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The Iran Deal: Moscow Crossed Another “Red Line” The announcement that Moscow would proceed with the sale of the S-300s crossed a so-called “red line” established by the Obama Administration in 2010, according to senior United States officials. At that time the White House hailed the ban as a major … Read more on Institute of…

Merkel, Hollande end Moscow talks without word of peace deal MOSCOW (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany and France ended more than five hours of talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday without announcing any agreement to end fighting in east Ukraine. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the … Read more on Reuters

Pine-tree politics take hold as Moscow and Paris tussle over warship deal Tensions between Paris and Moscow increased this week after France decided to suspend indefinitely delivery of the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers, citing Russia's involvement in the civil war in eastern Ukraine. The Kremlin says it may sue if … Read more…

Ukraine, Moscow clinch deal on Russian gas supply By RAF CASERT, Associated Press. BRUSSELS (AP) — Moscow and Kiev on Thursday clinched a deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flows into Ukraine throughout the winter despite their intense rivalry over the fighting in eastern Ukraine. Read more on U.S. News & World Report

EU: Moscow, Kiev Clinch a Deal on Gas Shipments From Russia to Ukraine … EU: Moscow, Kiev Clinch a Deal on Gas Shipments From Russia to Ukraine Through the Winter. BRUSSELS — Oct 30, 2014, 5:54 PM ET. Share. 0. Associated Press. EU: Moscow, Kiev clinch a deal on gas shipments from Russia to Ukraine…

No Russia-Ukraine gas deal at EU talks; Moscow queries finances Dependent on Western aid, Ukraine is in a weak position in relation to its former Soviet master in Moscow, though Russia's reasons were unclear for wanting further assurances on finances, beyond an agreement to supply gas only for cash up front. Read more on Reuters

Pro-Moscow Rebels Say Ukraine Breaks Cease-Fire Deal While They Still … The cease-fire was brokered by the Organization of Security and Co-operation in Europe, who had said that the first set of humanitarian aid is to enter the Donbass region on Saturday, even as Kiev remains wary of Moscow's moves near the border and … Read…

Russia-China Gas Deal Signed to Applause — and Skepticism Widely seen as a triumph for Moscow's ambitions to expand eastward, the deal came after nearly a decade of the two sides haggling over the price — and precisely as Russia seeks to flex its geopolitical muscle before the West amid ongoing tensions over … Read more…

East-West Standoff Complicates any IMF Deal for Ukraine The uncertainty is rising after Crimea's mainly Russian-speaking population voted overwhelmingly to join Russia on Sunday. Aside from the complexities of a split, it has raised suspicions that other pro-Moscow parts of Ukraine will fall under Russian … Read more on The Moscow Times

Moscow offers Egypt a multi-billion-dollar deal to modernize weapons “The word is now with our partners,” Mikhail Zavaliy, a senior official in Rosoboronexport, said. In a briefing to Russia's state-owned RIA-Novosti on Nov. 15, Zavaliy said Rosoboronexport has relayed a proposal to sell military helicopters and air … Read more on World Tribune

Sarris to continue talks in Moscow after inconclusive first round on Cyprus deal Cypriot Finance Minister Michalis Sarris has cancelled a news conference due at noon Greek time on Wednesday in order to continue talks with Russian officials in Moscow. Sarris said on Wednesday morning after talks with his counterpart Anton Siluanov … Read more…