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    History becomes a weapon in Russia-West rift over Ukraine
    Jun08

    History becomes a weapon in Russia-West rift over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – History has become a weapon in Russia’s battle with the West over Ukraine as President Vladimir Putin looks increasingly to the past to whip up patriotism and rally support. …read more Source: The...

    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...

    G7 summit: Obama, Hollande reach agreement on Ukraine crisis, Iran nuke deal
    Jun08

    G7 summit: Obama, Hollande reach agreement on Ukraine crisis, Iran nuke deal

    United States President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande have reportedly agreed on some of the world’s most pressing issues, including the imposition of sanctions on Russia in the light of its actions in Ukraine and the need to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions, the White House said. The two leaders agreed that the...

    Ukraine says rebels have army of ‘mid-sized European state’
    Jun08

    Ukraine says rebels have army of ‘mid-sized European state’

    KIEV – Ukraine’s defence minister on Monday accused pro-Russian rebels backed up by Moscow’s forces of assembling a 40,000-strong army sufficient for a “mid-sized European state”. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine says rebels have army of ‘mid-sized European state’
    Jun08

    Ukraine says rebels have army of ‘mid-sized European state’

    KIEV – Ukraine’s defence minister on Monday accused pro-Russian rebels backed up by Moscow’s forces of assembling a 40,000-strong army sufficient for a “mid-sized European state”.Stepan Poltorak’s estimates fly in the face of Russia’s denials that it either backs the separatist fighters or covertly sneaks...

    URGENT: G-7 leaders oppose S. China Sea reclamation, urge Ukraine cease-fire
    Jun08

    URGENT: G-7 leaders oppose S. China Sea reclamation, urge Ukraine cease-fire

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Merkel encourages G7 leaders to agree tough climate goals
    Jun08

    Merkel encourages G7 leaders to agree tough climate goals

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Group of Seven (G7) leaders to commit to tough goals to cut greenhouse gases at the final day of their summit in the Bavarian Alps on Monday. Merkel, once dubbed the “climate chancellor”, hopes to revitalise her green credentials by getting the G7 industrial nations to agree specific emissions...

    Germany G7 Summit: Obama, Hollande agree on Ukraine, Iran nukes
    Jun08

    Germany G7 Summit: Obama, Hollande agree on Ukraine, Iran nukes

    Russia says it saw nothing new in the tough line taken by G7 leaders on Moscow over sanctions, suggests there were differences among its member states. …read more Source: The...

    G7 leaders to stand firm on security threats, Ukraine
    Jun08

    G7 leaders to stand firm on security threats, Ukraine

    ELMAU CASTLE, Germany: Pressing security threats from jihadist groups across the world and “Russian aggression” in Ukraine dominated world leaders’ talks at the second day of the G7 summit in Germany. Barring Russian President Vladimir Putin for a third time, the Group of Seven leaders invited others beyond the club of rich nations,...

    German chancellor wants to send united signal to Russia
    Jun08

    German chancellor wants to send united signal to Russia

    second in a row without Russia , which was ejected from what was the G-8 last year over its actions in Ukraine. Even with President Vladimir Putin absent, Russia was prominent in the leaders’ … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

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