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    Greece hopes to rekindle Russia ties with Putin visit
    May27

    Greece hopes to rekindle Russia ties with Putin visit

    ATHENS: Crisis-hit Greece hopes to re-energize relations with Moscow at a two-day visit by Russian leader Vladimir Putin that could bring badly-needed energy and trade breakthroughs, the government daily said Friday. “Putin visit reheats Greek-Russia relations,” Avgi daily said, adding that the Russian leader is accompanied to Athens by six...

    G7 leaders agree to prolong anti-Russiansanctions
    May27

    G7 leaders agree to prolong anti-Russiansanctions

    The G7 has agreed to extend sanctions imposed on Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis,Prime Minister of Great Britain David Cameron told Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency. “Ukraine fell victim to Russian aggression. We should not forget it Leaders of G7 countries believe that existing sanctions should remain in place until the Minsk...

    Insight – How a 26-year-old Ukrainian took on Odessa’s customs service
    May27

    Insight – How a 26-year-old Ukrainian took on Odessa’s customs service

    The head of customs at the Black Sea port of Odessa says her job used to be such a money-spinner the going bribe for securing it was US$5 million (3.4 million pounds). …read more Source: Channel...

    Insight – How a 26-year-old Ukrainian took on Odessa's customs service
    May27

    Insight – How a 26-year-old Ukrainian took on Odessa's customs service

    ODESSA, Ukraine (Reuters) – The head of customs at the Black Sea port of Odessa says her job used to be such a money-spinner the going bribe for securing it was $5 million (3.4 million pounds). …read more Source: The...

    G7 stands pat on anti-Russian sanctions
    May27

    G7 stands pat on anti-Russian sanctions

    G7 leaders confirmed their intention to stick to anti-Russian sanctions imposed in connection to Crimea, APA reports quoting RİA Novosti. …read more Source:...

    EU faces ‘difficult’ talks on Russia sanctions – Germany
    May27

    EU faces ‘difficult’ talks on Russia sanctions – Germany

    RIGA: Germany said Thursday the EU was facing difficult talks on extending sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine due to the increased resistance of some member states, and denied that a new Cold War was afoot. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told the Baltic News Service (BNS) “we are aware that resistance in the EU...

    G7 summit: World leaders vow economic growth, fudges FX, frets N Korea, Russia
    May27

    G7 summit: World leaders vow economic growth, fudges FX, frets N Korea, Russia

    The G7 expressed concern over the East and South China Seas, where China has been taking more assertive action amid territorial disputes with Japan and several Southeast Asian nations. (Source: AP) The Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth, while papering over differences on currencies and stimulus...

    China hits back as G7 talk about economy
    May27

    China hits back as G7 talk about economy

    ISE-SHIMA, Japan: World leaders focused Thursday on pumping up the global economy and worries over the growing clout of China — which promptly told the G7 club of rich nations to mind its own business. Presidents and prime ministers from the Group of Seven huddled in Japan for two days of meetings, with the refugee crisis, terrorism, the threat...

    ?Problems with EU can be solved?
    May27

    ?Problems with EU can be solved?

    ATHENS: Russia and the European Union need to build a ‘an equal and fair dialogue’ as partners to overcome their differences, President Vladimir Putin said in an article published in a Greek newspaper on Thursday on an eve of a visit to the country. Western financial sanctions were imposed on Moscow in 2014 over its role in the Ukraine...

    Savchenko: Ukraine’s ‘symbol of defiance’ to Russia
    May27

    Savchenko: Ukraine’s ‘symbol of defiance’ to Russia

    KIEV: Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, freed by Russia in a prisoner exchange on Wednesday, has been condemned by Moscow as a murderer but was rapturously received as a national hero back home. The 35-year-old army helicopter navigator was sentenced to 22 years in March over the killing of two Russian journalists in the separatist conflict in...

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