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2006-07-07 11:23:36

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - G8 leaders will discuss trade issues, including the stalled Doha Development round of talks, at a summit in Russia this month but as yet there are no plans for a separate gathering of the G6 group of leading trade powers, U.S.

2006-06-24 18:09:59

By Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - Russia does not meet democratic standards for membership of the Group of Eight and its leadership of the rich nations' club risks destroying the G8's credibility, a British think-tank said on Sunday.

2006-06-20 14:51:09

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday urged leaders from the seven most industrialized nations to rebuke Russia for backsliding on democracy when they meet next month with President Vladimir Putin.

2006-06-10 07:32:31

By Gleb Bryanski and Swaha Pattanaik ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Finance ministers from the G8 economic powers predicted a year of strong economic growth on Saturday despite high oil prices, skidding U.S. stock prices, rising interest rates and fears of inflation.

2006-06-10 09:17:23

By Brian Love and Douglas Busvine ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Finance ministers from the G8 economic powers predicted a year of strong economic growth on Saturday despite high oil prices, skidding U.S. stock prices, rising interest rates and fears of inflation.

2006-06-10 08:12:32

By Gavin Jones and Louise Egan ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Finance ministers from the G8 economic powers predicted a year of strong economic growth on Saturday despite high oil prices, skidding U.S. stock prices, rising interest rates and fears of inflation.

2006-06-08 08:47:41

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Bush and Russia's Vladimir Putin will meet for separate talks in St. Petersburg on July 14 on the eve of the G8 summit, a Kremlin official was quoted as saying on Thursday. "On the eve of the opening of the G8 summit there will be a working visit by U.S.

2006-04-07 02:53:28

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has bought a fleet of Israeli water cannon to douse anti-globalization protesters when second city St Petersburg hosts the Group of Eight summit this summer, a newspaper reported on Friday.

2006-03-24 09:58:31

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday it will use new unmanned drones to help provide security during a summit of the Group of Eight industrialized nations in July.

2006-01-31 05:31:06

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday defended Russia's role in the Group of Eight industrialised democracies, saying the club should not become a forum for "fat cats." "I know the mood of the leaders of the G8. No one is against our active participation in this club.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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