President Putin's reaction came shortly after the Russian Parliament unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to draw up sanctions on Georgia.
Experts think that the excesses of globalisation have created an identity crisis across the world, facilitating the rise of nationalist movements.
Russian President Vladimir Putin paid a lightning visit to Rome, including talks with the pope, hailing efforts by the Italian government to ease sanctions despite Moscow's ongoing crisis with the West.
Russia's defence ministry said at least 14 sailors were killed by toxic fumes from the blaze on a naval research submersible but did not specify how many crew members were aboard.
Russia's Emergency Ministry's regional branch initially said that 17 people were missing, but later announced that four of them were found and rescued. The search for the remaining 13 is ongoing.
The current deal to support prices reduced production by 1.2 million barrels per day starting from January 1 for six months, and will now run into next year with the extension.
Following attacks, Ankara has retaliated with a measured response and warned the regime of severe 'punishment' if its forces are targeted again in future.
The US president's comment did little to silence questions about his relationship with Russia.
Responding to a reporter's question prior to taking off for the G20 in Osaka, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he did not get the impression from his US counterpart Donald Trump that NATO members would be sanctioning each other over missiles.
As heads of state descend on Japan, all eyes will be on the US and its various crises with other member states, from China to Russia and even Turkey.
The Trump administration is dangerously out of touch with the Middle East, and it's beginning to show.
The visit of a Russian lawmaker to Georgia sparked protests in the country which has long been caught in a political tussle with Moscow.
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