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    Putin takes Syria spotlight; US coalition wants focus on IS
    Oct02

    Putin takes Syria spotlight; US coalition wants focus on IS

    In the space of a few days, Russian airstrikes in Syria and Putin’s diplomatic maneuvering at the U.N. first raised hopes for a diplomatic breakthrough — then brought fears of a new proxy war with the West. France, firmly opposed to Syrian President Bashar Assad, is targeting Islamic State extremists as part of a U.S.-led coalition. Russia...

    Ilves: Russia’s activities in Syria challenge Europe
    Oct02

    Ilves: Russia’s activities in Syria challenge Europe

    Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who is on a working visit to the United States, said in Washington that Russia’s interference in the civil war in Syria has forced European countries to face complicated foreign policy choices, considering that the currents actions are against the backdrop of Russian aggression in East Ukraine and...

    Russian air strikes in Syria to last 3-4 months – Putin ally
    Oct02

    Russian air strikes in Syria to last 3-4 months – Putin ally

    Russia estimates its air strike campaign in Syria could last three to four months, the head of the lower house of the Russian parliament’s foreign affairs committee said on Friday. “There is always a risk of being bogged down but in Moscow, we are talking about an operation of three to four months,” Alexei Pushkov, an ally of Russian...

    POLITICO Playbook Plus: VW bugged — Schulz succession — Farage flushed
    Oct02

    POLITICO Playbook Plus: VW bugged — Schulz succession — Farage flushed

    Right, what the reunification show will look like… if it works. NEIN DANKE: The German government breathed a collective sigh of relief that it failed in its attempts to get Volkswagen to sponsor a Brussels event commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the German Reunification. The country’s permanent representative to the EU, Reinhard...

    OSCE says spots deadly Russian rocket system in Ukraine for first time
    Oct02

    OSCE says spots deadly Russian rocket system in Ukraine for first time

    International monitors say they have spotted a new kind of Russian weapons system in rebel-held Ukraine this week, possible evidence of Moscow’s continued interest in Ukraine even as it focuses on Syria. …read more Source: Channel...

    OSCE says spots deadly Russian rocket system in Ukraine for first time
    Oct02

    OSCE says spots deadly Russian rocket system in Ukraine for first time

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – International monitors say they have spotted a new kind of Russian weapons system in rebel-held Ukraine this week, possible evidence of Moscow’s continued interest in Ukraine even as it focuses on Syria. …read more Source:...

    OSCE says spots deadly Russian rocket system in Ukraine for first time (Reuters)
    Oct02

    OSCE says spots deadly Russian rocket system in Ukraine for first time (Reuters)

    By Anton Zverev MOSCOW (Reuters) – International monitors say they have spotted a new kind of Russian weapons system in rebel-held Ukraine this week, possible evidence of Moscow’s conti… …read more Source: The West...

    OSCE says spots deadly Russian rocket system in Ukraine for first time
    Oct02

    OSCE says spots deadly Russian rocket system in Ukraine for first time

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – International monitors say they have spotted a new kind of Russian weapons system in rebel-held Ukraine this week, possible evidence of Moscow’s continued interest in Ukraine even as it focuses on Syria. …read more Source: The...

    Putin holds first talks with Western leaders since Syria strikes
    Oct02

    Putin holds first talks with Western leaders since Syria strikes

    Russian President Putin, who was originally scheduled to be in Paris for a peace summit on the Ukraine conflict, will probably find the topic of Syrian air strikes on the agenda as well. …read more Source: Channel...

    Merkel has ‘good chance’ of winning Nobel Peace Prize
    Oct02

    Merkel has ‘good chance’ of winning Nobel Peace Prize

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel could win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, the influential Bild newspaper said Friday, as the leader is lauded worldwide for her courage in opening her country’s doors to refugees fleeing war and persecution. “Chancellor Angela Merkel has a good chance of winning the Nobel Peace Prize,” said...