: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Independent Online (South Africa)

      Murder victim’s father dies after throwing grenades in court
      Dec01

      Murder victim’s father dies after throwing grenades in court

      Kiev – The father of a murder victim detonated two hand grenades in a courtroom in the Ukrainian city of Nikopol on Thursday and died in the explosion, police said. At least seven others present at the trial, including the accused, were injured, police added in a statement. The suspect stands accused of killing the man’s son and one...

      Murder victim’s father dies after throwing grenades in court
      Dec01

      Murder victim’s father dies after throwing grenades in court

      Kiev – The father of a murder victim detonated two hand grenades in a courtroom in the Ukrainian city of Nikopol on Thursday and died in the explosion, police said. At least seven others present at the trial, including the accused, were injured, police added in a statement. The suspect stands accused of killing the man’s son and one...

      Putin very insulted by allegations of Russian meddling – Trump
      Nov12

      Putin very insulted by allegations of Russian meddling – Trump

      Danang — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he believed President Vladimir Putin was sincere in his denials of interference in the 2016 presidential elections, calling questions about Moscow’s meddling a politically motivated “hit job” that was hindering cooperation with Russia on life-or-death issues. Speaking after meeting...

      Numerous Trump associates had ties with Russians during campaign
      Nov06

      Numerous Trump associates had ties with Russians during campaign

      Washington – After questions emerged about whether campaign foreign policy advisor Carter Page had ties to Russia, President Donald Trump called him a “very low-level member” of a committee and said that “I don’t think I’ve ever spoken to him.” When it was revealed that his son met with a Russian lawyer...

      Manafort indicted; ex-Trump aide pleads in Russia probe
      Oct30

      Manafort indicted; ex-Trump aide pleads in Russia probe

      Washington – President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former Manafort business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted Monday on felony charges of conspiracy against the United States, acting as an unregistered foreign agent, and several other financial counts involving tens of millions of dollars routed...

      Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law
      Aug02

      Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law

      Washington – US President Donald Trump has signed legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia into law, a White House official said on Wednesday.The US Congress voted last week by overwhelming margins for sanctions to punish the Russian government over interference in the 2016 presidential election, annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and...

      Putin and Trump agree Syria ceasefire: Lavrov
      Jul07

      Putin and Trump agree Syria ceasefire: Lavrov

      Hamburg – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump agreed on a ceasefire in southwestern Sryia during talks at the G20 summit, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.The truce, agreed during talks held in a “constructive atmosphere”, would start on July 9, Lavrov told...

      PICS: Grins and handshakes as Trump meets Putin for 1st time
      Jul07

      PICS: Grins and handshakes as Trump meets Putin for 1st time

      Hamburg, Germany – With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of US outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential Trump campaign collusion. Ahead of a formal, sit-down meeting, Trump and...

      All eyes on Trump and Putin at G20 summit
      Jul07

      All eyes on Trump and Putin at G20 summit

      Hamburg – After weeks of build-up, President Donald Trump will hold his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a sit-down that will be shadowed by the investigations into whether Trump’s campaign coordinated with Moscow during last year’s presidential election. The leaders are expected to delve into a series of...

      Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see ‘WannaCry’ link
      Jun28

      Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see ‘WannaCry’ link

      Moscow/Kiev/Washington – A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300 000 computers last month .The rapidly spreading cyber extortion campaign, which began on Tuesday, underscored growing...