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    Putin Telephones Obama to Discuss Ukraine, Syria and Iran
    Jun26

    Putin Telephones Obama to Discuss Ukraine, Syria and Iran

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday telephoned U.S. President Barack Obama, who urged him to withdraw his troops and weaponry from Ukrainian territory, the White House said in a communique. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Ukraine ‘Top Brass’ Defects to Separatist Rebel Group
    Jun23

    Ukraine ‘Top Brass’ Defects to Separatist Rebel Group

    A man claiming to have been a top Ukranian defense adviser has defected to the separatists. …read more Source:...

    Russian Banks Bombed in Ukraine
    Jun22

    Russian Banks Bombed in Ukraine

    Russia’s Sberbank has again been attacked in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    IMF Programs a ‘Failure’ in Greece, Ukraine, says Fund Director
    Jun20

    IMF Programs a ‘Failure’ in Greece, Ukraine, says Fund Director

    The IMF executive director acknowledged its “mixed record” in Europe and developing countries, and failure in Greece and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Economist Stiglitz argues for international debt supervision
    Jun16

    Economist Stiglitz argues for international debt supervision

    Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has reiterated his support for a wider system of control on international sovereign debt restructuring, citing the examples of Argentina, Greece and Ukraine to back up his assertion that the area needs more supervision to protect those involved. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Kerry Urges Lavrov to Speed Up Implementation of Minsk Peace Agreement
    Jun16

    Kerry Urges Lavrov to Speed Up Implementation of Minsk Peace Agreement

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry telephoned his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Monday, urging him to expedite implementation of the Minsk peace agreement and resolve the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    U.S. Considers Sending Mechanized Infantry to Eastern Europe
    Jun14

    U.S. Considers Sending Mechanized Infantry to Eastern Europe

    The Pentagon considers sending up to 5,000 soldiers, heavy artillery and tanks to Eastern Europe in response to Russian support for Ukrainian separatists, the New York Times said Saturday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Pope tells Putin “a sincere and great effort” was needed for peace in Ukraine
    Jun12

    Pope tells Putin “a sincere and great effort” was needed for peace in Ukraine

    Barely a few days after Europe’s most powerful leaders presented a common front on Russian sanctions; President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia landed in Italy and met privately with Pope Francis at the Vatican, his second audience with the pope in the past 18 months. …read more Source:...

    Pope urges Putin to commit to ‘sincere, great effort’ for Ukraine peace
    Jun11

    Pope urges Putin to commit to ‘sincere, great effort’ for Ukraine peace

    Pope Francis urged Russian President Vladimir Putin today to commit himself to a “sincere and great effort” to achieve peace in Ukraine. Putin met the Pope after holding talks with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine: Donetsk Under Fire In Renewed Attacks
    Jun10

    Ukraine: Donetsk Under Fire In Renewed Attacks

    Fire brigades struggle to reach the affected residential areas as Kiev forces continue to shelling civilian communities. …read more Source:...

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