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    Putin Pushes for Economic Cooperation While EU Renews Sanctions
    Jun18

    Putin Pushes for Economic Cooperation While EU Renews Sanctions

    As Russian President Vladimir Putin told an international audience Friday in St. Petersburg that Russia wants to improve its ties with Europe and the United States, the U.S. and European Union renewed a raft of economic sanctions on Moscow for another year. At Russia’s annual St. Petersburg Economic Forum, Putin said the sanctions — enacted...

    Putin wants improved relations with Canada, but says ‘specific steps’ needed
    Jun18

    Putin wants improved relations with Canada, but says ‘specific steps’ needed

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he wants to work with Canada’s new Liberal government to improve relations, but he won’t say how. Putin said Friday relations between Canada and Russia have a chance to be re-established after the new prime minister came to power, as he recalled meeting Justin Trudeau at...

    EU extends sanctions against Crimea for one year
    Jun18

    EU extends sanctions against Crimea for one year

    The European Union (EU) on Friday announced to extend the restrictive measures concerning Crimea and Sevastopol until June 23, 2017. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-06/18/c_135446148.htm target=_blank title="EU extends sanctions against Crimea for one year”...

    Putin says Russia will work with any US president
    Jun18

    Putin says Russia will work with any US president

    After two days of meetings with top European officials and international executives, Russian President Vladimir Putin sounded reconciliatory in a meeting with international media Friday. Putin said Russia is ready to work with whoever is elected the new U.S. president and offering only a mild condemnation of the IAAF’s decision to ban...

    Vladimir Putin Says He Will Work With Whoever Is the Next U.S. President
    Jun18

    Vladimir Putin Says He Will Work With Whoever Is the Next U.S. President

    (ST. PETERSBURG, Russia)— President Vladimir Putin says Russia will work with whoever is elected the new U.S. president. Putin earlier on Friday dodged the question of whether he would prefer Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton as the new commander-in-chief. Speaking at a meeting with the leaders of the major news agencies Putin said Moscow is...

    Russian president Putin accepts US as sole superpower, dilutes Trump praise
    Jun18

    Russian president Putin accepts US as sole superpower, dilutes Trump praise

    “America is a great power – today probably the only superpower. We accept that,” says Putin. President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he accepted the United States was probably still the world’s sole superpower and he was ready to work with whoever won the presidency, but didn’t want to be told how to live by Americans. Putin’s...

    Putin says Russia will work with any US president
    Jun18

    Putin says Russia will work with any US president

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Russia will work with whoever is elected the new U.S. president. Putin earlier on Friday dodged the question of whether he would prefer Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton as the new commander-in-chief. Speaking at a meeting with the leaders of the major news agencies Putin said Moscow is...

    US Defence secretary Carter hits Russia for attacking US rebels in Syria
    Jun17

    US Defence secretary Carter hits Russia for attacking US rebels in Syria

    US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks during a media conference after a meeting of NATO defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday. (AP Photo) Defense Secretary Ash Carter today criticized Russia for bombing US-backed rebel forces in Syria that he said were fighting the Islamic State group. Carter told reporters at the...

    The Belated Verdict of an Auschwitz Conspirator
    Jun17

    The Belated Verdict of an Auschwitz Conspirator

    It’s been more than 70 years since he was an SS guard at Auschwitz, but Reinhold Hanning, now 94, was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday for his role in the death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II.Around 1.1 million Jews and other ethnic and political minorities were killed in Auschwitz. A court in Detmold, a city in...

    Premier of Ukraine Urges Europe Not to Be Russia’s ‘Accomplice’
    Jun17

    Premier of Ukraine Urges Europe Not to Be Russia’s ‘Accomplice’

    Remarks by Prime Minister Volodymyr B. Groysman came as European officials appeared to make an effort to temper the worst estrangement in relations with Russia since the Cold War. …read more Source: The New York...