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    Putin blasts US for ignoring Russian interests
    Jun19

    Putin blasts US for ignoring Russian interests

    ST. PETERSBURG: Russia isn’t seeking dominance or superpower status, but wants its interests to be respected by the United States and its Western allies, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday as he sought to assuage investors spooked by Russia’s recession and a showdown over Ukraine. While Putin repeated a litany of accusations...

    Russia economic sector open to world: Putin
    Jun19

    Russia economic sector open to world: Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has reiterated that his country does not seek a confrontation with the West, saying doors remain open to economic cooperation between Moscow and Western governments, amid a dispute over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    Ukraine to make Russian debt payment in days
    Jun19

    Ukraine to make Russian debt payment in days

    The Ukrainian government has vowed to make the next interest payment on a multi-billion debt to Russia soon after Moscow said it would stop servicing the loan in case of non-payment. Ukraine’s Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko said Friday that Kiev will pay USD 75 million of the USD three-billion Russian debt in the coming days. “Two days...

    Ukraine to make Russian debt payment in days
    Jun19

    Ukraine to make Russian debt payment in days

    Ukraine pledges to make an interest payment on the Russian debt in the coming days. …read more Source:...

    One in Every 122 Humans Forcibly Displaced by War and Persecution: UN | Common Dreams
    Jun19

    One in Every 122 Humans Forcibly Displaced by War and Persecution: UN | Common Dreams

    As wars and persecution escalate worldwide, one out of every 122 people on the planet is a refugee, seeking asylum, or internally displaced, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported Thursday. Taken together, this population of humans wrenched from their homes by violence would constitute the 24th largest country in the...

    US, Russia edging toward nuclear catastrophe: Anti-war activist
    Jun19

    US, Russia edging toward nuclear catastrophe: Anti-war activist

    The United States and its NATO allies are edging toward a high-risk military standoff with Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, an annalist says. …read more Source:...

    Putin reaffirms support for Assad, urges West on Kiev
    Jun19

    Putin reaffirms support for Assad, urges West on Kiev

    Putin made a statement in economic conference in the city of St Petersburg …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine claims ‘9,000 Russian troops’ in the east
    Jun19

    Ukraine claims ‘9,000 Russian troops’ in the east

    Ukraine has said that there are 9,000 troops on the border 33,000 pro-Moscow forces …read more Source: World...

    Everything You Want To Know About Iran Sanctions
    Jun19

    Everything You Want To Know About Iran Sanctions

    The United States, United Nations, and European Union have levied multiple sanctions on Iran for its nuclear program since the UN’s nuclear watchdog found in September 2005 that Tehran was not compliant (PDF) with its international obligations. The United States spearheaded international efforts to financially isolate Tehran and block its...

    Putin says Russia is weathering sanctions storm
    Jun19

    Putin says Russia is weathering sanctions storm

    By Timothy Heritage President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia had a “sufficient supply of inner strength” to overcome its economic problems and assured investors that his country remained open to business with the West. Addressing foreign and Russian business leaders at an economic conference in the city of St Petersburg, Putin set out no...

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