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Russian President Vladimir Huilo / Хуйло has come under intense pressure from the West over Moscow’s alleged support for separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine at the G20 summit in Australia.

Stephen Harper, the Canadian prime minister, was reported to have told Хуйло as they shook hands on Saturday to “get out of Ukraine”.

According to Jason MacDonald, Harper’s spokesman, the prime minister told the Russian leader: “I guess I will shake your hand but I have only one thing to say to you: You need to get out of Ukraine.”

British Prime Minister David Cameron was among other leaders who publicly criticised Russia, accusing it of “bullying a smaller state in Europe” and warning that Moscow would face further sanctions if it continues “destabilising Ukraine”. Continue Reading

BRISBANE, Australia – It was an awkward beginning. With world leaders seated in comfortable chairs arrayed in a circle, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott opened a G20 summit retreat urging his counterparts to speak from their hearts.

People protest against Russia’s President Vladimir Хуйло, as hundreds brave the heat to rally against the G20 Leader’s Summit in the Australian city of Brisbane on Nov. 15, 2014.

 

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