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    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...

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

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

    WASHINGTON: 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 at odds over the...

    World Title Rematch Set Between British, Ukrainian Heavyweights
    Sep08

    World Title Rematch Set Between British, Ukrainian Heavyweights

    World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s agreed to a rematch with Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in Manchester, England, on October 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lavrov, Kerry to hold Syria talks this week
    Sep08

    Lavrov, Kerry to hold Syria talks this week

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry will meet Thursday and Friday in Geneva to try to hammer out a deal on cooperation in Syria, Moscow said.But Kerrys spokesman would not confirm the meeting Wednesday, suggesting that last-minute negotiations were continuing.The two top diplomats agreed...

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

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

    WASHINGTON/BERLIN: A Russian fighter jet carried out an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a US spy plane over the Black Sea and came within 10 feet (3.05 meters) of the American aircraft, two US defense officials said on Wednesday. The incident is likely to cause more tension between the United States and Russia, who are at...

    Ukraine’s Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace
    Sep08

    Ukraine’s Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace

    Nicolai N. Petro Politics, Eurasia Kiev thinks it’s ready to face an endless list of enemies. But it can’t. By tradition, the Ukrainian political season begins the week after independence day—August 24. This year’s celebration was especially poignant, as it marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of Ukraine’s declaration of...

    Should America Be More Willing to Go to War?
    Sep08

    Should America Be More Willing to Go to War?

    Doug Bandow Security, Americas The United States should treat military action as a last, not first, resort. A couple of RAND Corporation scholars have discovered America’s problem vis-à-vis Russia: Washington isn’t willing to use its military as much. This has given Moscow an apparently unfair advantage in challenging America. Maybe...