Entering a new, more Putin-like, Russia

By |junij 30th, 2020|News, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

On 25 June 2020, the Russian citizens embarked on a journey that might transform their country in many ways and keep the Russian president Vladimir Putin and his apparatchiks in power until 2036, writes Pavel Havlicek.

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Ukraine’s success is the best deterrent against the Russian revanche

By |junij 24th, 2020|Azov Sea, Crimea annexation, disinformation, Donbas conflict, hybrid warfare, Nato, News, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin|

There is no better strategy for the West in dealing with Russia than strength and unity, and there should be no appeasement and no return to “business as usual”, writes Kostiantyn Yelisieiev.

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Russia and Europe trade barbs over WWII narratives

By |junij 23rd, 2020|EU-Russia relations, News, Vladimir Putin|

The Kremlin has become entrenched in a war of words with Europe over the legacy of World War II, as both sides accuse each other of cynically rewriting history for political gain.

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Putin and Trump discuss G7 summit

By |junij 2nd, 2020|arms control, Canada, Crimea annexation, Donald Trump, G7 summit, News, OPEC, Russia, United Kingdom, United States, Vladimir Putin|

US President Donald Trump told President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Monday (1 June) about his idea of holding an expanded Group of Seven summit later this year with a possible invitation for Russia, the Kremlin and the White House said.

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Putin sets new date for Red Square military parade postponed over coronavirus

By |maj 27th, 2020|Kazakhstan, Moldova, News, Russia, Vladimir Putin, World War II|

President Vladimir Putin set a new date of 24 June for a grand Red Square military parade he was forced to postpone over a coronavirus outbreak that is still triggering thousands of new infections each day.

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Chizhov: Coronavirus cannot diminish the significance of Victory Day

By |maj 9th, 2020|China, coronavirus, disinformation, Donald Trump, fake news, Libya, News, Outer space, Russia, Sanctions, Vladimir Putin, World War Two|

In a wide-ranging interview, Russian Ambassador to the EU, Vladimir Chizhov, discussed Victory Day, Russia’s relations with its wartime allies, conspiracy theories about COVID-19, sanctions, disinformation and more.

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Putin uses WW2 anniversary for bridge-building with US, Britain

By |maj 8th, 2020|Boris Johnson, Donald Trump, News, Russia, Sergei Skripal, Vladimir Putin, World War Two|

President Vladimir Putin sent telegrams on Friday (8 May) to US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggesting the need to rekindle their nations’ cooperation during World War Two to solve today’s problems.

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Russian COVID-19 aid to Italy: PR stunt or covert operation?

By |maj 7th, 2020|coronavirus, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Nato, News, nuclear weapons, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

Russia’s aid operation to Italy over the Covid-19 crisis was named “From Russia with Love”, after a James Bond movie. Ironically, what was assumed to be a public relations stunt looks more like espionage, according to sources quoted by EURACTIV Bulgaria.

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Trump and Putin issue rare joint statement promoting cooperation

By |april 27th, 2020|Donald Trump, News, Russia, United States, Vladimir Putin, World War II|

US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin issued a rare joint statement on Saturday (25 April) commemorating a 1945 World War Two link-up of US and Soviet troops on their way to defeat Nazi Germany as an example of how their ...

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Putin postpones milestone Victory Day military parade over coronavirus

By |april 17th, 2020|coronavirus, Crimea annexation, News, Russia, Vladimir Putin, World War II|

President Vladimir Putin, citing the deepening coronavirus crisis, said on Thursday (16 April) Russia would postpone its 9 May celebrations including a huge military parade across Red Square to mark 75 years since the Soviet victory in World War Two.

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