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    Syria and Ukraine: Two Fronts in Russia’s War for Influence
    Oct01

    Syria and Ukraine: Two Fronts in Russia’s War for Influence

    Russia’s airstrikes in Syria are in part designed to extract concessions from the West over Ukraine by making Moscow a key player in any attempts by world powers to hammer out a post-conflict settlement in Damascus, some Western officials believe. While the Syrian capital lies 3,000 km (1,800 miles) south of Kyiv, for Russian President...

    Ukraine to Pull Out Small-caliber Weapons From War-torn East
    Oct01

    Ukraine to Pull Out Small-caliber Weapons From War-torn East

    Ukrainian government forces will pull out small-caliber weapons from the war-torn east in two days’ time if the current 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 than 8,000 people dead...

    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...

    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...

    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 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...

    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...