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    Japan announces dates for G7 summit in 2016
    Jun23

    Japan announces dates for G7 summit in 2016

    TOKYO: Japan will host a summit of the Group of Seven industrial democracies on May 26-27 next year, its top government spokesman said Tuesday. The thorny question of whether or not Russian President Vladimir Putin gets an invitation “is undecided yet,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters. The crisis in Ukraine is...

    Some Ukraine refugees in Russia yearn to return, others settle
    Jun23

    Some Ukraine refugees in Russia yearn to return, others settle

    PRIMORKA, Russia – Marina Balatskaya watched as her three children played in the Russian holiday camp that has become their home since they fled the fighting in east Ukraine.For some seven months the single mother, 35, and her family have been living alongside refugees from the conflict in the government-run settlement on the shore of the...

    One of Kiev streets to be renamed in honor of Chingiz Aitmatov
    Jun23

    One of Kiev streets to be renamed in honor of Chingiz Aitmatov

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months
    Jun23

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months

    LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg — EU foreign ministers formally agreed Monday to prolong to January 2016 damaging economic sanctions against Russia to ensure it fully implements Ukraine peace accords, officials said. “EU has extended economic sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016, with a view to complete implementation of (the) Minsk...

    Merkel, Hollande see insufficient Ukraine progress after Putins call
    Jun23

    Merkel, Hollande see insufficient Ukraine progress after Putins call

    Moscow can t stop Russians from fighting MOSCOW: The secretary of Russia s Security Council said on Monday it is impossible to stop Russia …read more Source: The News...

    U.S. pledges troops, equipment for NATO rapid response force
    Jun23

    U.S. pledges troops, equipment for NATO rapid response force

    MUENSTER (Reuters) -The United States said on Monday it would contribute special operations forces, intelligence and other high-end military assets to a new NATO rapid response force that aims in part to deter any future actions by Russia.U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made the announcement during a trip to Germany, where he delivered an...

    Russia and Ukraine mark WW2 anniversary
    Jun23

    Russia and Ukraine mark WW2 anniversary

    West, Russia trade accusations at U.N. over new Ukraine violenceWest clings to fraying Ukraine peace deal despite Kiev doubtsVladimir Putin calls Ukraine fascist and country’s new law helps make his caseRussia to roll out Red Square military parade on huge scaleWest rains on Putin’s WWII parade as Ukraine crisis takes tollPutin...

    Ukraine’s parliament speaker stresses importance of decentralization
    Jun23

    Ukraine’s parliament speaker stresses importance of decentralization

    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Groysman on Monday stressed the importance of decentralization of power for the country’s development. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    EU Governments Extend Russian Sanctions Through January 2016
    Jun23

    EU Governments Extend Russian Sanctions Through January 2016

    The EU is keeping the pressure firmly on the Russian economy as turbulence continues in Eastern Ukraine. Sanctions have now been extended until the end of January, adding an additional six months of … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    EU Keeps Up Pressure on Russia by Extending Economic Sanctions
    Jun23

    EU Keeps Up Pressure on Russia by Extending Economic Sanctions

    Luxembourg. European Union foreign ministers extended economic sanctions on Russia until Jan. 31 on Monday, keeping up pressure on Moscow to help resolve the Ukraine conflict. The ministers meeting in Luxembourg approved a six-month extension of the sanctions, which were “introduced in response to Russia’s destabilizing role in eastern...

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