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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...

    Abe, Putin agree to revive Japan-Russia security talks, discuss Syria
    Dec16

    Abe, Putin agree to revive Japan-Russia security talks, discuss Syria

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin smile during their meeting at a hot springs resort in Nagato, Japan, December 15, 2016. REUTERS/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool Japan and Russia agreed at a leaders’ summit on Thursday to revive security talks and start discussing economic cooperation on disputed islands...

    Investigation identifies 100 people linked to MH17 crash
    Dec16

    Investigation identifies 100 people linked to MH17 crash

    The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), which is investigating the downing of flight MH17, has identified about 100 people linked to the crash, Ukraine’s First Deputy Prosecutor General Dmytro Storozhuk said Wednesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017 in a signal to Trump

    European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine until mid-2017, though some wanted a longer timespan over fear U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would ease pressure on Moscow. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017
    Dec16

    EU agrees to extend Russia sanctions until mid-2017

    European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend the bloc’s main economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine for six months until mid-2017, diplomats said. …read more Source: Channel...

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