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    Kerry seeks Russian cooperation despite deep misgivings within US administration

    WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Moscow on Thursday to again seek deeper Russian cooperation in the war against Islamic State in Syria, but he faces strong opposition from defense and intelligence officials who argue that Washington and Moscow have diametrically opposite objectives in the country. Kerry’s trip, which...

    NATO, Russian ambassadors meet to keep dialogue open
    Jul14

    NATO, Russian ambassadors meet to keep dialogue open

    Among other things, US President Barack Obama and the other NATO leaders ordered a reinforcement of allies closest to Russia with four new multinational battalions for Poland and the Baltic states. (Source: Reuters) Ambassadors from NATO nations met Wednesday with Russian envoys to explain decisions taken at the recent alliance summit and attempt...

    Revisiting Ukraine’s Maidan Legacy Amidst EU Shambles
    Jul14

    Revisiting Ukraine’s Maidan Legacy Amidst EU Shambles

    While it would certainly be premature to predict the disintegration of the European Union at this point, the United Kingdom’s recent departure from the bloc via “Brexit” referendum certainly casts a dark shadow over the continent’s political future. If the E.U. continues to unravel or becomes distracted by its own internal...

    NATO-Russia Council Session Does Little to Ease Tension
    Jul14

    NATO-Russia Council Session Does Little to Ease Tension

    A meeting Wednesday of NATO and Russian ministers, billed as an opportunity to defuse tensions after the alliance’s recent declaration that it was in deterrence mode on Russia, produced no “meeting of the minds,” NATO’s chief said. The NATO-Russia Council, set up 14 years ago to help avert crises, met in Brussels following last...

    Nato, Russia to meet after alliance troop boost
    Jul14

    Nato, Russia to meet after alliance troop boost

    Brussels: Nato and Russia on Wednesday hold their first talks since the alliance agreed at a summit in Warsaw to beef up its presence in eastern Europe because of fears over the Kremlin’s expansionism. The meeting between ambassadors from the 28-nation alliance and Russia is the first since April and just the second since 2014, when the...

    Trudeau schooled in Canada’s military obligations during tour of Eastern Europe
    Jul14

    Trudeau schooled in Canada’s military obligations during tour of Eastern Europe

    Canada’s unlikely Cold War warrior received an intense schooling in international security issues at the recent NATO summit in Warsaw and during this week’s visit to Ukraine. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is a passionate advocate for a gentler world. He wants Canada to be a force for peace and change. But nasty global realities...

    Ukraine’s Sentsov ‘Victim Of Vindictive System,’ Says European Filmmaker
    Jul14

    Ukraine’s Sentsov ‘Victim Of Vindictive System,’ Says European Filmmaker

    Russia’s politically charged imprisonment of Crimean film director Oleh Sentsov has outraged critics as a perceived effort to suppress dissent on the Ukrainian peninsula following its forceful annexat …read more Source: Big News...

    NATO-Russia talks ‘not a meeting of the minds,’ says alliance chief
    Jul13

    NATO-Russia talks ‘not a meeting of the minds,’ says alliance chief

    Talks between NATO and Russia in Warsaw on Wednesday were “an important opportunity to clarify our position,” the alliance’s secretary-general said. Jens Stoltenberg said they discussed a range of issues at the rare talks, including the Ukraine crisis and the stationing of NATO troops in the Baltic states and in Poland. But he cautioned...

    NATO-Russia Hybrid War will be Launched on the Very Territory, where New NATO Forces will Appear: Vitali Portnikov
    Jul13

    NATO-Russia Hybrid War will be Launched on the Very Territory, where New NATO Forces will Appear: Vitali Portnikov

    “NATO doesn’t properly assess Putin’s reflection like it used to. Baltic countries and Poland may become other fronts of hybrid war, as Ukraine is not Putin’s goal,” Vitali Portnikov, Ukrainian analyst wrote in his article published on glavnoe.ua, concluding the results of NATO Summit. According to him Ukrainian observers,...

    Ukrainian President visits Azerbaijan
    Jul13

    Ukrainian President visits Azerbaijan

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has today arrived in Azerbaijan. …read more Source:...