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    Germany’s Angela Merkel says G7 has no plans to lift Russia sanctions
    May26

    Germany’s Angela Merkel says G7 has no plans to lift Russia sanctions

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said that the Group of Seven has no plan to withdraw sanctions slapped on Russia over its involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Her comments came on the sidelines of G7 summit talks in Japan, ahead of a formal communique from the club of rich nations due Friday. “For me it’s too...

    Ukraine bans Soviet leader Gorbachev for backing Crimea annexation
    May26

    Ukraine bans Soviet leader Gorbachev for backing Crimea annexation

    Ukraine’s security service on Thursday said it had banned the last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev for backing Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Ukraine’s National Security Service (SBU) said the 85-year-old who presided over the breakup of the Soviet Union was barred from entering the country for five years. “For publicly...

    Prisoner swap brings home Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ hero pilot
    May26

    Prisoner swap brings home Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ hero pilot

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko was returned Wednesday after two years as a captive in Russia, a homecoming with important political ramifications at home and abroad. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    EU faces ‘difficult’ talks on Russia sanctions: Germany (AFP)
    May26

    EU faces ‘difficult’ talks on Russia sanctions: Germany (AFP)

    Riga (AFP) – 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. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia-UK trade down 50% due to bans
    May26

    Russia-UK trade down 50% due to bans

    Russian announced on Thursday that EU sanctions against the country had halved its trade with Britain. …read more Source: Iran...

    Ex-Soviet leader banned from entering Ukraine
    May26

    Ex-Soviet leader banned from entering Ukraine

    Mikhail Gorbachev hit with 5-year ban for support of Crimea annexation by Russia …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Chinese state media warns G7 against S. China Sea ‘meddling’
    May26

    Chinese state media warns G7 against S. China Sea ‘meddling’

    Beijing – Chinese state media warned the Group of Seven (G7) nations Thursday not to “meddle” in South China Sea disputes, as leaders from the bloc gathered for talks in Japan. The commentary came as European Council President Donald Tusk said on the sidelines of a summit in Ise-Shima that the bloc should take a “clear and tough stance” on...

    Ivan The Terminator: Russia Is Showing Off Its New Robot Soldier
    May26

    Ivan The Terminator: Russia Is Showing Off Its New Robot Soldier

    Russia is touting its Iron Man a humanoid military robot in the new global arms race that has sprung up over high-tech weaponry. “The development of a special military robot is one of the priorities of military construction in Russia,” the Russian daily newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda reported recently.The purpose of Iron Man, the...

    Mikhail Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine After Crimea Comments
    May26

    Mikhail Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine After Crimea Comments

    Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) has banned former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev from entering Ukraine for a period of five years, news site Ukrainskaya Pravda has reported. Gorbachev is held in high esteem by many Western politicians for his attempts to reform the Soviet Union and presided over the successful declaration of independence...

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine
    May26

    Savchenko’s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine

    After being freed from a Russian jail, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko stands to emerge as a wild new force in Ukraine’s already volatile politics. …read more Source: FOX...