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    Russia: Time to invest despite sanctions threat?
    Jun11

    Russia: Time to invest despite sanctions threat?

    Despite the potential for more international sanctions on Russia, some investors and market analysts argue there is value to be found in the country. …read more Source:...

    Pope Tells Putin: ‘Sincere’ Peace Efforts Needed for Ukraine
    Jun11

    Pope Tells Putin: ‘Sincere’ Peace Efforts Needed for Ukraine

    Pope to Putin in Vatican talks: ‘Sincere’ effort needed for Ukraine peace …read more Source: ABC...

    Pope Urges ‘Sincere Effort’ from Putin on Ukraine
    Jun11

    Pope Urges ‘Sincere Effort’ from Putin on Ukraine

    Pope Francis has called on visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin to take steps to bring peace to war-torn eastern Ukraine. A Vatican statement released Wednesday after a one-hour meeting said the pontiff stressed there must be a “sincere and great effort” to end the rebellion launched by pro-Russian separatists 14 months ago....

    Mikheil Saakashvili Launches His New Career as a Ukrainian Reformer
    Jun11

    Mikheil Saakashvili Launches His New Career as a Ukrainian Reformer

    Mikheil Saakashvili’s surprising appointment as governor of Odessa has reignited the continuing struggle inside Ukraine’s political elite. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Poll: Many in NATO Nations Reluctant to Give Military Aid to Ukraine
    Jun11

    Poll: Many in NATO Nations Reluctant to Give Military Aid to Ukraine

    Residents of several NATO member countries blame Russia for the Ukrainian crisis but would be reluctant for their governments to provide military aid to Ukraine or any NATO member country attacked by Russia, a poll released Wednesday showed. Fewer than half those surveyed in Britain (49 percent), Spain (48 percent), France (47 percent), Italy (40...

    Pope Francis Urges Russian President Putin To Make ‘Sincere, Great Effort’ For Peace In Ukraine
    Jun11

    Pope Francis Urges Russian President Putin To Make ‘Sincere, Great Effort’ For Peace In Ukraine

    VATICAN CITY, June 10 (Reuters) – A stern Pope Francis urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to make a “sincere and great effort” to achieve peace in Ukraine. The two met for about 50 minutes and agreed on the need to recreate a climate of dialog in Ukraine and to implement a peace deal designed to end fighting...

    Survey: Russia Unpopular in the West but So Is War With Putin
    Jun11

    Survey: Russia Unpopular in the West but So Is War With Putin

    Most people in the West don’t seem to like Russia and believe Moscow is responsible for the war in Ukraine, according to a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in eight NATO countries. But few seem willing to use military force to defend a NATO ally from an attack by President Vladimir Putin. The survey, which was released on...

    Francis to Putin: ‘Sincere’ effort for peace needed in Ukraine
    Jun11

    Francis to Putin: ‘Sincere’ effort for peace needed in Ukraine

    The United States had urged the pontiff to take a hard line with Putin over Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    Pope tells Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine
    Jun11

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

    Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said their talks concentrated on the Ukraine conflict and the Middle East, where the Holy See is worried about the fate of the Christian minority. The United States, using diplomatic channels, had encouraged the Vatican to use the private papal audience as an occasion to join the West in condemning...

    Pope tells Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine
    Jun11

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

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis encouraged Russian President Vladimir Putin to engage in “sincere” international efforts aimed at bringing peace… …read more Source:...