- Vladimir Putin claims he is leaving G20 early because he needs more sleep (Telegraph, Nov 16, 2014):
Vladimir Putin rejects claims that he is leaving the G20 early because of tense meetings with David Cameron and other western leaders
Vladimir Putin, the Russian President, claims he has left the G20 early because he is tired and needs more sleep before returning to work on Monday.
Mr Putin flew out of Brisbane in Australia amid intense criticism from other Western leaders over Russia’s intervention in the Ukraine.
However, Mr Putin claimed that his decision to leave was nothing to do with the tense meetings he has held with leaders including David Cameron and Francois Hollande, the French President. Continue reading »