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    Russia sends fighter jets to Syria, raises possibility of confrontation with US amid talks
    Sep18

    Russia sends fighter jets to Syria, raises possibility of confrontation with US amid talks

    Russia has sent fighter jets to Syria, US officials said, raising the stakes in a military buildup that has put Washington on edge and led Friday to the first talks between US and Russian defense chiefs in over a year. US Defense Secretary Ash Carter, eyeing the possibility of rival US and Russian air operations in Syria’s limited airspace,...

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up
    Sep18

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up

    MOSCOW – 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… …read more Source:...

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up
    Sep18

    Syrian army reversals spook 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 realisation that the Syrian government was being turned over on the battlefield that tipped the Kremlin’s hand. …read more Source: Channel...

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up
    Sep18

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – 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 realisation that the Syrian government was being turned over on the battlefield that tipped the Kremlin’s hand....

    Probe against Russian president Vladimir Putin, former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi for drinking wine
    Sep18

    Probe against Russian president Vladimir Putin, former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi for drinking 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. Putin and his old friend Berlusconi spent last weekend in Crimea, touring ancient ruins and visiting the...

    Azerbaijan should develop economic ties with Russia, MP says
    Sep18

    Azerbaijan should develop economic ties with Russia, MP says

    Azerbaijan should further develop economic relations with Russia, since western sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis in late 2014 have opened up the huge market for the sale of Azerbaijani products. …read more Source:...

    NATO chief to make first visit to Ukraine next week
    Sep18

    NATO chief to make first visit to Ukraine next week

    Brussels: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg will next week make his first visit to Ukraine, the alliance said Friday, as …read more Source: Geo...

    Pentagon official holds meeting in Defense Ministry
    Sep18

    Pentagon official holds meeting in Defense Ministry

    Deputy Minister of Defense, Azerbaijani air force commander, lieutenant-general Ramiz Tahirov met with U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia, Mrs. Evelyn Farkas. …read more Source:...

    Putin, Berlusconi in Ukraine probe for drinking Crimea wine
    Sep18

    Putin, Berlusconi in Ukraine probe for drinking Crimea wine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) visits the state-owned Massandra winery in Yalta, Crimea on Sept. 11, 2015. President Putin arrived in Crimea to meet with Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. The Massandra Collection is one of the largest and truly unique collections of fine and rare wines in the world, estimated at over one...

    Winery boss facing charges for giving Crimean wine to Berlusconi and Putin
    Sep18

    Winery boss facing charges for giving Crimean wine to Berlusconi and Putin

    Ukrainian prosecutors were 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: South China Morning...

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