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    World › Russia says arms for Kiev won’t help solve Ukraine crisis
    Dec17

    World › Russia says arms for Kiev won’t help solve Ukraine crisis

    A deputy Russian foreign minister declared on Tuesday that supplying weapons to Kiev would not help solve a crisis in east Ukraine, after the White House said U.S. President Barack Obama would sign corresponding legislation this week. Russia and the West are at loggerheads over the conflict in east Ukraine… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Ukraine cheers U.S. vote for military aid; Russia outraged
    Dec13

    World › Ukraine cheers U.S. vote for military aid; Russia outraged

    Ukraine on Friday welcomed a U.S. bill that would allow Washington to provide lethal military assistance to the embattled country, but Russia expressed outrage at the “openly confrontational” legislation. The bill — passed late on Thursday and due to get final approval in Congress before being sent to U.S. President… …read...

    World › Russia seeks stronger Asian energy
    Dec10

    World › Russia seeks stronger Asian energy

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he is seeking stronger energy ties with Asia over the West, amid tensions with the U.S. and its European allies over the crisis in the Ukraine. Putin is set to travel to India for talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his right-wing government… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Putin says West seeks to undermine Russia, Crimea ‘sacred’
    Dec05

    World › Putin says West seeks to undermine Russia, Crimea ‘sacred’

    President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused the West of exploiting the Ukraine crisis to undermine an increasingly confident Russia, and said Crimea was “sacred” to Moscow. In his annual state-of-the-nation address, Putin said Russia was justified in its stance on Ukraine but that Moscow would not sever ties with the… …read...

    World › Putin drops gas pipeline to EU; courts Turkey instead
    Dec02

    World › Putin drops gas pipeline to EU; courts Turkey instead

    Russia on Monday scrapped the South Stream pipeline project to supply gas to southern Europe without crossing Ukraine, citing EU objections, and instead named Turkey as its preferred partner for an alternative pipeline, with a promise of hefty discounts. The EU, at loggerheads with Moscow over Ukraine, and keen to… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Putin receives new U.S. ambassador with demand not to interfere
    Nov20

    World › Putin receives new U.S. ambassador with demand not to interfere

    The new U.S. ambassador to Russia presented his credentials to President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in a ceremony at the Kremlin that politely hinted at the challenges the career diplomat will face in Moscow. With Washington and Moscow locked in their worst confrontation since the Cold War over the Ukraine… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › EU sanctions separatists as Ukraine crisis deepens
    Nov18

    World › EU sanctions separatists as Ukraine crisis deepens

    The EU agreed to blacklist more Ukrainian separatists Monday but stopped short of fresh sanctions against Russia, saying there was hope of restarting dialogue with Moscow to end the worst standoff since the Cold War. New European Union diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said foreign ministers meeting in Brussels had raised… …read more...

    World › Work starts in Ukraine to collect wreckage of MH17
    Nov17

    World › Work starts in Ukraine to collect wreckage of MH17

    Workers in rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine began to collect debris from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Sunday, four months after the plane was brought down. The operation is being carried out under the supervision of Dutch investigators and officials from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in… …read more...

    World › Putin denies he left G-20 summit early due to criticism over Ukraine
    Nov17

    World › Putin denies he left G-20 summit early due to criticism over Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin made an early exit on Sunday from a two-day summit of world leaders where he was roundly criticized over Russia’s escalating aggression in Ukraine, but brushed off suggestions that he had felt pressured. Putin was the first leader to fly out of Brisbane on Sunday afternoon… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Western leaders confront Putin at G-20 with threat of more sanctions
    Nov16

    World › Western leaders confront Putin at G-20 with threat of more sanctions

    Western leaders warned Vladimir Putin at a G-20 summit on Saturday that he risked more economic sanctions if he failed to end Russian backing for separatist rebels in Ukraine. Russia denied any involvement in an escalation of the separatist war in eastern Ukraine, where more than 4,000 people have been… …read more Source: Japan...

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