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    Half of the 20,000 foreign fighters in Syria are from the CIS, claims Putin
    Apr13

    Half of the 20,000 foreign fighters in Syria are from the CIS, claims Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that about 9,000 of the 20,000 foreign fighters in Syria are from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Anadolu news agency has reported. Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia on March 28, 2017. ( Sefa Karacan/ Anadolu Agency ) “Nearly half of the approximately 20,000 foreign...

    Ukraine marks three years of separatist war
    Apr13

    Ukraine marks three years of separatist war

    A Western official said Ukraine’s heavy-handed ground tactics and overall approach to the Russian-speaking region complicated a reconciliation that could make the country whole again. …read more Source: World...

    US must walk dangerous line to manage twin Syria, North Korea crises
    Apr13

    US must walk dangerous line to manage twin Syria, North Korea crises

    If there was ever any doubt that President Donald Trump’s strike against Syria was also intended to send a message to Pyongyang, the deployment this weekend of a US carrier strike group towards the Korean Peninsula should have cleared it up. There is now a strange symmetry to the two principal foreign policy crises the Trump administration...

    US, Russia still far apart as Syria haunts talks
    Apr13

    US, Russia still far apart as Syria haunts talks

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin hosted US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the Kremlin yesterday but the rival powers failed to bridge a deep gap of trust. In the wake of the meeting Russia then vetoed a US-backed resolution at the UN demanding the Syrian government co-operate with an investigation of a suspected chemical attack that...

    Mogherini to Make First Trip to Russia
    Apr12

    Mogherini to Make First Trip to Russia

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini will make her first official visit to Russia this month, with relations strained to breaking point by the Ukraine conflict and the war in Syria. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia
    Apr12

    EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia

    EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini will make her first official visit to Russia this month, with relations strained to breaking point by the Ukraine conflict and the war in Syria. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Militarized Crimea ‘grave threat’ to Europe: Ukraine
    Apr12

    Militarized Crimea ‘grave threat’ to Europe: Ukraine

    Militarization of peninsula for use in Russia’s Syria campaign threatens Europe security, foreign ministry says …read more Source: World...

    Militarized Crimea ‘grave threat’ to Europe: Ukraine
    Apr12

    Militarized Crimea ‘grave threat’ to Europe: Ukraine

    Militarization of peninsula for use in Russia’s Syria campaign threatens Europe security, foreign ministry says …read more Source: Anadolu...

    G7 states reach no deal on UK call for further Syria and Russia sanctions
    Apr11

    G7 states reach no deal on UK call for further Syria and Russia sanctions

    LUCCA, ITALY // Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialised nations reached no agreement on a British suggestion that sanctions be tightened against Syria and Russia.Before the two-day meeting, British foreign secretary Boris Johnson had said he wanted to discuss imposing fresh sanctions over last week’s chemical...

    No US-Russia package deal over Ukraine, Syria: Kiev
    Apr11

    No US-Russia package deal over Ukraine, Syria: Kiev

    The US has assured Ukraine that Washington will not consider any deal with Russia linking the fates of Ukraine and Syria, the Ukrainian president’s office says. …read more Source: Iran...

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