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German ex-leader Schroeder sues to revive official perks

FILE -- Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Germany's former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder attend an economic forum in St.Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2012. Former German leader Gerhard Schroeder is suing to restore the perks he enjo

BERLIN — Former German chief Gerhard Schroeder is suing to revive the perks he loved as ex-chancellor after he was stripped of them by parliament following criticism over his ties with Russia. Schroeder, who was chancellor from 1998 to 2005, has lengthy had an in depth relationship with Russian vitality firms and President Vladimir Putin….

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Latvia, Estonia depart China-backed East Europe discussion board

Italy seeks to bring home family whose son died in Egypt

BEIJING — Latvia and Estonia say they’ve left a Chinese language-backed discussion board geared toward boosting relations with Jap European nations, in what seems to be a brand new setback for China‘s more and more assertive diplomacy. The transfer follows China’s boosting of its relations with Russia, whose invasion of Ukraine is seen as a…

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Halted shipments of Russian oil resume to Slovakia

FILE - Istvan Szekeres, engineer of the Hungarian Oil and Gas Company (MOL) checks the receiving area of the Druzhba oil pipeline in the country's largest oil refinery in Szazhalombata, south of Budapest, Hungary, Jan. 9, 2007. Several countries in E

PRAGUE — Oil shipments from Russia by way of a crucial pipeline to a number of European international locations resumed after an issue over funds for transit was resolved, Slovakia’s Financial system Minister Richard Sulik mentioned on Wednesday. “Oil is already on Slovakia territory,” Sulik mentioned on Fb. He gave no additional particulars. However no…

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Scholz get together rejects bid to expel German ex-leader Schroeder

FILE - Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder arrives to attend the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 7, 2019. Local officials with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s party rejected a bid to expel former Cha

BERLIN — Native officers with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s party rejected a bid to expel former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder over his shut ties to Russia, the information company dpa reported Monday. An arbitration committee of the center-left Social Democrats’ department in Hannover, the place Schroeder lives, thought-about 17 purposes from get together members for proceedings…

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Ukrainian unit digs in for Russian assault on japanese metropolis

Members of the Dnipro-1 regiment carry logs to fortify their position near Sloviansk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. While the lull in rocket strikes has offered a reprieve to remaining residents, some members of the Ukrainian

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian navy personnel are fortifying their positions across the japanese metropolis of Sloviansk in expectation of a contemporary Russian try to seize the strategic level within the fiercely fought-over Donetsk area. As heavy floor combating continues on the entrance line solely miles to the east, southeast and north of Sloviansk, members of…

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Putin hosts Erdogan for talks on commerce, Ukraine, Syria

In this handout photo provided by the Turkish Presidency, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands prior to their meeting at the Rus sanatorium in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, Au

MOSCOW — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Russia Friday for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin specializing in a grain deal brokered by Turkey and the U.N., prospects for talks on ending hostilities in Ukraine, the state of affairs in Syria and rising financial ties between Moscow and Ankara. Talking at first of the…

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Kremlin strongly backs Beijing as Pelosi’s Taiwan journey looms

Italy seeks to bring home family whose son died in Egypt

MOSCOW — The Kremlin on Tuesday strongly warned the USA towards upsetting China with a attainable journey to Taiwan by U.S. Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi, saying it would increase tensions to a brand new harmful degree. Pelosi left Malaysia on Tuesday and was anticipated to go to Taiwan, escalating tensions with Beijing, which claims the…

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Russia pummels Ukraine’s Mykolaiv, killing main grain exporter

Russia pummels Ukraine’s Mykolaiv, killing major grain exporter

Russian strikes hit the southern Ukrainian port metropolis, killing the proprietor of one of many nation’s largest grain-producing corporations, the native governor says. Heavy Russian strikes have hit the southern Ukrainian port metropolis of Mykolaiv, killing the proprietor of one of many nation’s largest grain-producing and exporting corporations, the native governor has stated. Oleksiy Vadatursky,…

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US, NATO Most important Threats To Nationwide Safety, Says New Russia Naval Doctrine

US, NATO Main Threats To National Security, Says New Russia Naval Doctrine

Moscow views NATO as an existential menace. (Representational) Saint Petersburg: America’ quest to dominate the oceans and NATO’s enlargement are the largest threats dealing with Russia, based on a brand new Russian naval doctrine signed by President Vladimir Putin on Sunday. The 55-page doc mentioned the “foremost challenges and threats” to nationwide safety and development…

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Russian power company Gazprom cuts off fuel to Latvia

Italy seeks to bring home family whose son died in Egypt

MOSCOW — Russia’s state-owned pure fuel company mentioned Saturday it has halted shipments to Latvia due to contract violations. In a short assertion, fuel big Gazprom mentioned the shipments had been stopped as a result of Latvia broke “phrases for extraction of fuel.” It didn’t elaborate. The assertion probably referred to a refusal to satisfy…

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