russia and the asia-pacific

While Russian policymakers might like to have Japan counterbalance Chinese in Asia- Pacific, they attach importance to cultivating the partnership with China Beijing, and Moscow is central to Kremlin's worldview.. ... But it would also require Kremlin to go against some basic instincts..

putin seeks to lock in parliament control

The rest would be elected in local districts where many pro- Kremlin candidates run as nominally independent to avoid the stigma of United Russia membership.. ... It could allow Russian president to switch roles, two people close to Kremlin and ruling-party legislator.. ..

regional elections in russia: is the elite afraid?

On the one hand Kremlin would have to praise the hardliners for their services, while at the time gently removing them from the steering wheel at Moscow's city council.. ... The events surrounding Moscow council election have shown that the form of governance based on imitating the rule of law..

mass arrests in moscow in run-up to election

On the one hand Kremlin would have to praise the hardliners for their services, while at the time gently removing them from the steering wheel at Moscow's city council.. ... The events surrounding Moscow council election have shown that the form of governance based on imitating the rule of law..

kremlin response to russiagate hysteria

It's about Russian independence, refusing to subordinate it to US interests, Kremlin opposition to US imperial wars, and pursuit of multi-world polarity defeating the aims of US dark forces if achieved.. ... In response to the heavily redacted 448-page Mueller report, Russia responded in detail..

rumors of war: washington is looking for a fight

Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2019, is numbered S-1189. ... By creating new policy offices on cyber defenses and sanctions, The legislation establishes policy response to better position the US government to address Kremlin aggression coordination. ..

lebanese president meets putin in moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Lebanese President Michel Aoun at Kremlin Moscow, Russia March 26, 2019. Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Lebanese President Michel Aoun at Kremlin Moscow, Russia March 26, 2019... ..

american russophobia in the age of liberal decline

On many occasions, US officials and members of the political class have compared the actions of Vladimir Putin with those of Adolf Hitler and portrayed Kremlin's style of government the reward of political cronies, and on military abroad. Obama administration downplayed DNC hacking by..

russia waging war on the west?

According to WaPo, Kremlin on West began when Russia invaded Georgia Eastern European country invaded by no one.. ... Post-WW II, the US meddled in scores of elections worldwide Russian Federation in none, nor has Kremlin tried toppling sitting governments, longstanding US specialty,..

us anti-russia legislation

One bill targeted Vladimir Putin over February 2015 killing of opposition figure Boris Nemtsov lethally shot multiple times in Moscow, Russia's leader had nothing to do with, nor any other Kremlin official.. ... On Wednesday, Republican and Dem senators introduced the Defending American Security..

us-russian ‘meddling’

Russiagate allegations of collusion between candidate and then President Donald Trump and Kremlin have poisoned American politics for nearly three years. At the core of Russiagate narrative is the allegation that Kremlin meddled in the 2016 US election. ..

kristol a kremlin agent? shady outfit claims term

Anyone using the term 'neocon is doing Kremlin's bidding, shadowy outfit that sees Russian agents everywhere, in its quest to police media on behalf of the ruling US establishment.. ... The burning question now everyone's mind is how such luminaries of neoconservatism from Irving and Bill Kristol..

russia blasts nato drills in poland

At joint news conference with his Finnish, Timo Soini, Moscow on Monday, Kremlin is worried about the movement of NATO towards Russia's borders.. ... Elsewhere in his remarks, Russian minister warned that Kremlin will take adequate measures to NATO in Baltic region and its eastward..

trump and russia

U.S officials point to Kremlin's of Crimea and Russian forces waging Ukraine. ... And they call attention to unprecedented attempt through Kremlin-backed hacking and campaign to interfere with U.S election last November. . ..

u.s.-russia tensions escalate in syria

Fox News, citing three U.S officials, reported that Kremlin has deployed advanced anti-missile system to Syria for the first time... ... Days President Barack Obama predicted that efforts by Kremlin and Iran to prop up Syrian dictator would fail.. ..

a warning shot for putin

the electoral results are undoubtedly signal to Putin and his political protégé, President Dmitry Medvedev, that Russian voters will not follow wherever Kremlin leads, reality they do not portend seismographic shifts in Russian political landscape.. ... True enough -- and what they fail to..

russian leader fires mayor of moscow

MOSCOW -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev fired Moscow's on Tuesday, three weeks into high-level public spat that analysts said exposed battle for inside Kremlin. ... But analysts said from the outset that the campaign against him was less about his management of Russia's than battle for in..

putin's party showing lead in election polling

The vote followed Kremlin campaign that relied on combination of persuasion and intimidation to ensure victory for Putin's United Russia party. ... Two other pro- Kremlin parties -- Liberal Democratic Party and Just Russia were following with 10.6 percent and 7.1 percent, respectively,..

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