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    Obama says world cannot stand by while Russia violates Ukraine’s sovereignty with impunity
    Sep28

    Obama says world cannot stand by while Russia violates Ukraine’s sovereignty with impunity

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Obama says world cannot stand by while Russia violates Ukraine’s sovereignty with impunity. …read more Source:...

    East Ukraine-Russia Conflict: War In Donbas Costing Kiev $5 Million A Day
    Sep28

    East Ukraine-Russia Conflict: War In Donbas Costing Kiev $5 Million A Day

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the United Nations during a speech Sunday that the war in the east of the country was costing $5 million a day, undermining the country’s sustainable development goals. Poroshenko also talked about the difficult plight of the 1.5 million displaced people inside the country who were forced to leave...

    Ukraine, Russia, and the EU Strike Gas Deal
    Sep28

    Ukraine, Russia, and the EU Strike Gas Deal

    European officials have helped broker a deal between Ukraine and Russia that will guarantee natural gas deliveries this winter. The European Commission announced the agreement: The European Commission, the Russian Federation and Ukraine have agreed on the terms of gas deliveries to Ukraine for the upcoming winter period from the 1st of October...

    What Happened The Last Time Putin Spoke At The United Nations
    Sep28

    What Happened The Last Time Putin Spoke At The United Nations

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to speak at the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, where he is returning to the stage after a decade hiatus. A tremendous amount has changed in the world since his address in 2005, but as a look back on that speech shows, much of Putin’s rhetoric remains the same.Back in 2005, Putin kept it...

    Behind Ukraine’s Front Lines, A Hospital Struggles To Cope
    Sep28

    Behind Ukraine’s Front Lines, A Hospital Struggles To Cope

    Before a cease-fire took hold in eastern Ukraine, a handful of doctors at Mariupol’s Hospital No. 1 faced a flood of patients wounded at the nearby front in the war with Russia-backed rebels. Caught up in an unexpected conflict, the dilapidated hospital is part of an overstretched system plagued by poor equipment, uncertain loyalties, and...

    Reality and Symbolism in Public Affairs
    Sep28

    Reality and Symbolism in Public Affairs

    While the American media was enamored by the charismatic pope’s “historic” visit to the United States (I seem to remember popes have visited before), more important earthly developments occurred. The leaders of the next two most powerful countries in the world (after the United States) did or were scheduled to meet with...

    Russian Media Abuzz with Anticipation of Putin’s UN Speech
    Sep28

    Russian Media Abuzz with Anticipation of Putin’s UN Speech

    Russian media are abuzz with anticipation of President Vladimir Putin’s speech at the UN.Putin is in the United States for the first time since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in March 2014 and threw its support behind separatist rebels in Ukraine. What is more,… …read more Source:...

    Russian media abuzz with anticipation of Putin’s UN speech
    Sep28

    Russian media abuzz with anticipation of Putin’s UN speech

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian media are abuzz with anticipation of President Vladimir Putin’s speech at the UN.Putin is in the United States for the first time since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in March 2014 and threw its support behind separatist rebels in Ukraine. What is more, Russia’s recent military buildup in Syria...

    Putin and Obama to meet face-to-face at UN over Syria, Ukraine
    Sep28

    Putin and Obama to meet face-to-face at UN over Syria, Ukraine

    Face-to-face for the first time in nearly a year, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet today to confront rising tensions over Moscow’s military engagement in Syria, as well as the stubborn crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Obama and Putin to Meet Face-to-Face to Confront Rising Tensions Over Russia’s Military Engagement in Syria, Ukraine
    Sep28

    Obama and Putin to Meet Face-to-Face to Confront Rising Tensions Over Russia’s Military Engagement in Syria, Ukraine

    NEW YORK (AP) — Face-to-face for the first time in nearly a year, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday will confront rising tensions over Moscow’s military engagement in Syria, as well as the stubborn crisis in Ukraine. Underscoring their deep differences, the U.S. and Russia couldn’t even agree on the...