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    Ukraine, Rebels Agree to Broaden Weapons Withdrawal
    Sep30

    Ukraine, Rebels Agree to Broaden Weapons Withdrawal

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to extend a pull-back of weapons in east Ukraine to include tanks and smaller weapons systems, the OSCE’s representative at peace talks, Martin Sajdik, said on Tuesday. The deal was agreed during further talks in Minsk, Belarus, on the ceasefire, whose implementation has faced regular setbacks...

    View from Moscow: Syria Move Aimed at Ending International Isolation
    Sep30

    View from Moscow: Syria Move Aimed at Ending International Isolation

    Russia’s official media have been parsing Monday’s meeting between the American and Russian presidents in New York in detail, discussing everything from who initiated it (Moscow claims it was Washington, despite the fact that the White House denied this), to who clinked – or didn’t clink -glasses with whom at U.N. Secretary...

    Ukraine calls Russia’s anti-terrorism proposal ‘hard to believe’
    Sep30

    Ukraine calls Russia’s anti-terrorism proposal ‘hard to believe’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has derided Russia’s call for the creation of an international anti-terrorism coalition, saying the Russians inspire terrorism on their own doorstep and back “puppet governments.” …read more Source:...

    Negotiators Reach Deal on Weapons Withdrawal in East Ukraine
    Sep30

    Negotiators Reach Deal on Weapons Withdrawal in East Ukraine

    Representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe reached a long-awaited agreement late Tuesday on the withdrawal of tanks and other weapons from the frontline in eastern Ukraine.”This is a document that opens a path to peace, a… …read more Source:...

    Is The Thucydides Trap for the U.S. and China? A Response to Graham Allison
    Sep30

    Is The Thucydides Trap for the U.S. and China? A Response to Graham Allison

    This week the Atlantic Magazine published “The Thucydides Trap: Are the U.S. and China Headed for War?” by Graham Allison, who is one of the more thoughtful geopolitical theorists of the last half century. His classes at Harvard come with a waiting list. His books are required reading for anybody interested in foreign policy and he...

    Ukraine calls for UN to restrain Russian veto
    Sep30

    Ukraine calls for UN to restrain Russian veto

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko joined called for reforms to rein in the use of vetoes by the UN Security Council’s five permanent members. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Amid Putin’s Moves in Syria, Poroshenko Tries to Divert U.N. Attention Back to Ukraine
    Sep30

    Amid Putin’s Moves in Syria, Poroshenko Tries to Divert U.N. Attention Back to Ukraine

    Addressing the U.N. on Tuesday, Poroshenko pulled no punches on Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Obama criticizes Russia, Putin for ‘aggression’ during statement to U.N.
    Sep29

    Obama criticizes Russia, Putin for ‘aggression’ during statement to U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama called on the world Monday to give priority to diplomacy and international law over the use of force to resolve conflicts and disputes, and he lambasted Russia for its “aggression” against Ukraine and its help in keeping embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad in power. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine
    Sep29

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe reached a long-awaited agreement late Tuesday on the withdrawal of tanks and other weapons from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. To lay the groundwork for that meeting, their foreign ministers met in Berlin on Sept. 12 and...

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine
    Sep29

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) – Representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have reached a long-awaited agreement on the withdrawal of weapons of less than 100 mm caliber from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. The deal supplements a broad agreement signed in February aimed at … …read more...