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    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...

    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...

    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...

    EU extends Crimea sanctions until 2017
    Jun17

    EU extends Crimea sanctions until 2017

    Brussels: The European Union on Friday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal. The announcement comes amid growing speculation the bloc will in coming days also renew much wider economic sanctions against Russia for aiding and abetting...

    Vladimir Putin Says Russia ‘Bears No Grudges’ Against the EU
    Jun17

    Vladimir Putin Says Russia ‘Bears No Grudges’ Against the EU

    Amid a landmark visit of European leaders and growing calls to ease sanctions against Russia, Vladimir Putin said Friday that he “bears no grudges” against the European Union over the Ukraine crisis. The annual St. Petersburg Economic Forum was attended by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the only senior EU figure to have...

    Putin accepts US is sole superpower, but …
    Jun17

    Putin accepts US is sole superpower, but …

    President Vladimir Putin said he accepted the US was probably still the world’s sole superpower, but didn’t want to be told how to live by Americans. ||| St Petersburg, Russia – 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...

    Putin calls on Europe to improve ties despite sanctions
    Jun17

    Putin calls on Europe to improve ties despite sanctions

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin called on European leaders Friday to heal ties with his country despite sanctions after meeting with European investors who said they want to expand their businesses there. Speaking at Russia’s top economic conference, Putin said top German and French investors expressed interest to...

    Putin Says US Is ‘probably World’s Only Superpower,’ Walks Back Trump Compliments
    Jun17

    Putin Says US Is ‘probably World’s Only Superpower,’ Walks Back Trump Compliments

    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 comments follow a rocky period in US-Russia relations, which have been undermined by...