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    Putin says good chance of ending Ukraine crisis, West threatens more sanctions
    Nov16

    Putin says good chance of ending Ukraine crisis, West threatens more sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday there was a “good chance” of resolving the conflict in Ukraine as Western leaders squarely blamed Moscow and threatened to slap more sanctions if it did not take action to end the crisis. Putin was speaking at a G20 leaders summit in Brisbane where he has come under...

    Weary Putin Leaves G-20 Early for Sleep on Long Flight Home
    Nov16

    Weary Putin Leaves G-20 Early for Sleep on Long Flight Home

    Russian President Vladimir Putin left the Group of 20 summit in Australia early so he can sleep on the long flight home, after a week of international meetings where he faced pressure over Ukraine. Putin, who was told by European leaders during the two-day summit in Brisbane to stop arming rebels in Ukraine, said before jetting off that...

    Obama, EU leaders meet on Russia-Ukraine conflict
    Nov16

    Obama, EU leaders meet on Russia-Ukraine conflict

    President Barack Obama huddled Sunday with European leaders to discuss the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, where officials say the security situation is worsening.The meeting took place on the sidelines of the Group of 20 economic summit in Brisbane, Australia.Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the summit and faced a chorus of...

    Russia plans alternative version of ‘Wikipedia’
    Nov16

    Russia plans alternative version of ‘Wikipedia’

    MOSCOW: Russia plans to create its own “Wikipedia” to ensure its citizens have access to more “detailed and reliable” information about their country, the presidential library said on Friday. Citing Western threats, the Kremlin has asserted more control over the Internet this year in what critics call moves to censor the web, and has introduced...

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin Says Good Chance of Resolution to Ukraine Conflict
    Nov16

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin Says Good Chance of Resolution to Ukraine Conflict

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that there is a “good chance of resolution” in the Ukraine conflict, contradicting Western concerns over an escalation in fighting in the southeast of t… …read more Source:...

    Under fire, Russia's Putin says good chance of Ukraine resolution
    Nov16

    Under fire, Russia's Putin says good chance of Ukraine resolution

    BRISBANE Australia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that there was a “good chance of resolution” in the Ukraine conflict, rejecting Western condemnation of Russia’s role in the southeast of the country. …read more Source: The...

    West targets Russia over Ukraine as testy G20 wraps up
    Nov16

    West targets Russia over Ukraine as testy G20 wraps up

    BRISBANE, Australia – Russian President Vladimir Putin faced concerted Western fire over the Ukraine crisis on Sunday at a testy G20 summit where geopolitical strains vied with debate on overhauling the global economy.At the summit in Brisbane, Putin broke protocol by pre-empting the host leader in delivering remarks to the media.The...

    G20 leaders face pressure to deliver on growth
    Nov16

    G20 leaders face pressure to deliver on growth

    BRISBANE, Australia – Australia made a last ditch call Sunday for the G20’s leaders to use all policy levers to rehabilitate global economies and generate prosperity, which could see them better their target of lifting growth by two per cent.The world’s top industrial nations have vowed to boost their combined economic output by...

    US, Japan and Australia vow to oppose Russian action in Ukraine
    Nov16

    US, Japan and Australia vow to oppose Russian action in Ukraine

    BRISBANE, Australia – The leaders of the United States, Japan and Australia lined up together against Russia on Sunday, vowing to oppose Russian efforts to destabilise eastern Ukraine during a rare trilateral meeting held at the G20 summit in Brisbane.President Barack Obama, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian Prime Minister...

    One week to ‘finish the job’ in Iran nuclear talks
    Nov16

    One week to ‘finish the job’ in Iran nuclear talks

    VIENNA – Iran and six world powers begin a final round of talks in Vienna on Tuesday aiming to overcome significant remaining differences and agree a historic nuclear deal by a November 24 deadline.”There’s still a big gap. We may not be able to get there,” US President Barack Obama warned last Sunday.After 12 years of...

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