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    Showdown in Syria
    Oct07

    Showdown in Syria

    As Vladimir Putin takes increasingly provocative actions against U.S. interests in Syria, President Barack Obama is tuning out calls from Republicans and foreign policy heavyweights to punish the Russian president through military or economic measures. They include a call from Jimmy Carter’s former national security adviser to “disarm”...

    The European fallout of Putin’s Syria gambit
    Oct07

    The European fallout of Putin’s Syria gambit

    PARIS — If one of his goals in sending Russian airplanes to Syria was to divide the Europeans, Vladimir Putin may have misfired. Russia’s assertiveness, its bombing of the CIA-trained opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and its not-so-subtle hints that it may send ground troops to the country, has had the effect of hardening EU...

    The forgotten ally
    Oct07

    The forgotten ally

    Vasil Kuljanishvili, 22, was doing his job when he was killed during a foot patrol in Afghanistan last week. Far from home, he put himself on the line for a broader, international effort. Private Kuljanishvili is the 31st Georgian soldier to be killed in action during our joint military deployment with NATO. Yet more than a decade after becoming...

    Loose ends in efforts to untangle the Gordian knot of Syria | Letters
    Oct06

    Loose ends in efforts to untangle the Gordian knot of Syria | Letters

    Every means possible should of course be explored to protect Syrian civilians from the various foreigners waging war in their country (Editorial, 2 October).However, having asserted that removing Assad is a precondition for ending the war, you have a duty to explain what the alternative is. Your front-page story (Putin moves to prop up Assad, 2...

    Ukraine rebels agree to scrap elections
    Oct06

    Ukraine rebels agree to scrap elections

    Hopes rise for lasting peace between Kiev and separatists in war-torn industrial heartland …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine rebels push back controversial elections
    Oct06

    Ukraine rebels push back controversial elections

    Pro-Russian separatists have agreed to postpone the local ballots in east Ukraine that Kyiv claimed to be illegitimate. The truce in Ukraine is “holding and being strengthened,” NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg says. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Gazprom Cuts in Half Turkish Stream’s Planned Capacity
    Oct06

    Gazprom Cuts in Half Turkish Stream’s Planned Capacity

    Gazprom has cut in half the planned capacity of its Turkish Stream gas pipeline project, Interfax reported. “We will certainly pay great attention to the southern direction [of gas flows] in our strategy of diversification of transport routes,” Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller told reporters on Tuesday, according to the Russian news service. “At...

    Sivak: No decision on additional flights from Minsk to Kiev until 25 October
    Oct06

    Sivak: No decision on additional flights from Minsk to Kiev until 25 October

    “Before we make such a decision, we need to see first if there is a demand. These are considerable costs. If there is the demand, then we will organize an additional flight,” said the minister. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels ‘delay disputed poll’
    Oct06

    Ukraine rebels ‘delay disputed poll’

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine say they have agreed to postpone disputed elections until February – a key issue that has hindered the peace process. …read more Source:...

    Belarus third at Aeon Cup 2015 in Japan
    Oct06

    Belarus third at Aeon Cup 2015 in Japan

    The Belarusian athletes collected a total of 200,862 points as part of the Dinamo team. Second were Ukraine’s Ganna Rizatdinova, Viktoria Mazur, Olena Dyachenko, representing the Irina Deryugina School, with 201,146 points. …read more Source:...

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