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    Russia strikes IS stronghold in Syria ahead of Putin talks
    Oct02

    Russia strikes IS stronghold in Syria ahead of Putin talks

    Paris (AFP) – Russia said Friday it had bombed the Islamic State stronghold of Raqa in Syria as President Vladimir Putin faced Western leaders for the first time since starting the bombing campaign, amid mounting criticism of the strikes.Russias defence ministry said it carried out air strikes Thursday on an IS training camp… and on a...

    Russian, Ukrainian Leaders to Hold Talks in Paris
    Oct02

    Russian, Ukrainian Leaders to Hold Talks in Paris

    Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to meet leaders of Ukraine, France and Germany in a revived European push to bring peace to eastern Ukraine.The long-awaited summit in Paris on Friday is being overshadowed by international concerns about Russia’s military intervention… …read more Source:...

    Normandy Four Leaders to Meet in Paris Today
    Oct02

    Normandy Four Leaders to Meet in Paris Today

    The meeting of the “Normandy Four” leaders, including Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Russian President Vladimir Putin will take place in Paris today, on October 2. …read more Source:...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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:...