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    New suggestions of Russian tie to hacks of U.S. vote systems
    Sep03

    New suggestions of Russian tie to hacks of U.S. vote systems

    The Russian internet nodes used to hack into voting systems in Illinois and Arizona were also used in recent penetrations of Turkey’s ruling party, the Ukrainian Parliament and a political … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    The Joint South China Sea Patrols May Test Russia’s Asian Balancing Act
    Sep03

    The Joint South China Sea Patrols May Test Russia’s Asian Balancing Act

    PERTH, Australia — Just who is balancing whom? China and Russia are expected to hold joint patrols in the South China Sea this month from Sept. 11 to 19, Russian news agency TASS reported. Captain Vladimir Matveyev told TASS that the war games will take place “on the coast and in the water area of the South China Sea.” According...

    Mogherini Says Truce Holding In East Ukraine
    Sep03

    Mogherini Says Truce Holding In East Ukraine

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says a cease-fire is holding in eastern Ukraine, where fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists has killed more than 9,500 people since April 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The United Nations: What’s the Point?
    Sep02

    The United Nations: What’s the Point?

    What if the United Nations didn’t exist? It’s a question easily answered, because for nearly all of human history, it didn’t. History “teaches us that order in international relations is the exception, rather than the rule,” Kevin Rudd, the former Australian prime minister, writes in a new report on the uncertain future of the...

    Why Putin Is Escalating Russia’s Military Buildup
    Sep02

    Why Putin Is Escalating Russia’s Military Buildup

    On May 4, 2016, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu announced that Russia planned to form 3 new military divisions to counter NATO’s growing military presence in Eastern Europe. These new military divisions will consist of 10,000 troops deployed on Russia’s southern and western frontiers. In addition, Shoygu pledged to improve...

    New war college institute zeroes in on maritime Russia
    Sep02

    New war college institute zeroes in on maritime Russia

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – The U.S. Naval War College has opened a new institute to zero in on Russia’s approach to maritime issues as that country continues to assert itself in Ukraine, Syria and elsewhere. The college in Newport opened the new Russia Maritime Studies Institute on Wednesday. Faculty and … …read more Source:...

    New war college institute zeroes in on maritime Russia
    Sep02

    New war college institute zeroes in on maritime Russia

    The U.S. Naval War College has opened a new institute to zero in on Russia’s approach to maritime issues as that country continues to assert itself in Ukraine, Syria and elsewhere. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Exclusive: Putin Aide Vladislav Surov Defied E.U. Sanctions to Make Pilgrimage to Greece
    Sep02

    Exclusive: Putin Aide Vladislav Surov Defied E.U. Sanctions to Make Pilgrimage to Greece

    A senior aide to President Vladimir Putin made a pilgrimage to one of Greece’s holiest places in May, despite being barred from the E.U. under sanctions imposed for the Russian annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. Three sources independently confirmed to TIME that Vladislav Surkov, a close associate of Putin who was involved in the 2014...

    New war college institute zeroes in on maritime Russia
    Sep02

    New war college institute zeroes in on maritime Russia

    The U.S. Naval War College has opened a new institute to zero in on Russia’s approach to maritime issues as that country continues to assert itself in Ukraine, Syria and elsewhere. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    American Chamber of Commerce president  sees its role as moving Ukraine forward
    Sep02

    American Chamber of Commerce president sees its role as moving Ukraine forward

    KYIV – Andy Hunder is so busy these days that he has to cancel his attendance at ribbon-cutting ceremonies for new factories or offices that foreign companies are opening in Ukraine. On July 1, Mr. Hunder, the president of the country’s American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), couldn’t attend a door-opening event for the network...