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    House to vote on defense bill that Obama threatens to veto
    Oct01

    House to vote on defense bill that Obama threatens to veto

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The defense policy bill is one of the few bipartisan measures in Congress that has readily become law for more than a half-century. Not so fast this year, as President Barack Obama threatens to veto the bill moving through the House amid a bitter dispute about government spending.The argument is whether Congress should break...

    What is Russia playing at in Syria?
    Oct01

    What is Russia playing at in Syria?

    As expected, the American and Russian Presidents, Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin, respectively, traded blunt criticisms at the United Nations on Monday. They accused each other of failures in Syria, pretending to have Syrian interests at heart, even if neither could care less. Obama castigated Russia for taking the defence of the Syrian...

    Latvian president criticizes UN Security Council over Ukraine and Syria
    Oct01

    Latvian president criticizes UN Security Council over Ukraine and Syria

    Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis in his speech at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 30 criticized the UN Security Council for lack of timely and decisive action, stressing that past failures should be lessons for the future, the Latvian president’s press service said. …read more Source:...

    Putin blindsides Obama
    Oct01

    Putin blindsides Obama

    On Monday afternoon, President Barack Obama grudgingly sat down with Vladimir Putin in part to gain a clearer understanding of the Russian leader’s opaque plans for Syria. Less than 48 hours later, Putin unpleasantly surprised Obama with new clarity: airstrikes that are scrambling the U.S. president’s plans for Syria and escalating...

    US-Macedonia defense consultations
    Oct01

    US-Macedonia defense consultations

    NATO integration, defense reforms, bilateral cooperation and deployment in Alliance and UN-led peacekeeping operations were in the focus of Wednesday’s talks between the Macedonian and US defense delegations, led by Defense Minister Zoran Jolevski and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia, Evelyn Farkas....

    Ukraine: Crimean Tatars ‘being latently deported’
    Oct01

    Ukraine: Crimean Tatars ‘being latently deported’

    As part of current PACE session Ukrainian delegation organised round table devoted to issues of occupied Crimea …read more Source: World...

    One project is closed, the other is opened
    Oct01

    One project is closed, the other is opened

    What happened to “Novorossiya?” This term seems not to be used anymore. Did they manage to create Russian republics in the territory of Ukraine? No. Did they manage to convince the Russians living there that they will live better under the new leadership of “Novorossiya” and that these authorities are purer and incorruptible than their...

    The difference in civilizations: What did Obama-Putin meeting give to the parties?
    Oct01

    The difference in civilizations: What did Obama-Putin meeting give to the parties?

    “A1+” interviewed Davit Shahnazaryan. Can we say that Obama-Putin meeting yielded no results? The parties didn’t manage to come to an agreement neither in the issue of Ukraine nor Syria. …read more Source:...

    Russia and US Call Urgent Talks After Syria Strikes
    Oct01

    Russia and US Call Urgent Talks After Syria Strikes

    Russia and United States agreed Wednesday to call urgent military talks to head off the risk of clashes between their forces, after Moscow’s dramatic entrance into the Syrian war. Senior US officials expressed alarm after Russian warplanes began their first military engagement outside the former Soviet Union since the occupation of...

    Merkel’s new normal
    Oct01

    Merkel’s new normal

    BERLIN — Did Angela Merkel’s chancellorship just reach its tipping point? A few weeks ago, such a question would have prompted quizzical stares, if not outright opprobrium. Until recently, Merkel, who this fall marks her 10th anniversary as chancellor, appeared to be at the height of her power. Even when confronted with thorny political...