Latest News Wires Putin denies early G20 summit exit due to Ukraine objections

The Russian president was the first world leader to leave Australia, saying he needed to rest before resuming his duties at home Monday.

By , Associated Press

G20 Australia/REUTERS

Russian President Vladimir Putin made an early exit on Sunday from a two-day summit of world leaders where he was roundly criticized over Russia's escalating aggression in Ukraine, but brushed off suggestions that he had felt pressured.