Russian Federation under pressure of states perceiving it as 'a competitor', says Lavrov

Putin attends a meeting with businessmen in Moscow

Putin Tells Trump in New Year's Letter He's Open to Meeting

"Russian-US relations remain an important factor in order to guarantee strategic stability and global security", the presidency said in a New Year statement, which added that Putin "has confirmed that Russia is open to dialogue with the United States on the maximum number of subjects". -Russian relations "are the most important factor for providing strategic stability and worldwide security", according to a statement by the Kremlin quoted by Russian media on December 30.

"He confirmed that Russian Federation is open for dialogue with the US on the most wide-ranging agenda". "There are always loads of them before the New Year", Putin said.

The Kremlin said that former President George W. Bush was among the former heads of state to whom Putin had also sent a holiday message.

Nunes vs. Cyborg II? Not So Fast, Says Dana White
During their respective runs as champion, they proved to be company fighters and stepped in when White needed them to. Cyborg released a statement on social media where she remained incredibly classy after her first UFC defeat.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted by Russian news agency TASS that it is now up to the U.S.to hold a meeting with Russia.

The Kremlin said in March that Russian Federation would cut its defence budget to less than 3 per cent of the gross domestic product within the next five years.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in a radio program aired Sunday he hopes to have a "specific discussion" with Russian President Vladimir Putin on a peace treaty between the two countries when the leaders meet next month.

Cyberattack By "Foreign Entity" Cripples Newspapers
On Thursday night, editors were unable tried to send pages, via digital files, to the plate-making facility. The Los Angeles Times claims this cyberattack came from somewhere outside the United States.

Putin wished "well-being and prosperity to the British people", the Kremlin said.

In a separate letter to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Putin pledged continuation of aid to the Syrian government and people in the "fight against terrorism, in defence of state sovereignty and territorial integrity".

The US President pinned the cancellation on Russia's refusal to release Ukrainian Navy ships and sailors seized during a maritime confrontation between the two countries on November 25.

Flights suspended at Hanover airport after man drives auto onto runway
Hanover airport resumed operations at about 8.05pm (3.05am on Sunday, Singapore time)", Hanover police tweeted. German publication Bild reported on its website that the man's vehicle had Polish registration plates.

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