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    Putin Turns to India With Energy, Defense Offers
    Dec11

    Putin Turns to India With Energy, Defense Offers

    (NEW DELHI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin was holding talks with Indian leaders Thursday to strengthen trade and energy cooperation with Asia’s third-largest economy as Western sanctions threaten to push his country’s economy to the brink of a recession. Putin’s discussions with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

    Russia, Turkey Finish Initial Pipeline Talks
    Dec11

    Russia, Turkey Finish Initial Pipeline Talks

    Turkey and Russia have held the first round of talks to build a new pipeline between the two Black Sea neighbors as Moscow seeks an alternative to the natural-gas link to the EU it scrapped earlier this month amid political tensions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Crimean Leader in New Delhi During Putin Visit
    Dec11

    Crimean Leader in New Delhi During Putin Visit

    The leader of Crimea, the former Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia, arrived for unofficial talks in New Delhi on Thursday as President Vladimir Putin met Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a summit. Sergey Aksyonov met a Mumbai businessman to discuss boosting trade with the Black Sea region. India does not support Western sanctions against...

    Holders look to secure berth in Europa League last 32
    Dec11

    Holders look to secure berth in Europa League last 32

    Paris (AFP) – Trophy holders Sevilla are among the clubs looking to claim one of the 10 berths still up for grabs in the Europa League knockout stage in Thursday’s final round of group games.The Spanish side, who beat Benfica on penalties in last season’s final in Turin, host Rijeka of Croatia needing just a point to progress,...

    Ukraine President Urges Russia to Withdraw Troops
    Dec11

    Ukraine President Urges Russia to Withdraw Troops

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is pleading with Russia to remove its troops from war-torn eastern Ukraine. President Poroshenko made his comments Thursday at the outset of a three-day visit to Australia, a key Western ally. Speaking to reporters, he said if Russia closes its border with Ukraine, there will be “peace and...

    A comment on Ukraine
    Dec11

    A comment on Ukraine

    Photo by Yevgen Nasadyuk James Petras distinguishes himself by rejecting the wrong-headed theories on the political left that the driving force of events in Ukraine is a ‘Russian aggression’ or a struggle by ‘two imperialisms’ for control of the country. He calls it as it is–we’re seeing a continuation of NATO’s historic...

    Sanctions-hit Putin visits India to boost energy, trade ties
    Dec11

    Sanctions-hit Putin visits India to boost energy, trade ties

    New Delhi (AFP) – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin will hold talks Thursday with India’s new prime minister as his sanctions-hit country seeks to strengthen energy, defence and strategic ties in Asia.Putin will be looking to advance nuclear power, oil and natural gas and even diamond deals with longstanding ally India on his...

    Ukraine’s president urges Russia to withdraw troops, close border
    Dec11

    Ukraine’s president urges Russia to withdraw troops, close border

    Australia has pledged its support for Ukraine during a visit by the nation’s president and urged Russia to honor a little-respected cease-fire agreement signed in September. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine urges Russia to remove troops
    Dec11

    Ukraine urges Russia to remove troops

    Australia pledged its support for Ukraine during a visit by the nation’s president on Thursday, with Australia’s prime minister calling for an end to the bloody conflict in Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s leader urging Russia to withdraw. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poroshenko Tells Russia To Pull Out
    Dec11

    Poroshenko Tells Russia To Pull Out

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called on Russia to end its support for separatists in the east of his country, including withdrawing any Russian forces on Ukrainian soil. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...