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    Japan PM: Russian Missile Deployment on Disputed Isles ‘Regrettable’
    Nov25

    Japan PM: Russian Missile Deployment on Disputed Isles ‘Regrettable’

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday Russia’s deployment of missile systems on islands in the western Pacific isles that are also claimed by Tokyo was “regrettable”. His comments came less than a month before Russian President Vladimir Putin is to visit Japan for talks aimed at progress on the decades-old...

    French Presidential Rivals Spar Over Russia, Putin
    Nov25

    French Presidential Rivals Spar Over Russia, Putin

    French conservative presidential hopefuls Francois Fillon and Alain Juppe traded blows over Russia on November 24 in their final debate before a second-round primary, with Juppe criticizing his rival’s perceived bond with the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Juncker: EU-Ukraine Visa Deal By Year-End
    Nov25

    Juncker: EU-Ukraine Visa Deal By Year-End

    A final decision on visa liberalization for Ukraine to the EU’s Schengen zone is likely to be made by the end of the year, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. Speaking at the EU-Ukraine summit in Brussels on Thursday, Juncker said that he was “confident” that a deal would be reached in 2016. European Council...

    Russians seek thawed relations with Canada in Arctic, including North Pole claim
    Nov25

    Russians seek thawed relations with Canada in Arctic, including North Pole claim

    OTTAWA — A Russian politician who laments the decline of his country’s relations with Canada suggested Thursday that his homeland might be willing to play nice in its long-standing dispute over who controls the North Pole. Igor Chernyshenko, a senator from the northern city of Murmansk, said Russia would respect any United Nations decision...

    Why Donald Trump should Pursue a Foreign Policy of Peace
    Nov24

    Why Donald Trump should Pursue a Foreign Policy of Peace

    Few people expected there to be a President-Elect Donald Trump. Winning the election wasn’t easy. Governing will be much tougher. Although the Americans who voted for him likely are most interested in domestic and economic reform, international challenges are likely to prove more pressing. Indeed, the world may be messier in January than...

    Juncker: EU-Ukraine Visa Deal By Year-End
    Nov24

    Juncker: EU-Ukraine Visa Deal By Year-End

    A final decision on visa liberalization for Ukraine to the EU’s Schengen zone is likely to be made by the end of the year, according to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Juncker: EU-Ukraine Visa Deal By Year-End
    Nov24

    Juncker: EU-Ukraine Visa Deal By Year-End

    A final decision on visa liberalization for Ukraine to the EU’s Schengen zone is likely to be made by the end of the year, according to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Donald Trump should Pursue a Foreign Policy of Peace
    Nov24

    Why Donald Trump should Pursue a Foreign Policy of Peace

    Few people expected there to be a President-Elect Donald Trump. Winning the election wasn’t easy. Governing will be much tougher. Although the Americans who voted for him likely are most interested in domestic and economic reform, international challenges are likely to prove more pressing. Indeed, the world may be messier in January than...

    1 big difference between French primary candidates: Russia
    Nov24

    1 big difference between French primary candidates: Russia

    Francois Fillon, who polls suggest is the front-runner, wants to end sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, work alongside Russia against the Islamic State group, and insists “Russia poses no threat to the West.” If Fillon wins the nomination, that would put him in a powerful position heading into the April-May election...

    Ukraine, EU Hopeful About US Support for Russia Sanctions
    Nov24

    Ukraine, EU Hopeful About US Support for Russia Sanctions

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko expressed guarded optimism Thursday that a U.S. administration under president-elect Donald Trump will continue to back sanctions against Russia. At a summit with top European Union officials in Brussels, Poroshenko said Trump had raised the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in the east of Ukraine in...