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    ‘World has slipped into new Cold War’
    Feb13

    ‘World has slipped into new Cold War’

    MUNICH, Germany: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday that strains between Russia and the West have plunged the world into a “new Cold War”. With tensions high over the Ukraine conflict and Russia’s backing of the Syrian regime, Medvedev said: “All that’s left is an unfriendly policy of NATO against Russia”. “We can...

    Russia, facing widespread criticism, denies bombing civilians in Syria
    Feb13

    Russia, facing widespread criticism, denies bombing civilians in Syria

    France led international criticism of Russia on Saturday for bombing civilians in Syria, a charge Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev rejected as major powers bickered openly just a day after they agreed a pause in combat in Syria. The differences between the stakeholders in a Syria settlement highlighted their lingering divisions despite...

    After 1,000-year split, pope and Russian patriarch embrace in Cuba
    Feb13

    After 1,000-year split, pope and Russian patriarch embrace in Cuba

    Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill embraced and kissed on Friday in a historic meeting, uniting to issue a global appeal for the protection of Christians under assault in the Middle East. Nearly 1,000 years after the Eastern and Western branches of Christianity split apart, the meeting at an airport terminal in Cuba was the first...

    ‘Repeated Aggression’: John Kerry Goes After Russia at Munich Security Conference
    Feb13

    ‘Repeated Aggression’: John Kerry Goes After Russia at Munich Security Conference

    MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday sharply criticized Russia for its actions in Ukraine and Syria, accusing Moscow of “repeated aggression” in both places. In a speech at the Munich Security Conference, Kerry said Russia is defying the will of the international community with its support for separatists in eastern...

    Kerry takes aim at Russia over Ukraine and Syria
    Feb13

    Kerry takes aim at Russia over Ukraine and Syria

    MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is sharply criticizing Russia for its actions in Ukraine and Syria, accusing Moscow of “repeated aggression” in both places. …read more Source: CNS...

    Kerry Reaffirms US Support for Europe on Ukraine, Refugees
    Feb13

    Kerry Reaffirms US Support for Europe on Ukraine, Refugees

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has affirmed the strong bond between the United States and Europe, saying the United States has “a profound interest” in its strength and success as it faces new tensions with Russia and a near-unprecedented flood of refugees. Kerry made his comments in a speech at the NATO security conference in...

    Foreign Ministers Discuss Eastern Ukraine Conflict, Minsk Deal
    Feb13

    Foreign Ministers Discuss Eastern Ukraine Conflict, Minsk Deal

    MUNICH, Germany — Senior diplomats from Ukraine, Russia, Germany, and France met in Munich on February 13 to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine and implementation of the Minsk II agreement on s …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia Under Pressure At Top Security Conference
    Feb13

    Russia Under Pressure At Top Security Conference

    MUNICH, Germany — Russia faced rebukes from Western leaders at a prominent security conference over its actions in Ukraine, its bombing campaign in Syria, and what NATO denounced as Moscow’s “posturi …read more Source: Big News...

    Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War
    Feb13

    Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (left) and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrive at the Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on Saturday, February 13, 2016. Photo: AP MUNICH: Russia’s prime minister accused the West on Saturday of rekindling the Cold War, telling a meeting of top defense officials, diplomats and...

    Russia decries ‘new Cold War’ as East-West strains cloud talks
    Feb13

    Russia decries ‘new Cold War’ as East-West strains cloud talks

    The world has plunged into a “new Cold War”, the Russian premier said on Saturday, as East-West tensions over Ukraine and Syria took centre-stage at a gathering of world leaders in Germany. “We have slid into a new period of Cold War,” Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told the audience at the Munich Security Conference....