Dmitry Medvedev

Ukrainian Foreign Minister: Russia Plans to ‘Dismember Ukraine’

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on Tuesday accused Russia of planning to “dismember” his country, beginning with the conquest of vital port cities along the Sea of Azov. Klimkin implied Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian ships this weekend was a sign the Russians are preparing to implement their dismemberment strategy.

The Associated Press

Netanyahu: Israel Will Prevent Iran From Arming Militias in Syria

Israel will prevent Iran from establishing a military presence in Syria, and will continue to intervene to stop Iran arming Hezbollah and other Shiite militias there, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, on Thursday in Jerusalem.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) listens to his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev as they deliver joint statements following their meeting in Jerusalem, on November 10, 2016. / AFP / POOL / HEIDI LEVINE (Photo credit should read HEIDI LEVINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkish Kurd MPs Visit Victims of Turkish Airstrikes in Iraq

Members of the Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey recently traveled to Iraqi Kurdistan to inspect Turkey’s airstrike against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). At the same time, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev expressed doubt Turkey has attacked the PKK camps.

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