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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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. …read more Source: CNS...

    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...

    What Americans Should Learn From the British Election
    May11

    What Americans Should Learn From the British Election

    Although many in the United Kingdom thought that the Conservative Party would ultimately lose control of the government to a coalition of the Labour Party and the Scottish National Party in the recent election, Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservatives won an outright majority of seats in parliament and will be stronger than in their...

    Kerry Heads to Russia to Discuss Ukraine, Syria, Iran With Putin
    May11

    Kerry Heads to Russia to Discuss Ukraine, Syria, Iran With Putin

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia, on Tuesday to discuss Ukraine and other issues, the United States said on Monday in a statement that made no mention of their deep disagreements. Relations between Russia and the West are at their lowest ebb since...