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    US defense official arrives in Azerbaijan
    Sep19

    US defense official arrives in Azerbaijan

    The US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Evelyn Farkas arrived in Baku, the US embassy in Azerbaijan told Trend Sept. 18. …read more Source:...

    Serzh Sargsyan attends opening of Armenia Expo 2015
    Sep19

    Serzh Sargsyan attends opening of Armenia Expo 2015

    President Serzh Sargsyan attended today the opening of the annual Armenia Expo 2015 exhibition which was held at the Yerevan Expo Center of Yerevan Scientific Research Institute of Mathematical Machines CJSC. For already 15 years, this regional universal trade-industrial exhibition has been uniting the largest domestic manufacturers (more than...

    Russians with Western ties increasingly branded ‘traitors’
    Sep19

    Russians with Western ties increasingly branded ‘traitors’

    Anton Kravtsov looks at a photo of his parents Alla and Gennady, at home in northern Moscow, on Sept. 4. (AP/Nataliya Vasilyeva)When Gennady Kravtsov sent a cover letter to a Swedish company, he reasoned that, even if a job didn’t come of it, he at least would know whether his engineering skills were valued outside Russia.Instead, he found...

    Russian, US military talks: Concerned over Syria
    Sep19

    Russian, US military talks: Concerned over Syria

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon on Aug. 20. (AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta)American and Russian military chiefs began talks Friday over Moscow’s buildup in Syria, signaling the U.S. is resigned to Russia’s emerging plans but anxious to avoid dangerous misunderstandings on the battlefield.A...

    Evelyn Farkas: Azerbaijan Is Strategic Partner of United States
    Sep19

    Evelyn Farkas: Azerbaijan Is Strategic Partner of United States

    “The US is very concerned with not resolved conflicts in the region.” On Friday in Baku, this was said by the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Evelyn Farkas. “The United States is constantly monitoring the situation and looking for ways to resolve conflicts in accordance with international...

    Tomljanovic advances
    Sep19

    Tomljanovic advances

    TOKYO: Croatia’s Ajla Tomljanovic beat American Madison Brengle to reach the Japan Women’s Open semi-finals on Friday, leaving the tournament bereft of its top four seeds. Rising star Tomljanovic continued her fine run at the rain-hit Tokyo event with a 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over the third seed, having already eliminated Japan’s...

    Syrian losses spooked Kremlin into hasty military build-up
    Sep19

    Syrian losses spooked Kremlin into hasty military build-up

    For Vladimir Putin, Russia’s military build-up in Syria is a potential diplomatic trump card and a handy way of diverting attention from Ukraine’s frozen conflict. But it was a panicky realization that the Syrian government was being turned over on the battlefield that tipped the Kremlin’s hand. When it saw several months ago...

    Davis Cup: Nadal wins on return to national duty for Spain
    Sep19

    Davis Cup: Nadal wins on return to national duty for Spain

    Rafa Nadal returned to Davis Cup action for the first time in two years on Friday with his victory putting Spain ahead in a Group One relegation playoff against Denmark. The 14-times grand slam champion, short of form and beaten in the third round of the U.S. Open by Fabio Fognini, overcame world number 909 Mikael Torpegaard 6-4 6-3 6-2. The...

    US and Russian militaries launch talks on Syria
    Sep19

    US and Russian militaries launch talks on Syria

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States and Russia renewed high-level contacts between their militaries on Friday to discuss how to deal with the war in Syria.US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Russias Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu spoke by telephone, spokesmen from their ministries said.Washington and its NATO allies broke off ties with...

    Ukraine livid as Putin, Berlo drink Crimean wine
    Sep19

    Ukraine livid as Putin, Berlo drink Crimean wine

    Ukrainian prosecutors are reportedly preparing charges against the director of a winery in Russian-occupied Crimea for uncorking a 240-year-old bottle for Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi. …read more Source: The Times of...

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