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Putin chided over separatists, nukes

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AP Russian President Vladimir Putin. Picture: RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service Washington - US President Barack Obama called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday to express his “deep concerns about Russia's increased support for the separatists in Ukraine,” the White House said.

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Ukraine's President Expresses Hope for Compromise with Russia on Economic Issues

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KIEV, August 1 (RIA Novosti) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday that Kiev and Moscow could find a compromise on gas prices and other controversial issues in bilateral economic cooperation if both sides show enough resolve. “We can reach a compromise on gas prices, on economic relations, if there is will to find it,” Poroshenko said in an interview with Ukrainian TV channels.

John F. Tefft, a Career Diplomat, Will Go to Russia

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Photo The Senate confirmed John F. Tefft as the United States' ambassador to Russia on Thursday night. Credit Win Mcnamee/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Before leaving on its recess, the Senate confirmed John F. Tefft as the United States’ ambassador to Russia, filling a post that had been vacant since February, when a frayed relationship between the two countries began to deteriorate further over the separatist uprising in Ukraine.Mr.

Putin, Obama say current impasse in Ukraine serves no one's interest

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 • Putin and Obama agreed on Friday that the current standoff in Ukraine serves no one' s interest.  • Putin said Washington's efforts to build up sanction pressure on Russia are counterproductive.  • Obama reiterated his "deep concerns about Russia's increased support for the separatists in Ukraine." MOSCOW/WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S.

Putin chided over separatists, nukes

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Putin chided over separatists, nukes

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AP Russian President Vladimir Putin. Picture: RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service Washington - US President Barack Obama called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday to express his “deep concerns about Russia's increased support for the separatists in Ukraine,” the White House said.

Obama phones Putin to talk Ukraine, missiles and sanctions

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Photo by Mikhail Klimentyev/AFP/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Capping a week of aggressive action against Russia, President Barack Obama pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday for a diplomatic path out of Ukraine’s struggle with Moscow-backed pro-Russian separatists. Putin countered by calling U.S. and European economic sanctions against Russia counterproductive.Obama later conceded that pressure from recently imposed U.S.

Unclear whether sanctions can influence Russia

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Unclear whether sanctions can influence Russia

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No one doubts the latest EU and US economic sanctions on Russia will inflict significant costs, but whether they can force Moscow to reverse course in Ukraine is a completely different question.The United States has been making life difficult for Cuba for more than 50 years but its communist government has carried on through thick and thin, even surviving the collapse of its most important ally, the Soviet Union.

Ukraine, Russia spar over soccer in Crimea

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Ukraine, Russia spar over soccer in Crimea

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Putin's new sales tax shows pain of Russia's policy dilemmas | Business Recorder

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August 02, 2014 RECORDER REPORT Russia's new tax on sales, backed by President Vladimir Putin, illustrates growing economic strains from Western sanctions over Ukraine - and the lack of easy solutions. Under the tax plan, regional governments will have the option from next year to introduce a 3 percent tax on sales to cover their budget shortfalls.

Call over Nato-Russia relationship

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Call over Nato-Russia relationship 12:15am Saturday 2nd August 2014 in National News © Press Association 2014 Nato must rethink its long-term relationship with Russia and take measures to ensure that its members can respond quickly to any threat from Moscow in the wake of its "illegal" actions in Ukraine, David Cameron has said.

Obama on Putin: 'Sometimes people don't always act rationally'

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By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama phoned Russia's Vladimir Putin to urge him to stop supporting separatists in Eastern Ukraine and seek a diplomatic solution to the crisis that has spurred tough new economic sanctions.