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    Dion and Lavrov attempt to mend broken ties during Laos meeting
    Jul25

    Dion and Lavrov attempt to mend broken ties during Laos meeting

    Canada’s and Russia’s foreign affairs ministers met on Monday in an attempt to mend relations strained by the Kremlin’s annexation of Crimea and its support for pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine. In a first meeting of its kind, since Canada froze high-level contacts with Russian officials two years ago, Foreign Affairs...

    Russia: The Hybrid State As Adversary
    Jul25

    Russia: The Hybrid State As Adversary

    Dan Goure Hybrid Warfare, Russia Today, Russia is the ultimate hybrid threat. Oceans of ink and terabytes of electronic musings have been expended on the subject of hybrid warfare. The classic formulation is a non-state actor with appurtenances of state power and, in many cases, support from traditional nation states. Of particular concern to...

    Dion sits down with Lavrov for first meeting of Canadian foreign minister with Russian equal in years
    Jul25

    Dion sits down with Lavrov for first meeting of Canadian foreign minister with Russian equal in years

    OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion sat down Monday with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov — the first meeting of its kind in years. The 30-minute discussion took place in the Laos on the margins of an annual meeting of Southeast Asian nations. It represented the most tangible move yet by the Liberal government to thaw relations...

    History Tells Us What Will Happen Next With Brexit And Trump
    Jul25

    History Tells Us What Will Happen Next With Brexit And Trump

    Note: this essay contains a lot of links out, which are underlined. Consider them further reading or me backing up my opinions. It seems we’re entering another of those stupid seasons humans impose on themselves at fairly regular intervals. My background is archaeology, so also history and anthropology. It leads me to look at big historical...

    The conflict in Ukraine is heating up again
    Jul25

    The conflict in Ukraine is heating up again

    Over 9,400 people have been killed in Ukraine since the conflict began. …read more Source: Business...

    Moldova’s Transnistrian conflict
    Jul25

    Moldova’s Transnistrian conflict

    Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered official statements of the U.S. government or the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training. ADST conducts oral history interviews with retired U.S. diplomats, and uses their accounts to form...

    The situation in Armenia, first and foremost, has not external political, but internal reasons: Sergey Markedonov on developments in Yerevan, Moscow’s lessons learned and NK conflict
    Jul25

    The situation in Armenia, first and foremost, has not external political, but internal reasons: Sergey Markedonov on developments in Yerevan, Moscow’s lessons learned and NK conflict

    Interview with Sergey Markedonov, Director of the Department for Problems of Ethnic Relations at the Institute for Political and Military Analysis in Moscow, PhD in Historical Sciences, columnist, politician, expert of Russian Council on Foreign Affairs. Mr. Markedonov, “Sasna Tsrer” group in Yerevan continues staying in the police patrol...

    “Nubar” Ensemble to represent Armenia at Euroradio and Viljandi Folk Festivals
    Jul25

    “Nubar” Ensemble to represent Armenia at Euroradio and Viljandi Folk Festivals

    Armenia will take part in the 37th Euroradio and 24th Viljandi Folk Festivals later this month. From 28 to 31 July, the 37th Euroradio Folk Festival (EFF) will be held in Estonia, in conjunction with the 24th Viljandi Folk Festival, where some 50 artists/bands will perform (Armenia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, South Korea, Latvia,...

    Dion sits down for first meeting with Russian foreign minister in years
    Jul25

    Dion sits down for first meeting with Russian foreign minister in years

    Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion is sitting down with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Laos, where the two are attending a meeting of Southeast Asian nations. It’s the first meeting of its kind in years, and represents the most tangible move yet by the Liberal government to thaw relations with Russia. Until now, contacts between...

    Dion sits down for first meeting with Russian foreign minister
    Jul25

    Dion sits down for first meeting with Russian foreign minister

    Canada’s Foreign Minister Stephane Dion speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada, January 27, 2016. Chris Wattie/Reuters OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion is sitting down with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Laos, where the two are attending a meeting of Southeast Asian...