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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky says he is willing to lead Russia

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by AFP

    ... Russia:ex-tycoon Former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who spent a decade in jail after challenging the Kremlin, openly stated his political ambitions by announcing he would be ready, if called upon, to lead ... of politics which he made after being pardoned by President Vladimir Putin in December. "I would not be interested in the idea of becoming president of Russia at a time when the country would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1597484/putin-foe-mikhail-khodorkovsky-says-he-willing-lead-russia
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama says Putin’s Cold War stance is damaging relations

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 06:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington President Barack Obama complained on Friday that Russia had adopted a frostier stance towards the United States since Vladimir Putin’s return ... that Obama this week canceled a planned summit meeting with Putin next month. On Friday, as Russia’s defence and foreign ministers met in Washington with their US counterparts, Obama said Putin’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1295786/obama-says-putins-cold-war-stance-damaging-relations
  3. News - World - MILITARY

    Russia plans nuclear submarines for southern oceans

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... would be phased in over several years. The first of eight Borei-class submarines that Russia hopes to launch by 2020, entered service this year. Putin has focused on a strong and agile military since returning to the presidency last May. In 13 years in power, he has often cited external threats when talking of the need for a reliable armed forces and political unity. Fears of a nuclear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1252154/russia-plans-nuclear-submarines-southern-oceans
  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping repeats call for political solution in Ukraine

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:14am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing President has again called for a political solution in Ukraine during a meeting with Vladimir Putin while attending Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Tajikistan. President Xi Jinping has repeated a call for the crisis in Ukraine to be resolved politically via an inclusive dialogue, during talks with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, China’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1590715/xi-repeats-call-political-solution-ukraine
  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin holds first nationwide phone-in of new Kremlin term

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 02:09pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... the background of protests and a crackdown that critics compare to Soviet repression. The phone-in has become a traditional event during Putin’s 13-year domination over Russia, usually lasting a marathon ... closely watched as the first edition since Putin on May 7, last year returned to the Kremlin for a third term after his four-year stint as prime minister. Russia is currently going through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1222811/putin-holds-first-nationwide-phone-new-kremlin-term
  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Trial for Russian opposition leader adjourned

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 05:50pm by Associated Press in Kirov

    ... that erupted in 2011, the lawyer was a persistent thorn in the establishment’s side with his extensive blogging on Russia’s staggering high-level corruption. Authorities admit the trial is connected to his prominent activities, although they deny overt political motivations. Navalny insists the charges are intended to silence him on the orders of President Vladimir Putin, who has cracked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1216796/trial-russian-opposition-leader-adjourned
  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Kiev lawmakers ratify agreement with EU as Russia pledges to dig in

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:52am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kiev Agreement comes as Russia promises to mass more troops in border conflict zone Lawmakers in Kiev ratify pact with EU Ukrainian lawmakers ratified a landmark EU pact yesterday that steers the ex-Soviet state closer to the West, and pledged autonomy for pro-Russian rebels waging war in the east. But Russia signalled it had no intention of backing down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594281/kiev-lawmakers-ratify-agreement-eu-russia-pledges-dig
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Ukraine crisis a reminder to West that biggest threat is from Russia, not China

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 12:04pm by G. BIN ZHAO

    ... G. Bin Zhao G. Bin Zhao says triangular global order, including China, creates stability Ukraine crisis a reminder to West of threat from Russia American political risk expert Ian Bremmer ... to counter the Russian action, leaving many questions unanswered. For example, how will the military conflict develop? What are Russia's goals? How should China respond? Relations between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1593730/ukraine-crisis-reminder-west-biggest-threat-russia-not-china
  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Poland gets promise gas supplies from Russia will return to normal

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:04pm by GDN, Reuters

    ... The Guardian and Reuters Gazprom promises fuel contract will be met, after tensions over halving of supply Russia gas supply back to normal for Poland Poland said Russia's Gazprom had ... Russia that it had asked for on Wednesday, prompting suspicions that Russia was punishing the Polish company for exporting gas to Ukraine to make up for Russian shortfalls there. The Polish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590288/poland-gets-promise-gas-supplies-russia-will-return-normal
  10. News - World - UKRAINE

    Divided European Union in new talks on Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Kiev

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kiev European Union meets with some members arguing ceasefire should be given a chance to succeed before new measures against Russia are considered The European ... week to slap more punitive measures targeting Russia’s stagnant economy but Friday’s ceasefire forced a rethink on the timing of the sanctions. German Chancellor Angela Merkel called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1590197/divided-european-union-new-talks-russia-sanctions-over-ukraine

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