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Putin & Trump will not allow armed confrontation between Russia, US – Lavrov

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump will absolutely not allow armed confrontation between Russia and the US, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told RIA Novosti in an interview. “Speaking about risks of a military confrontation, I am 100 percent sure that [both the US and Russian] militaries won’t allow this, and of course neither will President [Vladimir] Putin or President [Donald] ...

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Trust between Russia and US nearly lost, but not zero – Lavrov to BBC

Russia is losing the last remnants of trust with its US partners after unsubstantiated claims of a Syrian chemical attack and the Skripal poisoning case, Russian FM Sergey Lavrov told the BBC, adding that some trust still remains. BBC HARDtalk’s host Stephen Sackur started his interview with Lavrov by stating: “You say there’s no trust, you mean, zero trust, now ...

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Syrian strike is not conflict between superpowers, Russia was warned ahead – US envoy to Moscow

The US warned Russia ahead of the overnight strikes on Syria, US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman said, adding that the military action was not “about the conflict between superpowers.” “Before we took the action, the United States communicated with the Russian Federation to reduce the danger of any Russian or civilian casualties,” Huntsman said, claiming that “all the targets ...

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Between a defunct satellite & nuclear space towboat: Russia feels its way to profiting in space

The revival of space launches from a sea platform serves as a pilot project for Russia’s space agency’s ability to benefit from private capital. Neglecting the commercial aspects of spaceflight is no longer an option. Russian space agency Roscosmos has long ignored the arrival of private firms in the space industry, and the result has been the loss of international ...

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Gold on course for $1,400 amid “winnerless” trade war between US & China – market veteran

Price for gold bullion will soar to the highest level in nearly half a decade if global trade tensions escalate, says the head of Sprott US Holdings Rick Rule, a long-time resource securities investor. Read more Gold may reach $ 1,400 per ounce as early as this year, as the unfolding trade war between Beijing and Washington inevitably drives investors ...

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War between Saudi Arabia and Iran may happen in just 10-15yrs – Crown Prince

De-facto Saudi leader Crown Prince Bin Salman has warned that Riyadh may go to war with regional nemesis Iran in the next 10-15 years if the international community fails to apply more sanctions pressure on Tehran. Mohammed bin Salman (commonly referred to as MBS) is on a historic visit – the first in nearly 75 years – to Saudi Arabia’s ...

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Trade between Russia & France growing despite sanctions

Russia-France trade grew by almost a fifth last year despite the economic restrictions from both sides, according to Russian Ambassador to France Aleksey Meshkov. Read more “Cooperation between the two countries has never been interrupted, but sanctions and changes in the international situation have had negative effects,” he told RIA Novosti. “Trade turnover decreased significantly until last year. But then ...

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Row between Serbia & Kosovo slowing European clocks by 6 minutes

Millions of clocks across Europe are running more than six minutes late because of diplomatic tensions between Serbia and Kosovo. The situation is so bad it is literally impacting the European electrical grid. Unlike normal wall clocks and watches, which keep time using quartz crystals, electric clocks use the frequency of the power grid to keep time. Europe’s huge interconnected ...

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US embassy in Turkey closed over security threat amid tensions between nations

The US embassy in Ankara will be shut down starting Tuesday due to a security threat, it said in a statement. The reopening date is yet to be scheduled. The move comes amid tensions between the US and Turkey. Starting March 5, the Embassy will provide “only emergency services,” the Monday announcement said. Routine actives, including visa interviews will not ...

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‘Nuclear war between Russia and US will bring end to civilization’

By training its European allies to use their nuclear arms, the US is moving towards an atomic war with Russia, forgetting that it would mean the end of the human civilization, retired Lieutenant General Evgeny Buzhinsky told RT. The US military is preparing the armed forces of the European countries for the use of tactical nukes against Russia, Sergey Lavrov, ...

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