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    Russia carries out first airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria
    Sep30

    Russia carries out first airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria

    Russian military jets carried out airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria on Wednesday for the first time, the Russian defence ministry confirmed. Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: The airstrikes targeted ISIS positions, vehicles and warehouses that Russia believes belong to the militants, ministry spokesman Igor...

    Russia launches air strikes in ISIS-ravaged Syria after Kremlin approval
    Sep30

    Russia launches air strikes in ISIS-ravaged Syria after Kremlin approval

    Russia said it launched air strikes against Islamic State in Syria on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin secured his parliament’s unanimous backing to intervene to prop up the Kremlin’s closest Middle East ally. Moscow gave Washington just an hour’s notice of the strikes, which set in train Russia’s biggest play in...

    Russia Launches Air Strikes In Syria
    Sep30

    Russia Launches Air Strikes In Syria

    MOSCOW/WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Russia said it launched air strikes against Islamic State in Syria on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin secured his parliament’s unanimous backing to intervene to prop up the Kremlin’s closest Middle East ally.Moscow gave Washington just an hour’s notice of the strikes, which...

    Ukraine trying two alleged Russian soldiers
    Sep30

    Ukraine trying two alleged Russian soldiers

    The trial of two alleged Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine opened Tuesday in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Expanded Role in the Syrian Conflict
    Sep30

    Russia’s Expanded Role in the Syrian Conflict

    Old allies Sergei Karpukhin / ReutersRussian President Vladimir Putin has received permission from the upper house of Parliament to use military force, paving the way for airstrikes in Syria. The vote at the Federation Council, which Putin sought after a formal request from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for Russian help, was 162-0. Sergei...

    Russia Launches First Airstrikes in Syria
    Sep30

    Russia Launches First Airstrikes in Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Russian air force will be supporting the Syrian army in its offensive operations in Syria. Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during a meeting in Samara, Russia, Monday, July 21, 2014. Putin has lambasted those who use the downing of a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine for “mercenary...

    Despite warnings post-Kenya, fears about embassy security unresolved: documents
    Sep30

    Despite warnings post-Kenya, fears about embassy security unresolved: documents

    OTTAWA – The Harper government has known for two years that security at foreign embassies and the safety of Canadian diplomats was potentially in jeopardy at more than two dozen missions abroad, a series of internal government records show.Reports by both the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service,...

    Orwell At UN: Obama Re-Defines Democracy As A Country That Supports US Policy
    Sep30

    Orwell At UN: Obama Re-Defines Democracy As A Country That Supports US Policy

    By Michael Hudson In his Orwellian September 28, 2015 speech to the United Nations, President Obama said that if democracy had existed in Syria, there never would have been a revolt against Assad. By that, he meant ISIL. Where there is democracy, he said, there is no violence or revolution. This was his threat to promote revolution, coups and...

    Russian Parliament Authorizes Military to Carry out Air Strikes in Syria
    Sep30

    Russian Parliament Authorizes Military to Carry out Air Strikes in Syria

    Russia’s Syria build-up is Moscow’s first military engagement in a distant theater of war since the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan in 1979 . . MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has been granted permission from the upper house of Russia’s parliament to carry out air strikes in Syria following a request from the...

    Russian parliament approves military intervention in Syria
    Sep30

    Russian parliament approves military intervention in Syria

    Russian lawmakers voted unanimously Wednesday to allow President Vladimir Putin to order air strikes in Syria, where Russia has deployed fighter jets and other weapons in recent weeks. Putin had to request parliamentary approval for any use of Russian troops abroad, according to the constitution. The last time he did so was before Russia annexed...