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    Putin backs armed OSCE mission to east Ukraine: Kremlin
    Oct20

    Putin backs armed OSCE mission to east Ukraine: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin backs an armed OSCE mission to war-torn eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin said Thursday, in spite of objections by pro-Moscow rebels.Putin agreed to the deployment of such a mission during the talks, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, referring to Wednesdays four-way talks on the conflict with...

    In Ukraine Peace Talks, “Road Map” But No Breakthrough
    Oct20

    In Ukraine Peace Talks, “Road Map” But No Breakthrough

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France met in Berlin this week to discuss a “road map” for implementing their beleaguered peace plan in eastern Ukraine. FT reports: Ms Merkel said the main progress at the meeting was to agree on a road map — to be completed by foreign ministers in November — that would contain sequencing details not...

    EU threatens Russia with sanctions over Syria
    Oct20

    EU threatens Russia with sanctions over Syria

    European Union leaders warned Russia at a summit on Thursday that they will consider sanctions over its role in the Syrian conflict if Moscow does not stop “crimes” in the devastated city of Aleppo. As the bloc’s 28 leaders met in Brussels for a crucial discussion on their future strategy to deal with Moscow, EU President Donald...

    Trump sides with Putin over U.S. intelligence
    Oct20

    Trump sides with Putin over U.S. intelligence

    Donald Trump angrily insisted on Wednesday night that he is not Vladimir Putin’s “puppet.” But at a minimum, in recent months he has often sounded like the Russian president’s lawyer—defending Putin against a variety of specific charges, from political killings to the 2014 downing of a passenger jet over Ukraine, despite the weight of...

    EU leaders consider new sanctions against Russia
    Oct20

    EU leaders consider new sanctions against Russia

    With France, Germany and Britain urging action, EU leaders will discuss pursuing new sanctions against supporters of the Syrian government — a thinly veiled reference to Russia, which has carried out devastating air strikes against rebels seeking to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad. The push for new sanctions at the EU’s autumn summit is...

    German AfD leader: Trump offers change that may ease U.S.-Russian tensions
    Oct20

    German AfD leader: Trump offers change that may ease U.S.-Russian tensions

    BERLIN – Germany’s anti-immigrant party chief said on Thursday U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump offers the prospect of change in U.S.-Russian relations which could help reduce conflict in Ukraine to Berlin’s advantage. Frauke… …read more Source:...

    German AfD leader: Trump offers change that may ease U.S.-Russian tensions
    Oct20

    German AfD leader: Trump offers change that may ease U.S.-Russian tensions

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s anti-immigrant party chief said on Thursday U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump offers the prospect of change in U.S.-Russian relations which could help reduce conflict in Ukraine to Berlin’s advantage. The post German AfD leader: Trump offers change that may ease U.S.-Russian tensions...

    Next U.S. President Has A Ukrainian Problem
    Oct20

    Next U.S. President Has A Ukrainian Problem

    Of the many foreign policy pots and pans left neglected on the next President’s stove, the one marked “Ukraine” may be ready to boil over. It is a goulash of bribery, theft, official corruption and even murder – and nothing is as it first appears. Ukraine has faded from our national consciousness as other, even more...

    The Putin’s ‘Puppet’ Accusations Speak Volumes About the Sad State of U.S.-Russia Relations
    Oct20

    The Putin’s ‘Puppet’ Accusations Speak Volumes About the Sad State of U.S.-Russia Relations

    In the third U.S. presidential debate, the candidates traded accusations about who is really a puppet of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Even allowing for the overheated atmosphere of the U.S. election this cycle, it speaks volumes about the sad state of U.S.-Russian relations that a centerpiece of the most crucial conversation leading up to...

    Front man
    Oct20

    Front man

    Unacknowledged legislator THE crowds in Mariupol, a factory town on the front line in eastern Ukraine, began lining up at six in the morning. It was late spring, and the rock group Okean Elzy were playing. “You might only see them once in your life,” said a young boy in line. Some 30,000 people turned out to see the band and its front man,...