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January 26, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
The Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly restored Russia's vote despite persistent concerns about the human rights situation in Chechnya. The 600-member chamber, meeting in Strasbourg, France, said it decided to reinstate Moscow's voting rights because of the Russian parliament's increasing cooperation with the council.
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January 26, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
The Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly restored Russia's vote despite persistent concerns about the human rights situation in Chechnya. The 600-member chamber, meeting in Strasbourg, France, said it decided to reinstate Moscow's voting rights because of the Russian parliament's increasing cooperation with the council.
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February 17, 2000 | ROBYN DIXON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russia and NATO announced a formal resumption of contacts Wednesday, taking a big step toward thawing the iciest conflict between the alliance and Moscow since the end of the Cold War. There is still a way to go to melt the frost, but Wednesday's announcement was a signal that NATO is ready to do business with acting Russian President Vladimir V. Putin despite its concerns over the Kremlin's war in separatist Chechnya.
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February 17, 2000 | ROBYN DIXON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russia and NATO announced a formal resumption of contacts Wednesday, taking a big step toward thawing the iciest conflict between the alliance and Moscow since the end of the Cold War. There is still a way to go to melt the frost, but Wednesday's announcement was a signal that NATO is ready to do business with acting Russian President Vladimir V. Putin despite its concerns over the Kremlin's war in separatist Chechnya.
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April 14, 1997 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS and TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Less than 20 miles from the heart of Moscow, along the highway from Sheremetyevo Airport, stands an artistic rendition of a tank trap at the spot where the Soviet Red Army finally stopped the advance of Nazi Germany during World War II. On bustling Kutuzovsky Prospekt, a replica of the Arc de Triomphe celebrates Russia's 1812 victory over Napoleon at Poklonnaya Hill. And at the doorstep of St.
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April 13, 1997 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One day it could be hailed as a giant step toward uniting Europe as a community of like-minded democracies, a means of stabilizing a part of the world where wars have claimed well in excess of 50 million lives this century. Or it could turn out to be a horrific blunder that merely divided Europe along new lines and needlessly turned Russia and its decaying nuclear arsenal once again against the West.
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April 15, 1997 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Waving his hand toward a bank of filing cabinets running the length of his office, a NATO headquarters staffer helping to plan the peace mission in Bosnia-Herzegovina 18 months ago dismissed every file as useless. "For 40 years, we did nothing but plan scenarios to block a mass invasion from the east," he said. "And what am I doing now? Sending peacekeepers south. Everything here has changed."
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April 15, 1997 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Waving his hand toward a bank of filing cabinets running the length of his office, a NATO headquarters staffer helping to plan the peace mission in Bosnia-Herzegovina 18 months ago dismissed every file as useless. "For 40 years, we did nothing but plan scenarios to block a mass invasion from the east," he said. "And what am I doing now? Sending peacekeepers south. Everything here has changed."
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April 14, 1997 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS and TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Less than 20 miles from the heart of Moscow, along the highway from Sheremetyevo Airport, stands an artistic rendition of a tank trap at the spot where the Soviet Red Army finally stopped the advance of Nazi Germany during World War II. On bustling Kutuzovsky Prospekt, a replica of the Arc de Triomphe celebrates Russia's 1812 victory over Napoleon at Poklonnaya Hill. And at the doorstep of St.
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April 13, 1997 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One day it could be hailed as a giant step toward uniting Europe as a community of like-minded democracies, a means of stabilizing a part of the world where wars have claimed well in excess of 50 million lives this century. Or it could turn out to be a horrific blunder that merely divided Europe along new lines and needlessly turned Russia and its decaying nuclear arsenal once again against the West.
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