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US sticking to INF Treaty withdrawal, to be filed in due course – Bolton after Moscow visit

Published time: 23 Oct, 2018 17:42 Edited time: 23 Oct, 2018 17:54 Washington is determined to withdraw from the INF arms control treaty no matter what, but has not done so yet, US national security adviser John Bolton said after meetings with the Russian leadership in Moscow. “There’s a new strategic reality out there,” Bolton told reporters, describing the Intermediate-Range ...

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Withdraw first, ask later: He nuked Russia-US relations, now Bolton arrives in Moscow to talk

The alleged mastermind behind the US pullout from the historic INF treaty, John Bolton will expect a wintry reception in Moscow, with only the embers of the long-forgotten Helsinki summit to warm the parties. Washington can be commended at least on laying its cards on the table with Friday’s announcement by Donald Trump that he was considering withdrawing from the ...

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US leaving INF will put nuclear non-proliferation at risk & may lead to ‘complete chaos’ – Moscow

If the US ditches the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), it could collapse the entire nuclear non-proliferation system, and bring nuclear war even closer, Russian officials warn. By ending the INF, Washington risks creating a domino effect which could endanger other landmark deals like the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) and collapse the existing non-proliferation mechanism as we know it, ...

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US invents new ‘meddling’ charges to play ‘Russia card’ ahead of midterms – Moscow FM official

Washington is concocting ludicrous charges against a Russian national for alleged election meddling merely to find reasons for new sanctions and to play the ‘Russia card’ ahead of the midterms, a top Kremlin official has warned. The US is bringing up “ludicrous accusations” with a “laughable ‘body of proof’” simply to slap Moscow with a new round of sanctions, Russian ...

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As Bolton heads to Moscow, US charges another Russian with ‘election meddling’

The Department of Justice has charged a Russian national with conspiring to interfere in the 2016 and upcoming 2018 elections, in an indictment released just one day before crucial meetings between US and Russian officials. Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova of St. Petersburg, allegedly served as the chief accountant for ‘Project Lakhta’, a strategic effort to “sow discord in the US political ...

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Moscow ‘ready for larger-scale provocations’ by the West, says Lavrov

Western provocation, the prospect of WWIII, and China’s closer stance with Russia are just some of the topics that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has spoken about with RT France. Read more “We will be ready for larger-scale provocations too. But our answer is very simple – if they talk to us through the media, we will respond through the media ...

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Prosecutor says he ‘never blamed official Moscow’ over Montenegro coup plot

Montenegro’s Chief Special Prosecutor has clarified earlier accusations that “official” Russia was behind an alleged coup attempt in the small Balkan state in 2016. Instead, he’s claiming two GRU agents were involved. Milivoje Katnic’s accusation had been labelled as “groundless” and “absurd” by Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday, who said the justice official had spent the last two years “searching ...

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Aspiring pop star borrows hubby’s govt car to make music video, blocks Moscow roadway (VIDEO)

Moscow traffic is bad enough as it is, but the wife of a Russian official didn’t think twice about making it worse. She used a government car to block traffic on a major roadway in the capital while she danced for a music video. Oksana Yakovleva, 29, who uses the stage name ‘Yaxana,’ and her cohorts have been slapped with ...

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‘We won’t pay for thin air’: Moscow responds to Council of Europe expulsion threats

Russian officials have replied to the Council of Europe’s demands for payment with a promise to suspend its membership unless it introduces anti-discrimination amendments to its parliamentary assembly (PACE) regulations. Russia is interested in full-pledged participation in the Council of Europe and not mere presence in the body under discriminating conditions, Senator Oleg Morozov, who sits in the Upper House ...

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