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    Putin Berates US Over Sanctions Before G20 Meeting
    Nov14

    Putin Berates US Over Sanctions Before G20 Meeting

    President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of undermining the very trade institutions it created by imposing sanctions on Russia, a “mistake” he hoped would be overcome in the “final count.” In an interview with Russian state news agency TASS before a meeting of the G20 major and developing economies, Putin said sanctions...

    Russian President Putin denies a rift with Germany’s Merkel
    Nov14

    Russian President Putin denies a rift with Germany’s Merkel

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied a rift with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has adopted a tough stance on Russia’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian Incursions Into Ukraine Will Loom Large at the G20 Summit
    Nov14

    Russian Incursions Into Ukraine Will Loom Large at the G20 Summit

    Leaders from across the world are set to gather in Australia for the G-20 summit this weekend to discuss the health of the global economy; however, tensions between the White House and the Kremlin over Russian incursions into southeastern Ukraine are casting a long shadow over the forum. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott told media that “the...

    Russia to G-20: We’re here. So are our warships.
    Nov14

    Russia to G-20: We’re here. So are our warships.

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Vladimir Putin is underlining his presence at a major summit of world leaders in Australia by stationing warships in waters off the country’s northeastern coast, prompting the Australian prime minister to angrily accuse Russia of trying to reclaim the “lost glories” of the Soviet Union. The diplomatic...

    G20 Summit Shaping Up As Showdown Over Ukraine
    Nov14

    G20 Summit Shaping Up As Showdown Over Ukraine

    Tensions between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Western leaders will be in the spotlight during a G20 summit in the Australian city of Brisbane. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Nov14

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Here’s what your planet looks like this morning: 1. Growth has come to a halt in Germany. GDP there grew just 0.1%. That’s pathetic. Europe’s economic powerhouse has run out of steam, it seems. 2. Richard Branson just made another £70 million. The IPO of challenger bank Virgin Money raised £1.25 billion overall. 3....

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open
    Nov14

    10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open

    Good morning! Here are the big news stories having an impact ahead of markets opening in London and Paris. French GDP Came In Slightly Better Than Expected. Europe’s second biggest economy registered a 0.3% expansion in the third quarter, a slightly higher figure than analysts thought. Germany Has Avoided Recession By A Hair. The German...

    Georgia Reformer Bendukidze Dead At 58
    Nov14

    Georgia Reformer Bendukidze Dead At 58

    Kakha Bendukidze, a key figure behind Georgia’s anti-corruption drive and liberal economic reforms after the “Rose Revolution” of 2003, has died at age 58. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    More Russia sanctions if Ukraine not resolved: Cameron
    Nov14

    More Russia sanctions if Ukraine not resolved: Cameron

    Canberra (AFP) – Russia could face further sanctions if it does not commit to resolving the conflict in Ukraine, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday, as he called Moscow’s actions “unacceptable”.Cameron, who was in Canberra to address Australia’s parliament, said existing sanctions imposed by the West...

    Nowhere to Run in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov14

    Nowhere to Run in Eastern Ukraine

    A cease-fire has been in effect in the rebel areas of eastern Ukraine since September, but severe depopulation is a clear sign that war is once again looming. …read more Source: The New York...