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Two Russian citizens have been detained in southern Italy on suspicion of smuggling Kurdish migrants

Two Russian citizens have been detained in southern Italy on suspicion of smuggling Kurdish migrants

The unnamed suspects aged 43 and 25 were reportedly due to be tried for aiding and abetting illegal immigration on Thursday afternoon.

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Kazakh President reshuffles government

Kazakh President reshuffles government

New ministers of foreign affairs, defence and aerospace industries, and industry and infrastructure development

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Putin’s End-of-Year Presser in Quotes

Putin’s End-of-Year Presser in Quotes

The press conference lasted almost four hours.

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Lavrov: “Russia Won’t Go to War With ‘Nazi’ Ukraine”

Lavrov: “Russia Won’t Go to War With ‘Nazi’ Ukraine”

“Russian intelligence indicates that Ukrainian troops are planning “an armed provocation” on the Crimean border around the time when Ukraine’s martial law expires on Dec. 25”

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Joint press statement following the 5th Association Council meeting between the EU and Ukraine

Joint press statement following the 5th Association Council meeting between the EU and Ukraine

The EU envisaged sending an assessment mission to Ukraine in the beginning of 2019

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Russia Ready to Discuss Inspections With U.S. on Arms Treaty

Russia Ready to Discuss Inspections With U.S. on Arms Treaty

Moscow categorically rules out inspections being carried out on Russia on a unilateral basis

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No Trump-Putin Meeting While Russia

No Trump-Putin Meeting While Russia

Two Ukrainian navy captains being held in a Russian jail have refused to provide testimony because they consider themselves prisoners of war

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EU Offers Ukraine Help but Holds Off on New Russia Sanctions

EU Offers Ukraine Help but Holds Off on New Russia Sanctions

Stoltenberg:  the Western military alliance would supply Ukraine with secure communication equipment this month – part of a 40-million-euros pledge to bolster Kiev’s armed forces.”

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Butina Admits To Being Russian Agent

Butina Admits To Being Russian Agent

Pleads Guilty in U.S. To Conspiracy

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NATO to Send Kiev Signals Equipment After Latest Ukraine-Russia Spat

NATO to Send Kiev Signals Equipment After Latest Ukraine-Russia Spat

The NATO chief reiterated support for the former Soviet nations’ aspirations to join the alliance – a plan which Moscow vehemently opposes.

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