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    Kerry to meet Russia's Putin, Lavrov for Syria talks in Moscow
    Dec11

    Kerry to meet Russia's Putin, Lavrov for Syria talks in Moscow

    PARIS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Tuesday to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine, U.S. officials said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Army Commander: Russia Could Cut Off U.S., NATO Allies from the Baltics
    Dec11

    Army Commander: Russia Could Cut Off U.S., NATO Allies from the Baltics

    Russia could split NATO’s defenses by launching an offensive from the enclave of Kaliningrad near Poland, the commander of U.S. Army Europe warned this week. The Soviet Union annexed Kaliningrad—a territory sandwiched between Poland to the south and Lithuania to the east—after World War II. It has continued to be of great strategic...

    Ukraine lawmaker manhandles Prime Minister Yatseniuk sparking brawl in parliament
    Dec11

    Ukraine lawmaker manhandles Prime Minister Yatseniuk sparking brawl in parliament

    Fighting broke out among members of Ukraine’s ruling coalition in parliament on Friday after a member of President Petro Poroshenko’s bloc physically picked up Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk and pulled him from the podium. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Gloves Come Off (Again) in Ukraine’s Parliament
    Dec11

    Gloves Come Off (Again) in Ukraine’s Parliament

    This brawl was particularly fierce, erupting after the prime minister was physically lifted by a member of an opposing party. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine Lawmaker Manhandles Prime Minister In Rowdy Parliament Scenes
    Dec11

    Ukraine Lawmaker Manhandles Prime Minister In Rowdy Parliament Scenes

    Fighting broke out among members of Ukraine’s ruling coalition in parliament today after a member of President Petro Poroshenko’s bloc physically picked up Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk and pulled h… …read more Source:...

    Russia says it supports the opposition Free Syrian Army for first time
    Dec11

    Russia says it supports the opposition Free Syrian Army for first time

    His statement appeared to be the first time Moscow said it was actually supporting Syrian President Bashar Al Assad’s opponents in the fight against ISIL forces. Mr Putin said last month the Russian air force had hit several “terrorist” targets provided by the Free Syrian Army.Western and Arab states carrying out air strikes against ISIL...

    Fist fight breaks out at Ukraine parliament
    Dec11

    Fist fight breaks out at Ukraine parliament

    A huge brawl breaks out in Ukraine parliament as a lawmaker tries drag the premier out of the podium in the middle of his briefing. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine politicians brawl in parliament
    Dec11

    Ukraine politicians brawl in parliament

    Ukrainian politicians brawled on the floor of parliament on Friday for the second time in two years. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Italy wants to maintain Russia ties despite Ukraine crisis
    Dec11

    Italy wants to maintain Russia ties despite Ukraine crisis

    Italy, one of Russia’s principal trading partners in Europe, wants to keep communication channels with Moscow open despite the Ukrainian crisis, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said Friday …read more Source: The Daily...

    John Kerry to meet Putin next week on Syria peace plan
    Dec11

    John Kerry to meet Putin next week on Syria peace plan

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday in Moscow on the Syrian crisis and rival visions of the fight against the Islamic State group. “They will discuss ongoing efforts to achieve a political transition in Syria,” spokesman Mark Toner said on today on the sidelines of the UN climate summit in...