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    Ukraine gets half-billion-dollar loan for Russian gas purchases
    Sep29

    Ukraine gets half-billion-dollar loan for Russian gas purchases

    Ukraine’s state-run energy firm Naftogaz said Monday it has received a loan worth 500 million US dollars from international financial institutions to cover its purchases of natural gas from Russia. …read more Source: Global...

    Obama hits Putin, Republicans in U.N. speech
    Sep29

    Obama hits Putin, Republicans in U.N. speech

    Story highlightsThe President discusses the fight against ISIS Obama is expected to meet with Putin, Raul CastroIn a speech at times defensive and accusatory, Obama sought to use his favored weapon — oratory — to beat back his international challengers as well as conservatives in the U.S. who’ve branded him a weak leader...

    Frost visible between Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin on Syria, Ukraine, history
    Sep29

    Frost visible between Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin on Syria, Ukraine, history

    The American and Russian leaders share a toast at a UN dinner, but their eyes reveal their fundamentally different views. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Analysts: Russia Moves in Syria, Iraq, Upending US Role
    Sep29

    Analysts: Russia Moves in Syria, Iraq, Upending US Role

    With just two moves, Russia may have upended the U.S. role in the Middle East. Working with its allies in Tehran and Damascus, Moscow first moved 28 attack and transport aircraft and enough housing for 2,000 troops to Latakia, Syria. Then Moscow set up a security and intelligence-sharing cell in Baghdad, Iraq, also in coordination with Iran and...

    At UN, Putin critiques US role as ‘single center of domination’
    Sep29

    At UN, Putin critiques US role as ‘single center of domination’

    After dueling speeches on Syria and Ukraine at the United Nations General Assembly, Obama and Putin met privately for 90 minutes — their first face-to-face encounter in nearly a year. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    What they said: Three leaders on foreign policy
    Sep29

    What they said: Three leaders on foreign policy

    On accepting Syrian refugees: What image do we want to project on the world stage? Do we want a closed-off image of Canada, a laggard? Or an image of Canada that respects human rights?” – NDP Leader Tom Mulcair Security has always been a concern, and we have always been capable of striking a balance. – Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau I think...

    Obama and Putin hold first tête-à-tête in years and it’s all ‘very good’
    Sep29

    Obama and Putin hold first tête-à-tête in years and it’s all ‘very good’

    You could see it on their emotionless faces and in their mirthless handshake — Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin would have preferred to have been somewhere else, anywhere perhaps other than sitting face to face with one another in New York City on Monday. But there they were, the presidents of the United States and Russia, toasting each other,...

    Obama and Putin duel over Islamic State, Ukraine in UN speeches
    Sep29

    Obama and Putin duel over Islamic State, Ukraine in UN speeches

    The post Obama and Putin duel over Islamic State, Ukraine in UN speeches appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...

    Russia closes airspace to Ukraine airlines from Oct 25
    Sep29

    Russia closes airspace to Ukraine airlines from Oct 25

    Move comes as reprisal for similar ban that Ukraine slapped on two Russian firms …read more Source:...

    Here’s everything coming to Netflix in October
    Sep29

    Here’s everything coming to Netflix in October

    September’s nearly through and Netflix just announced its lineup of new releases for the month of October. It’s a good one. With all your favorite shows coming back to TV, the streaming site has a lot of series for you to catch up on from “Arrow” to “American Horror Story.” There are also a lot of Netflix...