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    Russia’s Putin to attend G20 leaders summit: Australia
    Oct12

    Russia’s Putin to attend G20 leaders summit: Australia

    Sydney (AFP) – Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey confirmed Sunday Vladimir Putin will attend the G20 leaders’ summit in November, despite concerns about Russia’s actions in Ukraine in recent months.Australia’s confirmation that the Russian leader would attend the high-powered summit came after Ukraine’s President Petro...

    Ukraine, Russian Presidents to Meet in Bid to End Crisis
    Oct12

    Ukraine, Russian Presidents to Meet in Bid to End Crisis

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says he will meet with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week in Italy for talks on a peace plan for eastern Ukraine and an ongoing natural gas dispute. Poroshenko, speaking Saturday, said the talks will take place on the sidelines of an Asia-Europe summit in Milan, and are likely to include the...

    In Ukraine, Odessa’s bid to stay above fray is showing cracks
    Oct12

    In Ukraine, Odessa’s bid to stay above fray is showing cracks

    Ruslan Novikov paused when asked whether he sided with the Ukrainian nationalists or pro-Russia separatists in this co‎untry’s fraught debate over national identity. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    IMF/World Bank: build infrastructure to fight malaise
    Oct12

    IMF/World Bank: build infrastructure to fight malaise

    Washington (AFP) – The terms are hardly riveting: “new mediocre,” “secular stagnation,” “structural reform”, “lowflation.”But underpinning the economic geek-speak at the IMF-World Bank annual meetings were deep worries that the global economy is slipping backward.The meetings this week were...

    Aviation Giant Is Nearly Grounded in Ukraine
    Oct11

    Aviation Giant Is Nearly Grounded in Ukraine

    The sprawling campus where the Antonov company once designed and built prototypes of the world’s largest transport aircraft — flying whales whose very bulk symbolized Soviet might — lacks buzz these days. …read more Source: The New York...

    AFP, BBC, Times win top war correspondents prizes
    Oct11

    AFP, BBC, Times win top war correspondents prizes

    Bayeux (France) (AFP) – AFP photographer Mohammed Al-Shaikh and the BBC’s Lyse Doucet were among the winners at the annual Bayeux-Calvados awards for war correspondents announced on Saturday in Bayeux, northwestern France.Three of the seven prizes went to coverage of the conflict in Syria, where a devastating civil war has raged for...

    Ukraine leader says expects tough talks with Putin next week
    Oct11

    Ukraine leader says expects tough talks with Putin next week

    Poroshenko says Moscow had a crucial role to play in bringing peace to his country …read more Source: The Globe and...

    The Mysterious Professor Haag: Russian Media’s Favored ‘Expert’ Has Dubious Credentials
    Oct11

    The Mysterious Professor Haag: Russian Media’s Favored ‘Expert’ Has Dubious Credentials

    A man identified as German Professor Lorenz Haag has been widely quoted in Russian media as praising the Kremlin and defending Russia’s actions in Ukraine. The “professor’s” credentials, however, are a matter of serious doubt. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Crisis Could Force France To Cancel Multibillion Dollar Ship Contract; Russia Prepares For Court Action
    Oct11

    Ukraine Crisis Could Force France To Cancel Multibillion Dollar Ship Contract; Russia Prepares For Court Action

    The French government’s threat to halt the sale of two military warships to Russia because of the conflict in Ukraine may cost the French contractor DCNS billions of dollars for breach of contract, IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly reported. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says will meet Putin in Italy next week
    Oct11

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says will meet Putin in Italy next week

    Kharkiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Saturday that he will meet Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week to discuss the six-month conflict between Kiev and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine.”I will have a meeting with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in Milan,” where a Europe-Asia...