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    Lawyer for 2 Russian troops in Ukraine found dead
    Mar25

    Lawyer for 2 Russian troops in Ukraine found dead

    A lawyer for two Russian servicemen on trial in Ukraine has been found dead. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Lawyer for 2 Russian troops in Ukraine found dead
    Mar25

    Lawyer for 2 Russian troops in Ukraine found dead

    MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for two Russian servicemen on trial in Ukraine has been found dead.Yuri Grabovsky was representing Alexander Alexandrov and… …read more Source:...

    Lawyer for 2 Russian troops in Ukraine found dead
    Mar25

    Lawyer for 2 Russian troops in Ukraine found dead

    MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for two Russian servicemen on trial in Ukraine has been found dead…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Court Drops One Charge Against Ukrainian Posing As U.S. Student
    Mar25

    Court Drops One Charge Against Ukrainian Posing As U.S. Student

    A court in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania on March 24 dropped one of ten charges filed against a Ukrainian man who had posed as an American high school. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US, Russia Push for New Syrian Constitution by August
    Mar25

    US, Russia Push for New Syrian Constitution by August

    The United States and Russia are calling for the drafting of a new Syrian constitution by August. They have also agreed to push both the Syrian government and the opposition to free all political prisoners, especially those who are vulnerable. After a four hour meeting in Moscow on Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President...

    Kerry, Putin talk Syria, Ukraine. But everyone wants to know: What’s in the briefcase?
    Mar25

    Kerry, Putin talk Syria, Ukraine. But everyone wants to know: What’s in the briefcase?

    United States Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Moscow on Wednesday to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on ending the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. Kerry said he hoped the meetings would allow the countries to find a way to “rebuild and strengthen the relationship between the U.S....

    Putin Seeks to Contain Chechnya’s Idiosyncratic Leader
    Mar25

    Putin Seeks to Contain Chechnya’s Idiosyncratic Leader

    President Vladimir Putin has imposed the Kremlin’s writ on every corner of Russia except one: the Chechnya region, whose leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, often pays little heed to the rules that govern the rest of the country. Putin is now trying to rein Kadyrov in, though alienating him would risk reigniting an Islamist insurgency that he helped...

    Fake Video of American Shooting a Quran Traced to Russian Propaganda Agency
    Mar24

    Fake Video of American Shooting a Quran Traced to Russian Propaganda Agency

    An investigative report from the BBC exposed a Russian disinformation attempt that could have been straight out of the Cold War. In September 2015, a video appeared online showing a man dressed like a U.S. soldier firing three shots from a Russian-made Saiga 401K rifle at a copy of the Quran. The video caught plenty of interest in Russia, and...

    Syrian Forces Enter IS-held Palmyra; Intense Clashes With IS
    Mar24

    Syrian Forces Enter IS-held Palmyra; Intense Clashes With IS

    DAMASCUS, Syria — Backed by Russian airstrikes, Syrian government forces on Thursday pushed into the ancient town of Palmyra that has been held by the Islamic State group since May, state TV reported, as an Iraqi military spokesman announced the start of a long-awaited military operation to recapture the northern city of Mosul from IS militants....

    Kerry hopes for progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow talks
    Mar24

    Kerry hopes for progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow talks

    MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday voiced hope that Washington and Moscow could narrow their differences on Syria and Ukraine as he sat down for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: CNS...