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    Putin’s Strong Move in Syria
    Sep12

    Putin’s Strong Move in Syria

    When Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted that he was moving military assets to Syria last week, it appears that the Obama Administration was caught completely flat-footed.Secretary of State John Kerry spoke on the phone with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov twice in four days this week to express his concerns, but Lavrov apparently...

    Ally of Slain Russian Politician Takes on Kremlin
    Sep12

    Ally of Slain Russian Politician Takes on Kremlin

    Six months after opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was shot dead outside the Kremlin in an unsolved contract killing, one of his closest allies is trying to take on Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party in regional elections this Sunday. A veteran activist at just 32, Ilya Yashin, a prominent figure in the People’s Freedom Party or...

    What Nazi Propaganda Can Teach Us about ISIS
    Sep11

    What Nazi Propaganda Can Teach Us about ISIS

    In 1924, Adolf Hitler described propaganda as “a terrible weapon in the hands of an expert.” For two decades, the Nazis showed the world what a devastating weapon it could be. They won over millions of Germans to their extremist goals in a democracy by branding their movement with powerful symbols and images of their leader, engaging...

    Putin and Berlusconi Take Their Bromance to Crimea
    Sep11

    Putin and Berlusconi Take Their Bromance to Crimea

    The influential friendship, featuring the ex-KGB officer Putin and the “bunga bunga” sex party hosting Berlusconi, has often turned towards the comical. …read more Source: Foreign...

    DoD: Russian Military Activity in Syria a ‘Military Build-up’
    Sep11

    DoD: Russian Military Activity in Syria a ‘Military Build-up’

    DoD officials are now calling the Russian military activity in Syria a military build-up, comparing it to Russian activity last year in Crimea. …read more Source:...

    We just got the clearest sign yet that Russia doesn’t really care about fighting ISIS in Syria
    Sep11

    We just got the clearest sign yet that Russia doesn’t really care about fighting ISIS in Syria

    Moscow will reportedly provide Russian troops in Syria with an advanced anti-aircraft missile system as part of its military support for Syrian president Bashar Assad. “This system is the advanced version used by Russia and it’s meant to be operated by Russians in Syria,” a Western diplomat who is regularly briefed on U.S.,...

    Russian military in Syria ‘dangerous,’ but Canada won’t send troops: Harper
    Sep11

    Russian military in Syria ‘dangerous,’ but Canada won’t send troops: Harper

    OTTAWA — Stephen Harper condemned Russia’s increased military involvement in Syria as “dangerous” Friday — but also reiterated his promise to keep Canadian conventional combat troops out of the war-torn region. Harper says the buildup of equipment and manpower, in an apparent bid to prop up the regime of Syrian President Bashar...

    Ukraine says sealing border with Russia condition for peace
    Sep11

    Ukraine says sealing border with Russia condition for peace

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the withdrawal of Russian forces from the east and the sealing of the nation’s border with Russia are key conditions for peace in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    How to say hello in 12 countries around the world
    Sep11

    How to say hello in 12 countries around the world

    Knowing how to greet someone when visiting another country can help you avoid an awkward encounter. From bowing in Japan to kissing on the cheek three times in the Ukraine, here is how you say hello in 12 countries around the world. France: Kiss on each cheek The common greeting in France is kissing on the cheek. Typically, it will be two kisses...

    Want to defeat Islamic State – then arm Syria, says Russia
    Sep11

    Want to defeat Islamic State – then arm Syria, says Russia

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday called on world powers to help arm the Syrian army, describing it as the most efficient force against the Islamic State group, the Associated Press writes. Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: The U.S. and NATO have raised concerns over Russia’s military buildup in Syria since...