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Will spying for US be the end of Merkel?

Posted by seumasach on May 9, 2015

Russia Insider

8th May, 2015

The blame game has long since begun in the German capital, as have efforts to determine who knew what and when and who misled which supervisory authority and when. Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière has become entangled in inconsistencies. Chancellery head Peter Altmaier and several of his predecessors are under fire.

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Kerry ‘issuing a warning’ to EU on Russia sanctions

Posted by seumasach on May 5, 2015

It is hard to see what Kerry expects to achieve from this other than another own goal. At it’s height the US empire didn’t threaten, they acted- everyone who mattered knew why. Now they are highlighting division and almost encouraging the breaking of ranks.

RT

30th April, 2015

John Kerry admitted the EU and the US have disagreements by issuing a warning and letting them know that if Europe doesn’t keep the sanctions against Russia “there is going to be something to pay,” Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Peace Institute told RT.

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‘Italy can’t afford to close doors to Russia’

Posted by seumasach on May 5, 2015

RT

Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni has said that “Italy can’t afford to close the doors to Russia” and “can’t cut ties” with Moscow. His statements come just days after Italian officials postulated that the sanctions against Russia may be lifted.

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Russia to loan Greece ‘up to $5bn’ to join Turkish pipeline

Posted by seumasach on April 18, 2015

RT

18th April, 2015

Russia is planning to pay Greece large a multibillion advance against future profits from operating a gas pipeline that would pump Russian fuel through Turkey and Greece to the rest of Southern Europe, German magazine Spiegel reported.

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Merkel says free trade zone Between Germany, Russia possible

Posted by seumasach on April 18, 2015

“Step by step we do everything possible to create a common economic area – as Russian President Vladimir Putin once said – from Vladivostok to Lisbon,” she said.

Sputnik

18th April, 2015

The German chancellor said Germany is interested in economic cooperation with Russia, despite the current political differences between the two countries.

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Tsipras’ top three take-aways from Moscow

Posted by seumasach on April 12, 2015

Andrew Korybko

Sputnik

9th April, 2015

While the Greek Prime Minister may not have received the fabled bail-out that the Western media had anxiously speculated about, he looks to have secured benefits that are far more long-term and tangible.

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Sahra Wagenknecht: EU policy has destroyed Ukraine and damaged Europe

Posted by seumasach on April 11, 2015

Russia Insider

11th April, 2015

Excellent speech the charismatic Sahra Wagenknecht, the vice president of the German Left party and German MP, gave in the German parliament March 18. Highlights.

“The chief interest of the United States is to prevent coordination between Germany and Russia”

“Resultantly Ukraine has lost the great part of its industry. Today, the country is a bankrupt state, where people go hungry, shiver, and have salaries lower than people have in Ghana.”

“Furthermore, the US and Britain sending military advisors and delivering weapons is not a matter of supporting the peace process, but of torpedoing it. But do you now envision sanctions against the US and Britain?”

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The Russian government hints at Greek loan

Posted by seumasach on April 7, 2015

The Russian government reportedly is willing to hold talks with Greece on the possible allocation of new loans and a discount on the price of gas.

Sputnik

7th April, 2015

 

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian government is willing to hold talks with Greece on the possible allocation of new loans and a discount on the price of gas, the Kommersant newspaper reports.

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US fears failure in isolating Russia

Posted by seumasach on April 6, 2015

Official Says US Fears Failure in Isolating Russia Amid May 9 Celebrations

Sputnik

 

Head of the foreign-affairs committee of the Russian State Duma Alexei Pushkov claims that Washington fears its attempts to isolate Russia from the Western world are failing as seen in the US reaction to Czech President Milos Zeman’s plan to visit Moscow’s WWII parade celebrations in May.

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​Greece to turn to Russia for economic help

Posted by seumasach on March 31, 2015

RT

30th March, 2015

The Greek government reportedly plans to negotiate a possible reduction in gas prices from Russia and the lifting of the embargo on certain types of Greek products.

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Let go Italian Marines, India needs EU policy

Posted by seumasach on March 25, 2015

 “Schulz was received by the Chinese President Xi Jinping, who hailed amongst other things, the development of Europe as “an important component of the multi-polarization progress” in the world order. Xi noted”

M.K.Bhadrakumar

Indian Punchline

25th March, 2015

The reported ‘diplomatic snub’ by the European Union ignoring the Indian proposal seeking a summit meeting for Prime Minister Narendra Modi is traceable to Delhi’s impudence to keep under detention two Italian Marines for over three years now without trial. The Narendra Modi government is caught in a dilemma because it was the Bharatiya Janata Party that literally forced the UPA government into a corner. In fact, Modi himself contributed to the rabble-rousing.

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