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    Pope tells Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine
    Jun10

    Pope tells Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Vatican, using the talks to call for a “sincere and great effort” aimed at bringing peace to Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Pope urges Putin to commit to ‘sincere, great effort’ for Ukraine peace
    Jun10

    Pope urges Putin to commit to ‘sincere, great effort’ for Ukraine peace

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to commit himself to a “sincere and great effort” to… …read more Source:...

    Russian News Site Meduza Targeted In Call For ‘Extremism’ Probe
    Jun10

    Russian News Site Meduza Targeted In Call For ‘Extremism’ Probe

    A Russian lawmaker says he has asked the authorities to investigate whether the Russian-language online news outlet Meduza violated extremism laws by publishing an interview with a radical Muslim cleric based in Berlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Harper gets exactly what he wants when Russians trail visit to HMCS Fredericton
    Jun10

    Harper gets exactly what he wants when Russians trail visit to HMCS Fredericton

    ANALYSIS GDYNIA, Poland — Prime Minister Stephen Harper may have got exactly what he wanted from his trip on HMCS Fredericton when two Russian warships tracked the Canadian frigate, approaching within seven nautical miles Wednesday in the Baltic Sea. “It’s normal and expected for them to be operating in the Baltic Sea,” Cmdr. Jeff Murray,...

    Putin meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican
    Jun10

    Putin meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican

    Pressure is mounting on the pontiff to take a hard line on Moscow’s involvement in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: USA...

    Pro-Kremlin NTV Drops Journalist After On-Air Criticism Of Putin
    Jun10

    Pro-Kremlin NTV Drops Journalist After On-Air Criticism Of Putin

    A correspondent with Kremlin-allied NTV television says he was dropped by the network after he described Russian President Vladimir Putin as “cynical” and deviated from the Russian government’s narrative of the Ukraine conflict in an interview with a German state broadcaster. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Visits Italy, Pope as US Seeks More Vatican Criticism
    Jun10

    Putin Visits Italy, Pope as US Seeks More Vatican Criticism

    MILAN—Vladimir Putin won lavish praise from Italian Premier Matteo Renzi Wednesday as a crucial player in international anti-terrorism efforts, as Renzi sought the Russian president’s help in ending the conflict in Libya that has fueled the Mediterranean migrant crisis. Renzi greeted Putin as Russia’s “dear” president and didn’t...

    Russia Sentences Dzhemilev’s Son To Five Years In Prison
    Jun10

    Russia Sentences Dzhemilev’s Son To Five Years In Prison

    A Russian court has sentenced the son of a leading Crimean Tatar figure to five years in prison for the equivalent of manslaughter, a ruling his lawyer says is illegal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    IMF Offers Ukraine a Poisoned Chalice
    Jun10

    IMF Offers Ukraine a Poisoned Chalice

    Stiffing private creditors means being locked out of capital markets. …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin, on Visit to Italy, Criticizes Ukraine Sanctions
    Jun10

    Vladimir Putin, on Visit to Italy, Criticizes Ukraine Sanctions

    The Russian president, who enjoys better relations with Italy than with other European countries, was also set to meet with the pope. …read more Source: The New York...