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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...

    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...

    Putin Criticizes US Ahead of G20 Summit
    Nov14

    Putin Criticizes US Ahead of G20 Summit

    With world leaders gathering in Australia for a summit meeting of the Group of 20 economic powers, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the United States is “crudely violating” the spirit of international cooperation that should drive groups such as the G20. In particular, Putin complained about the U.S.-led sanctions against Russia...

    G20 grapples with climate change and global growth
    Nov14

    G20 grapples with climate change and global growth

    Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) – G20 leaders representing the bulk of the world’s economic and diplomatic firepower kick off summit talks Saturday under pressure to arrest climate change, rehabilitate global growth and fight the scourge of Ebola.The chairman of the two-day summit in Brisbane, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, has...

    Russia’s Cold War Tactics: New Map Shows Where Russian Planes Are Probing Air Defenses
    Nov14

    Russia’s Cold War Tactics: New Map Shows Where Russian Planes Are Probing Air Defenses

    A new map illustrates where Russian planes are probing the air defenses of a number of countries in what some experts are describing as cold war tactics. The activity of Russian jets and other aircraft have been drawing attention recently. In one instance, 19 Russian jets were spotted in three separate places outside the country. The flurry...