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Turkey's Prime Minister to meet Russia's Putin in December: Sources

ANKARA: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin during a visit on Dec 5 and 6, government sources said. Russia and Turkey, a NATO member, are backing opposing sides in the Syrian conflict. In recent months they have been normalising ties that broke down a year ago when Turkey shot down… Read More »

Germany's Vice Chancellor to meet Putin soon: source

BERLIN: German Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel will travel to Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin soon, a high-ranking source at the Economy Ministry told Reuters on Friday. The source said Gabriel will be accompanied to the meeting with Putin by a delegation of German business leaders. The agenda of the meeting will… Read More »

Insight – In economic crisis, Putin helps a mogul he once attacked

MOSCOW: Last month, three major banks rescued industrialist Igor Zyuzin’s coal and steel firm Mechel from what would have been Russia’s biggest ever corporate collapse. The bailout was unusual in a country where so many decisions often lead back to President Vladimir Putin or his inner circle. Zyuzin has long been an outsider, a multi-millionaire… Read More »