Kremlin says all welcome when asked about U.S. World Cup invite

Kremlin says all welcome when asked about U.S. World Cup inviteMOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin would be glad to host everyone in Moscow, when asked if he would invite high-ranking U.S. officials. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was responding to a journalist who asked if Putin would invite officials from North America to Moscow if the United States won a bid to host a future soccer World Cup. On Friday Russian state news agency RIA cited a diplomatic source as saying Moscow and Washington were discussing a possible meeting between Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump. …


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Kremlin: Vienna being considered as venue for possible Putin-Trump summit

  1. Kremlin: Vienna being considered as venue for possible Putin-Trump summit  CNBC
  2. The Russia Smoke Bomb  Wall Street Journal
  3. Vladimir Putin ‘Is My Best, Most Intimate Friend,’ Chinese President Xi Jinping Says  Newsweek
  4. How Trump Helps Putin  New York Times
  5. Trump’s Policies Paying Off For Man Who Helped Make Him President: Vladimir Putin  HuffPost
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Anti-Kremlin journalist back from the dead as Ukraine admits set-up

  1. Anti-Kremlin journalist back from the dead as Ukraine admits set-up  Mail & Guardian
  2. North Korea, ‘Roseanne,’ Arkady Babchenko: Your Thursday Briefing  New York Times
  3. Ukraine’s government just faked a journalist’s death. Will it be worth the cost?  Washington Post
  4. How this journalist used ‘fake news’ of his death to save his life  New York Post
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Arkady Babchenko: Kremlin critic and ex-soldier who hated war

  1. Arkady Babchenko: Kremlin critic and ex-soldier who hated war  Yahoo News
  2. Russia, Ukraine blame each other for journalist killing  CNN
  3. Russia rejects accusations of murdering ‘anti-Putin’ journalist, calls allegations by Ukrainian PM ‘stupid’  Firstpost
  4. EU: Best way to honor Babchenko is with transparent investigation  Kyiv Post
  5. Russian opposition journalist shot dead at home in Kiev; Kremlin denies involvement  ABC News
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Kremlin critic briefly held in Madrid on Russian warrant, then released

  1. Kremlin critic briefly held in Madrid on Russian warrant, then released  Washington Post
  2. Putin foe blasts Russian “abuse” of Interpol after brief arrest  CBS News
  3. Bill Browder, a Putin Critic, Live-Tweets His Arrest in Spain  New York Times
  4. Spain Arrests US-Born Investor Browder on Russian Interpol Warrant  The Moscow Times
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Kremlin Critic Detained in Spain as Moscow Intimidates From Afar

  1. Kremlin Critic Detained in Spain as Moscow Intimidates From Afar  Wall Street Journal
  2. Putin critic Bill Browder arrested, released in Spain  CNN
  3. Kremlin Critic Browder Let Go in Spain After Interpol Intervenes  Bloomberg
  4. Businessman Bill Browder, Putin critic, briefly detained on expired Russian “warrant”  CBS News
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Murder of anti-Kremlin war reporter shocks Russian opposition

Murder of anti-Kremlin war reporter shocks Russian oppositionRussia’s embattled liberal community was reeling Wednesday from the murder of fiercely anti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko who was gunned down in Ukraine after leaving Moscow following a campaign of harassment. A prominent Russian war correspondent who became famous for his fierce tirades against Moscow, Babchenko, 41, was murdered on Tuesday evening in a contract-style killing in the stairwell of his building in the Ukrainian capital Kiev where he moved last year. Ukrainian authorities blamed Russia’s “totalitarian machine” for his murder, while Moscow denied the charges and the Kremlin warned that Kiev had become “a very dangerous place” for journalists.


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