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    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...

    Germany, Poland edge towards last 16 after goalless draw
    Jun17

    Germany, Poland edge towards last 16 after goalless draw

    Old rivals Germany and Poland fought a battle of attrition that ended in a goalless draw and edged both countries towards a place in the last 16 of Euro 2016 on Thursday. The stalemate left Germany on top of Group C on goal difference with both sides on four points from two matches. Poland’s Arkadiusz Milik had the best chance when he...

    The Latest: Renzi opposes automatic renewal of EU sanctions
    Jun17

    The Latest: Renzi opposes automatic renewal of EU sanctions

    The Latest from the Russian Economic Forum in St. Petersburg (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    News24.com | Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties
    Jun17

    News24.com | Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is willing to reach out to Europe to mend relations shattered by the Ukraine crisis, but insists the West is responsible for the bad blood. …read more Source:...