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    Obama, Putin agree to continue seeking deal on Syria
    Sep05

    Obama, Putin agree to continue seeking deal on Syria

    HANGZHOU, China — President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. and Russia have not given up on negotiations that could stem the bloodshed in Syria, but acknowledged leaders are challenged by “gaps of trust” between the rival powers. Significant sticking points remain in the negotiations over a creation of an unlikely U.S.-Russian military...

    Obama: ‘Gaps of trust’ preventing deal on Syria
    Sep05

    Obama: ‘Gaps of trust’ preventing deal on Syria

    U.S. President Barack Obama pauses during a press conference after the conclusion of the G-20 Summit in Hangzhou in eastern China’s Zhejiang Province, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) HANGZHOU, China – President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. and Russia have not given up on negotiations that could stem the bloodshed in...

    Amid Struggle to Strike Big Syria Deal, Obama and Putin Meet Face-to-Face
    Sep05

    Amid Struggle to Strike Big Syria Deal, Obama and Putin Meet Face-to-Face

    HANGZHOU, China (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday the U.S. and Russia have not given up on negotiations that could stem the bloodshed in Syria, but acknowledged leaders are challenged by “gaps of trust” between the rival powers. Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama in Hangzhou in eastern...

    Obama Calls For An ‘Increase In Urgency’ In Addressing Ukraine Conflict
    Sep05

    Obama Calls For An ‘Increase In Urgency’ In Addressing Ukraine Conflict

    U.S. President Barack Obama talked about the conflict in Ukraine with G20 leaders in Beijing, including Russian President Vladimir Putin. At a news conference, Obama said the discussions were “constructive but not conclusive.” (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Starts Military Drills On Ukraine’s Border, In Annexed Crimea
    Sep05

    Russia Starts Military Drills On Ukraine’s Border, In Annexed Crimea

    Moscow has launched large-scale military drills on Ukraine’s eastern border and around Ukraine’s Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    WATCH:  Obama and Putin Meet at G-20 Summit, Agree to Keep Working on Syria Pact
    Sep05

    WATCH: Obama and Putin Meet at G-20 Summit, Agree to Keep Working on Syria Pact

    Addressing core issues on Syria and Ukraine, the two heads of state had a lengthy exchange of views, a senior administration official told ABC News. …read more Source: ABC...

    Lviv opens Jewish memorial on former historic synagogue
    Sep05

    Lviv opens Jewish memorial on former historic synagogue

    MOSCOW (JTA) — The city of Lviv in western Ukraine inaugurated a controversial memorial monument on part of what used to be the Golden Rose Synagogue complex. The inauguration on Sunday, designated the European Day of Jewish Culture, of the Synagogue Space in Lviv was led by Mayor Andriy Sadovy despite legal action against it by Meylakh Sheykhet,...

    Obama, Putin, Agree to Continue Seeking Deal on Syria
    Sep05

    Obama, Putin, Agree to Continue Seeking Deal on Syria

    HANGZHOU, China—President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday failed to force a breakthrough in negotiations over a cease-fire for Syria, but agreed to keep looking for a path to provide humanitarian relief to thousands of besieged civilians in the civil war-ravaged country. After a 90-minute huddle on the sidelines of an...

    The Morning Vertical, September 5, 2016
    Sep05

    The Morning Vertical, September 5, 2016

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

    The Briefing: Putin’s Gunboat Diplomacy
    Sep05

    The Briefing: Putin’s Gunboat Diplomacy

    How successful were Vladimir Putin’s efforts at the G20? Listen to this week’s Power Vertical Briefing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...