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    U.S. worried about Russia moving fighter jets to Syria – aircraft pose a threat to coalition forces it acknowledges
    Sep19

    U.S. worried about Russia moving fighter jets to Syria – aircraft pose a threat to coalition forces it acknowledges

    The United States is disturbed by Russia’s movement of tactical aircraft to Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday, acknowledging that the jets could pose a threat to American and allied military forces, the Associated Press writes. Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: U.S. officials say Russia moved a small...

    Putin Gives Go-Ahead To Belarus Airbase Plan
    Sep19

    Putin Gives Go-Ahead To Belarus Airbase Plan

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has backed the establishment of an airbase in neighboring Belarus, the latest move by Moscow to project its military power abroad. Saturday’s announcement, which comes at a time of tension with the West over Russian involvement in Ukraine and Syria, may also signal the Kremlin’s interest in keeping...

    Report from Croatia: ‘They Don’t Know Where They’re Going, or Where They Might End Up’
    Sep19

    Report from Croatia: ‘They Don’t Know Where They’re Going, or Where They Might End Up’

    Croatia has closed its borders with Serbia. Not even native Croatians are allowed entry. I’m in Serbia now. For the past four days, I’ve been traveling along the border of southern Europe. Now, all I want to do is to return to Germany. But there’s a problem; I left my car in Croatia on my way over here. I have to find a way back...

    Putin and Berlusconi under fire for Crimea wine tasting
    Sep19

    Putin and Berlusconi under fire for Crimea wine tasting

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine has launched a criminal probe into wine-tasting by Russian President Vladimir Putin and ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi after they allegedly quaffed a $100,000 bottle of centuries-old wine in Crimea, prosecutors said Saturday.The Kremlin strongman and the disgraced billionaire reportedly cracked open a bottle of...

    Russians with Western ties increasingly branded ‘traitors’
    Sep19

    Russians with Western ties increasingly branded ‘traitors’

    MOSCOW (AP) — When Gennady Kravtsov sent a cover letter to a Swedish company, he reasoned that, even if a job didn’t come of it, he at least would know whether his engineering skills were valued outside Russia.Instead, he found himself charged with treason and facing a possible 15 years in prison.Kravtsov worked for Russia’s GRU...

    Russians with Western ties increasingly branded ‘traitors’
    Sep19

    Russians with Western ties increasingly branded ‘traitors’

    The Russian government increasingly has portrayed any cooperation with foreign companies or nationals as a potential security threat, a throwback to Soviet times when any interaction with foreigners aroused suspicion. The eclectic group of Russians charged with treason this year includes a mother of seven, a Sochi traffic controller, a Black Sea...

    Russia steps up campaign to brand people with Western ties as ‘traitors’ amid Ukraine conflict
    Sep19

    Russia steps up campaign to brand people with Western ties as ‘traitors’ amid Ukraine conflict

    When Gennady Kravtsov sent a cover letter to a Swedish company, he reasoned that, even if a job didn’t come of it, he at least would know whether his engineering skills were valued outside Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russians With Western Ties Increasingly Branded ‘Traitors’
    Sep19

    Russians With Western Ties Increasingly Branded ‘Traitors’

    Russia steps up campaign to brand people with Western ties as ‘traitors’ amid Ukraine conflict …read more Source: ABC...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: U.S. Judge Tosses Tymoshenko Lawsuit
    Sep19

    World Briefing: Ukraine: U.S. Judge Tosses Tymoshenko Lawsuit

    A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday dismissed a civil lawsuit filed by Yulia V. Tymoshenko, the former Ukrainian prime minister and presidential candidate. …read more Source: The New York...

    U.S. Court Dismisses Ex-Ukrainian Leader’s Suit Against Political Foes
    Sep19

    U.S. Court Dismisses Ex-Ukrainian Leader’s Suit Against Political Foes

    A U.S. court judge dismissed a lawsuit by former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko accusing her political opponents of running a U.S.-based racketeering enterprise that led to her imprisonment. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...