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    What Syria and Ukraine reveal about Putin and Russia’s military
    Oct22

    What Syria and Ukraine reveal about Putin and Russia’s military

    Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct The 2014 annexation of Crimea and the ongoing civil war in Syria, while major political crises, also are replete with insights about the current state of the Russian military. First, the Russian […] The post What Syria and Ukraine reveal about Putin and Russia’s military...

    Eight Arctic countries to sign historic coast guard deal in Connecticut
    Oct22

    Eight Arctic countries to sign historic coast guard deal in Connecticut

    All eight Arctic nations — including Canada and Russia — are to sign a historic deal next week for their coast guards to work together in the treacherous and increasingly accessible waters of the North.Creating the Arctic Coast Guard Forum is considered a significant step forward for international co-operation in the region and will flesh out...

    Vladimir Putin accuses US of backing terrorism in Middle East | World news
    Oct22

    Vladimir Putin accuses US of backing terrorism in Middle East | World news

    The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has launched a stinging attack on US policy in the Middle Eas, accusing Washington of backing terrorism and playing a “double game” in the Middle East. In a speech on Thursday at the annual gathering of the Valdai Club, a group of Russian and international analysts and politicians, Putin said the US had...

    Interview With Estonian Foreign Minister, Marina Kaljurand
    Oct22

    Interview With Estonian Foreign Minister, Marina Kaljurand

    Marina Kaljurand is Estonia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Prior to becoming Foreign Minister in July 2015, she was a long-time Estonian diplomat, and an ambassador to the United States, Mexico, Canada, Russia, Kazakhstan and Israel. Her time as ambassador to Russia from 2005-2008 was particularly tumultuous, as she presided over a period...

    Critics Laugh At Latest Poll Showing Sky-High Support For Putin
    Oct22

    Critics Laugh At Latest Poll Showing Sky-High Support For Putin

    By Vladi Vovcuk Critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin are snickering at poll results claiming he has an approval rating of 90 percent. In a slew of sarcastic posts and memes, they’re slamming the findings as skewed and joking that by the end of the year, support for the president will soar into the triple digits. The poll findings...

    Russia’s Putin says Kiev not fulfilling Ukraine peace deal
    Oct22

    Russia’s Putin says Kiev not fulfilling Ukraine peace deal

    Ukraine’s government is not fulfilling key points of the Minsk agreement, the international peace deal aimed at halting the fighting in eastern Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia's Putin says Kiev not fulfilling Ukraine peace deal
    Oct22

    Russia's Putin says Kiev not fulfilling Ukraine peace deal

    SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government is not fulfilling key points of the Minsk agreement, the international peace deal aimed at halting the fighting in eastern Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s prime minister opts out of polls
    Oct22

    Ukraine’s prime minister opts out of polls

    People’s Front decides not to run in elections after support drops to just 1% …read more Source: Financial...

    A Lenin statue in Ukraine got a Darth Vader makeover
    Oct22

    A Lenin statue in Ukraine got a Darth Vader makeover

    Lenin has gone to the dark side — at least in Ukraine A statue of the controversial Russian leader that stands in the city of Odessa received a “facelift” — Lenin’s head was replaced with Darth Vader’s, according to several local reports. See also: Russia’s ambassador to the UK mixed up Kal Penn with a terrorist...

    The murky story behind Netanyahu’s claim of a Palestinian role in the Holocaust
    Oct22

    The murky story behind Netanyahu’s claim of a Palestinian role in the Holocaust

    Haj Amin al-Husseini with Adolph Hitler. In 1941, Adolph Hitler’s war in Europe was going pretty well. The Nazis had invaded Poland in 1939, and France the following year. While the Blitz hadn’t finished off the United Kingdom, the United States was, at least, still not officially in the fight. On Nov. 28 of that year, Hitler took the...