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    US expands Russia sanctions over Ukraine conflict
    Sep03

    US expands Russia sanctions over Ukraine conflict

    The US has blacklisted a large number of Russian companies operating in Crimea, including major maritime and defense businesses in an effort to keep them out of global financial networks …read more Source: World...

    Membership to EEU was the Only Step Militarily and Politically, There was No other Way out: Vahagn Khachatryan
    Sep03

    Membership to EEU was the Only Step Militarily and Politically, There was No other Way out: Vahagn Khachatryan

    It was stated on Armenia’s membership to the Customs Union after the meeting of RA and RF presidents Serzh Sargsyan and Vladimir Putin 3 September 2013 in Moscow. In April 2014 the National Assembly passed a voting on joining the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). Only 7 MPs voted against: 4 members of “Heritage” faction, Nikol Pashinyan from...

    Beyond Dilma: The New Era of Anti-Corruption Enforcement
    Sep03

    Beyond Dilma: The New Era of Anti-Corruption Enforcement

    By Frank VoglThe Brazilian President’s removal from office will send shockwaves across Latin America, and possibly beyond.Over the past 25 years, vast bodies of national laws and international conventions to root out corruption have been agreed to. That’s progress. However, enforcement actions have remained woefully inadequate on many...

    At G-20 Summit, Russia May Upstage China With Focus on Politics, Not Economy
    Sep03

    At G-20 Summit, Russia May Upstage China With Focus on Politics, Not Economy

    With world leaders en route to China’s Hangzhou city for Sunday’s opening of the G20 summit, a senior Chinese diplomat announced that Russian President Vladimir Putin would be the number one guest. However Putin is already signaling that he plans to discuss geopolitical issues at the summit, possibly spoiling Beijing’s...

    China to Build the World’s Largest Plane — With Ukraine’s Help
    Sep03

    China to Build the World’s Largest Plane — With Ukraine’s Help

    Robert Beckhusen Security, The An-225 could assist Beijing’s space program, or something else. The Ukrainian aircraft builder Antonov, one of the most legendary Soviet-era companies, nearly went extinct following the Russian invasion of Crimea. The Kremlin, the firm’s main customer, suddenly became non grata. They had such a history...

    Europeans worry about winter season over Ukraine-Russia tensions
    Sep03

    Europeans worry about winter season over Ukraine-Russia tensions

    As the cold season approaches, concerns are growing that tensions between Russia and Ukraine could disrupt Russian gas supplies. …read more Source:...

    Crises overshadow Obama?s bid to sign off on Asia shift
    Sep03

    Crises overshadow Obama?s bid to sign off on Asia shift

    ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE: Barack Obama starts his last trip to Asia on Saturday as US president, aiming to put a final stamp on his signature policy shift toward the Pacific but distracted by crises ranging from Brexit to the battle against Islamic State. With the clock ticking down on his presidency, Obama will attend a G20 summit in China, a visit...

    Mogherini Says Truce Holding In East Ukraine
    Sep03

    Mogherini Says Truce Holding In East Ukraine

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says a cease-fire is holding in eastern Ukraine, where fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists has killed more than 9,50 …read more Source: Big News...

    New suggestions of Russian tie to hacks of U.S. vote systems
    Sep03

    New suggestions of Russian tie to hacks of U.S. vote systems

    The Russian internet nodes used to hack into voting systems in Illinois and Arizona were also used in recent penetrations of Turkey’s ruling party, the Ukrainian Parliament and a political … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    The Joint South China Sea Patrols May Test Russia’s Asian Balancing Act
    Sep03

    The Joint South China Sea Patrols May Test Russia’s Asian Balancing Act

    PERTH, Australia — Just who is balancing whom? China and Russia are expected to hold joint patrols in the South China Sea this month from Sept. 11 to 19, Russian news agency TASS reported. Captain Vladimir Matveyev told TASS that the war games will take place “on the coast and in the water area of the South China Sea.” According...