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    Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War
    Feb13

    Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War

    Russia’s prime minister accused the West on Saturday of rekindling the Cold War, telling a meeting of top defense officials, diplomats and national leaders that sanctions imposed after the annexation of Crimea and new moves by the Nato alliance “only aggravate” tensions. The post Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War appeared...

    Kerry Takes Aim at Russia over Ukraine and Syria
    Feb13

    Kerry Takes Aim at Russia over Ukraine and Syria

    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.Speaking to the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, Kerry said Russia is defying the will of the international… …read more Source:...

    Russian PM: West Rekindling the Cold War
    Feb13

    Russian PM: West Rekindling the Cold War

    Russia’s prime minister accused the West on Saturday of rekindling the Cold War, telling a meeting of top defense officials, diplomats and national leaders that sanctions imposed after the annexation of Crimea and new moves by the NATO alliance “only aggravate”… …read more Source:...

    NATO, Russia Aiming For Syria Cease-Fire
    Feb13

    NATO, Russia Aiming For Syria Cease-Fire

    Last year’s war in Ukraine dominated the Munich Security Conference. This year, Russia’s intervention in the Middle East has put the focus on Syria. Michele Kelemen speaks to NPR’s Linda Wertheimer. …read more Source:...

    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...

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

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

    MUNICH, Germany – The world has plunged into a “new Cold War”, the Russian premier said on Saturday, February 13, as East-West tensions over Ukraine and Syria took center-stage at a gathering of world leaders in Germany. “We have slid into a new period of Cold War,” Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev … …read more...

    ‘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...