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China’s Xi intends to meet Putin at BRICS Summit

Source: Sputnik Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong said that Chinese President Xi Jinping intends to hold a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the upcoming BRICS summit in Goa. Chinese President Xi Jinping intends to hold a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines ...

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Russia: Brexit unlikely to affect EU sanctions

SOURCE: euobserver Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday that the UK vote to leave the EU is unlikely to impact Europe’s decision to prolong sanctions on Russia. The sanctions are to be renewed before 31 July pending parliamentary approval in France, Swede and the UK. “This [sanctions] process is discussed ...

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Renzi and Juncker send ‘poor message’ on Russia

SOURCE: EUOBSERVER The presence of the Italian PM, the European Commission head and dozens of European and American CEOs at a business forum in St Petersburg shows that the Western blockade of Russia is dissolving, Russian media and diplomats have said. Italy’s Matteo Renzi and the commission’s Jean-Claude Juncker will ...

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Tsipras: Greece can be bridge between EU & Russia

During a state visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has criticised the West’s “vicious circle of militarization, of Cold War rhetoric and of sanctions”. “We have repeatedly said that the vicious circle of militarisation, of Cold War rhetoric and of sanctions is not productive. The ...

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Putin heads to Greece: Energy talks, refugee crisis in focus

Russian President Vladimir Putin is starting his two-day visit to Greece on Friday even as Eurozone Finance Ministers and the IMF remain divided over the debt relief deal inked earlier this week. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced it is not yet ready to join the EU’s new bailout ...

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