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    Stoltenberg: NATO to ‘step up’ Black Sea presence
    Sep08

    Stoltenberg: NATO to ‘step up’ Black Sea presence

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg uses Tbilisi meeting to say alliance will continue to work with Georgia, Ukraine partners …read more Source: World...

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

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

    By Idrees Ali and Andrea Shalal 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...

    Russian official calls for dialogue on Ukraine
    Sep08

    Russian official calls for dialogue on Ukraine

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Aleksey Meshkov called for dialogue with the West to ease tensions in the face of the Ukrainian crisis. This is one of the most complicated periods in Europe’s modern history, he told reporters on the margins of the Bled Strategic Forum. …read more Source:...

    Senior US official critical of Russia’s actions in Syria, Ukraine
    Sep08

    Senior US official critical of Russia’s actions in Syria, Ukraine

    Michael Carpenter, US deputy assistant secretary of defence, has criticised Russia’s role in Syria and Ukraine in an interview with the STA on the margins of the Bled Strategic Forum. …read more Source:...

    Zannier: Without political solution, OSCE to remain in Ukraine a long time
    Sep08

    Zannier: Without political solution, OSCE to remain in Ukraine a long time

    OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier commented on developments in Eastern Ukraine in an interview with the STA in Bled earlier this week, warning that the conflict will take a very long time unless a broader political solution is found. OSCE monitors are being continuously hampered, mainly by the separatists. …read more Source:...

    Russian fighter in ‘unsafe’ intercept of US spy plane: Pentagon
    Sep08

    Russian fighter in ‘unsafe’ intercept of US spy plane: Pentagon

    WASHINGTON: A Russian fighter jet flew dangerously close to a US spy plane over the Black Sea on Wednesday, the Pentagon said, although Moscow quickly insisted the encounter was within “international rules.” A Russian Su-27 Flanker jet made an unsafe, close-range intercept of a US P-8A Poseidon anti-submarine and intelligence plane...

    Russian jet ‘flew 10ft’ from US plane
    Sep08

    Russian jet ‘flew 10ft’ from US plane

    — Reuters photo The Pentagon says a Russian fighter plane flew within about 10ft (3m) of one of its reconnaissance aircraft operating over the Black Sea. US officials described the intercept by the SU-27 jet on Wednesday as ‘dangerous and unprofessional’. Russia’s defence ministry said the US plane had been approaching Russian...

    Germany and Turkey: not friends, but allies
    Sep08

    Germany and Turkey: not friends, but allies

    BERLIN — Germany’s diplomatic priority these days isn’t to quell tensions in Ukraine or broker another cease-fire in Syria. Instead, it is focused on another intractable diplomatic headache: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s wounded pride. Hanging in the balance is Germany’s relationship with a key NATO ally — and...

    U.S. warns Russia against interfering with Western politics
    Sep08

    U.S. warns Russia against interfering with Western politics

    Relations between Russia and United States hit a post-Cold War low in 2014 over the Ukraine crisisRussian jet came within 10 feet of U.S. spy plane: U.S. officialsU.S. says Libya close to eliminating Islamic State from Sirte …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

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

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

    Russia said U.S. aircraft approaching its border over the Black Sea had turned off their transponders, which are needed for identification.Merkel sees no end to EU sanctions against RussiaRussia announces war games after accusing Ukraine of terrorist plotRussia’s military rejects U.S. criticism of new Baltic encounterChinese jet...