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    Syria and Ukraine: two fronts in Russian war for influence
    Oct01

    Syria and Ukraine: two fronts in Russian war for influence

    By Robin Emmott and Phil Stewart BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia’s air strikes in Syria are in part designed to extract concessions… …read more Source:...

    Russian Investment Slows Amid Economic Uncertainty, Military Action In Ukraine And Syria
    Oct01

    Russian Investment Slows Amid Economic Uncertainty, Military Action In Ukraine And Syria

    As Russian airstrikes in Syria continued Thursday, investors in Russia put a hold on their plans as uncertainty over the ruble, low oil prices and sanctions continued. While capital investment has declined in Russia this year, corporate profits have risen. But many businesses were still unwilling to invest, Bloomberg reported. …read more...

    Putin in Syria Is Just Like Putin in Ukraine
    Oct01

    Putin in Syria Is Just Like Putin in Ukraine

    Russia is fighting its new war using the same tricks as in the last. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to pull out small-caliber weapons from war-torn east
    Oct01

    Ukraine to pull out small-caliber weapons from war-torn east

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) – Ukrainian government forces will pull out small-caliber weapons from the war-torn east in two days’ time if the cease-fire holds, the defense minister said on Thursday. A military conflict between government forces and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has been raging since April 2014, leaving more...

    Ukraine-Russia Conflict 2015: US To Send Radar Technology To Ukrainian Military
    Oct01

    Ukraine-Russia Conflict 2015: US To Send Radar Technology To Ukrainian Military

    U.S. President Barack Obama authorized a deal to send $20 million in radar technology to Ukraine, Business Insider reported Wednesday. The Pentagon had been discussing the radar for months, and it wasn’t until after a high-profile meeting between Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin that Obama decided to finalize the deal. …read...

    Ukraine to pull out small-caliber weapons from war-torn east after rebels agree to deal
    Oct01

    Ukraine to pull out small-caliber weapons from war-torn east after rebels agree to deal

    Ukrainian government forces will pull out small-caliber weapons from the war-torn east in two days’ time if the cease-fire holds, the defense minister said on Thursday. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine to Pull out Small-Caliber Weapons From War-Torn East
    Oct01

    Ukraine to Pull out Small-Caliber Weapons From War-Torn East

    Ukraine to pull out small-caliber weapons from war-torn east after rebels agree to deal …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin Takes on Syria
    Oct01

    Putin Takes on Syria

    In Vladimir Putin’s world, it is only a short flight from Ukraine to Syria, and in both war-torn countries his message is the same: Russia is back, and without its full participation, no solution to either crisis is possible. That much was clear on Sept. 30, when Russia began carrying out air strikes in Syria, dropping bombs on the...

    Ukraine Ready To Pull Small-Caliber Weapons Out Of East
    Oct01

    Ukraine Ready To Pull Small-Caliber Weapons Out Of East

    The Ukrainian government says it will pull out small-caliber weapons from the war-torn east in two days’ time if the cease-fire holds. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    House to vote on defense bill that Obama threatens to veto
    Oct01

    House to vote on defense bill that Obama threatens to veto

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The defense policy bill is one of the few bipartisan measures in Congress that has readily become law for more than a half-century. Not so fast this year, as President Barack Obama threatens to veto the bill moving through the House amid a bitter dispute about government spending.The argument is whether Congress should break...