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    Putin’s Approval Ratings Fall To Lowest In Over 2 Years — 80%
    May27

    Putin’s Approval Ratings Fall To Lowest In Over 2 Years — 80%

    As Russia undergoes its longest recession in two decades and living standards decline, the economic malaise is affecting President Vladimir Putin’s approval ratings that have fallen to a 27-month low of 80 percent. While that number is perhaps out of reach for most politicians anywhere in the world, Putin has consistently stayed above that...

    Insight – How a 26-year-old Ukrainian took on Odessa’s customs service
    May27

    Insight – How a 26-year-old Ukrainian took on Odessa’s customs service

    The head of customs at the Black Sea port of Odessa says her job used to be such a money-spinner the going bribe for securing it was US$5 million (3.4 million pounds). …read more Source: Channel...

    Insight – How a 26-year-old Ukrainian took on Odessa's customs service
    May27

    Insight – How a 26-year-old Ukrainian took on Odessa's customs service

    ODESSA, Ukraine (Reuters) – The head of customs at the Black Sea port of Odessa says her job used to be such a money-spinner the going bribe for securing it was $5 million (3.4 million pounds). …read more Source: The...

    Gorbachev support for Crimea bans him from Ukraine
    May27

    Gorbachev support for Crimea bans him from Ukraine

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

    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...