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    Merkel says G7 ready to strengthen sanctions vs. Russia if needed
    Jun08

    Merkel says G7 ready to strengthen sanctions vs. Russia if needed

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday the leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) countries were ready, if necessary, to strengthen sanctions against Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military blames rebel bomb for patrol boat explosion
    Jun08

    Ukraine military blames rebel bomb for patrol boat explosion

    KIEV (Reuters) – An explosion which sank a border patrol boat off Ukraine’s strategically important port city of Mariupol was caused by a separatist-made bomb, the Ukrainian military said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says largely up to Russia whether EU sanctions eased
    Jun07

    Merkel says largely up to Russia whether EU sanctions eased

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – Any loosening of European Union sanctions against Russia over Ukraine lies to a large extent in Moscow’s hands, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    G7 leaders urge tough line on Russia at start of summit
    Jun07

    G7 leaders urge tough line on Russia at start of summit

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations backed a tough line towards Moscow at the start of a summit in the Bavarian Alps, with U.S. President Barack Obama urging the gathering to stand up to Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Border patrol boat blows up, sinks off Ukraine's Mariupol – border guards
    Jun07

    Border patrol boat blows up, sinks off Ukraine's Mariupol – border guards

    KIEV (Reuters) – A search and rescue operation was underway on Sunday after a border patrol boat with a crew of seven sank off Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol following an explosion, border guard authorities said. …read more Source: The...

    Obama jokes, swigs beer with Bavarians at start of G7 trip
    Jun07

    Obama jokes, swigs beer with Bavarians at start of G7 trip

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – Joking that he wanted to buy a pair of lederhosen leather shorts, U.S. President Barack Obama drank beer and mixed with Bavarians in a light-hearted start to his trip to Germany, before turning to more serious talks on the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Cameron – Europe must stay united on Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Jun07

    Cameron – Europe must stay united on Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – British Prime Minister David Cameron said Europe had to stay united to keep sanctions on Russia in place despite any pain they caused the 28-nation bloc, urging the Group of Seven industrial nations to send Moscow a tough message on Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Tusk says will only discuss tougher sanctions on Russia
    Jun07

    EU's Tusk says will only discuss tougher sanctions on Russia

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – The only possible discussion about sanctions towards Russia over Ukraine can be about strengthening them, European Council President Donald Tusk said ahead of a summit of Group of Seven (G7) leaders on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Obama says G7 to discuss Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Jun07

    Obama says G7 to discuss Russian aggression in Ukraine

    KRUEN, Germany (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said before the start of a Group of Seven (G7) summit in the Bavarian Alps that leaders would discuss how to stand up to Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine as well as threats from extremism and climate change. …read more Source: The...

    Greece and Ukraine crises drown out G7 summit agenda
    Jun07

    Greece and Ukraine crises drown out G7 summit agenda

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Reuters) – Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations meet on Sunday in the Bavarian Alps for a summit overshadowed by Greece’s debt crisis and ongoing violence in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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