Ukraine’s President Seeks Face-to-Face Meeting With Putin

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President Volodymyr Zelensky proposed direct talks with President Vladimir V. Putin, as his American diplomatic backing unraveled in the impeachment scandal. A Ukrainian army press officer at a front line position in Popasna in October.Credit…Brendan Hoffman for The New York … Read More

EU Divisions Over Russia Mount as France, Germany Seek Peace in Ukraine

French President Emmanuel Macron, right, shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin after their meeting at the fort of Bregancon in Bormes-les-Mimosas, southern France, Aug. 19, 2019. BRUSSELS – French and German attempts to end the conflict in east Ukraine … Read More

Kremlin confirms Trump-Putin G20 meet amid Russia-Ukraine tensions

Moscow (CNN) A meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will go ahead on Saturday on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina, the Kremlin said Thursday. Trump suggested in an interview Tuesday that he might cancel … Read More

Putin Won. But Russia Is Losing

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Vladimir Putin may have been re-elected president of Russia on March 18, but he’s far from the grand master of geopolitical chess portrayed in the Western media. Whether bragging about Russia’s “invincible” new missile, playing coy over accusations that his hackers play games … Read More