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Belarus halts transit of Russian crude to Poland & on to Europe, cites quality concerns

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The transfer of Russian crude oil into Poland and further into Europe through one of the pipeline branches going through Belarus has been suspended after Warsaw refused to process the oil in its refineries citing its poor quality. Poland has stopped accepting Russian crude arriving through Belarus at the Adamovo hub since 10.00 pm Warsaw Read More

White Helmets plot new false-flag chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib – Russia’s UN envoy

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The White Helmets, a controversial Western-backed ‘civil defense’ group, is readying a new provocation that will see them using toxic agents on civilians to frame the attack on Damascus, Russia’s deputy UN ambassador has said. Speaking at the UN Security Council meeting on Wednesday, Russia’s Deputy UN representative Vladimir Safronkov said the new false-flag attack Read More

Kim-Putin summit: What talks in Russia mean for US following Trump’s Hanoi fiasco

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin is shrouded in the veil of political uncertainty, but analysts believe it could be a roundabout way to reboot denuclearization talks with the US. The meeting is taking place in Vladivostok, 129 kilometers from the border Russia shares with North Korea. It is Russia’s Read More

Kiev is fuming over Russia’s move on passports for residents of Ukraine’s rebel regions

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Russia’s decision to facilitate getting Russian passports for residents of Ukraine’s breakaway regions has caused an angry reaction in Kiev, which condemned the “aggression” and even filed a complaint with the UN Security Council. The decree, implementing a simplified three-month period to get Russian citizenship for residents of the rebel-controlled areas of the Lugansk and Read More

Kim in Russia for 1st summit with Putin – 18 yrs after his father

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Much like his father 18 years ago, Kim Jong-un arrived in Russia by armored train on Wednesday to much fanfare — but while the trip has echoes of history, the circumstances are much different. The late Kim Jong-il’s trip to Moscow in 2001 came at a time when North Korea’s missile program had just begun Read More

‘Star Wars’ are back? US might preemptively strike Russia & China with space weapons – Russian MoD

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The US may be plotting a preemptive strike on the nuclear arsenals of Russia and China, Russian military said, citing the revival of the 1980s ‘Star Wars’ program and ever-growing US “missile defense” in Europe as evidence. The analysis of the “probable actions” of Washington shows that Americans are seeking to achieve strategic superiority through Read More

‘I come with warm feelings’: Kim speaks to press ahead of Putin summit

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made an extremely rare appearance in front of the press in Russia, ahead of his summit with Vladimir Putin. In what is thought to be his first interview with foreign journalists, he told Russian state media: “I have come to Russia with warm feelings from my people. “I Read More

Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia ahead of Putin summit

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Russia ahead of his summit with President Vladimir Putin. The two leaders will meet in the far eastern Russian city of Vladivostok amid tensions surrounding the North Korean leader’s nuclear programme. Mr Kim, dressed in a black coat and a fedora, met with officials who welcomed Read More

Turkey to get first S-400s in July despite US pressure, Russian arms trade official confirms

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Moscow will start shipping its S-400 air defense missile systems to Turkey this summer, the chief of Russia’s state arms trade agency said. The deal is going through as Ankara ignores pressure from its ally, the US. Aleksandr Mikheyev of Rosoboronexport told Russian media on Wednesday that all issues pertaining to the contact have been Read More

Riding in style: Watch Kim Jong-un’s armored train arrive in Russia for 1st-ever state visit

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The leader of North Korea got his first taste of Russian hospitality after his famous armored train arrived at a border crossing. Shrouded in secrecy, Kim Jong-un’s visit to Russia is his first since coming to power. All three generations of the North Korean ruling family have used this unconventional form of transportation for state Read More