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    Obama, Putin Discuss World Hot Spots in Phone Call
    Jul07

    Obama, Putin Discuss World Hot Spots in Phone Call

    U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday about the situation in Syria and the importance of Russia pressing the Syrian regime for a lasting halt to attacks against civilians and groups agreeing to a cessation of hostilities. The White House said the two presidents confirmed their commitment to...

    Brexit and Russia Make President Obama’s Last NATO Summit His Toughest Ever
    Jul07

    Brexit and Russia Make President Obama’s Last NATO Summit His Toughest Ever

    In the spring of 2014, soon after Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine, the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army both reached out to David Ochmanek, the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, with a Cold War flashback of a question: What would happen if Russian troops move on from Ukraine to attack a European country that the U.S....

    Soviet-style youth squads are making a comeback in eastern Ukraine
    Jul07

    Soviet-style youth squads are making a comeback in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian teenagers in eastern Ukraine spend their weekends practicing for war and recruiting peers to their separatist cause. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Putin calls Obama to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Karabakh
    Jul07

    Putin calls Obama to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Karabakh

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has called U.S. President Barack Obama to inform him about the results of talks on the …read more Source: Taiwan...

    World › Russia reasserts bid for post-Fukushima atomic lead
    Jul07

    World › Russia reasserts bid for post-Fukushima atomic lead

    The new No. 6 reactor at Russia’s Novovoronezh atomic power station is not just about generating power, but relaunching Russia’s ambitions to become a major player in the nuclear industry. The new design comes 30 years after the Chernobyl disaster in the Soviet republic of Ukraine dealt a body blow… …read more Source: Japan...

    Obama, Putin ready to increase cooperation in Syria
    Jul07

    Obama, Putin ready to increase cooperation in Syria

    In its statement on the call, the White House said the two leaders confirmed their commitment to defeat Islamic State and Nusra Front. . File Photo/Agencies Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama discussed the Syrian war in a phone call on Wednesday and the Kremlin said both leaders confirmed they were ready to increase...

    Kerry visits Georgia, Ukraine to show solidarity
    Jul06

    Kerry visits Georgia, Ukraine to show solidarity

    Secretary of State John Kerry, on the first leg a two-day visit to the former Soviet republics of Georgia and Ukraine before joining President Obama at the NATO meeting in Poland, signed the new security cooperation agreement with Georgian Prime Minister Georgy Kvirikashvili. The signing came after talks in Tbilisi that also covered economic,...

    Putin calls Obama to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Karabakh
    Jul06

    Putin calls Obama to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Karabakh

    The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has called U.S. President Barack Obama to inform him about the results of talks on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Putin said he hosted the talks with Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents to help stabilize the situation in the conflict zone. While discussing Syria, Putin called for encouraging moderate...

    NATO-Russia Council to Meet in Possible Move to Ease Tensions
    Jul06

    NATO-Russia Council to Meet in Possible Move to Ease Tensions

    NATO envoys will hold a further formal meeting with Russia on July 13, days after the alliance’s summit in Warsaw, in a sign Washington and Moscow want to defuse tensions in Europe. The forum bringing together Russia and its former Cold War adversary NATO last met in April after an almost two-year hiatus as relations sank to their lowest...

    In Warsaw, Trudeau to stress Canada’s NATO support beyond numbers
    Jul06

    In Warsaw, Trudeau to stress Canada’s NATO support beyond numbers

    As NATO meets in Warsaw this week in a capital heavy with post-Cold War symbolism, Justin Trudeau will be armed with a response to U.S. President Barack Obama’s vehement plea to Canada’s Parliament that “NATO needs more Canada.” In a technical briefing Wednesday, senior government officials told reporters that Trudeau will stress that...