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    Syria air campaign on, Putin may already seek exit strategy
    Oct15

    Syria air campaign on, Putin may already seek exit strategy

    MOSCOW (AP) — With Russia’s air campaign in Syria now in its third week, Vladimir Putin has raised his nation’s global profile and proven its capability to project military power far from its borders. Now the Russian president could already be on the lookout for an exit strategy to prevent his gains from turning into a liability....

    Syria air campaign on, Putin may already seek exit strategy
    Oct15

    Syria air campaign on, Putin may already seek exit strategy

    Putin certainly realizes that some 30 Russian combat jets won’t be able to change the course of the war, and allow Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces to win. Another key task for Putin is bring Moscow and Washington together in a security dialogue, which he hopes would make Russia appear as an equal and eventually lead to improved...

    The World in Quotation Marks
    Oct15

    The World in Quotation Marks

    Pro-Russia protesters in Luhansk, Ukraine Shamil Zhumatov / ReutersAfter visiting Argentina in the 1970s, the novelist V.S. Naipaul reflected on the “colonial mimicry” of Buenos Aires. “Within the imported metropolis there is the structure of a developed society. But men can often appear to be mimicking their functions,” he wrote. “So many words...

    Ukraine Threatens To Sue Russia Over Debt Write-Off
    Oct15

    Ukraine Threatens To Sue Russia Over Debt Write-Off

    Ukraine is threatening to sue Russia if it does not agree to write off part of its debt. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s Syria Gamble
    Oct15

    Putin’s Syria Gamble

    Russia has been left isolated by the West Instead Moscow and Washington are at odds again So Putin is looking for a U.S. alliance over Syria On Sept. 30, the autumn session of Russia’s upper house of parliament was set to open with a grim docket. Next year’s budget had to be slashed and investments frozen if the Russian economy was to...

    Ukraine gives Russia 2 weeks to agree to debt restructuring
    Oct15

    Ukraine gives Russia 2 weeks to agree to debt restructuring

    Ukraine and its international creditors agreed in August to write off 20 percent of Ukraine’s bond holdings, shrinking $19 billion in the country’s sovereign debt to $15.5 billion. Ukraine has contended that the Russian loan, which was extended to then-President Viktor Yanukovych in 2013 a few months before he fled the country, was a...

    Ukraine gives Russia 2 weeks to agree to debt restructuring
    Oct15

    Ukraine gives Russia 2 weeks to agree to debt restructuring

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine on Thursday gave Russia two weeks to accept to write off part of its loans to the country, as other international creditors have agreed to do, opening a new front in the show-down between the countries…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine gives Russia 2 weeks to agree to debt restructuring
    Oct15

    Ukraine gives Russia 2 weeks to agree to debt restructuring

    Ukraine on Thursday gave Russia two weeks to accept to write off part of its loans to the country, as other international creditors have agreed to do, opening a new front in the show-down between the countries. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine Gives Russia 2 Weeks to Agree to Debt Restructuring
    Oct15

    Ukraine Gives Russia 2 Weeks to Agree to Debt Restructuring

    Ukraine’s prime minister has given Russia two weeks to agree to a restructuring deal for a $3 billion loan or face a lawsuit.Arseny Yatsenyuk was quoted by Russian news agencies as saying Thursday that all Ukrainian bondholders on Wednesday agreed on the previously… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine gives Russia 2 weeks to agree to debt restructuring
    Oct15

    Ukraine gives Russia 2 weeks to agree to debt restructuring

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister has given Russia two weeks to agree to a restructuring deal for a $3 billion loan or face a lawsuit.Arseny Yatsenyuk was quoted by Russian news agencies as saying Thursday that all Ukrainian bondholders on Wednesday agreed on the previously announced restructuring deal while a Russian representative...