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    Amid Struggle to Strike Big Syria Deal, Obama and Putin Meet Face-to-Face
    Sep05

    Amid Struggle to Strike Big Syria Deal, Obama and Putin Meet Face-to-Face

    HANGZHOU, China (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. and Russia have not given up on negotiations that could stem the bloodshed in Syria, but acknowledged leaders are challenged by “gaps of trust” between the rival powers. Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama in Hangzhou in eastern...

    Obama and Putin agree to continue Syria talks
    Sep05

    Obama and Putin agree to continue Syria talks

    PHOTO: EPA/CHIP SOMODEVILLA/POOL The meeting of Russian and US Presidents Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama went off well and lasted longer than planned. The Syrian issue and Ukraine were discussed first and foremost, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters following talks on Monday, TASS reports. “The meeting lasted longer than...

    Staff flee fire at Ukrainian TV station
    Sep05

    Staff flee fire at Ukrainian TV station

    …read more Source: The...

    Obama says Russia sanctions will continue until Minsk cease-fire implemented: G20
    Sep05

    Obama says Russia sanctions will continue until Minsk cease-fire implemented: G20

    United States President Barack Obama said Monday at the close of the G20 summit that he made clear to Russian President Vladimir Putin that until the Minsk cease-fire for Ukraine was implemented, sanctions on Russia will remain. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia launches major military drills set to rattle Kiev (AFP)
    Sep05

    Russia launches major military drills set to rattle Kiev (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia on Monday launched large-scale military drills on Ukraine’s eastern border and around the Crimean peninsula, in the latest exercises set to rattle Kiev and the West. …read more Source: The West...

    The Guardian: UN pays millions to the Assad regime
    Sep05

    The Guardian: UN pays millions to the Assad regime

    An investigative report reveals that despite US and EU sanctions, the UN has given between $30,000 to $54 million to various Syrian government agencies, officials and companies—all tied to the Assad regime. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    Obama and Putin tell diplomats to keep working on Syria argument
    Sep05

    Obama and Putin tell diplomats to keep working on Syria argument

    HANGZHOU, China: US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a longer-than-expected discussion on Monday about whether, and how, they could agree on a ceasefire deal in war-torn Syria, a senior U.S. administration official said. Obama and Putin spent about 90 minutes in a “constructive” meeting about getting...

    Pro-Russia TV station in Kiev evacuated after fire
    Sep05

    Pro-Russia TV station in Kiev evacuated after fire

    Six arrested following suspected arson attack at Ukraine’s TV Inter during protestsA Ukrainian television station has been forced to broadcast from a mobile facility after its building caught fire during a protest. Local news reported that TV Inter’s headquarters in Kiev caught fire on Sunday after a group of around 20 protesters...

    Russia Starts Military Drills On Ukraine’s Border, In Annexed Crimea
    Sep05

    Russia Starts Military Drills On Ukraine’s Border, In Annexed Crimea

    Moscow has launched large-scale military drills on Ukraine’s eastern border and around Ukraine’s Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia launches major military drills around Crimean peninsula
    Sep05

    Russia launches major military drills around Crimean peninsula

    …read more Source: Al-Manar TV