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    Kerry’s Russia Meetings Produce Little Evidence of Progress in Ukraine Crisis
    May12

    Kerry’s Russia Meetings Produce Little Evidence of Progress in Ukraine Crisis

    (SOCHI, Russia) — Despite a cordial atmosphere, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s meetings Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister produced little evidence of progress in easing tensions on Ukraine, Syria and other issues dividing the two powers. On his first trip to Russia since the Ukraine crisis began,...

    Nicholson keen to hear Kerry on his  meeting with Putin in Russia
    May12

    Nicholson keen to hear Kerry on his meeting with Putin in Russia

    Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson says he’ll be asking U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry about his Tuesday conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. But Nicholson all but ruled out any direct substantive interaction between the Harper government and the Russian leader. Nicholson is in Turkey where he will attend the NATO...

    Scant progress evident as Kerry meets Russia's Putin
    May12

    Scant progress evident as Kerry meets Russia's Putin

    SOCHI, Russia — Despite a cordial atmosphere, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s meetings Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister produced little evidence of progress in easing tensions on Ukraine, Syria and other issues dividing the two powers. …read more Source: Boston...

    Video: U.S. Soldiers Train Ukraine Troops
    May12

    Video: U.S. Soldiers Train Ukraine Troops

    At a former Soviet military base outside of the western Ukrainian town of Lviv, about 300 U.S. Army paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, which is based in Vicenza, Italy, are training the Ukrainian National Guard. The six-month U.S. training exercise, called Fearless Guardian, officially began on April 20. The training is focused on both...

    Scant progress evident as Kerry meets Russia’s Putin
    May12

    Scant progress evident as Kerry meets Russia’s Putin

    Despite a cordial atmosphere, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s meetings Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister produced little evidence of progress in easing tensions on Ukraine,… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Securing Europe’s Future Is About Securing Our Own Future
    May12

    Securing Europe’s Future Is About Securing Our Own Future

    Co-authored with Tobias Bunde, Maksymilian Czuperski and Marietje Schaake (please create separate profiles for them) After centuries of war, since 1945 and the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, freedom, democracy and tolerance have served as the unifying forces during the longest era of peace and prosperity on the European continent. What was once...

    Canada sticks to its tune on Russia despite Kerry diplomacy
    May12

    Canada sticks to its tune on Russia despite Kerry diplomacy

    Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson said Tuesday the Harper government will not follow the U.S. and engage with Russian President Vladimir Putin until he changes his ways. Nicholson spoke with reporters via teleconference from Turkey, where he was attending the NATO foreign ministers meeting after visiting a military hospital in Ukraine. When...

    Gaming the Ukraine Crisis
    May12

    Gaming the Ukraine Crisis

    The outcome is clear. Everybody should move on. …read more Source:...

    Latest Military News
    May12

    Latest Military News

    SACEUR, analysts see Russia renewing invasion of Ukraine in next two months IHS Jane’s—A consensus is building among NATO officials and military analysts of the situation in Eastern Ukraine that Russia will renew its invasion of the region in the next two months. …read more Source: Canada Free...

    John Kerry Meets Putin To Gauge Flexibility On Ukraine, Syria
    May12

    John Kerry Meets Putin To Gauge Flexibility On Ukraine, Syria

    By Arshad Mohammed and Denis Dyomkin SOCHI, Russia, May 12 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to probe Russia’s willingness to curb its involvement in Ukraine and its backing of Syria’s president. Kerry met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for more than four hours before...