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Kremlin calls G8 summit snub `counterproductive`

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 19:51

Russia on Tuesday dismissed as counterproductive the decision of G8 member countries to snub a June summit in the Russian resort of Sochi.

Russia suspended from G8 over Ukraine crisis

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 17:34

The G7 group of top economic powers have kicked out Russia from the powerful G8 over its annexation of Crimea and threatened to impose far-reaching sanctions if Moscow continued its incursion into Ukraine.

Crimea takeover impact: G8 summit in Russia to be replaced by G7 in Brussels

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 09:59

Determined to teach Russia a lesson in wake of its annexation of Crimea, the G7 leaders on Monday decided to remove Russia from the membership of Group of Eight, and planned the next summit to be held at Brussels.

Russia's G8 summit cancelled over Ukraine crisis

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 09:42

US President Barack Obama and top economic powers have cancelled an upcoming G8 summit in Russia to build pressure on Moscow against its military action in Ukraine.

Leaders plan Brussels G7 in June instead of G8 in Sochi-source

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 03:53

World leaders have agreed to hold a G7 summit in Brussels in June instead of attending a G8 meeting with Russia in Sochi, a French diplomatic source told Reuters on Monday.

Ukraine: US says Russia`s seat at G8 summit at risk

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 01:08

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned Russia today that its actions in Ukraine have put its role in the elite Group of Eight club of leading nations at risk.

Russia views G8 summit`s suspension over Ukraine groundless

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 05:54

Decision by the Group of Eight (G8) to suspend preparations for the summit due in Russia this summer is groundless, the Russian foreign ministry said Monday.

G8 preparations put on hold as Russia strengthens military presence in Crimea

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 12:57

The G8 Summit is scheduled for June and is to be held in Russia`s Black Sea resort of Sochi.

Canada let NSA spy on G20, G8 summits: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 23:30

Canada allowed America`s National Security Agency to spy on G20 talks in Toronto in 2010 and at the G8 summit days earlier, according to documents cited by public broadcaster CBC.

Obama confuses British finance minister with soul

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 20:34

US President Barack Obama repeatedly called British Finance Minister George Osborne "Jeffrey" at the G8 summit, media reported on Thursday.

Obama confuses British finance minister with soul singer

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 20:34

US President Barack Obama repeatedly called British Finance Minister George Osborne "Jeffrey" at the G8 summit, media reported on Thursday.

Russia exposed to exploitative labour conditions: US reports

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 15:26

Russia expressed "indignation" on Thursday over the US State Department`s decision to downgrade the country to the bottom of a US table of nations combating human trafficking, a move which could spark sanctions.