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    EU To Discuss Russia Sanctions, Ukraine Support Next Week: Mogherini
    Nov11

    EU To Discuss Russia Sanctions, Ukraine Support Next Week: Mogherini

    (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers will discuss whether to increase sanctions on Russia and how to help Ukraine when they meet in Brussels next week, EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said on Tuesday. …read more Source: International Business...

    Obama, Putin Meet With Tensions on Several Fronts
    Nov11

    Obama, Putin Meet With Tensions on Several Fronts

    President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin have met briefly on the sidelines of a conference in Beijing, covering a few of the key global issues on which their governments do not agree. Obama and Putin flanked Chinese President Xi Jinping and exchanged comments about the room as leaders walked into the venue for Tuesday’s...

    Russian Aggression In Ukraine A ‘Grave Danger’ But A New ‘Cold War’ Is Not Inevitable: David Cameron
    Nov11

    Russian Aggression In Ukraine A ‘Grave Danger’ But A New ‘Cold War’ Is Not Inevitable: David Cameron

    Ahead of his planned meeting this weekend with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Australia, British Prime Minister David Cameron accused the Russian government of posing “great danger” to peace and stability in Europe, according to media reports. In a speech on Monday, Cameron reportedly said that Russia’s “illegal...

    Obama and Putin Make Odd Couple at Beijing Summit
    Nov11

    Obama and Putin Make Odd Couple at Beijing Summit

    A few brief encounters between Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin during an Asia-Pacific summit in China on Tuesday spoke volumes about the chilly state of relations between the United States and Russia. With the two men crossing paths twice this week, first in Beijing and later at a G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, there was little chance they...

    Obama and Putin meet amid tensions: White House
    Nov11

    Obama and Putin meet amid tensions: White House

    Beijing (AFP) – US President Barack Obama met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin three times on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific summit on Tuesday, with their conversations covering Iran, Syria and Ukraine, the White House said.Relations between Washington and Moscow are at their lowest ebb since the Cold War, with Russia under...

    Obama and Putin play nice as Ukraine, Syria tensions simmer
    Nov11

    Obama and Putin play nice as Ukraine, Syria tensions simmer

    BEIJING – On the surface, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin were all niceties – a pat on the back here, a pleasantry there. But away from the cameras, the two leaders circled each other warily at a global summit in China, coming face to face while relations between their countries continue to deteriorate. The White House...

    In China, Obama and Putin make nice in public, circle each other warily amid Ukraine strains
    Nov11

    In China, Obama and Putin make nice in public, circle each other warily amid Ukraine strains

    The White House said Obama and Putin spoke three times Tuesday on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific economic meeting …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russian Gangs Of New York
    Nov11

    Russian Gangs Of New York

    “Things have gotten more boring,” says Alexander Grant, the man who has chronicled the rise and fall of Russian-speaking gangsters in New York City for more than two decades. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anyone Who’s Expecting The Rouble To Bounce Back Will Be Gutted By This Chart
    Nov11

    Anyone Who’s Expecting The Rouble To Bounce Back Will Be Gutted By This Chart

    Since the mid-1990s, the Russian rouble has suffered two major shocks from which the currency has never fully recovered: the Asia crisis in the late-90s and then the global financial crisis in 2008. The fate of the rouble after the latest hit — the ongoing Ukraine crisis — should not prove any different. The chart below from Bank of America...

    Russia, Australia Leaders Urge Quicker MH17 Probe
    Nov11

    Russia, Australia Leaders Urge Quicker MH17 Probe

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott have agreed on the need to speed up the investigation into the crash of a Malaysia Airlines flight in eastern Ukraine. A Kremlin statement said talks on the July crash dominated a Tuesday meeting between the two leaders on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Summit...