Russian President Vladimir Putin attends an awarding ceremony marking the Day of Russia at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on Wednesday. Reuters
President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published on Thursday that relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting that the current US administration had imposed dozens of sanctions on Russia.
“They (relations) are deteriorating, getting worse and worse,” Putin told the Mir TV channel.
Putin made his comments ahead of a G20 summit in Japan later this month at which he might meet US President Donald Trump.
Russia’s meddling in the 2016 US presidential election was an attack on our sovereignty and can’t be ignored. But we shouldn’t allow it to distract us from the larger threat Russian President Vladimir Putin poses to both the United States and the world.
President Donald Trump said he held “very positive” talks on Friday with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the crisis in oil-rich Venezuela, where Washington is pushing to oust the Moscow-backed president.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is to visit Brussels on Monday to discuss “pressing matters” including Iran, a State Department official said on Sunday. As a result, the top US diplomat is scrapping a stop expected on Monday in Moscow.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday conferred ‘UAE Medals’ from the second, third and fourth classes on a number of officers.
Signalling a brand new step in a series of efforts that the Emirates Publishers Association has been making to help UAE’s publishers optimise their business abilities, a full-day workshop on research and data was conducted by the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) in collaboration with The Nielsen Company yesterday, in Sharjah.
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As temperatures start to rise in the country, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) doctors are advising parents to take special care of their children to avoid heat strokes— as a child’s body overheats 3-5 times faster than an adult’s body.