Russia's Putin Dominates G-7 Summit In Absentia

wochit politics
June 05, 2014 AT 3:51 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin was kept out of Wednesday's summit of major economies over his actions in Ukraine, yet world leaders appeared eager to seek his renewed cooperation to settle the crisis. The summit's host, European Union President Herman Van Rompuy said, "At this stage we consider that we have some possibilities, diplomatic and political, to see if Russia is ready to engage more and to stop the destabilization in Ukraine.