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    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...

    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...

    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:...

    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:...

    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...

    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:...

    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...

    NATO chief urges Russia to be constructive in Syria, sees hope for Ukraine peace
    Sep30

    NATO chief urges Russia to be constructive in Syria, sees hope for Ukraine peace

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is calling on Russia to play a constructive role in restoring peace in war-ravaged Syria. …read more Source: Global...

    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...

    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...