All posts tagged "Russia"

  • This photo shows an accident site where a South Korean fishing ship sunk off the coast of the Russian Far East on Dec. 1, 2014. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea sends rescuers to join search for missing sailors

    SEOUL/BUSAN (Yonhap) — South Korea said Friday it has dispatched a rescue team to join the search for the missing crew members of a South Korean trawler that sank off Russia’s far east coast. The 1,753-ton Oryong...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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  • Oryong 501 (NEWSis)
    S. Korean fishing boat sinks in waters off Russia, dozens missing

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — A South Korean fishing boat sank Monday in the western Bering Sea, leaving at least one of its crew members dead and the fate of more than 50 others unknown, the South Korean government...

    • Posted December 1, 2014
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  • Vladimir Putin, Peng Liyuan
    Putin’s chivalry at APEC upsets Chinese officials

    BEIJING (AP) — It was a warm gesture on a chilly night when Vladimir Putin wrapped a shawl around the wife of Xi Jinping while the Chinese president chatted with Barack Obama. The only problem: Putin came...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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  • Russia's president Vladimir Putin (L) awards Sun-Min Kim, the general director of the Pushkin House Russian Culture and Education Centre in South Korea, with the Pushkin Medal at a ceremony of presenting state decorations to foreign citizens for strengthening friendship and cooperation with Russia. (Yonhap)
    Putin gives Pushkin Award to S. Korean Kim Sun-min

    Russian president Vladimir Putin gave out several awards to representatives of seven foreign countries including Kim Sun-min of South Korea. As General Director of the Pushkin House Russian Culture and Education Centre, Kim received the Pushkin Award, which...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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    Seoul hesitates on U.S. call on Russia

    By Yi Whan-woo The government appears to be trying to avoid a direct answer to the United States’ call for it to join the international sanctions against Russia in the wake of the Ukraine situation. The Ministry...

    • Posted August 2, 2014
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  • Peter Harrell, deputy secretary for counter threat finance and sanctions at the U.S. State Department, arrives at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on July 29, 2014, for a meeting with officials over sanctions against Russia. (Yonhap)
    South Korea asked to join Russia ban

    (Yonhap) — A high-ranking U.S. sanctions official asked South Korea Tuesday to join Washington-led efforts to impose tougher sanctions against Russia, sources in Seoul said. Peter Harrell, deputy secretary for counter threat finance and sanctions at the U.S....

    • Posted July 29, 2014
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  • (Illustration - Alison Lee)
    Today’s lunch: Belgian Waffles

    Korea will be out to win by two or more goals in hopes of miraculously advancing  The South Korean soccer team arrived in Sao Paulo on Wednesday, the eve of its must-win match against Belgium at the...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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