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    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...

    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 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...

    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...

    Putin meets with Ukrainian, European leaders for deal over Ukraine
    Oct17

    Putin meets with Ukrainian, European leaders for deal over Ukraine

    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: FOX...

    Putin meets Poroshenko, EU leaders in Milan
    Oct17

    Putin meets Poroshenko, EU leaders in Milan

    Milan (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Milan on Friday in the latest attempt to ease tensions over the simmering conflict in eastern Ukraine.EU leaders also attended the breakfast meeting at the Milan prefecture building, held amid very sharp differences with Moscow over...

    Will a Putin-Poroshenko Meet Lead to Thaw Over Ukraine?
    Oct17

    Will a Putin-Poroshenko Meet Lead to Thaw Over Ukraine?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko will look to fix a broken ceasefire in eastern Ukraine during a summit Friday. …read more Source:...

    Russia takes EU to court over Ukraine sanctions
    Oct17

    Russia takes EU to court over Ukraine sanctions

    Russia is taking the European Union (EU) to court, the FT reports. …read more Source: CNBC

    Their Fears Are Coming True: People Are Disappearing in Crimea Now That Russia’s in Charge
    Oct17

    Their Fears Are Coming True: People Are Disappearing in Crimea Now That Russia’s in Charge

    The rules of Crimean Tatar hospitality decree that a host serve a guest coffee, then tea, while discussing the news. Abdureshit Dzheparov is too steeped in the ways of his people to do otherwis …read more Source: The New...