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    Sunday Marks 25 Years Since Fall of Berlin Wall
    Nov09

    Sunday Marks 25 Years Since Fall of Berlin Wall

    Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, and current and former world leaders are marking the occasion with warnings of continued divisions among major powers. President Barack Obama issued a statement saying Russia’s actions against Ukraine are a reminder that there is “more work to do” for Europe to be...

    Ukraine: 80-plus military vehicles seen in rebel-held area
    Nov09

    Ukraine: 80-plus military vehicles seen in rebel-held area

    SNIZHNE, Ukraine — Associated Press reporters saw more than 80 unmarked military vehicles on the move Saturday in rebel-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine, indicating that intensified hostilities may lie ahead. Separatists have always insisted they are armed with equipment captured from Ukrainian forces, but the sheer scale and quality of their...

    OSCE ‘very concerned’ by tanks, convoys in Ukraine
    Nov09

    OSCE ‘very concerned’ by tanks, convoys in Ukraine

    Kiev (AFP) – The OSCE said it is “very concerned” after its monitors witnessed columns of tanks, howitizers and troop carriers moving through east Ukraine in territory held by pro-Russia separatists.Monitors from the European security organisation said in a statement late Saturday they had “observed convoys of heavy...

    My Appeal to Our Leaders and to All of Us: Let Us Think, Propose and Act Together
    Nov09

    My Appeal to Our Leaders and to All of Us: Let Us Think, Propose and Act Together

    The following speech was delivered on November 8, 2014 at the New Policy Forum symposium in Berlin. I I am pleased to welcome all the participants and to see among them both the veterans of our Forum and some new faces. I expect all of them to make a contribution to serious and constructive dialogue which is so necessary now. Our conference is...

    Former Soviet Leader Gorbachev: World Is on Brink of New Cold War
    Nov09

    Former Soviet Leader Gorbachev: World Is on Brink of New Cold War

    Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned in a speech in Berlin on Saturday that East-West tensions over the Ukraine crisis were threatening to push the world into a new Cold War, 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Gorbachev, who is credited with forging a rapprochement with the West that led to the demise of communist regimes across...

    Ukraine Crisis Could Present A New Cold War: Gorbachev
    Nov08

    Ukraine Crisis Could Present A New Cold War: Gorbachev

    The world is “on the brink of a new Cold War” because of the crisis in Ukraine, former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned Saturday during a speech commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. He said Western countries “succumbed to triumphalism” after the Soviet Union’s collapse, contributing to the global...

    Mikhail Gorbachev Warns Ukraine Conflict Could Lead to a New Cold War
    Nov08

    Mikhail Gorbachev Warns Ukraine Conflict Could Lead to a New Cold War

    Former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev pleaded with leaders to exert better control over rising tensions between Russia and the United States over eastern Ukraine, as it may spur another Cold War, reports Reuters. “The world is on the brink of a new Cold War,” he said in a speech on Saturday. “Some say that it has already...

    Diplomatic Memo: As Russia Draws Closer to China, U.S. Faces a New Challenge
    Nov08

    Diplomatic Memo: As Russia Draws Closer to China, U.S. Faces a New Challenge

    President Vladimir V. Putin, faced with a West angry over his country’s actions in Ukraine, has been strengthening Russia’s ties to the East. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine rebels seen moving large military convoys
    Nov08

    Ukraine rebels seen moving large military convoys

    Ukraine rebels seen moving large military convoys in hint of possible renewed hostilities …read more Source:...

    World on the Brink of a New Cold War, Says Gorbachev
    Nov08

    World on the Brink of a New Cold War, Says Gorbachev

    As Germany prepares to commemorate 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the man who was in the middle of it all—former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev warns of a new Cold War as Russia and the West go toe to toe over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Boston...