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March 21, 1998 | From Associated Press
On the advice of Boris N. Yeltsin's doctors, a summit planned for next week was moved Friday to Moscow to spare the Russian leader the trip, raising new questions about his health. The president had paid an unexpected visit to the Kremlin in the morning, as if to demonstrate he was in top form. He spent three hours conferring on arrangements for the summit to be held with German Chancellor Helmut Kohl and French President Jacques Chirac.
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July 19, 2001 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Vladimir V. Putin called Wednesday for a complete overhaul of the European security system, asserting that the continent will never be free of distrust between East and West as long as NATO continues to exist in its present form without Russia as a member. Speaking at the first big, no-holds-barred news conference of his 18 months in office, a vigorous and businesslike Russian president boasted a little, joked a little and occasionally lectured journalists.
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May 31, 1997 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If Western arms control negotiators thought that Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin's "Paris initiative" to unilaterally disarm nuclear missiles was too good to be true, the Kremlin leader on Friday proved them right.
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February 21, 2001 | MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russian President Vladimir V. Putin presented a plan for a European missile defense program to NATO Secretary-General George Robertson on Tuesday, warning that chances of a renewed Cold War and a new arms race are growing. Putin told the visiting Robertson that despite the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's rhetoric, the alliance's actions seem to treat Russia as an enemy. And under those circumstances, Russia must take steps to defend itself.
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December 3, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
A European security conference approved plans to seek further cuts in conventional arsenals across the continent, a process the United States and Western allies hope will establish a new military balance and ease Russia's hostility toward NATO expansion. But in a tough speech that dismayed Western leaders, Russian Prime Minister Viktor S.
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March 21, 1996 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a pointed warning that a Communist victory in Russia's June presidential election will cut Moscow out of an increasingly unified Europe, U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher on Wednesday challenged Russia's voters to pick inclusion instead of isolation.
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September 7, 1996 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secretary of State Warren Christopher called Friday for a new East-West charter linking Russia with NATO, joining the Cold War enemies in a partnership to build "a new Europe."
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April 6, 1993 | Associated Press
The European Community on Monday authorized negotiations that could lead eventually to a free trade accord with Russia. The decision by the foreign ministers of the 12 EC nations was the latest Western effort to bolster President Boris N. Yeltsin's domestic standing and boost Russia's economy.
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January 6, 1995 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A hesitant but increasingly worried Western Europe took its first substantive action against Russia on Thursday to register disapproval of Moscow's efforts to crush resistance in breakaway Chechnya.
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February 26, 1992 | From a Times Staff Writer
NATO Secretary General Manfred Woerner on Tuesday proclaimed a new era of partnership with Russia, the alliance's old Cold War foe, but said that actual Russian membership in NATO is not in the offing. "They did not request membership," he told reporters as he wrapped up a three-day visit to Russia and Ukraine.
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August 15, 2000 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Cold War is long gone, and the mighty Russian navy is a shadow of its former self. Yet in the icy waters off northern Europe, a dangerous game of cat and mouse continues between Russian and Western submarine forces, as it has for nearly half a century. As in the Cold War days, the Russian submarine fleet, now disproportionately concentrated at a huge base near Murmansk on the Barents Sea, still trains to repel a naval invasion from the West.
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March 21, 1998 | From Associated Press
On the advice of Boris N. Yeltsin's doctors, a summit planned for next week was moved Friday to Moscow to spare the Russian leader the trip, raising new questions about his health. The president had paid an unexpected visit to the Kremlin in the morning, as if to demonstrate he was in top form. He spent three hours conferring on arrangements for the summit to be held with German Chancellor Helmut Kohl and French President Jacques Chirac.
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May 31, 1997 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If Western arms control negotiators thought that Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin's "Paris initiative" to unilaterally disarm nuclear missiles was too good to be true, the Kremlin leader on Friday proved them right.
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May 28, 1997 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS and JONATHAN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin signed his country's historic post-Cold War charter with NATO on Tuesday and then upstaged even that act with a stunning declaration that he will remove all nuclear warheads currently threatening nations belonging to the Western alliance.
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May 27, 1997 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After roaring out of Moscow like the proverbial winter lion Monday with warnings that further NATO expansion could destabilize Europe, Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin purred to his Parisian hosts that today's historic accord with the alliance means that "all Europe won" the Cold War.
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May 17, 1997 | Associated Press
The 16 countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on Friday unanimously approved the alliance's new accord with Russia, clearing the way for a formal signing at a May 27 summit in Paris. The agreement, concluded Wednesday after months of negotiations between NATO Secretary-General Javier Solana and Russian Foreign Minister Yevgeny M. Primakov, creates a permanent Russia-NATO advisory council. It also sets out the framework for future relations as NATO begins expanding eastward.
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July 19, 2001 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Vladimir V. Putin called Wednesday for a complete overhaul of the European security system, asserting that the continent will never be free of distrust between East and West as long as NATO continues to exist in its present form without Russia as a member. Speaking at the first big, no-holds-barred news conference of his 18 months in office, a vigorous and businesslike Russian president boasted a little, joked a little and occasionally lectured journalists.
NEWS
May 17, 1997 | Associated Press
The 16 countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on Friday unanimously approved the alliance's new accord with Russia, clearing the way for a formal signing at a May 27 summit in Paris. The agreement, concluded Wednesday after months of negotiations between NATO Secretary-General Javier Solana and Russian Foreign Minister Yevgeny M. Primakov, creates a permanent Russia-NATO advisory council. It also sets out the framework for future relations as NATO begins expanding eastward.
NEWS
December 3, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
A European security conference approved plans to seek further cuts in conventional arsenals across the continent, a process the United States and Western allies hope will establish a new military balance and ease Russia's hostility toward NATO expansion. But in a tough speech that dismayed Western leaders, Russian Prime Minister Viktor S.
NEWS
September 7, 1996 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secretary of State Warren Christopher called Friday for a new East-West charter linking Russia with NATO, joining the Cold War enemies in a partnership to build "a new Europe."
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