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    Obama turns up pressure on Putin over Syria
    Aug05

    Obama turns up pressure on Putin over Syria

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama warned Russia faces fierce international rebuke if it continues to make common cause with Syria’s brutal regime, signaling a renewed push to end the bloody five-year civil war. Obama said Russia risked casting itself as an “irresponsible actor” on the world stage, after meeting with top aides at the...

    Oberlin professor placed on leave after anti-Semitic Facebook posts
    Aug05

    Oberlin professor placed on leave after anti-Semitic Facebook posts

    Karega had made comments accusing Israel and “Rothschild-led bankers” of responsibility for downing a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    U.S. and Russia brawl over race for U.N. chief
    Aug05

    U.S. and Russia brawl over race for U.N. chief

    The U.S. and Russia have turned the race for United Nations secretary-general into the latest front in their escalating war for geopolitical influence.Washington, which is believed to want a woman in the U.N. role, has been backing Argentina’s foreign minister in the secretive selection process, U.N. sources say. Meanwhile, U.N. sources say...

    US and Russia brawl over race for UN chief
    Aug05

    US and Russia brawl over race for UN chief

    The U.S. and Russia have turned the race for United Nations secretary-general into the latest front in their escalating war for geopolitical influence. Washington, which is believed to want a woman in the U.N. role, has been backing Argentina’s foreign minister in the secretive selection process, U.N. sources say. Meanwhile, U.N. sources...

    Former U.S. security officials call Trump comments 'disgraceful'
    Aug05

    Former U.S. security officials call Trump comments 'disgraceful'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of former U.S. national security officials, including some who have worked for top Republicans, called Donald Trump’s recent comments about NATO, Russia’s annexation of Crimea and other matters “disgraceful” in a letter released on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Medvedev to Struggling Teachers: Get a Job
    Aug05

    Medvedev to Struggling Teachers: Get a Job

    Russian teachers who are not happy with their low salaries ought to go into business for themselves. That was the official advice of Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, in any case.Medvedev was speaking at a forum called the Territory of the Senses taking place outside of Moscow. A teacher from Dagestan State University asked the PM...

    Russia, Trump and Manafort: A Test of the News
    Aug05

    Russia, Trump and Manafort: A Test of the News

    Rachel Bauman Politics, Security, Society, Russia, Ukraine, United States The media doesn’t mind being an echo chamber. In 1920 Walter Lippmann and Charles Merz wrote a forty-two-page supplement for the New Republic magazine called, “A Test of the News.” They scrutinized Western media coverage of the Bolshevik revolution and aftermath. They...

    Agency raises red flag over toxic imports
    Aug04

    Agency raises red flag over toxic imports

    Kenyans have been warned that vehicles and food items entering the country from Japan and Ukraine may have been exposed to radiation, which experts say could be behind the increased cases of cancer. A parliamentary committee heard that most of the vehicles and food items coming from the two countries, which have been hit by nuclear leaks, were...

    A Year After His Death, What I Wish I Could Tell the Ukranian Soldier I Befriended
    Aug04

    A Year After His Death, What I Wish I Could Tell the Ukranian Soldier I Befriended

    KYIV, Ukraine—One year ago on Saturday, a 19-year-old Ukrainian soldier named Daniel Kasyanenko died on a battlefield in eastern Ukraine. He died alongside one of his friends, a fellow Ukrainian volunteer soldier, when a mortar fell on them. They were among 18 Ukrainian soldiers to die in a 10-day stretch from Aug. 1 to Aug. 10, 2015. I first met...

    Russian Troop Buildup Along Ukraine Border Raises War Fears
    Aug04

    Russian Troop Buildup Along Ukraine Border Raises War Fears

    Russia’s steady buildup of military forces along its border with Ukraine is raising concerns that Moscow, which annexed Crimea in 2014 and then began backing separatists in eastern Ukraine militarily — including with Russian troops — may be considering an overt military campaign against its southwestern neighbor. Russian Defense Minister...