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    EU’s long wait for permission to deliver aid to Aleppo
    Oct20

    EU’s long wait for permission to deliver aid to Aleppo

    The EU is pushing to obtain security guarantees from the Syrian government and others before driving badly needed aid into the opposition-controlled part of Aleppo and bringing sick and wounded from the besieged area. Hundreds of thousands of civilians, as well as up to 1,000 rebel fighters, have been trapped in eastern Aleppo for weeks under...

    German AfD leader: Trump offers change that may ease US-Russian tensions
    Oct20

    German AfD leader: Trump offers change that may ease US-Russian tensions

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s anti-immigrant party chief said on Thursday U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump offers the prospect of change in U.S.-Russian relations which could help reduce conflict in Ukraine to Berlin’s advantage. …read more Source: The...

    German AfD leader: Trump offers change that may ease U.S.-Russian tensions
    Oct20

    German AfD leader: Trump offers change that may ease U.S.-Russian tensions

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s anti-immigrant party chief said on Thursday U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump offers the prospect of change in U.S.-Russian relations which could help reduce conflict in Ukraine to Berlin’s advantage. …read more Source:...

    As Ukraine peace talks fall flat in Berlin, did Putin have other aims?
    Oct20

    As Ukraine peace talks fall flat in Berlin, did Putin have other aims?

    Predictably, the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France in Berlin on Oct. 19 once again failed to bring any breakthroughs in the settlement of the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Rus …read more Source: Big News...

    Putin backs armed OSCE mission to east Ukraine (AFP)
    Oct20

    Putin backs armed OSCE mission to east Ukraine (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin backs an armed OSCE mission to war-torn eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin said Thursday, in spite of objections by pro-Moscow rebels. …read more Source: The West...

    Think tank: Baltic defense budgets growing faster than in any other region globally
    Oct20

    Think tank: Baltic defense budgets growing faster than in any other region globally

    Since the Ukraine crisis began, the Baltic countries’ orders for new defense equipment have doubled and will double again in the next two years, according to an analysis released by IHS Markit on Thursday writes LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    US, Britain weigh new sanctions on Russia. But have the old ones worked?
    Oct20

    US, Britain weigh new sanctions on Russia. But have the old ones worked?

    Though Russia’s economy has suffered in recent years, due in part to Western sanctions over Russian activities in Ukraine, the Kremlin – and the Russian public – have shown little sign of yielding. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukraine offers Azerbaijan co-op in health tourism
    Oct20

    Ukraine offers Azerbaijan co-op in health tourism

    Ukraine offers Azerbaijan to organize health tours to Truskavets for war veterans and people with disabilities, said Ukrainian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Alexander Mishchenko. …read more Source:...

    Can Donald Trump be stopped?
    Oct20

    Can Donald Trump be stopped?

    Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/Rick Wilking) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. In the aftermath of the final presidential debate, Republican leaders and elected officials will no longer be able to shirk their responsibility to curb Donald Trump — who has become a clear and present danger not only to their party but to this country. He...

    Russian Military Holds Missile Exercise Near Western Border
    Oct20

    Russian Military Holds Missile Exercise Near Western Border

    MOSCOW—The Russian military has conducted drills involving state-of-the art missiles near the nation’s western border, amid tensions in relations with the West. The Defense Ministry said Thursday that the drills involved Iskander-M missiles. The war games were held at a shooting range near the city of Luga, about 100 kilometers (60 miles)...