TODAY: Putin calls for global security at Victory Day Parade; Poroshenko slams Russia’s spectacle; Chinese President’s visit signals a raft of deals; NATO hotlines aim to defuse escalating conflict; Merkel visits Putin to press for end to Ukraine conflict; Yashin to release Nemtsov report.
TODAY: Victory Day Parade tomorrow to be biggest yet, prisoners released in celebration; Chinese President to visit, sign deal helping Russian companies get Chinese loans; video of alleged election rigging taken by monitor before attack; Putin offers aid to Greece in exchange for pipeline project; Armenia turns to Russia; Crimea monument unveiled in Belogorsk.
TODAY: Berezovsky found dead, friends suspect foul play, Russian media show little sympathy, personal troubles and suicide suggested; Xi Jinping takes indirect swipe at U.S. in wake of Russia visit; Russian wealth in Cyprus; Magnitsky trial begins again; pro-Pussy Riot priest seeking asylum. Police say they have found no evidence of third-party involvement in the […]
President Obama needs to look at relations with ASEAN countries on their own merit, not just in relation to Washington’s China strategy. Thailand, in particularly, offers important opportunities.