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    Russia May Be Eyeing Payoff for Military Buildup in Syria
    Sep18

    Russia May Be Eyeing Payoff for Military Buildup in Syria

    Russia’s unrelenting military buildup in Syria is worrying U.S. defense and intelligence officials who say Russia’s intentions are anything but clear and who remain suspicious of repeated calls by Moscow for direct military-to-military talks. Yet Moscow’s moves are also forcing some U.S. officials to concede that there likely is...

    Poland’s pro-defense forces hold first nationwide rally
    Sep18

    Poland’s pro-defense forces hold first nationwide rally

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of members of pro-defense forces marched in downtown Warsaw on Thursday to show their readiness to defend Poland if needed, amid concerns over the conflict in neighboring Ukraine and Russia’s role in it. …read more Source: CNS...

    Czech Chamber passes EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
    Sep18

    Czech Chamber passes EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

    Prague – The lower house of Czech parliament passed the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine at its session shortly before midnight on Thursday, after months of protractions… …read more Source: České...

    Journalists blast Ukraine for blacklisting Israelis
    Sep18

    Journalists blast Ukraine for blacklisting Israelis

    Reporters from England, Germany, Russia accused of threatening national security. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Poland’s Pro-defense Forces Hold First Nationwide Rally
    Sep18

    Poland’s Pro-defense Forces Hold First Nationwide Rally

    Hundreds of members of pro-defense forces marched Thursday in downtown Warsaw to show their readiness to defend Poland if needed, amid concerns over the conflict in neighboring Ukraine and Russia’s role in it. “We have come here to tell Poland that we are ready to defend her and to see to the security of our countrymen in time of...

    Russia’s Import Substitution Plan Runs into Quality, Economic Problems
    Sep18

    Russia’s Import Substitution Plan Runs into Quality, Economic Problems

    Russia is touting import substitution, a policy aimed at replacing foreign products with locally produced goods. The plan was sparked by Western sanctions over Ukraine and Moscow’s retaliatory ban on Western food. Some countries, like China, expect to benefit from the ban, but, as VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from Moscow, substituting...

    Journalists removed from sanctions list brought in by Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko
    Sep18

    Journalists removed from sanctions list brought in by Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has come under criticism for a series of sanctions he has imposed. It includes members of the press. He signed… …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Third Circles
    Sep18

    Russia’s Third Circles

    As TAI already noted this morning, General Lloyd J. Austin III, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East, testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday, indicated that the Pentagon was still completely flummoxed as to what Russia’s broader objectives were in sending arms and troops to Syria. That’s troubling but not...

    Ukraine Bans Silvio Berlusconi for Three Years After Crimea Visit: Reports
    Sep18

    Ukraine Bans Silvio Berlusconi for Three Years After Crimea Visit: Reports

    The former Italian leader was reportedly outlawed from the country to preserve “national security.” …read more Source:...

    Donetsk Militia Suggest Ukrainian Government to Extend Agreements
    Sep17

    Donetsk Militia Suggest Ukrainian Government to Extend Agreements

    17 de septiembre de 2015, 16:12Kiev, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The representative of the insurgent Donetsk People”"s Republic (DPR) in the negotiations to achieve a settlement of the Ukrainian conflict, Denis Pushilin, said Thursday that the implementation of the agreements of Minsk should be extended to 2016. …read more Source: Prensa...