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    No sign of breakthrough as Russia, Ukraine meet in Milan
    Oct17

    No sign of breakthrough as Russia, Ukraine meet in Milan

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko met an array of EU leaders on Friday, but there was little sign of progress in patching up a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and resolving a dispute over natural gas supplies. Putin held more than 2-1/2 hours of talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel overnight. The...

    Serious differences remain after Merkel-Putin meeting – Kremlin
    Oct17

    Serious differences remain after Merkel-Putin meeting – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Serious differences remain between Germany and Russia over the crisis in Ukraine following talks in Italy between Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin, Merkel have ‘serious differences’ over Ukraine: Kremlin
    Oct17

    Putin, Merkel have ‘serious differences’ over Ukraine: Kremlin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin have major differences over the origin and causes of the conflict in Ukraine, the Kremlin said following talks between the two leaders. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Milan summit offers Putin and Poroshenko time to talk
    Oct17

    Milan summit offers Putin and Poroshenko time to talk

    MILAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko are looking to patch up a faltering ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and resolve a dispute over natural gas supplies when they meet in Milan on Friday.The pair are expected to talk one-on-one on the sidelines of a Europe-Asia summit, and hold broader discussions with...

    Putin and Merkel have ‘serious differences’ over Ukraine: Kremlin
    Oct17

    Putin and Merkel have ‘serious differences’ over Ukraine: Kremlin

    MOSCOW – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin have major differences over the origin and causes of the conflict in Ukraine, the Kremlin said following talks between the two leaders.”There are still serious differences concerning the origin of Ukraine’s internal conflict, as well as the root causes...

    Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, NZ, Spain win UN Council Seats
    Oct17

    Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, NZ, Spain win UN Council Seats

    United Nations. Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand and Spain won seats on the United Nations Security Council on Thursday for two years from January 1, 2015. The 193-member UN General Assembly elected Venezuela with 181 votes, Malaysia with 187 votes, Angola with 190 votes. All three countries campaigned unopposed for their seats after...

    Austria well-placed to mediate in Russia-Ukraine conflict
    Oct17

    Austria well-placed to mediate in Russia-Ukraine conflict

    Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann said Thursday that his country is well-placed to act as a mediator in the Russia-Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: China...

    Putin threatens EU gas squeeze raising stakes for Ukraine
    Oct17

    Putin threatens EU gas squeeze raising stakes for Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin flew into Milan last night for peace talks with European Union leaders after threatening to cut the supply of natural gas through Ukraine if the government in Kiev diverts fuel for domestic use.Russian hackers target NATO, Ukraine and others: iSightUkraine lobbies NATO, IMF as deaths mountMore than 330 killed in...

    ‘Maximum cooperation’ demanded on MH17
    Oct17

    ‘Maximum cooperation’ demanded on MH17

    THE HAGUE: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has met Russian President Vladimir Putin to demand “maximum cooperation” in the probe into doomed Malaysia flight MH17, the Dutch top politician has said. “I have just spoken to President Putin in Milan and demanded maximum cooperation in resolving the MH17 disaster,” Rutte said in a tweet, posted on...

    No sign of major Russian pullback from Ukraine: NATO
    Oct17

    No sign of major Russian pullback from Ukraine: NATO

    Brussels: NATO said today it saw no sign of any significant Russian pullback from Ukraine’s border, despite President Vladimir Putin ordering thousands of troops to withdraw ahead of truce talks.”We would welcome the withdrawal of Russian troops on the border with Ukra.. …read more Source: India...

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