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    Russia bombing Syria to tilt ‘balance in favor of Brexit:’ Labour MP
    May25

    Russia bombing Syria to tilt ‘balance in favor of Brexit:’ Labour MP

    Russia is bombing Syrian civilians to worsen the refugee crisis in Europe,”tilt the balance in favor of Brexit,” and fragment the European stance on Ukraine, U.K. Labour MP Geraint Davies said in a question-and-answer session in the House of Commons Tuesday. The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond agreed there was “definitely a Russian strategy to...

    Ukraine hails Turkey over first-ever World Humanitarian Summit
    May25

    Ukraine hails Turkey over first-ever World Humanitarian Summit

    Praising Turkey’s ‘brilliant’ hosting of the humanitarian summit, Ukraine’s president laments the ‘disaster’ in his country …read more Source: World...

    Merkel On the Brink?
    May25

    Merkel On the Brink?

    By J.D. BindenagelGermany at a crossroad of domestic and foreign policy change.The domestic political disquiet over the refugees since the March 13 state elections in Germany has not subsided. On the contrary, the debate about German identity and the chancellor’s governance has grown more intense. Chancellor Merkel has upset Germany’s...

    What is Russia’s design for ASEAN?
    May25

    What is Russia’s design for ASEAN?

    TRADE and security issues, to no one’s surprise, took center stage during the ASEAN-Russia Summit in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi. The summit, hosted by Vladimir Putin, welcomed the 10 ASEAN member nations as he seeks to improve Russia’s strategic regional influence after being rightfully shunned by the West for its meddling in...

    Leaders of four nations reiterate need to fully implement Minsk agreement
    May25

    Leaders of four nations reiterate need to fully implement Minsk agreement

    Leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine have reiterated the importance of fully implementing the Minsk agreement to peacefully end the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: China...

    Ukraine: 7 soldiers killed, 9 wounded in eastern clashes
    May25

    Ukraine: 7 soldiers killed, 9 wounded in eastern clashes

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian officials say seven soldiers have been killed over the past day in rebellious eastern Ukraine.National Security Council head Oleksander Turchynov said Tuesday nine others have been wounded.The numbers were… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Medvedev’s Awkward Crimea Moment: ‘There’s Just No Money. But You Take Care!’
    May25

    Medvedev’s Awkward Crimea Moment: ‘There’s Just No Money. But You Take Care!’

    Politics in Russia is normally tightly scripted by the Kremlin, but every once in a while a bit of reality shines through. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev got a dose of that kind of reality during a M …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine’s Bright and Gutsy Reformers Say Public Wants Immediate Reform
    May25

    Ukraine’s Bright and Gutsy Reformers Say Public Wants Immediate Reform

    “A little patience, and we shall see the reign of witches pass over, their spells dissolve, and the people, recovering their true sight, restore their government to its true principles. . . . We must have patience till luck turns,” Thomas Jefferson wrote in 1798. Jefferson wrote this observation to a friend thirteen years after the...

    In final drive, Obama seeks better relations with US foes
    May25

    In final drive, Obama seeks better relations with US foes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In his final stretch as president, Barack Obama is driving the United States toward friendlier relations with longstanding adversaries, working to consign bitter enmities with Vietnam, Iran, Cuba and Myanmar to the history books. Though the reconciliations have been years in the making, Obama hopes he can prove the benefits of...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in war-torn east
    May24

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in war-torn east

    Kiev: Seven Ukrainian soldiers have died in the war-torn east over the past 24 hours, the biggest casualty toll in a single day this year, Kiev said on Tuesday. The latest violence came as the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine called for the implementation of a peace deal in the separatist east during late-night talks Monday. “As a...