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    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...

    Court convicts Auschwitz guard, 94, as accessory to murder
    Jun17

    Court convicts Auschwitz guard, 94, as accessory to murder

    DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant was found guilty Friday of 170,000 counts of accessory to murder and sentenced to five years in prison for serving as an Auschwitz guard, in a verdict that survivors from the Nazi death camp hailed as a long overdue victory. Reinhold Hanning, sitting in a wheelchair, listened attentively...

    Putin calls on Europe to improve ties despite sanctions
    Jun17

    Putin calls on Europe to improve ties despite sanctions

    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 invest more in Russia...

    Ukraine ‘Outraged’ by Russia Praise From U.N.’s Ban Ki-moon
    Jun17

    Ukraine ‘Outraged’ by Russia Praise From U.N.’s Ban Ki-moon

    The Kiev government is outraged by remarks made by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon about the crucial role Russia can play in ending conflicts, and no longer believes he has any moral authority, Ukraine’s U.N. envoy said on Thursday. Ban’s prepared speech for the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum said Russia...

    Vladimir Putin Laments West’s 2014 Support of ‘Coup’ in Ukraine
    Jun17

    Vladimir Putin Laments West’s 2014 Support of ‘Coup’ in Ukraine

    The Russian leader said the way power had changed hands had led to bloodshed and had frightened the Russian-speaking population in Crimea and south-eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year
    Jun17

    EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – 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. …read more Source: The China...

    Norway aims to boost defences against ‘unpredictable’ Russia
    Jun17

    Norway aims to boost defences against ‘unpredictable’ Russia

    Norway has announced plans for its biggest military upgrade effort since the end of the Cold War, Norwegian Armed Forces/AFP photo OSLO: Norway announced plans Friday for its biggest military upgrade effort since the end of the Cold War, to bolster its defences against an “increasingly unpredictable” Russia. The Scandinavian country, a NATO...

    Ukraine’s History Is in Good Hands
    Jun17

    Ukraine’s History Is in Good Hands

    Josh Cohen’s article claims that I, and others, are “whitewashing” Ukraine’s past. What we are really doing is de-Sovietizing it. …read more Source: Foreign...