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    Russian, Ukrainian Leaders to Hold Talks in Paris
    Oct02

    Russian, Ukrainian Leaders to Hold Talks in Paris

    Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France, Germany meet in Paris to make progress on Ukraine peace …read more Source: ABC...

    Russian, Ukrainian leaders to hold talks in Paris
    Oct02

    Russian, Ukrainian leaders to hold talks in Paris

    PARIS (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to meet leaders of Ukraine, France and Germany in a revived European push to bring peace to… …read more Source:...

    Putin Unleashed
    Oct02

    Putin Unleashed

    By any objective measure, Russia has made a strategic decision to challenge America for dominance in the Middle East. Despite depressed global oil prices and economic sanctions intended to curb his Ukraine adventurism, Vladimir Putin is pursuing an undisguised effort to expand Moscow’s military power, political heft, and economic influence...

    Analysts: Russia Has Ambitions Beyond Helping Assad
    Oct02

    Analysts: Russia Has Ambitions Beyond Helping Assad

    Russia’s move to deepen its involvement in the Syrian conflict may have more to do with a long-term strategy of widening its influence than its stated goal of helping the Assad regime fight militants, say analysts studying the crisis. “The Russians are interested in several things in Syria,” said Christopher Kozak of the Institute for the...

    Jean Chretien says Canada should welcome ‘clear-minded’ Putin’s help in Syria
    Oct02

    Jean Chretien says Canada should welcome ‘clear-minded’ Putin’s help in Syria

    VANCOUVER – Canada should welcome Russian President Vladimir Putin’s offers to help fight the Islamic State in Syria, says Jean Chretien.The former Liberal prime minister said Putin’s involvement in the Middle Eastern conflict may spark controversy but that the West would do well to accept the support.”If Putin wants to...

    “Deconflicting” the airspace over Syria – new rules will guide RCAF and other coalition air forces
    Oct02

    “Deconflicting” the airspace over Syria – new rules will guide RCAF and other coalition air forces

    Now that Russian warplanes are flying bombing missions over Syria, Pentagon officials and their Russian counterparts have opened the lines of communication that had been shut down for the last 18 months. The U.S. and Russia are in talks about “deconfliction” – or as U.S. officials explain – putting protocols in place “to avoid any possible...

    Quartet Of Leaders To Hold Ukraine Peace Talks October 2
    Oct02

    Quartet Of Leaders To Hold Ukraine Peace Talks October 2

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine meet in Paris October 2 to try to consolidate a fragile peace in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    As Russia enters Syria’s war, Ukrainians ask what it means for theirs (+video)
    Oct02

    As Russia enters Syria’s war, Ukrainians ask what it means for theirs (+video)

    Moscow has shifted its foreign policy gaze to the defense of Syria’s regime amid a lull in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Some worry that the US could downplay Ukraine’s plight in order to cooperate with Russia in Syria. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    The Latest: Somalia urges ‘Marshall Plan’ for reconstruction
    Oct02

    The Latest: Somalia urges ‘Marshall Plan’ for reconstruction

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest developments from the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, where world leaders are grappling with a multitude of global crises, including the fight against terrorism — the Islamic State in particular — and easing the refugee crisis in the Middle East and North Africa (all times local): ___ 6:45...

    The Consequences of Russia’s Bombing Campaign in Syria
    Oct02

    The Consequences of Russia’s Bombing Campaign in Syria

    Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the United States has worked to isolate Russia from the Middle East. Now, in 2015 and five years into a devastating civil war in Syria, Russia has not only entered the most intractable situation in the Middle East, but also attacked the situation with indiscriminate authority. Under the guise of fighting...