Australia, UK tell Putin to stop being a bully

November 15, 2014 6:03 AM

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BRISBANE, Australia: Vladimir Putin faces an icy reception at the G20 summit with Britain’s David Cameron telling the Russian leader to stop bullying smaller states and Australia’s Tony Abbott accusing him of trying to relive the “lost glories of tsarism”.

The Russian president arrived in Brisbane late on Friday for the weekend summit of world powers at a time of heightened tension with host Australia, which has sent three ships to its northern coast after a flotilla of Russian navy vessels appeared there this week.

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