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    Russia’s Avoiding Its ISIS Problems, Not Solving Them
    Sep02

    Russia’s Avoiding Its ISIS Problems, Not Solving Them

    Lawrence J. Korb, Priya Misra Security, Eurasia Short-term comfort doesn’t translate into long-term strategy. For Russia, ignoring ISIS abroad will eventually have domestic consequences. Vladimir Putin has made Russia a key actor in Syria—and his policies there, which involve using Russia’s military might primarily against Bashar...

    UN Security Council to hold straw poll on Sept. 9
    Sep02

    UN Security Council to hold straw poll on Sept. 9

    By Xinhua In this Sept. 13, 2005, file photo, the flags of member nations fly outside the General Assembly building at the United Nations headquarters in New York. (AP Photo / mb.com.ph) UNITED NATIONS – The UN Security Council will have a new round of straw poll next Friday on the 10 current candidates vying to be next UN secretary-general to...

    US expands sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Sep02

    US expands sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    The US Department of the Treasury has announced a series of new sanctions against Russia over Moscow’s alleged involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russian Officials Shrug Off Impact Of New U.S. Sanctions Over Ukraine
    Sep02

    Russian Officials Shrug Off Impact Of New U.S. Sanctions Over Ukraine

    Russian officials mostly shrugged off the impact of a new round of sanctions announced by the United States on September 1 targeting 37 individuals and companies involved in Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tennis: Serena, Murray storm through on rainy day at US Open
    Sep02

    Tennis: Serena, Murray storm through on rainy day at US Open

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Wimbledon champions Serena Williams and Andy Murray raised the roof at the US Open on Thursday, powering into the third round with decisive straight-sets victories.World number one Williams defeated fellow American Vania King 6-3, 6-3, her 306th Grand Slam singles match win tying her with Martina Navratilova for the most...

    Tennis: Venus looks sharp in 70th US Open win
    Sep02

    Tennis: Venus looks sharp in 70th US Open win

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Venus Williams notched up her 70th career victory at the US Open on Thursday, reaching the third round with a crisp 6-2, 6-3 victory over Julia Goerges.After surviving 63 unforced errors to squeeze past Ukrainian Kateryna Kozlova in the first round, the 36-year-old Williams had just 17 — with 18 winners — in her...

    Britain will remain a ?dedicated European power?
    Sep02

    Britain will remain a ?dedicated European power?

    POTSDAM, Germany: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson pledged on Thursday that the UK would remain a “dedicated European power” even after it left the EU, at an international security policy meeting in Germany. Johnson told reporters at a gathering of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in the eastern...

    Ukraine’s Future Belongs to Its Dreamers
    Sep02

    Ukraine’s Future Belongs to Its Dreamers

    There’s no place like Kyiv in the summertime. The sandy shores of the islands on the Dnieper River that divides Ukraine’s tree-covered capital, one of the greenest in Europe, attract sun-bathers and DJs that continue into the evenings around bonfires. In the shadow of Russia’s invasion, Kyiv in the summertime resists as a...

    US Treasury imposes sanctions on ‘Russia’ bridge’ to Crimea
    Sep02

    US Treasury imposes sanctions on ‘Russia’ bridge’ to Crimea

    The United States has expanded sanctions against Russia over its support for anti-Kiev fighters in Ukraine and the 2014 reunification of Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Russian Pensioners Have Never Lived So Large Before
    Sep02

    Russian Pensioners Have Never Lived So Large Before

    The Russian Government is taking good care of its retirees. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was brutally honest with pensioners in Crimea last May: “There is no money, but cheer up!” he said to an angry elderly woman asking that her pension be indexed to inflation (as the authorities had vowed to do after annexation). Clearly unable to make good...