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    Ukraine cuts off rebel east as fighting rumbles on
    Nov16

    Ukraine cuts off rebel east as fighting rumbles on

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko issued a decree Saturday ordering the withdrawal of all state services from rebel-held eastern regions, a further acknowledgement that the Kremlin-backed areas are effectively breaking away. The latest move toward splintering the war-torn ex-Soviet country came after fresh clashes between government...

    Britain’s Cameron warns Russia of isolation, further sanctions over Ukraine
    Nov16

    Britain’s Cameron warns Russia of isolation, further sanctions over Ukraine

    BRISBANE, Australia – British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday that Europe and the United States had sent a clear message to Russian President Vladimir Putin that his country will be isolated from the world community if the crisis in Ukraine is not resolved.”I think that Russia needs to know that there is a real unity of...

    Barack Obama Says Russia Will Remain Isolated if it Continues to Destabilise Ukraine
    Nov16

    Barack Obama Says Russia Will Remain Isolated if it Continues to Destabilise Ukraine

    US President Barack Obama said on Sunday that Russia would remain isolated by the international community if President Vladimir Putin continued to violate international law and treaties aimed at endin… …read more Source:...

    Putin resists Western offensive as testy G20 closes
    Nov16

    Putin resists Western offensive as testy G20 closes

    Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) – G20 leaders wrapped up an annual summit Sunday with a vow to reinvigorate the global economy, but geopolitical frictions sparked anew as Russian President Vladimir Putin brushed off Western anger over Ukraine.Host Tony Abbott insisted that everyone including Putin — who left the Brisbane summit a little...

    G20 Summit: Barack Obama accuses Putin of not living up to ceasefire
    Nov16

    G20 Summit: Barack Obama accuses Putin of not living up to ceasefire

    Brisbane: President Barack Obama on Sunday bluntly accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of not living up to a cease-fire agreement in Ukraine, but offered no new plans for how the West might change his calculus.Obama spoke shortly after huddling with European leaders to dis.. …read more Source: India...

    Romania’s Ponta favourite to win presidential poll
    Nov16

    Romania’s Ponta favourite to win presidential poll

    Bucharest (AFP) – Romanians vote on Sunday to choose their next president, with Social Democrat and current prime minister Victor Ponta the overwhelming favourite to win.Ponta, 42, goes into the second round of votes with 54 per cent support, according to the latest opinion polls, clearly ahead of his conservative opponent, Klaus...

    Putin resists Western offensive as testy G20 closes
    Nov16

    Putin resists Western offensive as testy G20 closes

    BRISBANE – G20 leaders wrapped up an annual summit Sunday with a vow to reinvigorate the global economy, but geopolitical frictions sparked anew as Russian President Vladimir Putin brushed off Western anger over Ukraine.Host Tony Abbott insisted that everyone including Putin – who left the Brisbane summit a little early – was on...

    Obama says Russia will remain isolated if it continues to destabilize Ukraine
    Nov16

    Obama says Russia will remain isolated if it continues to destabilize Ukraine

    BRISBANE Australia (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday that Russia would remain isolated by the international community if President Vladimir Putin continued to violate international law and treaties aimed at ending the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Russia will remain isolated if it destabilises Ukraine
    Nov16

    Russia will remain isolated if it destabilises Ukraine

    BRISBANE: US President Barack Obama said today that Russia would remain isolated by the international community if President Vladimir Putin continued to violate international law and treaties aimed at ending the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Vladimir Putin Cites ‘Need to Sleep’ on Leaving Tense G20 Summit
    Nov16

    Vladimir Putin Cites ‘Need to Sleep’ on Leaving Tense G20 Summit

    Vladimir Putin jetted out of Australia Sunday after a testy G20 summit where he faced concerted Western fire over the Ukraine crisis, saying he left slightly early because he needed to get some sleep. …read more Source:...

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