#AceNewsServices says “Putin: `Russia Ready to Support Ukraine’, Regardless of Government”
Russian President Vladimir Putin poses with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (L) and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (R) upon his arrival at the EU council headquarters for a EU-Russia Summit in Brussels January 28, 2014.(Reuters / Francois Lenoir)
The 32nd summit between Russia and the European Union was initially planned for the end of 2013. However, EU leaders, citing their busy schedules, had asked Moscow to reschedule the gathering for the end of January and also turn it into an informal meeting. Also, the event was shortened from two days to just several hours.
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