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    Putin Scores Another Much-Needed Win in Syria
    Oct02

    Putin Scores Another Much-Needed Win in Syria

    When Boris Yeltsin appointed Vladimir Putin prime minister in 1999, Putin had an approval rating in Russia of 31 percent. About 37 percent of Russians didn’t even know who he was. After a series of mysterious bombings in Moscow, Putin blamed Chechen separatists and promised to flush Chechens down their toilets (his words). Bombing began in...

    Orysia Tracz speaks about varenyky at Ivan Honchar Museum In Kyiv
    Oct02

    Orysia Tracz speaks about varenyky at Ivan Honchar Museum In Kyiv

    KYIV – Orysia Paszczak Tracz, writer, translator and The Ukrainian Weekly columnist, presented an illustrated lecture at the Ivan Honchar Museum in Kyiv on July 28. “Perogies on the Prairies: From Ukrainian village to Canadian mainstream” discussed how the Ukrainian varenyk, brought by the original Ukrainian pioneers to western Canada about 125...

    Russian planes pummel Syria as Putin meets Hollande about Assad, Ukraine
    Oct02

    Russian planes pummel Syria as Putin meets Hollande about Assad, Ukraine

    The presidents of Russia and France, which both started bombing Syria this week, held talks Friday about their military operations as they tried to overcome differences on whether Syrian President Bashar Assad should stay in power. …read more Source: FOX...

    Watch What Putin Does, Not What He Says
    Oct02

    Watch What Putin Does, Not What He Says

    A Kremlin guard opens a door for Russian President Vladimir Putin as he enters a meeting in October. ReutersThe thing about Vladimir Putin is, it really doesn’t matter what he says. When the Russian president took to the tribune at the UN General Assembly earlier this week, he did so amid rampant expectations that he would say something...

    Putin takes Syria spotlight; US coalition wants focus on IS
    Oct02

    Putin takes Syria spotlight; US coalition wants focus on IS

    Russia defends its military action in Syria, sees ‘eye-to-eye’ with US on terrorist targets …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Information Campaign Spreads from Ukraine to Syria
    Oct02

    Russia’s Information Campaign Spreads from Ukraine to Syria

    In Ukraine, the context was that there was no Russian troops in Ukraine. In Syria it has become that there are only airstrikes against the Islamic State. …read more Source: Foreign...

    European Leaders to Discuss Ukraine as Russia Flexes Muscle in Syria
    Oct02

    European Leaders to Discuss Ukraine as Russia Flexes Muscle in Syria

    The summit meeting, aimed at bolstering the peace process in the east Ukraine, will most likely be overshadowed by Russia’s airstrikes. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine and Russia to Meet in Move That Could ‘Signal End of War’
    Oct02

    Ukraine and Russia to Meet in Move That Could ‘Signal End of War’

    Putin and Poroshenko will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande. …read more Source:...

    Russian, Ukrainian Leaders to Hold Talks in Paris
    Oct02

    Russian, Ukrainian Leaders to Hold Talks in Paris

    Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to meet leaders of Ukraine, France and Germany in a revived European push to bring peace to eastern Ukraine.The long-awaited summit in Paris on Friday is being overshadowed by international concerns about Russia’s military intervention… …read more Source:...

    Putin takes Syria spotlight; US coalition wants focus on IS
    Oct02

    Putin takes Syria spotlight; US coalition wants focus on IS

    In the space of a few days, Russian airstrikes in Syria and Putin’s diplomatic maneuvering at the U.N. first raised hopes for a diplomatic breakthrough — then brought fears of a new proxy war with the West. France, firmly opposed to Syrian President Bashar Assad, is targeting Islamic State extremists as part of a U.S.-led coalition. Russia...