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    OSCE Mission Registers No Violation Of Ceasefire Regime
    Dec02

    OSCE Mission Registers No Violation Of Ceasefire Regime

    On December 2, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan in the Askeran direction. From the positions of the NKR Defense Army, the monitoring was conducted by...

    Turkey and Russia: Days of Future Past?
    Dec02

    Turkey and Russia: Days of Future Past?

    Turkish-Russian relations, which could be described as hostile during the 1990s, have steadily improved after March 2003 as a result of disappearance of divisive issues such as Chechnya and the Kurds, convergence of Russia’s and Turkey’s stance on Iran, Syria and other states in the Middle East and North Africa before the Arab Spring,...

    Focus on IS, Obama tells Russia, Turkey
    Dec02

    Focus on IS, Obama tells Russia, Turkey

    LE BOURGET, France: US President Barack Obama (pix) led calls Tuesday for Turkey and Russia to end their dispute over the downing of a Russian fighter jet and focus instead on the real enemy – Islamic State jihadists. It came as Obama’s Pentagon chief said the US would increasingly rely on special operations forces to battle IS fighters in...

    EU-led talks fail to stop Russia sanctions on Ukraine
    Dec02

    EU-led talks fail to stop Russia sanctions on Ukraine

    Russia is preparing trade sanctions on Ukraine after 11th-hour talks in Brussels on Tuesday ended in recriminations. …read more Source:...

    Russia Warns Of Penalties On Kyiv After Failed Trade Talks
    Dec02

    Russia Warns Of Penalties On Kyiv After Failed Trade Talks

    Russia is likely to penalize Ukrainian imports starting in January after negotiators failed to agree on ways to address Moscow’s objections to Kyiv’s free-trade agreement with the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fighting corruption, Ukraine set to become Canada’s next trade partner
    Dec02

    Fighting corruption, Ukraine set to become Canada’s next trade partner

    Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland has her marching orders: to implement the Harper government’s trade deal with Ukraine, a country struggling to contain widespread corruption among its public officials. The deal, which was announced by the Conservatives on July 14 as “concluded” but still needs to be implemented through...

    US, NATO allies concerned by Russia, but need its help
    Dec02

    US, NATO allies concerned by Russia, but need its help

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, waits for the start of a round table meeting of Resolute Support at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday. (AP/Virginia Mayo)The United States and its NATO allies struggled Tuesday to come up with a clear message to send Russia at a time of conflicting concerns in Europe and the Middle East.While the...

    Russia breaches nuclear missile treaty; US seeks response
    Dec02

    Russia breaches nuclear missile treaty; US seeks response

    WASHINGTON, United States — Faced with rising pressure from Congress, a U.S. defense official said Tuesday that the Obama administration is pursuing ways to counter Russia’s violation of a key arms control treaty, but actions will be rolled into a broader response to Kremlin aggression in Ukraine and other parts of the world. The U.S. […]...

    Obama tells Russia, Turkey to focus on IS
    Dec02

    Obama tells Russia, Turkey to focus on IS

    LE BOURGET: US President Barack Obama led calls Tuesday for Turkey and Russia to end their dispute over the downing of a Russian fighter jet and focus instead on the real enemy — Islamic State jihadists. It came as Obama’s Pentagon chief said the US would increasingly rely on special operations forces to battle IS fighters in Iraq and...

    DoD official: US pursuing response to Russia treaty breach
    Dec02

    DoD official: US pursuing response to Russia treaty breach

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, centre, shakes hands with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu at a meeting with defense officials in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia will counter NATO’s U.S.-led missile defense program by deploying...