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    Obama’s Foreign Policy Doctrine: The Worse, the Better
    Sep26

    Obama’s Foreign Policy Doctrine: The Worse, the Better

    What a mess. President Obama says he wants to take in at least 10,000 refugees from the Middle East. Meanwhile, Russia’s Vladimir Putin is sending fighter aircraft and troops to prop up a Syrian leader who Obama has said over and over again must go. The 50 or so Syrian rebels that we spent roughly $1 million apiece to train and equip have...

    Is Russia Ramping Up Military Involvement in the Middle East?
    Sep25

    Is Russia Ramping Up Military Involvement in the Middle East?

    As if Syria wasn’t nasty enough after four years of bloody civil war—a brutal Syrian regime, Islamic State barbarity, an Iranian and Hezbollah influx, and the presence of al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front and its bomb-building Khorasan group. Now reports of rampaging Russians. Reports indicate that Moscow has deployed a military expeditionary...

    Ukraine bans   Russian airlines   as part of curbs
    Sep25

    Ukraine bans Russian airlines as part of curbs

    KIEV: Ukraine is banning flights by Russian airlines from Oct.25 as part of a wave of sanctions against Russia over its support for separatists in the east of the country, the government said on Friday. Kiev said last week it was imposing restrictions on more than 90 companies or groups, mostly from Russia, and including airlines Transaero and...

    Netherlands to repatriate more MH17 bodies
    Sep25

    Netherlands to repatriate more MH17 bodies

    AMSTERDAM: The Dutch government said on Friday it would repatriate more remains of victims from last year’s Malaysia Airlines MH17 air crash over Ukraine, as it prepared to publish a report into the cause. The Dutch justice ministry said a ceremony to mark the arrival of the latest remains unearthed would be held at Amsterdam’s...

    Home Office wants to deport teenage orphan back to Ukraine over visa
    Sep25

    Home Office wants to deport teenage orphan back to Ukraine over visa

    A couple are battling the authorities to keep “model pupil” Iryna Mynich, 14, in the country and say “she has no one to go home to” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s ban of Russian airlines adds fuel to political conflict
    Sep25

    Ukraine’s ban of Russian airlines adds fuel to political conflict

    Despite the ban, Russian airline Aeroflot says it has ‘not received official notification about halting flights’ from Ukraine’s aviation authorities. …read more Source: Toronto...

    World: Ukraine bans Russian airlines as part of war sanctions
    Sep25

    World: Ukraine bans Russian airlines as part of war sanctions

    Ukraine is banning flights by Russian airlines from Oct. 25 as part of a wave of sanctions against Russia over its support for separatists in the east of the country, the government said on Friday. …read more Source: Standard...

    Kremlin: Putin To Meet With Obama
    Sep25

    Kremlin: Putin To Meet With Obama

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama. AP PHOTO/RIA NOVOSTI, PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW – Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama are to meet on Monday in New York, their first face-to-face encounter in nearly a year amid strongly troubled relations between the two nations. The announcement of...

    Ukraine Bans Russian Planes, Software
    Sep25

    Ukraine Bans Russian Planes, Software

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on September 25 that his government has banned flights of Russian airlines, primarily Aeroflot and Transaero, to Ukraine starting October 1. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine to ban Russian airlines from flying into the country
    Sep25

    Ukraine to ban Russian airlines from flying into the country

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister says Russian airlines will be banned from flying into the country, the latest attempt to put pressure on …read more Source: Taiwan...