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    Russian envoy withdraws assertion of Polish blame for Nazi invasion
    Sep28

    Russian envoy withdraws assertion of Polish blame for Nazi invasion

    Russia’s ambassador to Poland on Monday withdrew an assertion that Poland was partially responsible for the 1939 Nazi invasion and the outbreak of World War Two – comments that stirred anger at a tense time in Polish-Russian relations. Ambassador Sergey Andreyev was summoned by the foreign ministry after telling private broadcaster TVN24 on...

    Obama previews ‘blunt’ tone for his 7th UN address
    Sep28

    Obama previews ‘blunt’ tone for his 7th UN address

    With progress fighting ISIS moving slowly, and Russian fighters entrenched in Eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama returns to the United Nations General Assembly this week anxious to shore up international support for US plans to counter various global crises. Diplomatic wins — including the Iran nuclear deal and a thaw in US-Cuba ties— have...

    Berlusconi: Crimean referendum ‘valid’ & ‘democratic’
    Sep28

    Berlusconi: Crimean referendum ‘valid’ & ‘democratic’

    Italy’s controversial ex-PM noted that people of Crimea are happy that they are not subject to the current Ukrainian government …read more Source: World...

    War ruining Ukraine’s development hopes: president
    Sep28

    War ruining Ukraine’s development hopes: president

    Sustainable development not achievable while conflict in east rages, Petro Poroshenko tells UN …read more Source: World...

    Kerry says fighting ISIL needs to be coordinated
    Sep28

    Kerry says fighting ISIL needs to be coordinated

    US Secretary of State John Kerry has stressed the need for a coordinated effort to uproot the Daesh (ISIL) Takfiri group in the Middle East. “I think the critical thing is that all of the efforts need to be coordinated. This is not yet coordinated. I think we have concerns about how we are going to go forward,” he told reporters on...

    AP Interview: Ukrainian president pins hopes on UN talks
    Sep28

    AP Interview: Ukrainian president pins hopes on UN talks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he wants Monday’s planned meeting between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin to lead to better implementation of an accord aimed at halting war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Syrian crisis won’t change German position on Russia: Merkel ally
    Sep28

    Syrian crisis won’t change German position on Russia: Merkel ally

    The EU and Germany have so far insisted that sanctions against Russia can only be lifted after an agreed peace plan for Ukraine …read more Source: Al...

    Lavrov: Russia and U.S. have desire to work together to confront ISIS
    Sep27

    Lavrov: Russia and U.S. have desire to work together to confront ISIS

    New York, SANA – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Russia and the United States have a desire to work together in diplomatic and military fields, particularly regarding the fight against ISIS. This statement was made following a meeting between Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday at New York on the sideline of...

    Russian protesters decry war in Ukraine, several detained
    Sep27

    Russian protesters decry war in Ukraine, several detained

    About 200 people have held an anti-war demonstration in St. Petersburg, while about 30 people joined a similar march in Moscow to call for Russia to withdraw its troops from Ukraine and stay out of the fighting in Syria. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine and Russia strike deal on winter gas supplies
    Sep27

    Ukraine and Russia strike deal on winter gas supplies

    Ukraine and Russia have finalized an agreement providing Kyiv with gas supplies for the upcoming winter. A full agreement involving the European Commission is due to be signed shortly. The deal between Russia and Ukraine provides Kyiv with gas supplies for the winter according to European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic, who brokered the...

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