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    Putin’s popularity: the envy of other politicians
    Sep08

    Putin’s popularity: the envy of other politicians

    MOSCOW (AP) — Donald Trump’s statement that Russian President Vladimir Putin enjoys an 82 percent approval rating among his people wasn’t hyperbole. Russia’s two main polling agencies consistently give the man in the Kremlin ratings that would be the envy of Trump or his rival in the U.S. presidential election, Hillary Clinton....

    US pushes Russia on ‘true’ Syria peace deal
    Sep08

    US pushes Russia on ‘true’ Syria peace deal

    GENEVA: The US pressed Russia on Thursday for a “true cessation of hostilities” in Syria ahead of expected high-level peace talks in Geneva, warning that its patience is running thin. Foreign ministers from the two powers, which support opposite sides in the five-year conflict, were poised to hold a “personal meeting” in...

    Work ‘urgently needed’ to resolve Ukraine crisis – German FM
    Sep08

    Work ‘urgently needed’ to resolve Ukraine crisis – German FM

    The German foreign minister has voiced his dissatisfaction over the slow pace of progress in resolving the conflict in the war-torn east of Ukraine, saying that progress was urgently… …read more Source:...

    Clinton Slams Trump’s ‘Unpatriotic’ Praise of Vladimir Putin
    Sep08

    Clinton Slams Trump’s ‘Unpatriotic’ Praise of Vladimir Putin

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton publicly condemned her Republican rival, Donald Trump, over his praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin during Wednesday’s Commander-in-Chief Forum on NBC News. “Last night was yet another test, and Donald Trump failed yet again,” Clinton said during remarks at a press conference Thursday...

    US agrees to enhance Ukrainian military: Pentagon
    Sep08

    US agrees to enhance Ukrainian military: Pentagon

    The US and Ukraine have agreed to cooperate on military technology and enhance Ukrainian military capabilities, according to the US Defense Department. …read more Source: Iran...

    Russian Fighter Jet Came Within 10 Feet Of American Plane Over The Black Sea
    Sep08

    Russian Fighter Jet Came Within 10 Feet Of American Plane Over The Black Sea

    A Russian fighter jet came within 10 feet of an American anti-submarine plane in the Black Sea on Wednesday, stoking tensions in the disputed waters just south of Crimea.Unnamed US defense officials told Reuters on Wednesday that the Russian Sukhoi SU-27 fighter jet had intercepted an American P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane in the Black Sea.The...

    Ukraine moves to ban ‘illegal’ Russian books
    Sep08

    Ukraine moves to ban ‘illegal’ Russian books

    The bill submitted to parliament follows similar legislation that prevents channels from airing Russian shows and films deemed to cast a negative light on the former Soviet republic’s history and February 2014 pro-EU revolt. …read more Source: Channel...

    Britain, EU must work together for smooth divorce: PM May
    Sep08

    Britain, EU must work together for smooth divorce: PM May

    LONDON: Britain and the European Union must work together to make their divorce smooth and forge a new “strong relationship”, Prime Minister Theresa May told European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday. At their first one-to-one meeting since May became prime minister after Britain voted to leave the European Union at a June 23...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, September 8, 2016 
    Sep08

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, September 8, 2016 

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Thomas Carothers explains how opponents of democracy promotion have gained the upper hand in Washington policymaking circles. Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez covers a major anti-government protest in Venezuela that looks like a rare opposition victory. Vladislav Davidzon...

    US agrees to enhance Ukrainian military: Pentagon
    Sep08

    US agrees to enhance Ukrainian military: Pentagon

    The US and Ukraine have agreed to cooperate on military technology and enhance Ukrainian military capabilities. …read more Source:...