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    Smaller-weapons pullback begins in Ukraine
    Oct03

    Smaller-weapons pullback begins in Ukraine

    SCHASTYE, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist rebels and Ukrainian forces have begun pulling back smaller-caliber weapons from the front line, a step toward de-escalating a war that has killed more than 8,000 people. Under an agreement reached week, tanks, artillery pieces and mortars with a caliber of less than 120 millimeters are to be pulled back at...

    Ukraine, rebels begin pulling back smaller-caliber weapons
    Oct03

    Ukraine, rebels begin pulling back smaller-caliber weapons

    Separatist rebels and Ukrainian forces have begun pulling back smaller-caliber weapons from the front line, a step toward de-escalating a war that has killed more than 8,000 people. …read more Source: FOX...

    Smaller-weapons pullback begins in Ukraine
    Oct03

    Smaller-weapons pullback begins in Ukraine

    SCHASTYE, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist rebels and Ukrainian forces have begun pulling back smaller-caliber weapons from the front line, a step toward… …read more Source:...

    Smaller-Weapons Pullback Begins in Ukraine
    Oct03

    Smaller-Weapons Pullback Begins in Ukraine

    Ukraine, rebels begin pulling back smaller-caliber weapons …read more Source: ABC...

    Maps Are The Ammo In The Information Wars Over Russia’s Military Campaign In Syria
    Oct03

    Maps Are The Ammo In The Information Wars Over Russia’s Military Campaign In Syria

    As Russian jets strike Syria for a third day, the information war about which groups Moscow is targeting and why fiercely continues.Russia says it is bombing the Islamic State and various other “associated terrorist groups,” which it declines to name. When Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was asked to explain who Moscow is...

    Kyiv, Rebels Expected To Start Pulling Back Small-Caliber Weapons
    Oct03

    Kyiv, Rebels Expected To Start Pulling Back Small-Caliber Weapons

    Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels are due to begin withdrawing small-caliber weapons from the front lines in the east of the country on October 3. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nine Ways Russia, Ukraine Went From Friends to Enemies
    Oct03

    Nine Ways Russia, Ukraine Went From Friends to Enemies

    Russia’s banning of all commercial Ukrainian flights in its airspace was the latest tit-for-tat exchange between the countries. …read more Source:...

    Britain: Only 5 Percent of Russian Airstrikes Targeting IS
    Oct03

    Britain: Only 5 Percent of Russian Airstrikes Targeting IS

    Only 5 percent of Russia’s airstrikes in Syria have targeted Islamic State extremists, Britain’s defense chief said Saturday, as Moscow’s four-day-old aerial bombing campaign continues despite Western concerns. In an interview with the Sun newspaper, British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said most of the Russian bombs have...

    Tense Paris Meeting Underscores Divide Over Syria
    Oct03

    Tense Paris Meeting Underscores Divide Over Syria

    They shook hands at the Elysee presidential Palace and sipped coffee in the sun, but the tense faces of French President Francois Hollande and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin underscore a widening chasm between the West and Moscow over Syria. Talks between the two leaders on the Syrian conflict were not even supposed to be part of the...

    Germany marks 25 years of unity, facing new challenges
    Oct03

    Germany marks 25 years of unity, facing new challenges

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany marks a quarter-century as a reunited nation on Saturday, with two leaders from the formerly communist east heading a country that increasingly asserts itself as Europe’s political heavyweight — and now faces a new challenge in a refugee influx that will demand deep reserves of resourcefulness and patience.West and...