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    Russian lawmakers to consider giving OK to use troops abroad
    Sep30

    Russian lawmakers to consider giving OK to use troops abroad

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news agencies are quoting the chairwoman of Russia’s upper chamber of parliament as saying that lawmakers will consider the Kremlin’s request to use its army abroad.President Vladimir Putin has to request a parliamentary approval for any use of Russian troops abroad, according to the Russian constitution. The...

    Russian lawmakers to consider giving OK to use troops abroad
    Sep30

    Russian lawmakers to consider giving OK to use troops abroad

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news agencies are quoting the chairwoman of Russia’s upper chamber of parliament as saying that lawmakers will consider the Kremlin’s request to use its army abroad. President Vladimir Putin has to request a parliamentary approval for any use of Russian troops abroad, according to the Russian constitution. The...

    3 Reasons America Is Totally Paranoid Despite Being the Only Superpower on Earth
    Sep30

    3 Reasons America Is Totally Paranoid Despite Being the Only Superpower on Earth

    Boogiemen lurk around every corner, as do high crimes and dark conspiracies. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.Given the cluttered landscape of the last 14 years, can you even faintly remember the moment when the Berlin Wall came down, the Cold War ended in a stunned...

    Can Russia make a difference in Syria’s war?
    Sep30

    Can Russia make a difference in Syria’s war?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: We are going to turn to our next segment, which is talking to two guests about what is going on in Syria and the Russian involvement. And I’m just going to preface that by saying, as we have been reporting, last month, Russia started to beef up its military support to the regime in Syria. It started sending supplies and...

    Leaders see Islamic State fight as long slog
    Sep30

    Leaders see Islamic State fight as long slog

    JUDY WOODRUFF: And with that, let’s turn back to our correspondent, chief foreign affairs correspondent, Margaret Warner, at the United Nations. Margaret, apologies. We lost you a few minutes ago. We were talking about that session this morning, the anti-ISIS session that was held at the U.N. How did you read that meeting? MARGARET WARNER:...

    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...

    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...

    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, Russian-Backed Rebels Agree To Withdraw Weapons
    Sep30

    Ukraine, Russian-Backed Rebels Agree To Withdraw Weapons

    Representatives of Russia, Ukraine, and Europe reached a long-awaited agreement on the withdrawal of tanks and other weapons from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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:...