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    Ukraine bans Gorbachev over support for Crimea annexation
    May27

    Ukraine bans Gorbachev over support for Crimea annexation

    KIEV, (Reuters) – Ukraine has banned former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev from entry for the next five years over his support for Russia’s seizure of Crimea, a spokeswoman for Ukraine’s State Security Service (SBU) said yesterday. …read more Source: Stabroek...

    Global Growth the ‘Urgent Priority’, G-7 Leaders Conclude
    May27

    Global Growth the ‘Urgent Priority’, G-7 Leaders Conclude

    Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthiest economies called global growth their “urgent priority” and expressed concern about North Korea, Russia and maritime disputes as their summit in Japan came to a close Friday. A final statement of the meeting addressed broad issues facing the global economy while glossing over a difference of...

    G7 stands pat on anti-Russian sanctions
    May27

    G7 stands pat on anti-Russian sanctions

    G7 leaders confirmed their intention to stick to anti-Russian sanctions imposed in connection to Crimea, APA reports quoting RİA Novosti. …read more Source:...

    EU faces ‘difficult’ talks on Russia sanctions – Germany
    May27

    EU faces ‘difficult’ talks on Russia sanctions – Germany

    RIGA: Germany said Thursday the EU was facing difficult talks on extending sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine due to the increased resistance of some member states, and denied that a new Cold War was afoot. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told the Baltic News Service (BNS) “we are aware that resistance in the EU...

    G7 summit: World leaders vow economic growth, fudges FX, frets N Korea, Russia
    May27

    G7 summit: World leaders vow economic growth, fudges FX, frets N Korea, Russia

    The G7 expressed concern over the East and South China Seas, where China has been taking more assertive action amid territorial disputes with Japan and several Southeast Asian nations. (Source: AP) The Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth, while papering over differences on currencies and stimulus...

    China hits back as G7 talk about economy
    May27

    China hits back as G7 talk about economy

    ISE-SHIMA, Japan: World leaders focused Thursday on pumping up the global economy and worries over the growing clout of China — which promptly told the G7 club of rich nations to mind its own business. Presidents and prime ministers from the Group of Seven huddled in Japan for two days of meetings, with the refugee crisis, terrorism, the threat...

    Pilot’s Release Seen Unlikely to Aid Russia’s Relations With West
    May27

    Pilot’s Release Seen Unlikely to Aid Russia’s Relations With West

    Both the Kremlin and some of its opponents expressed doubt Thursday that the freeing of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko in exchange for two Russian servicemen captured in eastern Ukraine will dramatically improve relations between Russia and Ukraine and its Western allies. “The return of our guys to Moscow and the pardoning of Savchenko...

    ?Problems with EU can be solved?
    May27

    ?Problems with EU can be solved?

    ATHENS: Russia and the European Union need to build a ‘an equal and fair dialogue’ as partners to overcome their differences, President Vladimir Putin said in an article published in a Greek newspaper on Thursday on an eve of a visit to the country. Western financial sanctions were imposed on Moscow in 2014 over its role in the Ukraine...

    Savchenko: Ukraine’s ‘symbol of defiance’ to Russia
    May27

    Savchenko: Ukraine’s ‘symbol of defiance’ to Russia

    KIEV: Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, freed by Russia in a prisoner exchange on Wednesday, has been condemned by Moscow as a murderer but was rapturously received as a national hero back home. The 35-year-old army helicopter navigator was sentenced to 22 years in March over the killing of two Russian journalists in the separatist conflict in...

    L. TODD WOOD: Markets return a negative verdict on Obama’s Russian sanctions
    May27

    L. TODD WOOD: Markets return a negative verdict on Obama’s Russian sanctions

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: The Obama administration pushed sanctions against Russia for its illegal annexation of the Crimean Peninsula in Ukraine in 2014 and for the Kremlin’s backing of separatists in eastern Ukraine that continues to this day. The goal was to punish Russia for its actions, and to paraphrase President Obama, “to …...