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Putin Briefed on Results of Probe Into Hole in Soyuz MS-09 Spaceship - Source

Added: 19.09.2019 11:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been briefed on the results of a probe into the mysterious hole in the hull of Soyuz MS-09 spaceship, a source in the space industry told Sputnik. "The president has been briefed on the results of the investigation," the source said. Dmitry Rogozin, the head of the state space agency Roscosmos, said Wednesday that the probe found out how the hole appeared in the ship but the conclusions would not be made public. Prior to that, the Russian Prosecutor General's Office conducted an inquiry into the precise location of the hole in cooperation with other authorities. The statement referred to the incident when the crew of the International Space Station (ISS)...

Leaders of Turkey, Russia, Iran meet on Syria

Added: 16.09.2019 9:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

ANKARA - The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran meet on Monday to try to secure a lasting truce in northwest Syria following attacks by the government that risk deepening regional turmoil and pushing a new wave of migrants towards Turkey. The summit in Ankara, bringing together countries whose Syrian allies are combatants in a ruinous eight-year-old war, will focus on the Idlib region, the last remaining territory held by rebels seeking to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani have backed Assad against the rebels. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, along with the United States, European and Arab allies, has...

Tensions over Afghan talks ended with Bolton's exit: sources

Added: 11.09.2019 0:19 | 4 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump and adviser John Bolton were always unlikely foreign policy allies, with Bolton skeptical of Trump's outreach on North Korea and efforts to woo Russian President Vladimir Putin and supportive of an Iraq war hated by his boss.

What Trump still doesn't get about Putin

Added: 08.09.2019 20:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump's desire to placate Russian President Vladimir Putin has been a running theme throughout his time in office. From discounting Russia's attack on our elections to opening the door to inviting Russia back into the G7, Trump's presidency has been marked by a desire to let Russia off the hook for innumerable illegal actions.

Russia and Ukraine conduct prisoner swap, raising hopes for eased tensions

Added: 07.09.2019 10:52 | 3 views | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that the exchange would be “a good step” toward the normalization of relations between Moscow and Kiev.

MH17 Suspect to be Released

Added: 05.09.2019 14:02 | 4 views | 0 comments

A court in Kyiv has released Volodymyr Tsemakh, a suspect in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) five years ago, as Russian President Vladimir Putin said a prisoner swap with Ukraine is nearing completion. The Kyiv Court of Appeal handed down the ruling on Thursday, saying Tsemakh should be released immediately on his own recognizance. A Ukrainian national, Tsemakh reportedly oversaw an air-defense unit among Russia-backed separatists in a town near where the jet came down. An international Dutch-led investigation has already concluded that the commercial airliner was shot down by a Russian-made Buk...

Russia offers joint development of submarines for Indian Navy

Added: 05.09.2019 11:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

Russia has offered India submarines for navy's Project 75i on the basis of an intergovernmental agreement. It was suggested during the delegation-level meet between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Under Project 75(I), India plans to...


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