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    Putin Criticized US Ahead of G20 Summit
    Nov15

    Putin Criticized US Ahead of G20 Summit

    World leaders are gathering in Brisbane, Australia, for the G20 meeting of the world’s largest economies amid tense rhetoric between Russia and the West. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot has pledged to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over his support for separatist rebels in Ukraine, while the Kremlin has announced long-range...

    Chilly Reception Expected for Putin at G20 Summit
    Nov15

    Chilly Reception Expected for Putin at G20 Summit

    Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Brisbane where he’s likely to meet a storm of criticism. Australia’s G20 summit is expected to produce a showdown between Western leaders and Putin, following new reports of Russian troops pouring into eastern Ukraine. After several months of fighting, a ceasefire is supposed to be in...

    Russia ‘Violated International Law’
    Nov15

    Russia ‘Violated International Law’

    Nato’s Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, has accused Russia of taking ”aggressive actions” in Ukraine which have violated international law. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Serbia Hosts Military Exercises with Russia
    Nov15

    Serbia Hosts Military Exercises with Russia

    Under a hail of gunfire, Serbian special forces are on the move. And watching the ground assault from a safe distance are Russian and Serbian military officials. The unprecedented joint military drill underscores a delicate balancing act for Serbia — safeguard relations with its big-power ally in Russia, while pursuing closer integration...

    Putin’s Latest Nightmare — Great Game 2.0 in Central Asia
    Nov15

    Putin’s Latest Nightmare — Great Game 2.0 in Central Asia

    To the vast majority of Western policymakers and laypeople alike, Central Asia is an eternal enigma and a region characterized by a litany of contradictions. It is almost irreconcilable how immense energy wealth juxtaposes so closely to abject poverty and how persistent authoritarianism so often covers up the region’s vulnerability to...

    After Two Decades Of Cooperation, Russia May Pull The Plug On Nuclear Security Contracts With The US
    Nov15

    After Two Decades Of Cooperation, Russia May Pull The Plug On Nuclear Security Contracts With The US

    In the years following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia’s former American rival has spent billions helping Moscow secure a sprawling network of nuclear infrastructure, in the interest of lowering the odds that weaponized uranium might fall in the hands of extremists or rogue states. Now Russia may be planning to wind down...

    Russia to G-20: We’re here. So are our warships
    Nov15

    Russia to G-20: We’re here. So are our warships

    BRISBANE, Australia — Vladimir Putin is underlining his presence at a major summit of world leaders in Australia by stationing warships in waters off the country’s northeastern coast, prompting the Australian prime minister to angrily accuse Russia of trying to reclaim the “lost glories” of the Soviet Union. The diplomatic drama, which has...

    Why We Can’t Stop Putin In Ukraine
    Nov14

    Why We Can’t Stop Putin In Ukraine

    The G20 leaders meeting the Russian president in Brisbane this weekend should be used to his lies. But they still don’t know how to answer them. …read more Source: The Daily...

    U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine: Russia air defense system protecting rebels
    Nov14

    U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine: Russia air defense system protecting rebels

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 14 (UPI) — U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt said Friday the U.S. has evidence a “Russian air defense system was operating near separatist convoy in Donetsk.” …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia And Serbia Conducted A Spectacular Military Drill Today, Just Miles From NATO Ground
    Nov14

    Russia And Serbia Conducted A Spectacular Military Drill Today, Just Miles From NATO Ground

    Russia and Serbia together ran an hour-long military drill today in the village of Nikinci, west of Belgrade. Billed as an anti-terrorist exercise and held just 30 miles from Serbia’s border with NATO-member Croatia, the activity presents yet another show of force on Russia’s behalf. The country’s campaign of provocation has...