President Vladimir Putin has said Russia will finish a Russia-Germany pipeline under the Baltic Sea by the end of this year. Photo: AP

Kremlin warns new Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky against calls for more Russia sanctions

  • Statement from Putin comes after US said Washington intended to impose sanctions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project
  • Zelensky says his priority is ending the conflict with Russia-backed insurgents
Topic |   Russia

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President Vladimir Putin has said Russia will finish a Russia-Germany pipeline under the Baltic Sea by the end of this year. Photo: AP
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Ukraine's President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy takes a selfie with his supporters as he walks to take the oath of office. Photo: Reuters

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky takes office as Ukraine’s president, uses opening address to wage war on political establishment

  • Zelensky asks for the removal of top security officials and asks that members of parliament lift their own right to immunity from prosecution
Topic |   Ukraine

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Ukraine's President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy takes a selfie with his supporters as he walks to take the oath of office. Photo: Reuters
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