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    EU’s Russia Envoy: Relations Past Worst Phase
    Sep29

    EU’s Russia Envoy: Relations Past Worst Phase

    Relations between Russia and the European Union have entered a “more hopeful phase” with a firmer ceasefire in eastern Ukraine suggesting the worst is over, Vygaudas Usackas, the European Union’s envoy to Russia, said on Monday. “I’m more hopeful than I was before, [than] last month,” Usackas, the head of the...

    Russia Bans Ukrainian Flights
    Sep29

    Russia Bans Ukrainian Flights

    Russia bans Ukrainian airline flights, mirroring Kiev’s move …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia bans Ukrainian airline flights, mirroring Kiev’s move
    Sep29

    Russia bans Ukrainian airline flights, mirroring Kiev’s move

    Russia’s transportation ministry is banning Ukrainian airlines from flying to Russia, a measure taken in response to Ukraine’s ban last week on Russian flights. …read more Source: FOX...

    Obama, Putin meeting under way on sidelines of UN summit; Syria, Ukraine on agenda
    Sep29

    Obama, Putin meeting under way on sidelines of UN summit; Syria, Ukraine on agenda

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Obama, Putin meeting under way on sidelines of UN summit; Syria, Ukraine on agenda. …read more Source:...

    Obama, Putin Clash Over Syria, Ukraine In Dueling UN Speeches
    Sep29

    Obama, Putin Clash Over Syria, Ukraine In Dueling UN Speeches

    They may have clinked wine glasses, but the pleasantries were spare between U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the UN General Assembly in New York. In their speeches before the UN General Assembly on September 28, the two leaders traded criticism over the ongoing conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, accusing one...

    Five things to watch for in tonight’s federal leaders’ debate on foreign affairs
    Sep29

    Five things to watch for in tonight’s federal leaders’ debate on foreign affairs

    OTTAWA — The leaders of the three main political parties will be on the same stage tonight to debate foreign affairs. The debate lands as the conflict in Syria, the fight against the so-called Islamic State and a multinational free trade agreement have focused campaign attention on international affairs. Here are five things to watch for in...

    Netherlands Faces Surprise Ukraine Pact Referendum After Petition
    Sep28

    Netherlands Faces Surprise Ukraine Pact Referendum After Petition

    Anti-EU campaigners are using a pact with Ukraine to question the Netherlands position in Europe. …read more Source:...

    Here’s an intense toast between Obama and Putin in New York
    Sep28

    Here’s an intense toast between Obama and Putin in New York

    US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin were both in New York City on Monday to address the annual United Nations General Assembly. And the two world leaders shared a Monday lunch together at UN headquarters — including a seemingly intense toast. The luncheon followed both presidents’ competing speeches before the...

    UN General Assembly 2015: Syria Refugee Crisis Dominates Speeches By Putin, Obama, Hollande, But Will Syrians See Real Change?
    Sep28

    UN General Assembly 2015: Syria Refugee Crisis Dominates Speeches By Putin, Obama, Hollande, But Will Syrians See Real Change?

    Out of all the issues raging in the world, including conflict in Ukraine, problems of climate change mounting, and a Chinese economic slowdown still affecting international markets, one topic of discussion at the 70th United Nations that kept recurring was the war in Syria and the resulting refugee crisis in Europe. …read more Source:...

    Russian protesters decry war in Ukraine, several detained
    Sep28

    Russian protesters decry war in Ukraine, several detained

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — About 200 people have held an anti-war demonstration in St. Petersburg, while about 30 people joined a similar march in Moscow to call for Russia to withdraw its troops from Ukraine and stay out of the fighting in Syria. …read more Source: CNS...