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    Ligi in Latvia: Standstill in Russia-Ukraine conflict no reason to drop sanctions
    Oct06

    Ligi in Latvia: Standstill in Russia-Ukraine conflict no reason to drop sanctions

    Foreign Minister Jürgen Ligi (Reform) met with Latvian Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis as well as his counterpart Edgars Rinkēvičs and Speaker of the Seim Inara Murniece in Riga on Wednesday. The meetings focused on European Union issues, and security in the Baltic Sea area. …read more Source:...

    Germany considering a push for EU sanctions on Russia over Syria
    Oct06

    Germany considering a push for EU sanctions on Russia over Syria

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, the person said, is examining ways to push Moscow to change course in Syria. …read more Source:...

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States
    Oct06

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States

    Russia has further curtailed its cooperation with the United States on nuclear energy by suspending a research agreement and terminating another on uranium conversion, two days after the Kremlin shelved a plutonium pact with Washington. The Russian government said Wednesday that as a countermeasure to the U.S. sanctions imposed on it over events...

    Next US President, Putin’s Fourth, Inherits Sinking Russia Ties
    Oct06

    Next US President, Putin’s Fourth, Inherits Sinking Russia Ties

    Confronted by Russia in Syria, Ukraine and cyber space, the next US president will be the fourth to face Vladimir Putin and the challenge of deterring a Kremlin often more willing than the White House to take risk and project power. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Next U.S. president, Putin's fourth, inherits sinking Russia ties
    Oct06

    Next U.S. president, Putin's fourth, inherits sinking Russia ties

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Confronted by Russia in Syria, Ukraine and cyberspace, the next U.S. president will be the fourth to face Vladimir Putin and the challenge of deterring a Kremlin often more willing than the White House to take risk and project power. …read more Source: The...

    US-Russia Relations Go from Reset to Retrograde
    Oct06

    US-Russia Relations Go from Reset to Retrograde

    Russia on Wednesday suspended a three-year-old agreement with the United States on cooperation on nuclear and energy-related research — the latest move signifying a deteriorating bilateral relationship. “It’s frankly concerning,” a senior U.S. official told VOA on condition he not be named. Russian President Vladimir Putin on...

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States
    Oct06

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States

    Russia further curtailed its cooperation with the United States in nuclear energy on Wednesday, suspending a research agreement and terminating one on uranium conversion, two days after the Kremlin shelved a plutonium pact with Washington. The Russian government said that as counter-measures to the U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia over Ukraine,...

    The Past and Future of War
    Oct06

    The Past and Future of War

    The possibility that next January the country will have an anti-establishment president makes military reform again relevant. Two new books usefully address the subject in ways that update the reform agenda, one looking back at previous efforts and one looking forward at a new and deadly threat to military effectiveness. The first is Col. Douglas...

    Boxing: ‘Suicidal’ Tyson Fury admits cocaine use
    Oct06

    Boxing: ‘Suicidal’ Tyson Fury admits cocaine use

    LONDON (AFP) – Troubled world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has admitted taking large amounts of cocaine, saying he is also suicidal and that I hope someone kills me before I kill myself.Following the Britons latest, disturbing comments, the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) said Wednesday it would consider his case, and a possible...

    Canada signs U.S. declaration on rules for armed drones but is it a wasted effort?
    Oct06

    Canada signs U.S. declaration on rules for armed drones but is it a wasted effort?

    Canada has signed on to a U.S. declaration that is aimed at creating international rules for the use of armed drones. But some critics have dismissed the proposal as a way for the U.S. to move focus away from its aggressive campaign to use the unmanned aerial vehicles to kill its enemies, causing the death of scores of innocent civilians in the...