U.S. issues stern warning to Russia

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The G7 summit has wrapped up in Brussels. At the summit, U.S. President Barack Obama had stern words for his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Laying out clear conditions, Obama and Western allies warned Moscow it could face new sanctions within weeks if Vladimir Putin fails to go along.

The leaders, who were gathered in Brussels for a wealthy-nations summit, said the Russian president could avoid tougher penalties in part by recognizing the legitimacy of the new Ukrainian government and ending support for an insurgency in eastern cities that is widely believed to be backed by the Kremlin.

There was no mention of rolling back Russia’s presence in the Ukrainian region of Crimea, which precipitated the European crisis.

Obama made the comments after meetings with other leaders, where talks centered on the crisis in Ukraine, tensions in the South China Sea and the ongoing conflict in Syria. CCTV’s Jack Barton has more.

U.S. issues stern warning to Russia

U.S. issues stern warning to Russia

The G7 summit has wrapped up in Brussels. At the summit, U.S. President Barack Obama had stern words for his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Obama made the comments after meetings with other leaders, where talks centered on the crisis in Ukraine, tensions in the South China Sea and the ongoing conflict in Syria. CCTV's Jack Barton has more.
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As many of the G-7 leaders gather in France to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, there are behind-the-scenes meetings to address the present day crisis – namely Ukraine. CCTV’s Nathan King reports with details.

Putin, Cameron discuss Ukrainian crisis in Paris

Putin, Cameron discuss Ukrainian crisis in Paris

As many of the G-7 leaders gather in France to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, there are behind-the-scenes meetings to address the present day crisis - namely Ukraine. CCTV's Nathan King reports with details.
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CCTV’s Mike Walter interviews Stephen Fish. professor of political science at the University of California Berkeley, to find out more about the talks between Russian President Putin and other world leaders in Paris.

Stephen Fish on Putin's talks with world leaders in Paris

Stephen Fish on Putin's talks with world leaders in Paris

CCTV's Mike Walter interviews Stephen Fish. professor of political science at the University of California Berkeley, to find out more about the talks between Russian President Putin and other world leaders in Paris.
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