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    These artists want you to occupy a Russian exhibit and win a trip to Crimea
    Jun08

    These artists want you to occupy a Russian exhibit and win a trip to Crimea

    VENICE – What do you call a person who shows up in a neighboring nation wearing camouflage and fighting an undeclared war? Why – on vacation. That’s the excuse the Russian government has used several times when its soldiers were caught in the bitter conflict in eastern Ukraine. The Kremlin claims that some of its […] …read more...

    G7 Summit Continues with Energy Talks
    Jun08

    G7 Summit Continues with Energy Talks

    Leaders at the G7 summit in Germany are meeting for a second and final day Monday with a focus on climate and energy issues, and talks with their counterparts from African nations. Before the summit opened Sunday, President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held their own talks where the White House said they agreed that how long...

    G-7 leaders urge tough line on Russia at Alpine summit
    Jun08

    G-7 leaders urge tough line on Russia at Alpine summit

    KRUEN, Germany — Group of Seven leaders vowed at a summit in the Bavarian Alps on Sunday to keep sanctions against Russia in place until President Vladimir Putin and Moscow-backed separatists fully implement the terms of a peace deal for Ukraine. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    G-7 Leaders Signal United Front On Russia Sanctions
    Jun08

    G-7 Leaders Signal United Front On Russia Sanctions

    ELMAU, Germany (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday she expects a meeting of the Group of Seven industrialized democracies to produce a “united signal” that sanctions against Russia can only be softened if a February peace accord for Ukraine is fully implemented. Even before the issue was brought to the table, most of...

    United against ‘Russian aggression’, G7 to focus on jihadists
    Jun08

    United against ‘Russian aggression’, G7 to focus on jihadists

    Elmau Castle (Germany) (AFP) – World leaders at a G7 summit in Germany were on Monday set to present a united front against global security threats ranging from jihadist insurgencies to what US President Barack Obama condemned as “Russian aggression in Ukraine”.While excluding Russian President Vladimir Putin for a third time,...

    Tiny Tigers Taken In By Crimea Zoo Keepers
    Jun08

    Tiny Tigers Taken In By Crimea Zoo Keepers

    Zoo keepers in Crimea are looking after two rare white tiger cubs after their mother rejected them. …read more Source:...

    Obama Sidelines Kerry on Ukraine Policy
    Jun08

    Obama Sidelines Kerry on Ukraine Policy

    On May 21, I headlined “Secretary of State John Kerry v. His Subordinate Victoria Nuland, Regarding Ukraine,” and quoted John Kerry’s May 12 warning to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to cease his repeated threats to invade Crimea and re-invade Donbass, two former regions of Ukraine, which had refused to accept the...

    Obama Urges G7 Leaders To Extend Sanctions On Russia For Ukraine Involvement
    Jun08

    Obama Urges G7 Leaders To Extend Sanctions On Russia For Ukraine Involvement

    U.S. President Barack Obama will keep holding Russian President Vladimir Putin to his promises under the Minsk agreements, a White House spokesman said Sunday. Until Putin fully complies, the U.S. intends to prolong sanctions on Russia — and encourage its European partners to do the same, press secretary Josh Ernest told reporters....

    German chancellor wants to send “united signal” to Russia
    Jun08

    German chancellor wants to send “united signal” to Russia

    At the G-7 summit, Angela Merkel says Russian actions in Ukraine must still be addressed before sanctions can be softened …read more Source:...

    G-7 expected to send ‘united signal’ to Russia on sanctions
    Jun08

    G-7 expected to send ‘united signal’ to Russia on sanctions

    ELMAU, Germany — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday she expects a meeting of the Group of Seven industrialized democracies to produce a “united signal” that sanctions against Russia can only be softened if a February peace accord for Ukraine is fully implemented. Merkel and President Obama agreed during a presummit bilateral meeting that...