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    Why There’s Growing Distance Between Washington and Berlin
    Oct20

    Why There’s Growing Distance Between Washington and Berlin

    Scott B. MacDonald Politics, Europe The glue of the Cold War has given way to a less well-defined commonality of national interests. Stress has crept into the dialogue between the world’s largest and fourth largest economies — the United States and Germany, respectively. That stress is generated by trade, tax and regulatory issues, but also...

    Russia’s Putin says Minsk accord should be basis for Ukraine solution
    Oct20

    Russia’s Putin says Minsk accord should be basis for Ukraine solution

    BERLIN – The Minsk accord, reached in February 2015 in the Belarussian capital, should be the basis for a resolution of the crisis in southeast Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters on Wednesday after international talks in Berlin. … …read more Source:...

    Russia's Putin says Minsk accord should be basis for Ukraine solution
    Oct20

    Russia's Putin says Minsk accord should be basis for Ukraine solution

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The Minsk accord, reached in February 2015 in the Belarussian capital, should be the basis for a resolution of the crisis in southeast Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters on Wednesday after international talks in Berlin. …read more Source: The...

    Leaders agree to ‘road map’ for Ukrainian cease-fire
    Oct20

    Leaders agree to ‘road map’ for Ukrainian cease-fire

    Poroshenko says Berlin summit agreed on steps to achieve progress in implementing Minsk deal …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Russia’s Putin says Minsk accord should be basis for Ukraine solution
    Oct20

    Russia’s Putin says Minsk accord should be basis for Ukraine solution

    [BERLIN] The Minsk accord, reached in Feb 2015 in the Belarussian capital, should be the basis for a resolution of the crisis in southeast Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters on Wednesday after international talks in Berlin. …read more Source: The Business...

    Hollande, Merkel not excluding sanctions against Russia over Syria (AFP)
    Oct20

    Hollande, Merkel not excluding sanctions against Russia over Syria (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – The leaders of France and Germany warned Thursday that they did not exclude imposing sanctions on Russia over its bombardment in the Syrian city of Aleppo. …read more Source: The West...

    Report: Baltics to Triple Military Spending by 2018
    Oct20

    Report: Baltics to Triple Military Spending by 2018

    Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia intend to triple their annual spending on arms and military equipment to $670 million by 2018 from 2014 thanks to fears of Russia after its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region, an HIS Markit report said Thursday. By 2020, it said, the combined overall defense budgets of the three Baltic republics will reach...

    Baltics, fearing Russia, to triple military spending by 2018: report
    Oct20

    Baltics, fearing Russia, to triple military spending by 2018: report

    VILNIUS – Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia intend to triple annual spending on arms and military equipment to $670 million by 2018 from 2014 due to fears of Russia following its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region, an IHS Markit report said on Thursday. … …read more Source:...

    US, UK Cybersecurity Officials: Destructive Hacks are Coming
    Oct20

    US, UK Cybersecurity Officials: Destructive Hacks are Coming

    The world should brace itself for more physically destructive hacks, two senior cybersecurity officials said Wednesday, warning that a more dangerous era of hacking was already upon us. Paul Chichester, the director of operations at Britain’s new National Cyber Security Center, told attendees at an event hosted by British defense think tank...

    The Latest: Ukraine says agreement reached on road map
    Oct20

    The Latest: Ukraine says agreement reached on road map

    BERLIN (AP) – The Latest on a summit in Berlin to discuss the stalled Ukraine peace process and Syria’s civil war (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a summit with the leaders of Russia, France and Germany has resulted in agreement on establishing a so-called “road … …read more...