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    Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to ‘bring up patriots’
    Jun18

    Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to ‘bring up patriots’

    Children in red caps and ties, inspired by the Soviet ‘Pioneers’ movement, take part in a meeting of the youth movement ‘Patriot’, an organization of the self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk, on the outskirts of Donetsk. Photo by AFP DONETSK: In camouflage uniforms and red caps, a group of young people gather in the...

    Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to ‘bring up patriots’
    Jun18

    Back in the USSR? Ukraine rebels aim to ‘bring up patriots’

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – In camouflage uniforms and red caps, a group of young people gather in the Ukrainian rebels’ de facto capital of Donetsk to sing patriotic songs and discuss the conflict. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Kosovo parliament votes to extend EU legal mission mandate
    Jun18

    Kosovo parliament votes to extend EU legal mission mandate

    Kosovo was earlier a Serbian province. (Source: Wikipedia) Kosovo’s parliament voted on Friday to extend the mandate of the European Union police and justice mission, whose work was suspended earlier this week because of a dispute over its role. Two-thirds of Kosovo’s parliamentarians voted to allow the mission, known as EULEX, to...

    Putin: EU is ‘key partner’ for Russia
    Jun18

    Putin: EU is ‘key partner’ for Russia

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017Putin steps up hunt for Eastern friends as Europe ties sourPutin says shares Russians’ pain over economic hardship …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    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: China Internet Information...

    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...