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    White House: Russians ‘Desperate’ to Meet With Obama
    Sep24

    White House: Russians ‘Desperate’ to Meet With Obama

    White House spokesman Josh Earnest suggested during Thursday’s briefing that the Russians were “desperate” for president Vladimir Putin to meet with President Obama next week. Obama and Putin will have a face-to-face meeting in New York at the United Nations General Assembly, amid tensions over Russian aggression in Syria and Ukraine. The...

    Obama, Putin, and Autumn in New York
    Sep24

    Obama, Putin, and Autumn in New York

    Mindaugas Kulbis / AP Vladimir Putin really wants to talk to Barack Obama. Earlier this month, Moscow suggested Russian and U.S. military officials discuss Syria, where Russia recently increased its military presence. Now, the Russian president has asked to meet with his American counterpart while they’re both in New York next week for the...

    Poroshenko Names Russia Main Aggressor In New Military Doctrine
    Sep24

    Poroshenko Names Russia Main Aggressor In New Military Doctrine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has named Russia as the main military threat to Ukraine in a new military doctrine signed on September 24. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama and Putin to Have Another ‘Blunt and Businesslike’ Meeting Next Week
    Sep24

    Obama and Putin to Have Another ‘Blunt and Businesslike’ Meeting Next Week

    President Barack Obama will have a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week during the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. The two leaders have had an icy relationship and will be discussing some of the nations’ contentious issues, with the top agenda item being Ukraine, White House press...

    White House Says Obama and Putin Will Meet Next Week
    Sep24

    White House Says Obama and Putin Will Meet Next Week

    Officials indicated that President Obama agreed to meet in the hopes of using the opportunity to press the Russian leader on Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s new military doctrine names Russia as main aggressor
    Sep24

    Ukraine’s new military doctrine names Russia as main aggressor

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a new military doctrine on Thursday naming Russia as the main military threat to… …read more Source:...

    Russian Organizers Fly Polish Students To Crimea Instead Of St. Petersburg On ‘Educational’ Trip
    Sep24

    Russian Organizers Fly Polish Students To Crimea Instead Of St. Petersburg On ‘Educational’ Trip

    A handful of Polish teens unwittingly fell afoul of Ukrainian law when they were shepherded to Crimea by their hosts after winning Russian culture and literature contests. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU: Russia-Ukraine Talks on Gas Supplies to Resume
    Sep24

    EU: Russia-Ukraine Talks on Gas Supplies to Resume

    Russia and Ukraine will resume talks aimed at trying to clinch a deal guaranteeing that Ukraine will receive shipments of Russian natural gas this winter.The European Union, which is hosting the negotiations, announced Thursday that Russia’s minister for energy and… …read more Source:...

    Kremlin: Obama, Putin to Meet Monday in New York
    Sep24

    Kremlin: Obama, Putin to Meet Monday in New York

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Monday with U.S. President Barack Obama in New York, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday. Peskov told journalists in Russia’s Rostov region that Putin will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and then later in the day with the president. The three leaders are among the many who...

    Obama to meet with Putin at U.N General Assembly, discuss Ukraine and Syria
    Sep24

    Obama to meet with Putin at U.N General Assembly, discuss Ukraine and Syria

    President Obama will meet one-on-one with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the White House has confirmed. It’s not clear exactly when the two leaders will meet, but Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the encounter would happen Monday when Mr. Putin … …read more...