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Russian President Vladimir Putin still sees no need to congratulate Joe Biden on his victory in the U.S. election, said Putin’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov during a press briefing.
According to Peskov, Donald Trump's decision to launch a formal transfer of power to the new administration was "not enough" for Putin to acknowledge Biden's victory.
"You know that the review and recount of votes in some states is still ongoing, without this the results of the elections cannot be officially …
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden wants to stop the Russian Nord Stream-2 project, writes the German newspaper Bild.
"In the next few months, Joe Biden will tighten the reins again to stop the Kremlin's prestigious project," Bild writes.
The publication reminds that the U.S. Senate has already agreed on the most severe sanctions against active supporters of the project. The sanctions will be put in place in January by the winner of the presidential race.
According to Bild, European gas experts …
Possible U.S. sanctions against the Russian government's borrowing will be "fairly painless" and the Russian government has prepared for such a development, said First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov in an interview with TASS news agency ahead of the forum "Strong Ideas for a New Time."
"For us, it (purchase of the Russian OFZ (Russian government federal loan bonds)) is not a high-risk story, because all the time our American colleagues warned us that they are going to kill it all. The …
Russian President Vladimir Putin did not congratulate Joe Biden on his victory in the U.S. election and has no plans to do so in the near future.
According to Putin, it is "premature" to congratulate Biden, as the official results of the vote have not been finalized yet, Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday.
In 2016, Putin was one of the first to congratulated Trump, two hours after U.S. media declared him the winner of the election based on preliminary vote counting data.
Former U.S. Vice President and presidential candidate from the Democratic Party Joe Biden promises to supply weapons to Ukraine in case of his victory in the election.
"As President, I will make it clear to the Kremlin that it must end its aggression toward and occupation of Ukraine. A Biden-Harris administration will ensure that Ukraine gets the economic and military support that it needs, including lethal weapons, while urging Ukraine to pursue the essential reforms that are vital to its …
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAP) said that they were offered a bribe of $5 million for the closure of the criminal case involving Mykola Zlochevsky, owner of Burisma. According to the representative of the prosecutor's office, this case has nothing to do with Hunter Biden, a former member of the board of directors of Burisma, whose father is running for president of the United States.
The bribe was intended for …
Ukrainian Deputy Prosecutor General, Head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office Nazar Kholodnytskyi said in an interview with Novoe Vremya radio that Ukrainian investigators had not questioned former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter in the case of possible abuse of power by Ukrainian Ecology Ministry officials.
According to him, the Prosecutor decided to close the case on August 1, 2017, because the investigation had no progress for about two years.
"What will …
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko in an interview to Hromadske TV channel denied that ,during a telephone conversation, US President Donald Trump pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden’s son. According to him, Ukraine is being drawn into the confrontation between Republicans and Democrats.
"Those people who are involved in the Ukrainian-American relations, understand that we have always tried to appreciate the help from both parties. This help has …
The Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, called Russia the greatest threat to the international liberal order, predicting that Moscow will try to influence the course of elections in Europe, as it did in the United States, Reuters reported.
Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Biden stated that, “Under Vladimir Putin’s presidency, Russia is working with every tool available to undermine the European project, test the fault lines of Western countries and return …
Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden stated that Ukrainian authorities have agreed to the special status of the Donbas. The video of the politician’s speech at the Council of Foreign Relations in New York was published by the Ukrainian Service of Voice of America.
Biden noted the complexity of the decision for Kyiv, stating that it would be similar to Washington granting special status to Texas due to the growing influence of Mexico in the region.
“It’s like saying, ‘Texas will …