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    Confused About Russia’s Intentions in Syria? Putin Wants You to Be.
    Oct09

    Confused About Russia’s Intentions in Syria? Putin Wants You to Be.

    It’s not easy being a Western diplomat dealing with Russia. First there’s the cold, the poor pay and the long hours. Then there’s the bugs, creepy happenings and monitoring you have to put up with in Moscow. But the worst problem is that your counterparts lie. First in Ukraine and now in Syria, Russia’s disinformation...

    An election on the balcony of the ‘Russian world’
    Oct09

    An election on the balcony of the ‘Russian world’

    MINSK — Belarusians go to the ballot boxes Sunday to elect their president. It won’t be a European-style election. An unexpected outcome is out of the question. The Central Election Committee chairman has been personally picked by President Aleksander Lukashenko, and its composition has remained unchanged since 1996, although since then...

    Few answers in final MH17 report
    Oct09

    Few answers in final MH17 report

    SINCE flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine on July 17 last year, THE 298 victims’ families have sought answers. Next week, they may get some. …read more Source:...

    The Movie Putin Doesn’t Want You to See
    Oct09

    The Movie Putin Doesn’t Want You to See

    The documentary ‘Winter on Fire’ captures the Ukrainian uprising in all its brutal, bloody realness. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin’s plan for Syria
    Oct09

    Putin’s plan for Syria

    A man holds portrait of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (R) and Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad (L) during a rally in support of Syrian regime in front of the US Embassy in Moscow in 2012. © ANDREY SMIRNOV/AFP/Getty Images As David Cameron prepares the way for a vote on bombing in Syria, Britain faces an ugly choice: whether to...

    Ukraine leader says he hopes ‘fragile truce’ will hold
    Oct09

    Ukraine leader says he hopes ‘fragile truce’ will hold

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko struck a conciliatory tone on Friday in his comments on Russia and Moscow-backed rebels during his visit to Kazakhstan, the Kremlin’s ally in Central Asia. “Few had believed this (but) we did our best and, as a result of our efforts, guns have been silent for more than two weeks and this gives...

    The Road From Donbas To Damascus
    Oct09

    The Road From Donbas To Damascus

    If you think Russia’s Syria intervention means Vladimir Putin is giving up on Ukraine, think again. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kazakhstan interested in cooperation with Ukraine in terms of industrial-innovation development – President
    Oct09

    Kazakhstan interested in cooperation with Ukraine in terms of industrial-innovation development – President

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan is interested in cooperation with Ukraine in terms of industrial and innovation development, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said at the Kazakh-Ukrainian business forum in Astana. …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Nobel Peace Prize to be announced in Oslo
    Oct09

    The Latest: Nobel Peace Prize to be announced in Oslo

    OSLO, Norway (AP) — The latest developments in the awarding of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. All times local.___French President Francois Hollande says the Nobel Peace Prize for Tunisia is a signal to the world to support the country against extremists and internal strife.Hollande also paid special tribute to the women activists among the quartet...

    European Commission Chief says EU-US sanctions were imposed on Russia because of its intervention in Ukraine.
    Oct09

    European Commission Chief says EU-US sanctions were imposed on Russia because of its intervention in Ukraine.

    The European Commission Chief Jean-Claude Juncker has said the European Union must restore a practical relationship with Russia. Speaking in Germany, he criticized US President Barack Obama’s description of Russia as merely a regional power. He said EU-US sanctions were imposed on Russia because of its intervention in Ukraine. Jean-Claude...