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    Number of Russians in poverty rises by 3 million
    Jun11

    Number of Russians in poverty rises by 3 million

    The number of Russians living below the poverty line rose by 3.1 million in the first quarter as the economy reeled from the plunging ruble and soaring inflation, state statistics revealed Thursday.The number of Russians classed as living in poverty hit 22.9 million in the first quarter, or 15.9 percent of the population.In the same period last...

    Three civilians, two Ukrainian soldiers killed in violence in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military
    Jun11

    Three civilians, two Ukrainian soldiers killed in violence in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three civilians and two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in separate incidents in the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, where government forces are confronting a rebellion by Russian-backed separatists, the Ukrainian military said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Italy gives Vladimir Putin stage to make case against sanctions
    Jun11

    Italy gives Vladimir Putin stage to make case against sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin used a trip to Italy to press his case against international sanctions and was urged by Pope Francis to make a “sincere effort” for peace in Ukraine. After telling Italian premier Matteo Renzi that Western sanctions imposed over Russia’s actions in Ukraine would cost Italian companies a billion...

    UN Secretary-General Visits Kazakhstan for Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions
    Jun11

    UN Secretary-General Visits Kazakhstan for Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met United Nations(UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Astana’s Palace of Peace and Harmony on June 10 to discuss the work of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions and other ways of...

    Russia says U.S. forces Kiev to prolong conflict
    Jun11

    Russia says U.S. forces Kiev to prolong conflict

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia accused the United States on Thursday of forcing Kiev to continue the conflict in east Ukraine and urged Washington to fully implement a treaty on eliminating intermediate-range and shorter-range missiles. …read more Source: The...

    Italy gives Putin stage to petition case on ‘sanctions’
    Jun11

    Italy gives Putin stage to petition case on ‘sanctions’

    ROME: Russian President Vladimir Putin used a trip to Italy on Wednesday to press his case against international sanctions and was urged by Pope Francis to make a “sincere effort” for peace in Ukraine. After telling Italian premier Matteo Renzi that Western sanctions imposed over Russia’s actions in Ukraine would cost Italian companies a...

    Italy gives Putin stage to make case against sanctions
    Jun11

    Italy gives Putin stage to make case against sanctions

    ROME, Italy: Russian President Vladimir Putin used a trip to Italy on Wednesday to press his case against international sanctions and was urged by Pope Francis to make a “sincere effort” for peace in Ukraine. After telling Italian premier Matteo Renzi that Western sanctions imposed over Russia’s actions in Ukraine would cost...

    Pope to Russian President Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine
    Jun11

    Pope to Russian President Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine

    Pope Francis shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the occasion of a private audience at the Vatican on Wednesday. (Source: AP) Pope Francis encouraged Russian President Vladimir Putin to engage in “sincere” international efforts aimed at bringing peace to Ukraine as the two men met privately at the Vatican on Wednesday. Earlier...

    Italy gives Putin stage to make case against sanctions
    Jun11

    Italy gives Putin stage to make case against sanctions

    ROME (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin used a trip to Italy on Wednesday to press his case against international sanctions and was urged by Pope Francis to make a sincere effort for peace in Ukraine.After telling Italian premier Matteo Renzi that Western sanctions imposed over Russias actions in Ukraine would cost Italian companies a...

    Pope Urges Putin to Make a ‘Great Effort’ to Resolve the Crisis in Ukraine
    Jun11

    Pope Urges Putin to Make a ‘Great Effort’ to Resolve the Crisis in Ukraine

    Barely two days after Europe’s most powerful leaders presented a common front on Russian sanctions, President Vladimir Putin of Russia swept into Italy on Wednesday, a pointed reminder that European u… …read more Source:...

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