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    The real story behind Putin’s Syria strikes
    Oct01

    The real story behind Putin’s Syria strikes

    The roots of Russia’s bold intervention in Syria — which began in earnest on Wednesday with airstrikes against opponents of President Bashar al-Assad’s government near the city of Homs — extend to the beginning of the Arab Spring in early 2011, when Vladimir Putin served as prime minister nominally under his protégé and hand-picked...

    Hollande and Putin to discuss Syria ahead of Ukraine meet
    Oct01

    Hollande and Putin to discuss Syria ahead of Ukraine meet

    PARIS (AFP) – President Francois Hollande and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will meet to discuss the Syria crisis on Friday before a summit on the Ukraine peace process in Paris, the French presidency said Thursday.In the wake of Russia launching air strikes in the war-ravaged country, the two presidents will discuss bilateral...

    The Latest: Russia says targets IS group and others in Syria
    Oct01

    The Latest: Russia says targets IS group and others in Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — The latest developments as Russia and other nations counter Islamic State militants in Syria. All times local:___6:45 p.m.Russia’s foreign minister says the first military contact between his country and the United States on Russia’s airstrikes in Syria will happen “very, very soon.”Sergey Lavrov was speaking...

    Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’ Is a Total Fraud
    Oct01

    Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’ Is a Total Fraud

    There’s been little discussion of how Trump might be influenced by the billionaire backing him: himself. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.The 2016 election campaign is certainly a billionaire’s playground when it comes to “establishment candidates” like...

    Trumpocrisy: The Ultimate .00001% Candidate Casts Himself as the Everyman
    Oct01

    Trumpocrisy: The Ultimate .00001% Candidate Casts Himself as the Everyman

    There’s been little discussion of how Trump might be influenced by the billionaire backing him: himself. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.The 2016 election campaign is certainly a billionaire’s playground when it comes to “establishment candidates” like...

    Ukraine to pull out small-caliber weapons from war-torn east
    Oct01

    Ukraine to pull out small-caliber weapons from war-torn east

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukrainian government forces will pull out small-caliber weapons from the war-torn east in two days’ time if the cease-fire holds, the defense minister said Thursday. …read more Source: CNS...

    Syria and Ukraine: Two Fronts in Russia’s War for Influence
    Oct01

    Syria and Ukraine: Two Fronts in Russia’s War for Influence

    Russia’s airstrikes in Syria are in part designed to extract concessions from the West over Ukraine by making Moscow a key player in any attempts by world powers to hammer out a post-conflict settlement in Damascus, some Western officials believe. While the Syrian capital lies 3,000 km (1,800 miles) south of Kyiv, for Russian President...

    Ukraine to Pull Out Small-caliber Weapons From War-torn East
    Oct01

    Ukraine to Pull Out Small-caliber Weapons From War-torn East

    Ukrainian government forces will pull out small-caliber weapons from the war-torn east in two days’ time if the current cease-fire holds, the defense minister said on Thursday. A military conflict between government forces and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has been raging since April 2014, leaving more than 8,000 people dead...

    Syria and Ukraine: two fronts in Russian war for influence
    Oct01

    Syria and Ukraine: two fronts in Russian war for influence

    BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia’s air strikes in Syria are in part designed to extract concessions from the West over Ukraine by making Moscow a key player in any attempts by world powers to hammer out a post-conflict settlement in Damascus, some Western officials believe. …read more Source: The...

    Syria and Ukraine: two fronts in Russian war for influence
    Oct01

    Syria and Ukraine: two fronts in Russian war for influence

    By Robin Emmott and Phil Stewart BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia’s air strikes in Syria are in part designed to extract concessions… …read more Source:...