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28th Aug 2016

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EU cancels Putin dinner plans

The EU has dropped dinner plans with Russia's president Vladimir Putin scheduled for later this month at the EU-Russia summit, reports Reuters. Ties between the two have been strained since Ukraine's volte-face in December on an EU trade deal in favour of a Russian trade pact, muscled through by Putin.

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