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    The Observers view on Putins Russia | Observer editorial
    Nov16

    The Observers view on Putins Russia | Observer editorial

    World leaders must stand up to Putin to bring him to heelThe steady advance of Russian tanks, artillery and troops into the rebel-held Donbas region of eastern Ukraine, documented last week by Nato and independent international observers, is an alarming reminder that the crisis that followed last Marchs annexation of Crimea is far from over. As...

    G20: western leaders increase pressure on Vladimir Putin over Ukraine
    Nov16

    G20: western leaders increase pressure on Vladimir Putin over Ukraine

    The Russian president appears isolated as leaders of Britain, Germany, the US, Canada and Australia raise concerns over hostilities in eastern UkraineVladimir Putin appeared increasingly isolated at the G20, as a group of heads of government attending the Brisbane summit came together in their opposition to Russias aggression against Ukraine.The...

    Photo shows Ukrainian fighter shooting down MH17, claims Russian state TV
    Nov16

    Photo shows Ukrainian fighter shooting down MH17, claims Russian state TV

    US government calls Russian report into Malaysia Airlines crash preposterous and bloggers say satellite photo is fakeRussian state television has released a satellite photograph that it claims shows that a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. But the US government dismissed the report as preposterous and online...

    G20 Brisbane: day two kicks off with climate in spotlight – live
    Nov16

    G20 Brisbane: day two kicks off with climate in spotlight – live

    Australian hosts under pressure over emissions as summit of the worlds 20 largest economies continues in Brisbane 10.05am AESTGood morning and welcome to our live coverage of todays ongoing G20 summit in Brisbane.Well recap Saturdays developments shortly. On the ground today we have a bumper team: Lenore Taylor, Josh Robertson, Daniel Hurst,...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Nov15

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The continuing crisis on the Turkish-Syrian border, Armistice Day, the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    David Cameron tells Vladimir Putin relations at crossroads over Ukraine
    Nov15

    David Cameron tells Vladimir Putin relations at crossroads over Ukraine

    British PM also demands that Moscow allow independent observers to be stationed along Russias border with it neighbourDavid Cameron has held a 50-minute meeting with Vladimir Putin on the margins of the G20 summit, telling him that the wests relations with Russia are at a crossroads and demanding that Moscow allow independent observers along the...

    Ukrainian army cadets on parade  in pictures
    Nov15

    Ukrainian army cadets on parade in pictures

    Around 100 Ukrainian cadets took part in an oath-taking ceremony and a prayer service at the Pechersk Lavra monastery in Kiev. Ten were from the anti-terrorist operational area where government forces are currently fighting against pro-Russian forces … …read more Source: The...

    The Guardian view on subversion in Ukraine and its impact on the international system | Editorial
    Nov15

    The Guardian view on subversion in Ukraine and its impact on the international system | Editorial

    As the G20 meets in Australia, the collateral damage from the Ukraine crisis affects both trade and nuclear weapons securityThe poison injected into international life by Russias intervention in Ukraine spreads apace. When Russia joined the G8 and the G20 in the late 90s, the idea was to integrate Moscow into the collaborative systems linking...

    G20: EU leaders to meet with Barack Obama to discuss crisis in Ukraine
    Nov15

    G20: EU leaders to meet with Barack Obama to discuss crisis in Ukraine

    Further sanctions against Russia to be considered during meeting of five European leaders and US president on sidelines of G20 summit in Australia The five EU leaders present at the G20 will meet with US president Barack Obama tomorrow to discuss the escalating conflict in Ukraine a session that may prove critical to deciding whether a further...

    Warship envy as world leaders try to find their place in G20 pecking order
    Nov14

    Warship envy as world leaders try to find their place in G20 pecking order

    Cameron and Abbott try to prove their toughness to home audiences but they arent threatening PutinPut 20 world leaders in the same city and the one thing you can guarantee is warship envy.At this weeks G20 summit in Brisbane, Australias prime minister, Tony Abbott promised to shirt-front Vladimir Putin over the shooting down of the Malaysia...

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