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    The Great Russia-China South China Sea Naval Hook Up (and Why It Matters)
    Oct07

    The Great Russia-China South China Sea Naval Hook Up (and Why It Matters)

    Huiyun Feng Security, Asia More than meets the eye. In September 2016, Russia and China started their routine naval drill, ‘Joint Sea-2016′, off the coast of China’s Guangdong province. This was the fifth joint naval drill between the two nations since 2012, but the first to take place in the South China Sea. The decision to carry out...

    It’s a new academic year in Gdansk
    Oct07

    It’s a new academic year in Gdansk

    Gaudeamus igitur, iuvenes dum sumus! Let us rejoice while we are young! With this Latin song traditionally sung by University Choir at the inauguration ceremony, a new record number of students began their studies in Gdansk. We are happy because from year to year the number of students, both Polish and foreign, grows. They can study in six public...

    Russian Charges Ukrainian Journalist With Espionage
    Oct07

    Russian Charges Ukrainian Journalist With Espionage

    Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was detained in Russia on September 30, has been charged with espionage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Might Restore Its Military Bases In Vietnam And Cuba
    Oct07

    Russia Might Restore Its Military Bases In Vietnam And Cuba

    Russia is considering plans to restore military bases in Vietnam and Cuba that had served as pivots of Soviet global military power during the Cold War, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Deputy Defence Minister Nikolai Pankov as saying on Friday.“We are dealing with this issue,” the agencies quoted Pankov as saying in Russia’s...

    Germany opens door to sanctions against Russia over its role in Aleppo bombing campaign
    Oct07

    Germany opens door to sanctions against Russia over its role in Aleppo bombing campaign

    ReutersGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russia on Friday to use its influence with the Syrian government to end the devastating bombardment of Aleppo, as her government opened the door to possible sanctions against Russia for its role in the conflict. In some of her harshest comments to date, Merkel said there was no basis in international...

    Lobbyist advised Trump campaign while promoting Russian pipeline
    Oct07

    Lobbyist advised Trump campaign while promoting Russian pipeline

    A Republican lobbyist was earning hundreds of thousands of dollars to promote one of Vladimir Putin’s top geopolitical priorities at the same time he was helping to shape Donald Trump’s first major foreign policy speech. In the first two quarters of 2016, the firm of former Reagan administration official Richard Burt received $365,000...

    The Morning Vertical, October 7, 2016
    Oct07

    The Morning Vertical, October 7, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Power Play in Syria
    Oct07

    Russia’s Power Play in Syria

    Just a few short weeks ago, U.S.–Russia relations were poised for a post-Soviet breakthrough that could have seen them join forces to target the ISIS terrorist group. Now the United States has given up on talks with Russia aimed at ending the fighting in Syria. And Russia has suspended a long-standing deal to dispose of weapons-grade plutonium...

    The Guns of October
    Oct07

    The Guns of October

    The land of Syria is a hellscape. A desert ruin, a blasted place where fundamentalists clash with fascists as major powers—America, Russia, Turkey, Israel—drop bombs. After a U.S.-brokered cease-fire collapsed in recriminations, Washington responded by saying it wouldn’t talk to Moscow about the war. Then Moscow announced its intention to...

    Lobbyist advised Trump campaign while promoting Russian pipeline
    Oct07

    Lobbyist advised Trump campaign while promoting Russian pipeline

    A Republican lobbyist was earning hundreds of thousands of dollars to promote one of Vladimir Putin’s top geopolitical priorities at the same time he was helping to shape Donald Trump’s first major foreign policy speech.In the first two quarters of 2016, the firm of former Reagan administration official Richard Burt received $365,000...