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    The Latest: Putin: Russia doesn’t want return to Cold War
    Jun17

    The Latest: Putin: Russia doesn’t want return to Cold War

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest from the Russian Economic Forum in St. Petersburg (all times local): 3:50 p.m. President Vladimir Putin says Russia doesn’t need a new Cold War and that the country’s policy is “aimed at cooperation and search for compromise.” Speaking at Russia’s major economic forum Friday, he...

    Urging Canada to join NATO forces in Baltics, Latvia says it would send ‘very strong message’ to Russia
    Jun17

    Urging Canada to join NATO forces in Baltics, Latvia says it would send ‘very strong message’ to Russia

    OTTAWA — Comparisons with Cold War Berlin were invoked this week, as Latvian and Canadian officials discussed ways to bolster NATO’s military presence in eastern Europe as a check against Russian aggression. Latvia’s state secretary for foreign affairs, Andrejs Pildegovics, met with Canadian counterparts Thursday in Ottawa to...

    Putin Claims Russia Has Overcome Economic Decline
    Jun17

    Putin Claims Russia Has Overcome Economic Decline

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared that Russia has overcome its economic decline, during a meeting of Russia’s Direct Investment Fund Council on Thursday. The Russian leader issued an optimistic message on Russia’s economy even though the International Monetary Fund estimates the country will remain in recession at least...

    EU Prolongs Sanctions Against Russia-Controlled Crimea
    Jun17

    EU Prolongs Sanctions Against Russia-Controlled Crimea

    The European Union has agreed to extend its investment ban and other economic sanctions on Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, which was forcibly annexed by Russia in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year

    The European Union has extended for another year some of its sanctions targeting Russia over its annexation of the Crimean peninsula. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year

    The European Union has extended for another year some of its sanctions targeting Russia over its annexation of the Crimean peninsula. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions Over Crimea for 1 Year
    Jun17

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions Over Crimea for 1 Year

    The European Union has extended sanctions over Russia’s annexation of the Crimea peninsula for another year …read more Source: ABC...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year

    The European Union has extended for another year some of its sanctions targeting Russia over its annexation of the Crimean peninsula. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has extended for another year some of its sanctions targeting Russia over its annexation of the Crimean peninsula. For two years, the 28-nation EU has imposed ever more punitive measures on Russia to protest what it calls “the illegal annexation of Crimea and deliberate destabilization of Ukraine.” The sanctions...

    Putin calls to improve ties with the EU despite sanctions
    Jun17

    Putin calls to improve ties with the EU despite sanctions

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on European leaders to improve ties with his country despite sanctions. Speaking at Russia’s top economic conference Putin said Friday the European Union should “show flexibility” and consider the interests of EU investors who want to do business with Russia. Western...