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    No Sign Of Breakthrough As Russia, Ukraine Meet In Milan
    Oct17

    No Sign Of Breakthrough As Russia, Ukraine Meet In Milan

    (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko met an array of EU leaders on Friday, but there was little sign of progress in patching up a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and resolving a dispute over gas supplies. Putin held more than 2-1/2 hours of talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel overnight. The...

    Putin seeks deal on Ukraine
    Oct17

    Putin seeks deal on Ukraine

    MILAN (AP) — Russian leader Vladimir Putin is meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and key Western leaders in an attempt to negotiate a full end to hostilities in Ukraine that cou… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Time to stop whining about ‘blackmail’, Mr. Putin
    Oct17

    Time to stop whining about ‘blackmail’, Mr. Putin

    This week, as falling oil prices have hammered the Russian economy, President Vladimir Putin has warned repeatedly that his country, a nuclear superpower, must not be “blackmailed.” He was talking about economic sanctions, but there is a different lesson he should be drawing right now and it has nothing to do with the U.S. or the European Union....

    EU hopeful of Ukraine progress after Putin talks
    Oct17

    EU hopeful of Ukraine progress after Putin talks

    Milan (AFP) – European Union leaders expressed optimism on the chances of progress towards a resolution of the deadly crisis in Ukraine after talks in Milan with Vladimir Putin on Friday.”In general I am really positive after this meeting,” Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi told reporters after hosting a breakfast meeting of...

    Putin Seeks Deal on Ukraine
    Oct17

    Putin Seeks Deal on Ukraine

    (MILAN) — Russian leader Vladimir Putin is meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and key Western leaders in an attempt to negotiate a full end to hostilities in Ukraine that could ease sanctions against Russia. Putin met separately overnight with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has insisted that Russia fully respect a Ukraine...

    China, Russia mull high-speed Moscow-Beijing rail line: report
    Oct17

    China, Russia mull high-speed Moscow-Beijing rail line: report

    Beijing (AFP) – China and Russia are considering building a high-speed rail line thousands of kilometres from Moscow to Beijing that would cut the journey time from six days on the celebrated Trans-Siberian to two, Chinese media reported Friday.The project would cost more than $230 billion and be over 7,000 kilometres (4,350 miles) long,...

    No sign of breakthrough as Russia, Ukraine meet
    Oct17

    No sign of breakthrough as Russia, Ukraine meet

    There was little sign of progress in patching up a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and resolving a dispute over natural gas supplies …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Putin seeks deal on Ukraine
    Oct17

    Putin seeks deal on Ukraine

    MILAN (AP) — Russian leader Vladimir Putin is meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and key Western leaders in an attempt to negotiate a full end to hostilities in Ukraine that could ease sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Vladimir Putin, Petro Poroshenko meet at summit of Europe, Asia leaders
    Oct17

    Vladimir Putin, Petro Poroshenko meet at summit of Europe, Asia leaders

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday his meeting with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko and EU leaders had been “positive”, but despite his upbeat comment, there was no sign of a decisive breakthrough in solving the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Putin Meets with Ukraine’s Poroshenko in Milan
    Oct17

    Putin Meets with Ukraine’s Poroshenko in Milan

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko in the latest attempt to ease tensions over the simmering conflict in eastern Ukraine. Several other European leaders attended the meeting Friday morning in Milan, but there was little indication of progress in patching up the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine and...