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    Russian jet came within 10 feet of U.S. spy plane
    Sep08

    Russian jet came within 10 feet of U.S. spy plane

    WASHINGTON: A Russian fighter jet carried out an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. spy plane over the Black Sea and came within 10 feet (3.05 meters) of the American aircraft, two U.S. defense officials said on Wednesday. The incident is likely to cause more tension between the United States and Russia, who are at odds over the...

    World Title Rematch Set Between British, Ukrainian Heavyweights
    Sep08

    World Title Rematch Set Between British, Ukrainian Heavyweights

    World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s agreed to a rematch with Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in Manchester, England, on October 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lavrov, Kerry to hold Syria talks this week
    Sep08

    Lavrov, Kerry to hold Syria talks this week

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry will meet Thursday and Friday in Geneva to try to hammer out a deal on cooperation in Syria, Moscow said.But Kerrys spokesman would not confirm the meeting Wednesday, suggesting that last-minute negotiations were continuing.The two top diplomats agreed...

    Russian jet came within 10 feet of U.S. spy plane: US officials
    Sep08

    Russian jet came within 10 feet of U.S. spy plane: US officials

    WASHINGTON/BERLIN: A Russian fighter jet carried out an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a US spy plane over the Black Sea and came within 10 feet (3.05 meters) of the American aircraft, two US defense officials said on Wednesday. The incident is likely to cause more tension between the United States and Russia, who are at...

    Ukraine’s Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace
    Sep08

    Ukraine’s Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace

    Nicolai N. Petro Politics, Eurasia Kiev thinks it’s ready to face an endless list of enemies. But it can’t. By tradition, the Ukrainian political season begins the week after independence day—August 24. This year’s celebration was especially poignant, as it marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of Ukraine’s declaration of...

    Should America Be More Willing to Go to War?
    Sep08

    Should America Be More Willing to Go to War?

    Doug Bandow Security, Americas The United States should treat military action as a last, not first, resort. A couple of RAND Corporation scholars have discovered America’s problem vis-à-vis Russia: Washington isn’t willing to use its military as much. This has given Moscow an apparently unfair advantage in challenging America. Maybe...

    PM Szydło supports cooperation with Ukraine
    Sep08

    PM Szydło supports cooperation with Ukraine

    On Wednesday, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło proclaimed that Poland hopes to deepen cooperation with Ukraine and intends to implement joint projects for the development of civil institutions. “We offer assistance to Ukraine, and we hope that the cooperation will only deepen in the coming months,” the Stationery Office of the Prime Minister of...

    Russian Fighter Jet Flew Within 10 Feet Of U.S. Spy Plane, Officials Say
    Sep08

    Russian Fighter Jet Flew Within 10 Feet Of U.S. Spy Plane, Officials Say

    WASHINGTON/BERLIN (Reuters) – A Russian fighter jet carried out an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. spy plane over the Black Sea and came within 10 feet (3.05 meters) of the American aircraft, two U.S. defense officials said on Wednesday.The incident is likely to cause more tension between the United States and Russia, who...

    Russian Pollster: Authorities Want to Destroy NGOs
    Sep08

    Russian Pollster: Authorities Want to Destroy NGOs

    Russian officials are using harsh new legal interpretations to silence nonprofit organizations whose work challenges government positions or authority, the director of the country’s only independent polling agency contends. “The authorities have wanted to destroy the Levada Center as a large independent research organization for a...

    Russia Frees Crimean Dissident Umerov From Psychiatric Clinic
    Sep08

    Russia Frees Crimean Dissident Umerov From Psychiatric Clinic

    Russian authorities freed a prominent Crimean dissident from a psychiatric clinic on Wednesday after he was held there for almost a month and subjected to enforced examinations, his lawyer and a colle …read more Source: Big News...