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    Obama and Putin Discussed Ukraine, Iran and Syria: White House
    Nov11

    Obama and Putin Discussed Ukraine, Iran and Syria: White House

    US President Barack Obama met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin three times on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific summit on Tuesday, the White House said. …read more Source:...

    No ‘shirtfronting’ as Putin, Abbott urge quicker MH17 probe
    Nov11

    No ‘shirtfronting’ as Putin, Abbott urge quicker MH17 probe

    BEIJING: President Vladimir Putin and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday urged a quicker probe into the MH17 crash but the two leaders appeared to avoid diplomatic butting of heads, the Kremlin said. Abbott had famously vowed to “shirtfront” Putin — an Australian Rules football term in which a player charges an opponent — over the...

    EU to discuss Russia sanctions, Ukraine support next week: Mogherini
    Nov11

    EU to discuss Russia sanctions, Ukraine support next week: Mogherini

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The European Union’s new foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said in Berlin on Tuesday that foreign ministers from the bloc would discuss whether to increase sanctions on Russia, and how to help Ukraine, when they meet in Brussels next week. …read more Source: The...

    Obama and Putin are odd couple at Beijing summit
    Nov11

    Obama and Putin are odd couple at Beijing summit

    BEIJING – A couple of brief encounters between Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin during an Asia-Pacific summit in China on Tuesday spoke volumes about the chilly state of relations between the United States and Russia.With the two men crossing paths twice this week, first in Beijing and later at a G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, there was...

    Abbott, Putin urge speeding up of probe into Flight MH17 crash, Kremlin says
    Nov11

    Abbott, Putin urge speeding up of probe into Flight MH17 crash, Kremlin says

    BEIJING: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Russian President Vladimir Putin urged investigators to speed up the probe into a July plane crash in eastern Ukraine, a spokesman for the Kremlin said on Tuesday. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Biden warns Russia over Ukraine
    Nov11

    Biden warns Russia over Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden on Monday warned Russia of more costs over what he called Moscow’s continuing violation of a ceasefire deal over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    U.S. says Russia sanctions have impact but not changing stance on Ukraine
    Nov11

    U.S. says Russia sanctions have impact but not changing stance on Ukraine

    BEIJING (Reuters) – Economic sanctions against Russia over its actions around Ukraine are clearly having an impact on its economy but are not yet changing Russia’s calculus on Ukraine, the White House said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Over 1,600 kin remember passengers of downed flight in Ukraine
    Nov11

    Over 1,600 kin remember passengers of downed flight in Ukraine

    Amsterdam: More than 1,600 family members of the 298 mainly Dutch victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which was downed in Ukraine, gathered Monday for a memorial ceremony here.King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima presided over the ceremony at the RAI Exhibition and .. …read more Source: India...

    Ukraine’s currency plunges as ceasefire fears grow
    Nov11

    Ukraine’s currency plunges as ceasefire fears grow

    Ukraine’s currency lost nearly 5 percent of its value on Monday after a weekend that saw the heaviest shelling in a month hit the main rebel stronghold in the east and signs that Moscow had dispatched troops and tanks to reinforce separatists. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Fears of all-out Ukraine war grow as MH17 families mourn
    Nov11

    Fears of all-out Ukraine war grow as MH17 families mourn

    Shakhtarsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – New columns of tanks, trucks and heavy artillery rumbled towards the pro-Moscow rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Monday as fears grew of a return to all-out fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine.The Netherlands meanwhile held an emotional ceremony for the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which was shot...

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