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    The feud between Russia and Turkey has resurfaced at sea
    Dec15

    The feud between Russia and Turkey has resurfaced at sea

    REUTERS/Umit BektasThe nearly month-long feud between Russia and Turkey reached a new battlefield over the weekend: the sea. A Russian warship fired warning shots at a Turkish fishing boat in the Aegean Sea, ostensibly to avoid a possible collision. The Russian Defense Ministry said the boat came within 1,600 feet of the Smetlivy destroyer, one...

    Kerry in Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks with Putin
    Dec15

    Kerry in Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks with Putin

    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 restive eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Serbia Takes Step Toward EU Membership
    Dec15

    Serbia Takes Step Toward EU Membership

    Serbia has taken an “irreversible” step towards European Union membership, with the first two chapters of accession talks between the bloc and the former Yugoslav nation opening in Brussels. Analysts say the opening of EU talks Tuesday is a reward for Belgrade’s cooperation in normalizing bilateral relations with Kosovo and handing over...

    Kerry in Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks with Putin
    Dec15

    Kerry in Moscow for tough Syria, Ukraine talks with Putin

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Russia to try and narrow gaps with Russian leaders over a political transition to end Syria’s civil war and restore stability in eastern Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Italy Delays E.U.’s Renewal of Sanctions Against Russia
    Dec15

    Italy Delays E.U.’s Renewal of Sanctions Against Russia

    The failure to continue the sanctions for another six months indicates cracks in the bloc’s stance against Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    John Kerry to meet Putin for tough talks on Syria and Ukraine
    Dec15

    John Kerry to meet Putin for tough talks on Syria and Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is on his way to Moscow for his second trip to Russia this year. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Newsmakers: The very worst of 2015
    Dec14

    Newsmakers: The very worst of 2015

    ENTERTAINMENT TV and movies are supposed to bring joy. Jaime Weinman highlights some entertainment that proved to be let-downs and troubled. (Everett Collection) ‘Sesame Street’ It was launched as a populist kids’ show, set in the inner city and aimed at children who didn’t have a lot of money. Now it’s moving to HBO, the...

    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 to try and narrow gaps with Russian leaders over a political transition to… …read more Source:...

    The Ugly State of Russia’s Economy
    Dec14

    The Ugly State of Russia’s Economy

    MOSCOW – Russia’s economy is faring poorly as the New Year approaches. Gross domestic product has swung back to a level last seen in the first of 2008 and the economy has essentially stagnated over the last seven years. The reason for the problem that officials most frequently cite, and that President Vladimir Putin mentioned in his...

    Kerry to Focus on Syria, Ukraine During Russia Trip
    Dec14

    Kerry to Focus on Syria, Ukraine During Russia Trip

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will use a visit to Russia to frame the next meeting of the International Syria Support Group, which is expected to take place Friday in New York, a senior State Department official said. The official said Kerry also will discuss efforts to get full implementation of the Minsk agreement, which includes a...