a solution to the Syrian…

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Russian airstrikes restore Syrian military balance of power

BEIRUT (AP) — Weeks of Russian airstrikes in Syria appear to have restored enough momentum to the government side to convince President Bashar Assad's foes & the world community that…

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Assad can stay, for now: Kerry accepts Russian stance

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday accepted Russia's long-standing demand that President Bashar Assad's future be determined by his own people, as Washington & Moscow…

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Kerry in Moscow to push Syrian peace plan

Moscow (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry flew in to Moscow on Tuesday to meet Russia's President Vladimir Putin & urge him to keep the fledgling Syrian peace…

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Kerry heads to Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks

PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia to try & narrow gaps with Russian leaders over a political transition to end Syria's civil war…

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Moscow authorities to offer free Wi-Fi at cemeteries

MOSCOW (AP) — As part of their campaign to bring Wi-Fi to crowded public spots in the Russian capital, Moscow authorities are connecting up an unlikely new location: cemeteries. The…

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Latvia PM resigns amid coalition doubts over leadership

By Gederts Gelzis RIGA (Reuters) – Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma said on Monday that she was resigning her post after political squabbles within her center right ruling coalition &…

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Russia Threatens Economic Sanctions Against Turkey

Russia is threatening retaliatory sanctions that could cost both it & Turkey hundreds of millions — if not billions — of dollars in trade & joint projects. On Thursday, Russia…

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Russia-Turkey Relations Heading Into 'Dead-End,' Putin Says as Turkey Refuses to Apologize for Downing Plane

Russia & Turkey’s relations continued to deteriorate Thursday as Russian president Vladimir Putin said Turkey’s government was driving relations with them "into a dead-end." The remarks came as Moscow tightened…

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Iran leader hosts Putin, says U.S. policies threaten Tehran, Moscow

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran's supreme leader, at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Tehran, said on Monday U.S. policies in the Middle East region were…

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