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    Putin, Abe signal no resolution on island dispute
    Dec16

    Putin, Abe signal no resolution on island dispute

    TOKYO (AFP) – Russia and Japan on Friday signalled there was no resolution after a two-day summit to a decades-long territorial dispute that has blocked them from achieving a peace treaty to formally end World War II hostilities.Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks in Abe’s ancestral...

    EU countries prolong sanctions against Russia over Ukraine
    Dec16

    EU countries prolong sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

    European Union leaders agreed on extension of anti-Russian sanctions over the turmoil in Ukraine for another half-a-year at the Belgium summit on December 15. …read more Source:...

    Abe, Putin end summit with little to show on isles row
    Dec16

    Abe, Putin end summit with little to show on isles row

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attend a working lunch in Tokyo, Japan, Friday, on December 16, 2016. Photo: Reuters TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin wrapped up two-day talks on Thursday, with agreement on economic deals but no big breakthrough on a territorial...

    Extension of EU sanctions against Russia for 6 months clear from start – Tusk
    Dec16

    Extension of EU sanctions against Russia for 6 months clear from start – Tusk

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    Japan, Russia wrap up peace treaty summit
    Dec16

    Japan, Russia wrap up peace treaty summit

    TOKYO: Japan and Russia on Friday struck economic deals to build confidence towards a peace treaty to formally end World War II that has been prevented by a spat over Russian-occupied islands claimed by Tokyo. The second and final day of talks in Tokyo comes after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Vladimir Putin met Thursday in Abe’s...

    Japan, Russia wrap up peace treaty summit
    Dec16

    Japan, Russia wrap up peace treaty summit

    TOKYO: Japan and Russia on Friday struck economic deals to build confidence towards a peace treaty to formally end World War II that has been prevented by a spat over Russian-occupied islands claimed by Tokyo. The second and final day of talks in Tokyo comes after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Vladimir Putin met Thursday in Abe’s...

    Russia, Syria and Ukraine loom large over European Union summit
    Dec16

    Russia, Syria and Ukraine loom large over European Union summit

    Russia had no seat at the European Union’s table Thursday but it cast a shadow over the summit as a target for criticism of its role in the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s influence over the wars that have dragged on for years deeply frustrated a Europe limited to diplomacy, money or humanitarian aid...

    NATO to hold talks with Russia Monday: Stoltenberg
    Dec16

    NATO to hold talks with Russia Monday: Stoltenberg

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – NATO will hold a fresh round of formal talks with Russia on Monday to discuss European security and the Ukraine conflict, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said.I have invited members of the NATO-Russia Council (NRC) to a meeting on Monday at ambassadorial level at NATO headquarters to discuss topics of relevance to European...

    Putin, Abe hold hot spring meet on WWII island row
    Dec16

    Putin, Abe hold hot spring meet on WWII island row

    NAGATO (AFP) – Japan and Russia on Thursday hunkered down to try and make progress towards a peace treaty formally ending World War II hostilities hamstrung by a decades-old territorial dispute.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is hosting President Vladimir Putin at a hot spring summit in his ancestral city of Nagato in the hopes of achieving a...

    CBS: Russian hackers hit Pentagon email system in 2015
    Dec16

    CBS: Russian hackers hit Pentagon email system in 2015

    WASHINGTON: Russian hackers seized control last year of the unclassified email system used by the U.S. military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, CBS News reported on Thursday, citing an interview with then-Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey. Dempsey, who did not appear on camera, said he was alerted to the August 2015 attack by an early...

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