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    Putin, Obama Meeting: As War Rages In Syria And Ukraine, World Leaders To Discuss Military Campaigns
    Sep24

    Putin, Obama Meeting: As War Rages In Syria And Ukraine, World Leaders To Discuss Military Campaigns

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama Monday, according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov. The two leaders have had cool relations throughout their terms in office, but Russia’s recent military involvement in Ukraine and Syria has prompted U.S. concerns. …read more Source: International Business...

    Obama To Meet Putin Next Week
    Sep24

    Obama To Meet Putin Next Week

    A Kremlin spokesman has said that Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama on September 28 during his visit to the United Nations in New York. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    5 steps to help Ukraine, end the crisis and restore some stability in Eastern Europe
    Sep24

    5 steps to help Ukraine, end the crisis and restore some stability in Eastern Europe

    Beginning with Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in early 2014, Russia has continued to destabilize Ukraine by fomenting rebellion and spreading the conflict into other regions of the country. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Russia Fears Prompt Poland To Acquire 104 Military Radars
    Sep24

    Russia Fears Prompt Poland To Acquire 104 Military Radars

    Amid continued tensions over Russia’s involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Poland’s defense ministry has put forth a tender to acquire 104 new reconnaissance radars, Defense News reported. Poland’s announcement late Wednesday comes the same day as reports revealed that Russia was constructing a second large military...

    Russian Opposition Deputy Expelled From Regional Assembly
    Sep24

    Russian Opposition Deputy Expelled From Regional Assembly

    A lawmaker in Russia’s northwestern Pskov region known for his relentless criticism of the Kremlin has been expelled from the local legislature, a move denounced by the opposition as politically motivated. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin hopes to steal UN show with Syria-focused speech
    Sep24

    Putin hopes to steal UN show with Syria-focused speech

    MOSCOW (AP) — With dozens of Russian combat jets and helicopter gunships lined up at an air base in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready for a big-time show at the United Nations General Assembly.Observers expect the Russian leader to call for stronger U.N.-sanctioned global action against the Islamic State group and possibly announce...

    What is Vladimir Putin going to tell the UN?
    Sep24

    What is Vladimir Putin going to tell the UN?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu (R) take part in celebrations for Navy Day in Baltiysk, Kaliningrad region, Russia, July 26, 2015. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Ria Novosti/Reuters) MOSCOW — With dozens of Russian combat jets and helicopter gunships lined up at an air base in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin...

    Russia urged to explain Syria plans as diplomatic pressure mounts
    Sep24

    Russia urged to explain Syria plans as diplomatic pressure mounts

    Paris (AFP) – Russia faced mounting calls Thursday to explain its intentions in the Syrian conflict as European diplomats met after Germany’s leader said President Bashar al-Assad should be involved in any peace talks.Europe’s migrant crisis has given fresh impetus to efforts to end Syria’s brutal four-year conflict and...

    Putin hopes to steal UN show with Syria-focused speech
    Sep24

    Putin hopes to steal UN show with Syria-focused speech

    MOSCOW (AP) — With dozens of Russian combat jets and helicopter gunships lined up at an air base in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready for a big-time show at the United Nations General Assembly. “Syria and the Middle East in general are the problems that attract global attention, and we raise our status by returning there as...

    Why Putin is prepared to fight for Ukraine
    Sep24

    Why Putin is prepared to fight for Ukraine

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Now: another addition to the NewsHour Bookshelf. In March of 2014, Russia annexed the Ukrainian territory of Crimea. In the last year-and-a-half, Russia also has encouraged and supported militarily separatists in Eastern Ukraine. The motivations behind these actions, as well as the response of the West, particularly the United...