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US President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a Make America Great Again rally in Fort Wayne, Indiana on November 5, 2018. (Photo by Jim WATSON - AFP)

Donald Trump pulls out of Vladimir Putin meeting due to Ukraine crisis

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday suddenly cancelled a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin scheduled for this week’s Group of 20 industrialised nations summit in Argentina, citing the current Ukraine crisis.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) speaks on the plenary session of the third Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, on Sept. 7, 2017. [Photo-Xinhua]

Vladimir Putin hosts 4th Eastern Economic Forum

World leaders and business tycoons gathered in Russia’s Far Eastern port city of Vladivostok to discuss cooperation at the fourth Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) that opened Tuesday.
(FILES) In this file photograph taken on September 9, 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) speaks with Moscow's Mayor Sergei Sobyanin during a visit to Zaryadye Park in Moscow.Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has overseen progressive mega projects that have drastically changed the face of Europe's largest city, but his critics accuse him of stifling opposition. A loyalist close to President Vladimir Putin, Sobyanin became Mayor of Moscow in 2010, when he replaced Yury Luzhkov who fell out with the Kremlin. / AFP PHOTO / SPUTNIK / Alexei DRUZHININ

Vladimir Putin’s ally re-elected Moscow mayor amid pension protests

Russian President Vladimir Putin's close ally has been overwhelmingly re-elected Moscow's mayor, election officials said on Monday, following a poll overshadowed by protests over a pension reform.
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Vladimir Putin to meet IOC’s Thomas Bach at World Cup final

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Thomas Bach, the head of the International Olympic Committee, at the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday, TASS news agency reported on Wednesday, citing the Kremlin's spokesman.

World Cup: Vladimir Putin congratulates Russia coach after emphatic win

Russia coach, Stanislav Cherchesov, said he received a congratulatory call from President Vladimir Putin after the World Cup hosts pummelled Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the tournament’s opening match on Thursday.

Moscow invites North Korea’s Kim to visit Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, in Pyongyang, on Thursday, invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to visit Russia, Moscow said, during the first meeting between the head of the reclusive state and a Russian official.

Facts about Kremlin critics murdered in Ukraine

Kiev on Wednesday admitted staging the murder of anti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko in an elaborate operation by its security services to thwart an alleged Russian plot to kill him.

Vladimir Putin ordered Turkish plane shot down during Olympics threat

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the shooting down of a Turkish passenger jet after a bomb threat was made just before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics opening ceremony.

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