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Putin, Obama meet on sidelines of G20 Summit /updated/
Sep05

Putin, Obama meet on sidelines of G20 Summit /updated/

12.24 The meeting of Russian and U.S. Presidents ‘lasted longer than expected.’ The heads of the two countries discussed issues related to Syria and Ukraine. “This was followed by a tête-à-tête meeting of the two presidents,” said Dmitry Peskov, Press Secretary for the President of Russia. 11.40 The meeting of Russian and U.S. Presidents...

Obama, Putin meeting had ‘businesslike tone’
Sep05

Obama, Putin meeting had ‘businesslike tone’

Russian president Vladimir Putin (L) meets with US president Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, September 5, 2016. — Reuters photo A meeting between US president Barack Obama and Russian president Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of a G20 summit in China on Monday had a ‘businesslike tone’ and went on longer...

Putin-Obama meeting went off well – Kremlin
Sep05

Putin-Obama meeting went off well – Kremlin

“The meeting lasted longer than planned. (The two presidents) discussed, above all, Syria and Ukraine. After that Obama and Putin a one-on-one meeting behind closed doors,” the Kremlin spokesman said. …read more Source:...

Kremlin says Putin, Obama discussed Syria and Ukraine
Sep05

Kremlin says Putin, Obama discussed Syria and Ukraine

HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama discussed Syria and Ukraine when they met on the sidelines of the G20 leaders’ summit in China on Monday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. …read more Source: The...

Fire at Ukrainian TV headquarters amid protest; no injuries
Sep05

Fire at Ukrainian TV headquarters amid protest; no injuries

MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian television station has been forced to broadcast from outside its own building after the building caught fire amid a protest.News reports said TV Inter’s headquarters in Kiev caught fire on Sunday afternoon…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

First Putin-May meeting ‘constructive’: Kremlin
Sep05

First Putin-May meeting ‘constructive’: Kremlin

HANGZHOU, China: Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May for the first time Sunday, telling her Russia wants to re-establish ties in all areas, the Kremlin said. The meeting, on the margins of a G20 summit in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, was “good, constructive and open”, Kremlin...

Ukraine and Russia wage war — in global courts
Sep05

Ukraine and Russia wage war — in global courts

After Russia snatched the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea from Kiev the new authorities installed by Moscow set about taking over one of Ukraine´s largest banks as well as shipyards and hotels. The state lender has now fired back by filing a massive claim with a court in The Hague — one of multiple cases being fought by Kiev on a new legal...

Tennis: Tsonga books US Open quarter-final berth
Sep05

Tennis: Tsonga books US Open quarter-final berth

NEW YORK (AFP) – Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reached the quarter-finals of the US Open for the second successive year on Sunday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (7/9), 6-2 victory over American Jack Sock.The ninth seed from France fired 54 winners to oust 26th-seeded Sock, the lone remaining US man in the field.In match pitting two players with fearsome...

Vladimir Putin & Theresa May expressed hopes to repair bilateral relations
Sep05

Vladimir Putin & Theresa May expressed hopes to repair bilateral relations

Hangzhou, Sep 5: Russian President Vladimir Putin and British Prime Minister Theresa May met here on Sunday and expressed hopes to repair bilateral relations through dialogue. During the meeting, their first ever, Putin congratulated May on becoming the British Prime Minister, and said he hopes the two countries can take bilateral relations to a...

First Putin-May meeting ‘constructive’: Kremlin
Sep04

First Putin-May meeting ‘constructive’: Kremlin

HANGZHOU, China (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May for the first time Sunday, telling her Russia wants to re-establish ties in all areas, the Kremlin said.The meeting, on the margins of a G20 summit in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, was good, constructive and open, Kremlin...

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