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    Ukraine's Poroshenko cautiously optimistic on peace talks – Interfax Ukraine
    Oct02

    Ukraine's Poroshenko cautiously optimistic on peace talks – Interfax Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday he felt “cautious optimism” following talks in Paris with the Russian, French and German leaders on the east Ukraine peace process, Interfax Ukraine reported. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko cautiously optimistic on peace talks – Interfax Ukraine
    Oct02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko cautiously optimistic on peace talks – Interfax Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday he felt “cautious optimism” following talks in Paris with the Russian, French and German leaders on the east Ukraine peace process, Interfax Ukraine reported. …read more Source: Channel...

    Defense Bill Threatened
    Oct02

    Defense Bill Threatened

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks to reporters. AP PHOTO/MANUEL BALCE CENETA BY DEB RIECHMANN The Associated Press WASHINGTON – The Republican-led House on Thursday approved a multibillion-dollar defense policy bill despite a White House veto threat. The vote was 270-156, more than enough to sustain a veto. The $612 billion bill — covering new...

    Why Putin gambled on airstrikes in Syria – and what might come next
    Oct02

    Why Putin gambled on airstrikes in Syria – and what might come next

    For those watching closely, the signal for Russia’s first airstrikes came in a statement early on September 30 by Kremlin spokesman Sergei Ivanov, just after the upper house of the parliament authorised military operations: To observe international law, one of two conditions has to be met – either a UN Security Council resolution or a...

    Merkel says there is no link between Syria and Ukraine crises
    Oct02

    Merkel says there is no link between Syria and Ukraine crises

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    He called the US a wolf – now it is Putin who’s on the prowl – Natalie Nougayrède
    Oct02

    He called the US a wolf – now it is Putin who’s on the prowl – Natalie Nougayrède

    Europe must not be tempted to trade away Ukraine for the sake of a deal with the Russians over SyriaRussia’s military action in Syria raises the stakes for Europe in a significant way, but how should we react? One temptation is to pull back from anything that might smack of provocation: the Russian bear is growling; let’s see how we...

    Russians wary of Moscow’s air strikes on Syria
    Oct02

    Russians wary of Moscow’s air strikes on Syria

    MOSCOW // There was no patriotic enthusiasm on Friday from Russians watching footage of their jets bombing targets in Syria, just a keen sense of the danger of getting entangled in a nasty conflict with no end in sight.The wary mood was in stark contrast to sentiments over Ukraine, where most Russians felt a surge of national pride that their...

    Merkel says there is no link between Syria and Ukraine crises
    Oct02

    Merkel says there is no link between Syria and Ukraine crises

    PARIS (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that western countries would not make concessions to Russia in the Ukraine crisis in order to win its support for a political solution in Syria, saying the two crises had nothing to do with each other. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says there is no link between Syria and Ukraine crises
    Oct02

    Merkel says there is no link between Syria and Ukraine crises

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that western countries would not make concessions to Russia in the Ukraine crisis in order to win its support for a political solution in Syria, saying the two crises had nothing to do with each other. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine elections by year’s end unlikely, says Hollande
    Oct02

    Ukraine elections by year’s end unlikely, says Hollande

    French President Francois Hollande said Friday that local elections in Ukraine, planned for October, will be delayed until next year. …read more Source: France...