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    Putin: Western sanctions could backfire
    Nov15

    Putin: Western sanctions could backfire

    Speaking in an interview with German ARD television broadcast Saturday as he was attending the Group of 20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, Putin said that cutting Russian access to capital markets would hurt Western exports. Putin cited Russia’s state-controlled Gazprombank, which he said issued loans worth $3.2 billion to Ukraine before...

    Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east
    Nov15

    Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east

    Poroshenko presses a move to cut links with the rebel-held territory …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia Won’t Allow Ukraine to ‘Destroy’ Opponents, Says Putin
    Nov15

    Russia Won’t Allow Ukraine to ‘Destroy’ Opponents, Says Putin

    Russia will not allow the Ukraine government to “destroy” its political opponents and adversaries in east Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin told German television network ARD. He accused Western media of biased reporting on Ukraine. “The most important thing is that one does not have a one-sided view of the problem,” Putin...

    Putin: Western sanctions could backfire
    Nov15

    Putin: Western sanctions could backfire

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that Western sanctions against his country could backfire.Speaking in an interview with German ARD television broadcast Saturday, Putin said that cutting Russian access to capital markets would hurt Western exports.He also said the sanctions could hurt some Russian banks, leading them to demand...

    Sanctions against Russia could hurt West, Ukraine: Putin
    Nov15

    Sanctions against Russia could hurt West, Ukraine: Putin

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that Western sanctions against his country could backfire. READ MORE: ‘Get out of Ukraine’: Harper to Putin at G20 Summit in Brisbane Speaking in an interview with German ARD television broadcast Saturday, Putin said that cutting Russian access to capital markets would hurt Western...

    Amid Ukraine crisis, Putin gets icy reception at G-20
    Nov15

    Amid Ukraine crisis, Putin gets icy reception at G-20

    Russian leader reportedly bristled at comment by Canadian prime minister when the two shook hands at summit in Australia …read more Source:...

    Putin gets cool G-20 welcome over Ukraine conflict
    Nov15

    Putin gets cool G-20 welcome over Ukraine conflict

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin faced a chorus of criticism Saturday at a world leaders’ summit, where the escalating conflict between Russia and Ukraine threatened to overshadow talk of global economics.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine orders closure of state services in rebel-held east
    Nov15

    Ukraine orders closure of state services in rebel-held east

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday issued a decree ordering the withdrawal of all state services from the rebel-held east of the country.The order covers services such as schools, hospitals and emergency services, a senior security official speaking on condition of anonymity told AFP.Poroshenko ordered his...

    ‘Get out of Ukraine,’ Harper tells Putin at G20 retreat
    Nov15

    ‘Get out of Ukraine,’ Harper tells Putin at G20 retreat

    The fact that geopolitical tensions are overshadowing “technical” economic discussions shows “the G20 honeymoon is over,” one commentator said. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Putin To Leave G20 Summit Early After Being Criticized Over Ukraine
    Nov15

    Putin To Leave G20 Summit Early After Being Criticized Over Ukraine

    (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to leave the G20 summit early, a member of his delegation said, after Western leaders blasted Moscow on Saturday for the crisis in Ukraine and threatened more sanctions. The Russian official told Reuters that Putin planned to skip a working session on Sunday at the two-day summit in...