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    Deal To Remove Heavy Weapons From Ukraine ‘Very Close’
    Sep13

    Deal To Remove Heavy Weapons From Ukraine ‘Very Close’

    The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France, met in Berlin over the weekend following a two-week cease-fire that appears to have held.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Nord Stream gas pipeline deal will destabilise Ukraine – Czech PM
    Sep13

    Nord Stream gas pipeline deal will destabilise Ukraine – Czech PM

    Prague – Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka criticised today the agreement by Russia´s Gazprom and its Western counterpart firms on the extension of the Nord Stream gas pipeline as a project that… …read more Source: České...

    Germany says ‘significant progress’ made at Ukraine meeting
    Sep13

    Germany says ‘significant progress’ made at Ukraine meeting

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said after meeting his Russian, Ukrainian and French counterparts in Berlin on Saturday that “significant progress” had been made towards a resolution of the conflict between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Russians vote in local elections, opposition mostly shut out
    Sep13

    Russians vote in local elections, opposition mostly shut out

    MOSCOW (AP) — Voters are casting ballots across Russia for local legislators and governors, in elections expected to be won by candidates loyal to President Vladimir Putin.Legislative elections are being held in 11 of Russia’s 83 regions, but the anti-Putin opposition was allowed to run only in the Kostroma region a few hundred kilometers...

    Progress made in Ukraine peace talks: Europe FMs
    Sep13

    Progress made in Ukraine peace talks: Europe FMs

    The foreign ministers of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France say they have made progress in their talks over the peace process in eastern Ukraine. The negotiations that managed to resolve some contentious issues in the Ukrainian crisis to some extent were held on Saturday in the German capital city of Berlin to pave the way for a summit in France...

    Turkey neighboring three regions in crisis, chief of staff says
    Sep13

    Turkey neighboring three regions in crisis, chief of staff says

    Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar has said Turkey is the only NATO member country that is neighboring three crisis areas, namely Syria, Iraq and Ukraine, speaking at NATO’s Military Committee conference in Istanbul late on Sept. 12 …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Moscow to continue Syria military support
    Sep13

    Moscow to continue Syria military support

    Russia will continue with military supplies to Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying. ||| Moscow – Russia will continue with military supplies to Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies on Sunday. Moscow has come under increased international pressure in recent days over what...

    Elton John wants gay rights talks with Putin
    Sep13

    Elton John wants gay rights talks with Putin

    London (AFP) – British pop star Elton John said he would like to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the country’s attitude to gay rights.”I’d say, come on. Gay people are not the problem here,” the 68-year-old told BBC television in an interview released Saturday.In 2013, Putin signed off on a hugely...

    Russia’s Lavrov says Moscow to continue military support of Syria -reports
    Sep13

    Russia’s Lavrov says Moscow to continue military support of Syria -reports

    Russia will continue with military supplies to Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies on Sunday. Moscow has come under increased international pressure in recent days over what Washington and Gulf states say is a Russian military build-up in Syria, where the Kremlin has been supporting President Bashar...

    An Estonian recipe for asylum reform
    Sep13

    An Estonian recipe for asylum reform

    TALINN — Europe is facing the biggest asylum crises since World War II, and it is here to stay. Finding a way out is not so much about fair burden-sharing, but about a political willingness to adjust the existing asylum system. It also demands a much more active and creative pursuit of a common foreign and security policy. None of the conflicts...