US and Russia ready to negotiate Griner’s release

[ad_1] The day after Brittany Griner was sentenced to a Russian penal colony, top diplomats in the United States and Russia said on Friday that their governments would support American …

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Putin finds a new ally in Iran, an outcast

[ad_1] President Vladimir V. Putin left Russia on Tuesday for a rare international trip and received a handsome reward: a meeting with a prominent world leader who voiced full support …

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Frustrated Finland, Turkey Blocked From NATO, Treats Patience

[ad_1] BRUSSELS — Inspired by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Finland and Sweden applied to join NATO last month, hoping for a speedy and smooth entry into the alliance. Instead they …

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A domestic political battle in Sweden becomes embroiled in geopolitics

[ad_1] STOCKHOLM – At another time it would have been just a domestic political crisis in Sweden: a senior cabinet member faces a no-confidence motion from a disgruntled opposition and …

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