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Kremlin: Putin Wants Meeting with Kim Jong-un

The Kremlin hinted at the potential for a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, telling reporters Friday that such a summit “may indeed take place.”

SOCHI, RUSSIA JANUARY 30, 2018: Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov makes a speech at the Syrian National Dialogue Congress opening ceremony at the Main Media Centre of the Olympic Park. Valery Sharifulin/TASS Host Photo Agency (Photo by Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images)

Delegates to Syria Peace Talks Heckle Russian Foreign Minister

The latest round of Russia-sponsored talks to end the Syrian civil war got off to a bad start on Tuesday as some opposition groups boycotted the meeting entirely, others refused to get off their airplanes, and some of the delegates who actually made it to the meeting heckled Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during his speech.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov (L) talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a meeting at the U.S. State Department on August 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. According to reports the meeting could help determine the fate of a planned summit meeting in September between U.S. President …

Report: Russia Rejected Kerry Request to Adopt His Mideast Proposals

Amid frantic diplomatic maneuvers ahead of a Wednesday speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Russia reportedly rejected a request by United States for the Middle East Quartet to adopt the principles set to be presented in the speech.

President Vladimir Putin toasts during a luncheon hosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations headquarters on September 28, 2015 in New York. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read

Russia Prepares to Blink Under Sanctions Pressure

Russian President Vladimir Putin appears ready to cooperate with the European Union to remove economic sanctions–after having gained enormous international leverage through his surprise military intervention in Syria.

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Feinstein Says Hillary Clinton Could Confront Putin

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) praised Hillary Clinton’s performance at the House Select Committee on Benghazi last week as “presidential,” saying: “I could see her across the table from [Russian President Vladimir] Putin.”

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Pentagon: Russia Setting up Air Base in Syria

Russia is in the midst of a steady military buildup at a Syrian airport, indicating Moscow intends to create an air operations base there, although no fighter jets or helicopters have arrived yet, the Pentagon said Monday.

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April Fool’s Day Accord: Iran Deal Reached, Details to Follow

After a marathon negotiating session that stretched into the wee hours of Wednesday morning, April 1–hours after the official deadline–the parties gathered in Lausanne, Switzerland reached a tentative deal on Iran’s nuclear program.

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Iran Talks Extended; Deal on April Fool’s Day

Diplomats meeting Tuesday in Lausanne, Switzerland to hammer out the framework agreement for a deal on Iran’s nuclear program missed their deadline of March 31, and resolved to continue their negotiations for an additional day, expecting to complete an agreement on April 1st, otherwise known as April Fool’s Day.