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    Syrian Army Pushes Into ISIS-Held City of Palmyra
    Mar24

    Syrian Army Pushes Into ISIS-Held City of Palmyra

    DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian government forces, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Thursday pushed into the ancient town of Palmyra, which has been held by ISIS since May, state TV reported. The advance came after the troops managed this week to capture several hills and high ground around the town, famed for its priceless archaeological site and Roman...

    Ukrainian accused of ID theft, sex with teen due in court
    Mar24

    Ukrainian accused of ID theft, sex with teen due in court

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (AP) ” A 23-year-old Ukrainian man accused of faking his way through a Pennsylvania school and having sex with an underage girl is asking a judge to change his bail. He also faces a preliminary hearing on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry in Moscow urges unity in face of Brussels attacks
    Mar24

    Kerry in Moscow urges unity in face of Brussels attacks

    MOSCOW — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Thursday for countries to boost efforts to fight the Islamic State group in Syria, Iraq and beyond in the wake of this week’s deadly attacks in Brussels. In Moscow for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Syria and Ukraine, Kerry said the...

    NATO breeds frustration, but is vital tool in IS fight
    Mar24

    NATO breeds frustration, but is vital tool in IS fight

    WASHINGTON — America’s substantial support for NATO, both in money and military aid, has long been a source of frustration for U.S. leaders, and questioned by some as a throwback to the Cold War era. Republican front-runner Donald Trump, in interviews this week, suggested the U.S. should scale back its role in the alliance nearly seven...

    NATO says no ‘trade-off’ with Russia after Brussels attacks
    Mar24

    NATO says no ‘trade-off’ with Russia after Brussels attacks

    ‘Even if we can collaborate more against terrorism, we are not going to abandon our firm response to that aggression and illegal annexation of Crimea,’ NATO Deputy Secretary-General says …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine to allocate $1 million for Babi Yar memorial
    Mar24

    Ukraine to allocate $1 million for Babi Yar memorial

    (JTA) — The Ukrainian government pledged to allocate approximately $1 million toward the construction of a Holocaust memorial monument at Babi Yar in Kiev. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced the allocation of funds Wednesday, the news site 112.ua reported. The funds would pay for the construction of two memorial paths — one for...

    Zdzisław Sokal becomes CEO of Bank Guarantee Fund
    Mar24

    Zdzisław Sokal becomes CEO of Bank Guarantee Fund

    The council of the Bank Guarantee Fund (BFG) has appointed Zdzisław Sokal as the head of the organization, the company reported on Wednesday. Zdzisław Sokal has been the Vice President of PKO BP, Chairman of Kredobank in Ukraine and a member of the board at the National Bank of Poland. In September 2015, he became… This content is for Silver 6...

    Syrian forces enter IS-held Palmyra; intense clashes with IS
    Mar24

    Syrian forces enter IS-held Palmyra; intense clashes with IS

    FILE – The site of the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria. Photo: Ron Van Oers, UNESCO via AP DAMASCUS: Syrian government forces, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Thursday pushed into the ancient town of Palmyra, which has been held by the Islamic State group since May, state TV reported. The advance came after the troops managed this week to...

    Kerry, Steinmeier Discuss Syria, Ukraine
    Mar24

    Kerry, Steinmeier Discuss Syria, Ukraine

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria and Ukraine topped the agenda of talks of US Secretary of State John Kerry and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Moscow on Wednesday. …read more Source: Fars News...

    The Daily Vertical: Moscow Accuses Itself
    Mar24

    The Daily Vertical: Moscow Accuses Itself

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...