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Putin chats with Trump, Macron thrashes nationalism at WWI centenary in Paris

It was a busy day in Paris as world leaders flocked to the City of Lights to mark the centenary of the end of WWI. Putin and Trump chatted, Macron spoke against nationalism and topless protestors disrupted US leader’s motorcade. They did meet Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump were both late for the ceremony on Saturday but were visibly glad ...

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Putin says he DID talk with Trump despite last-minute Elysee seating change

Published time: 11 Nov, 2018 14:43 Edited time: 11 Nov, 2018 14:55 A last-minute seating change did not prevent Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump from exchanging words at the Elysee Palace lunch, the Russian president told reporters. The French hosts earlier objected to their meeting in Paris. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Thumbs up! Putin shakes hands with Trump and Melania during WWI ceremony in Paris (PHOTOS)

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump greeted one another during the World War I centenary commemorations in Paris, with the two leaders seen shaking hands and making other warm gestures during the event. Although both leaders were late to the ceremony, they appeared to be happy to see each other upon their arrival. Putin and Trump were seen nodding at each ...

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Ex-ambassador McFaul switches to Russian to celebrate midterm victory over… Putin

Many people celebrated the Democratic Party’s takeover over the House, on social media, but one person in particular couldn’t help switching to the Russian language to celebrate, what he believes to be, a defeat of Vladimir Putin. Michael McFaul, who served as Barack Obama’s ambassador to Moscow and became an avid commentator on all things Russian after leaving office, is ...

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Macron reportedly asked Putin & Trump not to steal limelight in Paris with Helsinki-style meeting

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump will not hold a full-fledged meeting when they both visit a WWI commemoration in Paris because their host, Emmanuel Macron, asked them not to draw attention from the main event, a report claims. There was speculation that the US and Russian leaders may have a comprehensive bilateral meeting on November 11, when both will attend ...

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Trump to meet Putin at G20 summit – but ‘probably not’ in Paris this week

US President Donald Trump has said that he “probably won’t” meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit to Paris later this week, but confirmed he will meet him at the upcoming G20 summit in Argentina. Read more “We will be meeting at the G20 and probably we’ll have meetings after that,” Trump told the media at Joint Base ...

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‘Siberian coat’? Merkel confronts Putin with startling question in Russian (VIDEO)

The Syrian crisis was not the only burning issue discussed at a summit in Istanbul. Angela Merkel inquired in Russian if Vladimir Putin was wearing a Siberian coat. The Twitterati found the Western view of Russia quite weird. “Siberian coat?” the German Chancellor suddenly asked when she saw the Russian leader buttoning his coat. Putin smiled and explained that his ...

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Putin: Syria peace process a priority, but remaining terrorists must be destroyed

Published time: 27 Oct, 2018 17:25 Edited time: 27 Oct, 2018 17:37 Setting up the committee to draft a new Syrian constitution is a priority, but eliminating the remaining “radical elements” in the country remains an important objective, Russia’s Vladimir Putin said at the Istanbul summit. “While the degree of violence in Syria has been greatly reduced, elimination of all ...

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Putin arrives in Turkey to talk Syria with Erdogan, Macron and Merkel (VIDEO)

Published time: 27 Oct, 2018 11:06 Edited time: 27 Oct, 2018 11:37 President Vladimir Putin landed in Istanbul, Turkey, where he is expected to discuss the Syrian peace settlement with Recep Tayyip Erdogan, France’s Emmanuel Macron and Germany’s Angela Merkel. The leaders will be joined by UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura. They are expected to assess the ...

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White House invites Putin to Washington 'in early 2019'

Published time: 26 Oct, 2018 12:54 The White House has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin for a visit sometime in early 2019, US National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Friday. Speaking during a press conference in the Republic of Georgia, Bolton said he offered a formal invitation to the Russian leader during his visit to Moscow this week. If ...

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