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Relations with the US not ‘most important’ – UK Labour leader

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has questioned the value of Britain’s ‘special relationship’ with the US, suggesting Washington is not actually the UK’s ‘most important ally,’ while criticizing Trump’s ‘endless offensive remarks.’ Corbyn cast doubt on the existence of a close bond between the two states, vaunted since wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill first used the phrase “a special relationship” back ...

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‘No light at the end of the tunnel’ for US-Russia relations – senior Moscow senator

US reports on new anti-Russian sanctions are first and foremost designed to appease lawmakers in Washington, the head of Russia’s upper house Committee for International Relations, Konstantin Kosachev, has stated. “Alas, there is nothing new in this report. The law [on Russian sanctions] has already been adopted, the process has been gaining momentum, and the relations driven into a deadlock ...

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‘It takes two to tango’: Kremlin on strained US-Russia relations

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 16:13 Edited time: 29 Dec, 2017 17:14 The state of Russia-US relations can “definitely” be considered the biggest disappointment of 2017, the Kremlin spokesman has said. The US has failed to reciprocate Russia’s goodwill efforts, the official added. Russian President Vladimir Putin has continuously expressed Moscow’s readiness to build mutually beneficial relations with the West, ...

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Russian attitudes to US and EU deteriorate, but more citizens want relations mended

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 12:35 Attitudes to the US and EU in Russia are getting worse, and fewer people are worried about their country’s supposed international isolation, a recent opinion poll has shown. The proportion of Russians who expressed a negative attitude towards the United States had risen to 60 percent in early December, compared to 49 percent last ...

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‘Most important relations’: How US pressure may help turn China-Russia strategic ties into alliance

The Chinese Ambassador has praised the Russia-China relationship as “the best in the world,” but analysts tell RT it falls short of a close economic or military alliance. This may change if Washington chooses to confront Beijing. Over the course of history Moscow and Beijing, former Communist allies and later bitter rivals, now find themselves on the same side in ...

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Relations between Russia & OPEC constructive, based on trust – Novak

RT Exclusive Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 10:59 The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and independent producers led by Russia made the right decision to extend their oil production cuts until the end of 2018, according to Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak. Read more He told RT it provides an opportunity for a longer-term understanding of the joint ...

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‘Football can make relations warmer’ says FIFA Ambassador Lopyreva on England & Russia fans (VIDEO)

The FIFA ambassador for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Victoria Lopyreva, was on hand in Central London to attend the “Alliance of the Host Cities” event to go over the fine details of the tournament next year. Lopyreva joined a host of World Cup 2018 representatives and officials at Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster to answer questions on ...

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‘US betrayal of Kurds an attempt to fix troubled relations with Turkey & failed Syria policy’

Syrian Kurdish militias will feel betrayed and will likely align closer with Damascus, if Donald Trump indeed delivers on his promise to Recep Tayyip Erdogan and “adjusts” US military support for the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces, experts have told RT. In a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Friday, Trump briefed Erdogan on “pending adjustments for [US] military support provided ...

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US-Turkey relations ‘like marriage’ – State Department spokeswoman Nauert

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 08:30 Relations between Turkey and the US are “like marriage,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told journalists, adding that sometimes these relationships have “a good day” and sometimes “a bad day.” During a State Department press briefing on Tuesday, Nauert was asked about Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab. Zarrab was arrested in the US back ...

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Russia & Brexit Britain ‘on the threshold of a new era of trade & economic relations’

Ahead of this year’s Russian-British Business Forum on November 29, Boris Abramov, Russia’s Trade Representative to the UK, says the two nations are on the threshold of a new era of trade and economic relations. Today, the Russian Federation is successfully expanding its trade with many different countries. Trade relations with the countries of European Union and the Asia-Pacific region ...

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