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    Europhilia Doesn’t Mean Russophobia – Bulgaria’s Opposition Presidential Candidate
    Oct25

    Europhilia Doesn’t Mean Russophobia – Bulgaria’s Opposition Presidential Candidate

    Socialist-backed presidential candidate Rumen Radev has said Bulgaria “should not look on Russia as an enemy.” Radev, who is expected to face the candidate of ruling GERB party in a runoff following November 06’s presidential elections, has told Reuters he would pursue a balanced foreign policy, based on national interest while...

    Donbas calls on Kiev to begin direct talks
    Oct25

    Donbas calls on Kiev to begin direct talks

    Officials from the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics have held a press conference in Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Canada seeking to cooperate with Russia in the Arctic (AFP)
    Oct25

    Canada seeking to cooperate with Russia in the Arctic (AFP)

    Ottawa (AFP) – Despite tensions over conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, Russia and the West have maintained a strong working relationship in the Arctic and Canada’s new Liberal government is looking to further bolster that cooperation. …read more Source: The West...

    Obama’s Bet On Putin Has Collapsed
    Oct25

    Obama’s Bet On Putin Has Collapsed

    U.S. President Barack Obama told an interviewer recently that the humanitarian catastrophe in Syria “haunts me constantly” — and well it should. Hundreds of thousands dead, millions displaced, and still no end to the conflict is in sight. Even one year ago American military power still might have intervened decisively, without...

    As Syrian deaths mount, world’s ‘responsibility to protect’ takes a hit – experts
    Oct25

    As Syrian deaths mount, world’s ‘responsibility to protect’ takes a hit – experts

    As civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo are battered by air strikes, ground offensives and shelling, what has happened to the world’s responsibility to protect populations under threat? The Geneva Conventions and the United Nations Security Council were established after World War Two to maintain peace and protect people in conflict...

    Germany Warns of the Danger of War
    Oct25

    Germany Warns of the Danger of War

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Oct. 8 that the situation between the U.S. and Russia today is more dangerous than it was during the Cold War. As he put it, “It’s a fallacy to think that this is like the Cold War. The current times are different and more dangerous.” Since most of us think of the Cold War...

    Russia Preparing For War? Moscow Conducts Emergency Nuclear Drills
    Oct25

    Russia Preparing For War? Moscow Conducts Emergency Nuclear Drills

    The Kremlin has dusted off Soviet-era civil-defense plans and upgraded bomb shelters in major cities as anti-American rhetoric dominates the airwaves in the wake of a mistaken U.S.-led coalition bombing of Syrian troops last month. The United States and Russia ostensibly have been cooperating in Syria on routing the Islamic State group but still...

    Russia Says Proposal For Armed OSCE Ukraine Mission Still Vague
    Oct24

    Russia Says Proposal For Armed OSCE Ukraine Mission Still Vague

    Moscow supports the idea of creating an armed Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) police mission in eastern Ukraine but cast doubt that such a force could be formed soon. Russi …read more Source: Big News...

    UPDATE – Egypt’s local news digest Oct. 24: Egypt seeks new markets, boosts security as tourism drops
    Oct24

    UPDATE – Egypt’s local news digest Oct. 24: Egypt seeks new markets, boosts security as tourism drops

    CAIRO: No more browsing from site to site, view the top local news stories on Oct.24 here: Egypt seeks new markets, boosts security as tourism drops (RUTERS): Egypt hopes to encourage tourists from new markets like China, Japan and Ukraine, a year after Russia and Britain suspended flights to the land of the Pyramids, the country’s tourism...

    Grand Strategy: What is America’s Most Pressing Foreign Policy Issue?
    Oct24

    Grand Strategy: What is America’s Most Pressing Foreign Policy Issue?

    Ted Ellis Security, ISIS? China? Russia? The South China Sea. There are a variety of potential threats around the world today: tensions in the South China Seas, a nuclear North Korea, conflict between Russia and Ukraine, and civil wars in the Middle East are just a few. In order to better think about these challenges and how they relate to U.S....