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    Kerry heads to Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks
    Dec14

    Kerry heads to Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks

    PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia for talks aimed at narrowing gaps with Russian leaders over a political transition to end Syria’s civil war and restoring stability in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Kerry heads to Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks
    Dec14

    Kerry heads to Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia for talks aimed at narrowing gaps with Russian leaders over a political transition to end Syria’s civil war and restoring stability in eastern Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Kerry heads to Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks
    Dec14

    Kerry heads to Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks

    PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia for talks aimed at narrowing gaps with Russian leaders over a political transition to end Syria’s civil war and restoring stability in eastern Ukraine. After spending last week at climate talks outside the French capital, Kerry leaves Paris on Monday for Moscow, where he...

    Baltics Reduce Energy Dependence On Moscow
    Dec14

    Baltics Reduce Energy Dependence On Moscow

    Top officials from the Baltic states — Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania — as well as Polish and Swedish officials are inaugurating two electrical links binding Lithuania with the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Set To Extend Sanctions Against Russia By Another Six Months
    Dec14

    EU Set To Extend Sanctions Against Russia By Another Six Months

    A senior EU official has told RFE/RL that the European Union is set to officially extend economic sanctions against Russia by another six months when EU ambassadors meet on December 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Deadlock
    Dec14

    Deadlock

    In the midst of an unraveling international order, the Russian system of personalized power, an obsolete construct that has lost the ability to modernize itself, somehow manages to fight on. In its struggle for survival it pursues a strategy of simultaneously being “with the West, inside the West, and against the West.” Having previously...

    Kerry Heads to Moscow for Tough Syria, Ukraine Talks
    Dec14

    Kerry Heads to Moscow for Tough Syria, Ukraine Talks

    Kerry heads to Moscow for tough talks on Syria and Ukraine with Russia’s Putin …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine To Try In Absentia Self-Appointed ‘President Of Southeastern Ukraine’
    Dec14

    Ukraine To Try In Absentia Self-Appointed ‘President Of Southeastern Ukraine’

    Ukrainian officials say that a man who has proclaimed himself to be “president of Southeastern Ukraine” will be tried in absentia in Ukraine’s eastern city of Kharkiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Prime Minister of Ukraine was crotch-lifted from his podium in an epic parliamentary brawl
    Dec14

    The Prime Minister of Ukraine was crotch-lifted from his podium in an epic parliamentary brawl

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk was pulled from his podium during Friday’s parliamentary proceedings and hoisted up by his crotch by a member of an opposition faction. This prompted a very physical brawl that would last for several minutes as more and more lawmakers got involved in the scuffle. On Friday Yatseniuk was defending...

    Russia Military Spending 2016: Navy, Air Force To Modernize, Expand, Kremlin Says
    Dec14

    Russia Military Spending 2016: Navy, Air Force To Modernize, Expand, Kremlin Says

    The Kremlin announced Monday it would purchase 200 planes and helicopters as well as up to 30 ships and submarines annually to modernize its armed forces, amid high tensions between Ankara and Moscow following a Russian destroyer firing warning shots at a Turkish ship in the Aegean Sea over the weekend. The announcement comes as Russia’s...