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    Putin Drops the Bombs and Deals the Cards in Syria and Ukraine
    Oct06

    Putin Drops the Bombs and Deals the Cards in Syria and Ukraine

    Moscow appears to have better positioned itself to exploit the tumult in Syria as well as Ukraine. On the other hand, within the Euro-Atlantic alliance, the lack of vision and will has ushered in a policy of presumed containment in Syria and Ukraine, more or less by default. The consequence, (or at least until Russia rushed in), has been more a...

    World Bank sees Ukraine rebounding
    Oct06

    World Bank sees Ukraine rebounding

    KIEV: The World Bank on Monday said it expected crisis-torn Ukraine’s imploding economy to start recovering later this year and reach 1.0 percent growth in 2016, BSS/AFP reported. The bank maintained its earlier outlook of a 12 percent economic contraction across 2015. It also warned its projections depended on the government’s...

    US-Russia agreement on Syria might help on Ukraine-Finnish leader
    Oct06

    US-Russia agreement on Syria might help on Ukraine-Finnish leader

    If Russia and the United States were able to agree on ways of solving the Syrian crisis, this might help towards the two powers finding common ground on Ukraine, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S.-Russia agreement on Syria might help on Ukraine: Finnish leader
    Oct05

    U.S.-Russia agreement on Syria might help on Ukraine: Finnish leader

    HELSINKI (Reuters) – If Russia and the United States were able to agree on ways of solving the Syrian crisis, this might help towards the two powers finding common ground on Ukraine, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Engine failure sidelines Canadian destroyer involved in major NATO exercise
    Oct05

    Engine failure sidelines Canadian destroyer involved in major NATO exercise

    An aging Canadian warship, on its way to military exercises that are designed to send a strong message to Russia about the West’s resolve over the crisis in Ukraine, is now sidelined because of engine troubles. One of the four engines on the 43-year-old HMCS Athabaskan stopped working, sending the destroyer to a port in England for about a...

    Russia must cede 

border by end of 

year, says Ukraine
    Oct05

    Russia must cede border by end of year, says Ukraine

    KIEV: President Petro Poroshenko has stressed that Ukraine must regain control of its eastern border by the end of December even if full implementation of a February peace deal with Russia is delayed until 2016. The Western-backed leader was seeking to clarify his stance in view of remarks by French President Francois Hollande at a media event...

    US defence chief warns Russia has ‘losing strategy’ in Syria
    Oct05

    US defence chief warns Russia has ‘losing strategy’ in Syria

    US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said Monday that Russia is pursuing a “losing strategy” in Syria and that it must live up to its commitments in Ukraine. Speaking in Madrid at the start of a five-day trip to Europe, Carter told Spanish military officials that by carrying out bombing in Syria, Russia had only worsened the 4.5-year-old conflict....

    60 Years in Journalism: Russia Reverting to Type
    Oct05

    60 Years in Journalism: Russia Reverting to Type

    A year after President Obama met with Vladimir Putin and described him slouching and “looking like that bored schoolboy in the back of the classroom,” the two have met again. Putin now has a huge bargaining chip on his shoulder, that is, his willingness to send his military into Ukraine, followed by Syria. And every such move helps...

    Ukraine War Deserters: 16,000 Troops Abandoned Military Since Conflict Began, Kiev Official Says
    Oct05

    Ukraine War Deserters: 16,000 Troops Abandoned Military Since Conflict Began, Kiev Official Says

    Around 16,000 Ukrainian troops, some with their weapons, have deserted from the country’s armed forces since the war in the Donbass region of the country erupted in April 2014, according to figures offered Monday by Kiev’s Chief Military prosecutor Anatoly Matios. …read more Source: International Business...

    Zendaya: Songress is a vision in her slinky blue outfit
    Oct05

    Zendaya: Songress is a vision in her slinky blue outfit

    The 19-yr-old old songstress cut a gorgeous figure while mingling with others at the Le Bristol Hotel rocking an eye catching vibrant turquoise blue dress. Singer, Zendaya put on another strong showing as she stepped out, wowing while at the Buro 24/7 Family Presentation of 9 Fashion Designers from Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan in the French...