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    Obama to Putin: Assad must leave power
    Nov30

    Obama to Putin: Assad must leave power

    U.S. President Barack Obama met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the climate summit in Paris and discussed the Syria crisis and the situation in Ukraine, as a White House official stated according to Reuters. The official said that Obama stressed the importance of targeting Islamic State militants in Syria and not...

    Obama Urges Putin to Reduce Tensions With Turkey
    Nov30

    Obama Urges Putin to Reduce Tensions With Turkey

    President Barack Obama voiced regret Monday to Russian President Vladimir Putin over the Turkish shootdown of a Russian jet fighter last week, and he urged the Kremlin leader to reduce tensions with Turkey over the incident. The two leaders met for 30 minutes on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Summit outside Paris. Turkey said it shot...

    Obama pushes for calm in angry Russia-Turkey row
    Nov30

    Obama pushes for calm in angry Russia-Turkey row

    Obama also offered the prospect of rolling back sanctions if Russia fully implemented Minsk peace accords signed in February over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Muscat...

    Bulgaria backs Nord Stream gas pipeline expansion
    Nov30

    Bulgaria backs Nord Stream gas pipeline expansion

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has announced that the government supports Russia’s plans to expand its gas connection with Germany. Days ago Bulgaria was said to be one of the 10 countries that had expressed concerns that the “Nord Stream 2” project might harm the interests of the EU and could lead to destabilization of...

    Crimea blackout ‘sabotage by Ukraine’
    Nov30

    Crimea blackout ‘sabotage by Ukraine’

    Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev accuses Ukraine of “sabotage” after damage to key electricity pylons deprived Crimea of power. …read more Source:...

    Obama Expresses Regret to Putin Over Downed Su-24 Bomber
    Nov30

    Obama Expresses Regret to Putin Over Downed Su-24 Bomber

    US President Barack Obama expressed on Monday regret to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over the downed Russian Su-24 bomber. Putin and Obama met on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which is taking place in Paris between November 30 and December 11. The meeting between the two presidents lasted for about...

    Obama, Putin Discuss Syria, Ukraine At Climate Summit
    Nov30

    Obama, Putin Discuss Syria, Ukraine At Climate Summit

    Barack Obama has urged Vladimir Putin to ratchet down tensions with Turkey as the U.S. and Russian presidents met on the sidelines of the Paris climate summit. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada Offers Ukraine More Military Support Amid Conflict With Russia
    Nov30

    Canada Offers Ukraine More Military Support Amid Conflict With Russia

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau indicated that Canada will provide more support for Ukraine in its conflict with Russia, after the countries’ leaders met on the sidelines of the global climate conference in Paris. Trudeau and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko held a closed-door bilateral meeting on Sunday, CBC News reported. …read...

    Putin, Obama Talk Syria, Ukraine on Sidelines of COP 21 Summit
    Nov30

    Putin, Obama Talk Syria, Ukraine on Sidelines of COP 21 Summit

    The two leaders said a political solution was needed in Syria as President Obama urged de-escalation in tensions with Turkey over downed Russian jet. …read more Source:...

    Obama, Putin discuss Syria, Ukraine during climate talks
    Nov30

    Obama, Putin discuss Syria, Ukraine during climate talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and US President Barack Obama shake hands at the COP21 UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris, France, Monday. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)President Barack Obama urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to decrease tensions with Turkey, as the US and Russian leaders met...