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    Kerry heads to Russia in first visit since Ukraine crisis
    May11

    Kerry heads to Russia in first visit since Ukraine crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin on his first visit to the country since relations between Washington and Moscow plummeted to post-Cold War lows amid disagreements over Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: CNS...

    Some Russian Soldiers Quit Army Over Ukraine War: Report
    May11

    Some Russian Soldiers Quit Army Over Ukraine War: Report

    By Maria Tsvetkova MOSCOW/DONETSK, May 10 (Reuters) – Some Russian soldiers are quitting the army because of the conflict in Ukraine, several soldiers and human rights activists have told Reuters. Their accounts call into question the Kremlin’s continued assertions that no Russian soldiers have been sent to Ukraine, and that any...

    Secretary of State John Kerry to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday
    May11

    Secretary of State John Kerry to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday

    Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin on his first visit to the country since relations between Washington and Moscow plummeted to post-Cold War lows amid disagreements over Ukraine and Syria, the Associated Press writes. Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: The State Department said...

    John Kerry set to make first trip to Russia since Ukraine crisis
    May11

    John Kerry set to make first trip to Russia since Ukraine crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia on his first visit to the country since relations between Washington and Moscow plummeted to post-Cold War lows amid disagreements over Ukraine and Syria. The State Department said Kerry would meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister … …read more...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, May 11, 2015
    May11

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, May 11, 2015

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Javier Corrales spells out the true cause of Venezuela’s economic malaise — and it isn’t the oil. Wai Moe explains why Kokang rebels are making life hard for the Burmese military and what this means for the country’s relationship with China. Asma...

    Sabotage Claims As Ukrainian Town Prepares Defenses
    May11

    Sabotage Claims As Ukrainian Town Prepares Defenses

    In Artemivsk, work on defenses against an expected attack from Russian-backed separatists has been delayed by months – and volunteers digging trenches say the mayor is trying to sabotage the work. The mayor denies the claims, but admits the work started late. The city, which lies just 16 kilometers from separatist positions, was captured by...

    John Kerry heading to Russia on first visit since Ukraine crisis in bid to ease tensions
    May11

    John Kerry heading to Russia on first visit since Ukraine crisis in bid to ease tensions

    In a sign of the considerable U.S.–Russia strains, the Kremlin said Putin’s attendance had yet to be confirmed …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Kerry set to make first trip to Russia since Ukraine crisis
    May11

    Kerry set to make first trip to Russia since Ukraine crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia on his first visit to the country since relations between Washington and Moscow plummeted to post-Cold War lows amid disagreements over Ukraine and Syria. The State Department said Kerry would meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday at...

    John Kerry to meet with Vladimir Putin in Moscow
    May11

    John Kerry to meet with Vladimir Putin in Moscow

    Talks mark first trip to Russia since Ukraine crisis …read more Source: Toronto...

    US Secretary Of State John Kerry Travels To Russia To Meet Counterpart Lavrov And President Vladimir Putin
    May11

    US Secretary Of State John Kerry Travels To Russia To Meet Counterpart Lavrov And President Vladimir Putin

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Secretary Sergey Lavrov in Sochi on Tuesday to discuss the ongoing war in Ukraine, the Syrian civil war and a nuclear deal with Iran, the State Department announced on Monday. …read more Source: International Business...