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Ostracised Putin suddenly finds himself in demand
Ostracised Putin suddenly finds himself in demand
What a difference a war makes. Twelve months ago, Vladimir Putin was on the menu at the G20 summit in Brisbane. Western leaders queued up hungrily...
Russia won't punish West over sanctions - Putin
Russia won't punish West over sanctions - Putin
At a meeting with senior officials on Thursday, President Vladimir Putin said Russia had no intention of punishing the West for the sanctions imposed...
New sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate continues
New sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate continues
Leaders of gunmen who have taken over city halls and other sites in and around Donetsk this month in pursuit of demands for a Crimea-style...
East Ukraine separatists stay put despite diplomatic deal
East Ukraine separatists stay put despite diplomatic deal
The agreement, brokered by the US, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union in Geneva on Thursday offered the best hope to date of defusing a...
Russia threatened states ahead of vote on Ukraine
Russia threatened states ahead of vote on Ukraine
The UN's disclosures about Russian threats came after Moscow accused Western countries of using "shameless pressure, up to the point of...
Obama warns Putin: Might is not right
Obama warns Putin: Might is not right
NEWS ANALYSIS
West, Russia signal line drawn in Ukraine crisis
West, Russia signal line drawn in Ukraine crisis
Russia and the West sought to draw a provisional line under the Ukraine crisis on Tuesday after major industrialised nations warned Moscow of...
Economic week ahead: SA waits on latest rates decision amid Ukraine tension
Economic week ahead: SA waits on latest rates decision amid Ukraine tension
Central bank decisions in South Africa and Nigeria, key economic reports in the US, Europe and Asia and the...
Russian troops seize Crimea airbase as Moscow consolidates control
Russian troops seize Crimea airbase as Moscow consolidates control
Russian troops used armoured vehicles, automatic gunfire and stun grenades on Saturday to seize a Ukrainian airbase in Crimea a day after President...
Putin completes Crimea's annexation
Putin completes Crimea's annexation
Putin promised to protect a bank partly owned by an old ally, which Washington has blacklisted, and his spokesperson said Russia would respond in...
Letters to the editor: March 20 to 27 2014
Letters to the editor: March 20 to 27 2014
The article from the Guardian about the response to the Ukrainian situation among Russia's immediate neighbours ("
Russia’s back: Whip of the West lets rip
Russia’s back: Whip of the West lets rip
Vladimir Putin likes to take his kit off in public. But the exhibition of naked power by Russia’s president at a joint parliamentary session...

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