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    Russian OSCE Delegation to Oppose Ukraine’s ‘Territorial Integrity’ Resolution
    Jul08

    Russian OSCE Delegation to Oppose Ukraine’s ‘Territorial Integrity’ Resolution

    MINSK (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, the OSCE PA’s General Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions backed a draft resolution criticizing the situation with human rights and freedoms in several countries, including Russia and Belarus. On Friday, the OSCE PA Committee on Political Affairs and Security adopted the...

    News24.com | One killed as twin blasts rock Ukraine’s rebel city
    Jul07

    News24.com | One killed as twin blasts rock Ukraine’s rebel city

    Two explosions have rocked the city of Lugansk in Ukraine’s insurgent-run east, killing one person and injuring seven others. …read more Source:...

    Tillerson: Special Representative for Ukraine Appointed Upon Putin Request
    Jul07

    Tillerson: Special Representative for Ukraine Appointed Upon Putin Request

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US special representative for the Ukraine negotiations was appointed by the United States upon request by Russian President Vladimir Putin, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a briefing in Hamburg. “At the request of President Putin, the United States has appointed — and you’ve seen, I think, the announcement...

    Politics: TILLERSON: Trump ‘pressed’ Putin on Russian election meddling
    Jul07

    Politics: TILLERSON: Trump ‘pressed’ Putin on Russian election meddling

    Tillerson said Trump "pressed" Putin on Russian interference during what he described as a "very robust and lengthy exchange." US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that President Donald Trump “pressed” Russian President Vladimir Putin on findings that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election,...

    Putin and Trump agree Syria ceasefire: Lavrov
    Jul07

    Putin and Trump agree Syria ceasefire: Lavrov

    Hamburg – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump agreed on a ceasefire in southwestern Sryia during talks at the G20 summit, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.The truce, agreed during talks held in a “constructive atmosphere”, would start on July 9, Lavrov told...

    Finance: Geopolitical risk is creeping back into the markets
    Jul07

    Finance: Geopolitical risk is creeping back into the markets

    Geopolitical risk indices are at elevated levels relative to the last 100 years, driven by geopolitical threats and terrorist risk. Geopolitical risk has been creeping back into the markets. Most recently, we’ve seen a flurry of headlines about the situations in North Korea and Qatar, and there are unknowns about the state of US-Russia...

    PICS: Grins and handshakes as Trump meets Putin for 1st time
    Jul07

    PICS: Grins and handshakes as Trump meets Putin for 1st time

    Hamburg, Germany – With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of US outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential Trump campaign collusion. Ahead of a formal, sit-down meeting, Trump and...

    Ukraine Military Shells Civilian Infrastructure in Donbass as War Crimes Rage On
    Jul07

    Ukraine Military Shells Civilian Infrastructure in Donbass as War Crimes Rage On

    The Russian Federation’s Investigative Committee is not taking the assault lying down — in a statement, the body said it will attempt to prosecute the perpetrators with using banned methods and means of warfare, under Part 1 st.356 of the Russian Criminal Code. In the attack, Ukrainian troops carried out artillery strikes on civilian areas...

    Politics: That time Putin brought his dog to a meeting to scare Angela Merkel
    Jul07

    Politics: That time Putin brought his dog to a meeting to scare Angela Merkel

    "He's afraid of his own weakness." Throughout their relationship as world leaders, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin have shared an understanding. After all, Putin served as a KGB officer in Germany from 1985 to 1990. “When Putin and Merkel meet, they sometimes speak in German (he’s...

    All eyes on Trump and Putin at G20 summit
    Jul07

    All eyes on Trump and Putin at G20 summit

    Hamburg – After weeks of build-up, President Donald Trump will hold his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a sit-down that will be shadowed by the investigations into whether Trump’s campaign coordinated with Moscow during last year’s presidential election. The leaders are expected to delve into a series of...

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