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    Putin wants to sit around the table with the G7 leaders again
    Jun20

    Putin wants to sit around the table with the G7 leaders again

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – Russia appears to be angling to make it the G-8 once again and President Vladimir Putin suggests it’s something Prime Minister Stephen Harper will just have to accept.”I don’t want to offend anyone, but if the United States says Russia should be returned to the G8, the prime minister will change...

    Putin wants to have a G8 again
    Jun20

    Putin wants to have a G8 again

    Putin urges West to lean on Ukraine to honour peace deal as training ramps up …read more Source:...

    Charlie Rose on how Vladimir Putin sees the world
    Jun20

    Charlie Rose on how Vladimir Putin sees the world

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin today blamed NATO ambitions to expand and the United States for fanning the flames of conflict in Ukraine. He did that at an international economic conference held in St. Petersburg. Part of the program featured an interview with Putin by PBS’ own Charlie Rose. Seated in front of an...

    Russia Open To Foreign Investors Despite Ukraine Unrest: Putin
    Jun20

    Russia Open To Foreign Investors Despite Ukraine Unrest: Putin

    Russia says that it is still open to developing economic cooperation with Western countries and welcomes foreign investment, Russian President Vladimir Putin told the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2015) Friday. He dismissed the notion that Russia had stopped cooperating with the West over the political unrest in Ukraine....

    Western firms are doing business in Russia again, but it’s not going so well
    Jun20

    Western firms are doing business in Russia again, but it’s not going so well

    ST. PETERSBURG — As the crisis in Ukraine was spiraling into war a year ago, the Obama administration pressured U.S. business leaders not to attend Russia’s glitzy annual business summit. This year, they were back — but with Russia’s economy entering a deep funk, few of them were doing much business.Read full article >>...

    Canada and Russia’s deteriorating relationship: Five things to know
    Jun20

    Canada and Russia’s deteriorating relationship: Five things to know

    OTTAWA – Five things to know about the deteriorating Canada-Russia relationship:Northern Exposure — Tensions over Canada and Russia’s Arctic territorial ambitions have been brewing since at least February 2009, when Canada scrambled F-18 fighter jets to intercept Russian bombers approaching Canadian airspace, then loudly publicized...

    Putin criticizes US but offers to cooperate on global crises
    Jun20

    Putin criticizes US but offers to cooperate on global crises

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Despite the showdown with the West over Ukraine, Moscow wants to cooperate with Washington and its allies in dealing… …read more Source:...

    Putin criticizes U.S. but offers to cooperate on global crises
    Jun20

    Putin criticizes U.S. but offers to cooperate on global crises

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russia isn’t seeking dominance or superpower status, but wants its interests to be respected by the United States and its Western allies, President Vladimir Putin said Friday as he sought to assuage investors spooked by Russia’s recession and a showdown over Ukraine. While Putin repeated a litany of...

    US: Russian Forces in Ukraine Are Thwarting Peaceful Solution
    Jun20

    US: Russian Forces in Ukraine Are Thwarting Peaceful Solution

    The U.S. State Department said Friday that it’s difficult to achieve a political solution to the Ukraine crisis when there are still thousands of Russian forces fomenting unrest in the country. Department spokesman John Kirby, responding to comments made by Russian President Vladimir Putin at a St. Petersburg business forum, said it would...

    Two hundred years on, guns roar anew at Waterloo
    Jun20

    Two hundred years on, guns roar anew at Waterloo

    Waterloo (Belgium) (AFP) – Under the same leaden skies and the same damp Belgian fields, the Battle of Waterloo was fought again 200 years on Friday — this time with pyrotechnics and blaring classical music.Six thousand history enthusiasts from 52 countries in full costume acted out the attack by French emperor Napoleon’s forces...