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    Harper and G20 leaders confront Putin problem at Australia meet
    Nov15

    Harper and G20 leaders confront Putin problem at Australia meet

    Russian President complains bitterly of sanctions while world leaders at summit are urging him to alter course on Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    EU Seeks Clear Economic Strategy From Kiev
    Nov15

    EU Seeks Clear Economic Strategy From Kiev

    The European Union won’t organize a donors’ conference until Ukraine’s government lays out a clear new economic strategy, the bloc’s new enlargement chief said Friday. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    City Tied to Masochism Finds Link Painful, Sure, but Some Like It
    Nov15

    City Tied to Masochism Finds Link Painful, Sure, but Some Like It

    Residents of the western Ukrainian city of Lviv are of two minds on the reputation of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia’s Role In Ukraine Taking Center Stage At G20 Summit
    Nov15

    Russia’s Role In Ukraine Taking Center Stage At G20 Summit

    Russia’s role in Ukraine’s crisis was taking center stage at the start of the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia as leaders gathered on November 15 for the two-day event. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian troops hold drills in Serbia
    Nov15

    Russian troops hold drills in Serbia

    NIKINCI, Serbia (AP) — Camouflage-clad Russian soldiers parachute from the sky, armored vehicles fire live rounds on an open field after being dropped from military transport jets and helicopters fire missiles against enemy positions. Russia and Serbia have traditionally close historic and cultural ties, and Moscow has backed Belgrade’s bid...

    What’s behind Vladimir Putin’s power play?
    Nov15

    What’s behind Vladimir Putin’s power play?

    Russia and the U.S. haven’t exactly been the best of pals, but their relationship has been particularly rocky through much of 2014. Based on how things have been going lately, Russian President Vladimir Putin seems to be signalling he has no interest in mending fences. The tension over Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March and its...

    Putin At G20: With The Russian President Shaking Up The Global Scene, The Summit Is More Relevant Than Ever
    Nov15

    Putin At G20: With The Russian President Shaking Up The Global Scene, The Summit Is More Relevant Than Ever

    The G-20 meeting isn’t exactly the most exciting annual event on your calendar — if it’s on your calendar at all — but this year it’s worth watching. All eyes are on Russian President Vladimir Putin, who stepped off the plane in Brisbane, Australia, on Friday to a crowd of protesters and a group of world leaders...

    European President Says Russia Must Withdraw From Eastern Ukraine
    Nov15

    European President Says Russia Must Withdraw From Eastern Ukraine

    European Council President Herman Van Rompuy says Moscow has sent troops and heavy weaponry into eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chilly Reception Expected for Putin at G20 Summit
    Nov15

    Chilly Reception Expected for Putin at G20 Summit

    Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Brisbane where he’s likely to meet a storm of criticism. Australia’s G20 summit is expected to produce a showdown between Western leaders and Putin, following new reports of Russian troops pouring into eastern Ukraine. After several months of fighting, a ceasefire is supposed to be in...

    Putin Criticized US Ahead of G20 Summit
    Nov15

    Putin Criticized US Ahead of G20 Summit

    World leaders are gathering in Brisbane, Australia, for the G20 meeting of the world’s largest economies amid tense rhetoric between Russia and the West. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot has pledged to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over his support for separatist rebels in Ukraine, while the Kremlin has announced long-range...