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    US, Britain weigh new sanctions on Russia. But have the old ones worked? (+video)
    Oct21

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

    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...

    As Ukraine peace talks fall again in Berlin, did Putin have other aims?
    Oct21

    As Ukraine peace talks fall again 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...

    Russian Pollster Links Official Anti-Americanism, Crackdown on Opponents
    Oct21

    Russian Pollster Links Official Anti-Americanism, Crackdown on Opponents

    With relations between the United States and Russia continuing to worsen, a leading Russian independent pollster and sociologist says the atmosphere of “militaristic euphoria” and anti-Americanism promoted by Russian authorities is inextricably linked with an ongoing crackdown on opponents of President Vladimir Putin. This week, Russia threatened...

    Top seed Kuznetosva boosts Singpore hopes in Moscow
    Oct21

    Top seed Kuznetosva boosts Singpore hopes in Moscow

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova battled into the semi-finals of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday with a hard-fought win over tearful ninth seed Timea Babos of Hungary to boost her hopes of making the WTA Finals.The two-time Grand Slam title winner, ranked ninth in the world, won her first ever meeting with Babos 7-5, 6-7 (2/7),...

    ‘I Don’t Have Anyone Left’: What Life Is Like for Refugees in Ukraine
    Oct21

    ‘I Don’t Have Anyone Left’: What Life Is Like for Refugees in Ukraine

    KURAKHOVO, Ukraine—They all have a reason to go home. For some, it’s to reunite with friends and family, to regain their dignity, or to find a job so they can afford to pay the rent and buy groceries. Others simply want to rejoin the lives they left behind to escape the Russian artillery and rockets. “Going back home is the only thing that...

    Ukraine, Russia make headway in talks
    Oct20

    Ukraine, Russia make headway in talks

    BERLIN: Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia agreed to draw up a road map in November on how to implement a stalled ceasefire deal for eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said after five hours of talks among the leaders of the four countries. The sides also agreed to withdrawals of Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists...

    Europe’s mood hardens on Russia sanctions despite pause in Aleppo bombings
    Oct20

    Europe’s mood hardens on Russia sanctions despite pause in Aleppo bombings

    European Union leaders condemned Russia on Thursday for its bombing of civilians in Syria’s besieged city of Aleppo and Britain, France and Germany backed a push to consider sanctions against Moscow if the atrocities continue. Arriving in Brussels after late-night talks on Wednesday in Berlin with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, French...

    Messi ruins Guardiola return, Bayern stop rot
    Oct20

    Messi ruins Guardiola return, Bayern stop rot

    Lionel Messi spoiled Pep Guardiola’s homecoming by scoring a hat-trick in Barcelona’s 4-0 win over 10-man Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Bayern Munich shook off their recent patchy form to defeat PSV Eindhoven 4-1. Messi pounced on a Fernandinho slip to nudge Barca in front on 17 minutes, and the Argentine...

    Ukraine and Syria Are in U.S. Election Limbo
    Oct20

    Ukraine and Syria Are in U.S. Election Limbo

    European leaders are unable to negotiate on the hot spots without some decisions from Washington. …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump keeps falling for Vladimir Putin’s praise and propaganda, and it’s finally hurting his campaign
    Oct20

    Donald Trump keeps falling for Vladimir Putin’s praise and propaganda, and it’s finally hurting his campaign

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/RIA Novosti/Brendan McDermid/Photo montage by Salon) One of the most memorable moments of Wednesday’s presidential debate was when Hillary Clinton told Donald Trump that Putin preferred him because “he’d rather have a puppet as president of the United States.” Trump’s response was a...