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    US envoy Kerry plans trip to Moscow
    Jul12

    US envoy Kerry plans trip to Moscow

    WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry will make his latest trip to Moscow this week to seek common ground on how to deal with the ongoing bloodshed in Syria. The State Department said Kerry would speak with senior Russian officials about Syria and Ukraine, as well as tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorny-Karabakh region....

    Street named after WWII leader sparks discussions in Ukraine
    Jul12

    Street named after WWII leader sparks discussions in Ukraine

    Authorities in the Ukrainian capital Kiev have re-named a main avenue in the city center after a controversial historical and political figure. …read more Source:...

    NATO reacts to Russia’s aggressive moves in Eastern Europe
    Jul12

    NATO reacts to Russia’s aggressive moves in Eastern Europe

    JUDY WOODRUFF: But, first: We reported all last week on the fault lines between Russia and the West over the Russian-backed war in Ukraine and Moscow’s new, aggressive posture against NATO. Leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty alliance met over the weekend in Warsaw, and we go to John Yang for an update. JOHN YANG: With us now to discuss...

    Trudeau condemns Russia’s annexation of Crimea, vows ‘Canada will always stand by Ukraine’

    While a trade deal was the ostensible reason for Trudeau’s meeting the Ukrainian PM, Ukraine’s David and Goliath struggle with the Kremlin loomed over everything …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Trudeau condemns Russia’s annexation of Crimea, while vowing ‘Canada will always stand by Ukraine’
    Jul12

    Trudeau condemns Russia’s annexation of Crimea, while vowing ‘Canada will always stand by Ukraine’

    KYIV — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his nine-year-old son, Xavier, making his public debut overseas, spent much of Monday visiting memorials of Stalin’s starvation of Ukraine in the 1930s, Nazi atrocities against Ukrainians during the Second World War and the slaughter in 1941 of 33,770 Jews by Hitler’s forces at Babi Yar. But...

    NATO Is Having An Existential Crisis
    Jul12

    NATO Is Having An Existential Crisis

    Seventeen years ago, NATO was triumphant. After a 78-day air campaign against Serbia, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization sent an occupation force into Kosovo, then still a Serbian province. Originally formed to counter the Soviet Union, NATO found a new sense of purpose following the collapse of communism. The victory convinced Western...

    Kerry Heads to Russia for Ukraine, Syria Talks
    Jul12

    Kerry Heads to Russia for Ukraine, Syria Talks

    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia this week for talks with top officials on the conflicts in Ukraine, Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh. The State Department said Monday that Kerry would visit Moscow on Thursday to discuss ways to strengthen a shaky truce in Syria that appears near the breaking point amid continued...

    Canada’s training looms large in Ukraine
    Jul12

    Canada’s training looms large in Ukraine

    Trudeau won’t say if Canada to keep sending troops to Ukraine to train military …read more Source:...

    The NATO Summit’s Winners and Losers
    Jul12

    The NATO Summit’s Winners and Losers

    Defense contractors and Eastern Europeans went home happy. Germans, Ukrainians, and Georgians, not so much. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Brexit prompting gold rush
    Jul11

    Brexit prompting gold rush

    Beware of scary Brexit headlines pushing you to buy gold If you thought the Brexit vote was scary, check out the full page newspaper ad that recently appeared in The New York Times recounting all the horrors in the present tense, as if they were still unfolding: The vote “topples” the British government, “crushes” the...