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    World › Obama, Putin discuss Syria and Ukraine at summit in Peru
    Nov21

    World › Obama, Putin discuss Syria and Ukraine at summit in Peru

    President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Syria and Ukraine on Sunday as an economic summit got under way in Peru, in their first known conversation since Donald Trump was elected the next U.S. president. The two leaders were seen chatting at the start of the… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Obama, EU leaders agree to stick together, stay tough on Russia
    Nov19

    World › Obama, EU leaders agree to stick together, stay tough on Russia

    U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders on Friday underscored the importance of working together in NATO and chided Russia for its bombing of Syria and failure to implement a Ukrainian peace accord. The White House statement followed a meeting at which Obama sought to reassure his counterparts from Germany,… …read more Source:...

    World › Ukraine marks Babi Yar massacre’s 75th anniversary
    Sep30

    World › Ukraine marks Babi Yar massacre’s 75th anniversary

    Ukraine on Thursday marked the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the most infamous mass slaughters of World War II. Babi Yar, a ravine in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, is where nearly 34,000 Jews were killed within 48 hours in 1941 when the city was under… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of U.N. debate
    Sep22

    World › World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of U.N. debate

    World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. General Assembly to rage against their neighbors and presenting a picture of a chaotic world consumed by intractable conflicts. A few paces from the General Assembly hall, the United States and Russia bitterly… …read more...

    World › Ukraine accuses Russia of plotting as tensions rise
    Aug13

    World › Ukraine accuses Russia of plotting as tensions rise

    Ukraine on Friday accused Russia of plotting further unrest as the international community sought to ease tensions after the two sides ramped up security around the disputed Crimean peninsula. Moscow also said it has delivered its most advanced S-400 air defence system to Crimea, which it annexed in 2014. The… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › U.S. calls for Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea
    Aug12

    World › U.S. calls for Ukraine-Russia restraint over Crimea

    The United States on Thursday called on Ukraine and Russia to show restraint after Moscow accused Kiev of plotting attacks in disputed Crimea, and urged a resumption of talks. Ukraine has put its forces on high alert after Russia’s FSB security service said it had thwarted “terrorist attacks” in the… …read more Source:...

    World › Putin tests West’s sanctions resolve on visit to Slovenia
    Jul31

    World › Putin tests West’s sanctions resolve on visit to Slovenia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a conciliatory tone Saturday on a visit to Slovenia, shaking hands and honoring dead soldiers as he tested Western resolve in maintaining crippling sanctions against the Kremlin for its role in Ukraine. Slovenia, a small Alpine nation where U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s wife…...

    World › Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit
    Jul09

    World › Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine and said Britain’s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the Western defense alliance. In an article in the Financial Times newspaper as he arrived… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Russia reasserts bid for post-Fukushima atomic lead
    Jul07

    World › Russia reasserts bid for post-Fukushima atomic lead

    The new No. 6 reactor at Russia’s Novovoronezh atomic power station is not just about generating power, but relaunching Russia’s ambitions to become a major player in the nuclear industry. The new design comes 30 years after the Chernobyl disaster in the Soviet republic of Ukraine dealt a body blow… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Ukraine outraged by U.N. chief’s remarks on Russia
    Jun17

    World › Ukraine outraged by U.N. chief’s remarks on Russia

    Ukraine’s U.N. ambassador said Thursday he is “completely outraged” by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s comments in a prepared speech saying Russia has a critical role to play in ending the conflict in his country. Volodymyr Yelchenko said Ban’s prepared comments for the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in...

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