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    Ukraine expects new gas deal with Russia by end of next week
    Sep15

    Ukraine expects new gas deal with Russia by end of next week

    Ukraine expects to reach a new winter gas deal with Moscow by the end of the next week. …read more Source: The New...

    Hackers attack Putin website
    Sep14

    Hackers attack Putin website

    Hackers made a “very powerful” attack on the Kremlin website, the Russian government said, linking the attack to local elections. ||| Moscow – Hackers made a “very powerful” attack on the Kremlin website on Sunday, the Russian government said on Monday. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov linked the attack to regional elections in Russia on...

    Sir Elton challenges Putin on gay rights
    Sep14

    Sir Elton challenges Putin on gay rights

    Sir Elton John wants to meet with President Vladimir Putin to discuss Russia’s record on gay rights. ||| He has trapped tigers, chased polar bears and shot whales. Now Vladimir Putin faces perhaps his most difficult challenge – the offer of a cup of tea with Sir Elton John to discuss Russia’s record on gay rights.Sir...

    Germany says ‘significant progress’ made at Ukraine meeting
    Sep13

    Germany says ‘significant progress’ made at Ukraine meeting

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said after meeting his Russian, Ukrainian and French counterparts in Berlin on Saturday that “significant progress” had been made towards a resolution of the conflict between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Moscow to continue Syria military support
    Sep13

    Moscow to continue Syria military support

    Russia will continue with military supplies to Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying. ||| Moscow – Russia will continue with military supplies to Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies on Sunday. Moscow has come under increased international pressure in recent days over what...

    Retailer M&S slows foreign expansion
    Sep12

    Retailer M&S slows foreign expansion

    British retailer Marks & Spencer is slowing its overseas expansion drive amid economic turbulence in China and Russia. ||| Brussels – British retailer Marks & Spencer is slowing its overseas expansion drive amid economic turbulence in priority markets China and Russia, its international boss told Reuters. Battling tough markets at...

    Berlusconi, Putin meet in Crimea
    Sep11

    Berlusconi, Putin meet in Crimea

    Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi rubbed shoulders with Russian president Vladimir Putin at a Crimean war memorial. ||| Yalta – Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi rubbed shoulders with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday in Crimea, the most prominent Western politician to visit the Black Sea peninsula since...

    Kiev: Russia threat to democratic world
    Sep11

    Kiev: Russia threat to democratic world

    President Petro Poroshenko told an international conference that Russia remained a treat to the “entire democratic world”. ||| Kiev – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told an international conference on Friday that Russia remained a treat to the “entire democratic world” but that he held out hope a new truce with pro-Moscow insurgents...

    ‘We’re afraid of terrorism, disease’
    Sep10

    ‘We’re afraid of terrorism, disease’

    A potent mix of fear, ignorance and Islamophobia is fuelling widespread opposition in eastern Europe to taking in refugees. ||| Gabcikovo, Slovakia – A potent mix of fear, ignorance and Islamophobia is fuelling widespread opposition in eastern Europe to taking in refugees despite EU pressure for a new quota system.In Gabcikovo, a village on...

    Juncker appeals to Europe on refugees
    Sep09

    Juncker appeals to Europe on refugees

    EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker appealed to European countries to share out a wave of refugees crowding in on their frontiers. ||| Strasbourg – European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker appealed to European countries on Wednesday to share out a wave of refugees crowding in on their frontiers, but at the same time promised tougher...

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