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    China leader signs trade deals with Russia in visit to sanction-squeezed Moscow
    Oct14

    China leader signs trade deals with Russia in visit to sanction-squeezed Moscow

    MOSCOW — With the West pushing hard to isolate Russia, President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday turned to the East to find an escape hatch as his nation signed dozens of trade deals with neighboring China. The agreements, which spanned from energy to finance to defense, were the latest in an economic partnership that has accelerated this year...

    Spurned Barack Obama sidelined in U.S. midterm elections
    Oct14

    Spurned Barack Obama sidelined in U.S. midterm elections

    WASHINGTON — Relegated to the Gulag of America’s mid-term elections, U.S. President Barack Obama last week sought refuge in actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s spacious Los Angeles home. “I am one of your biggest fans, if not the biggest,” Paltrow gushed before a backyard audience of about 200 guests paying $1,000 US for drinks and $15,000 for...

    Russia conducting military surveillance flight over Canada
    Oct14

    Russia conducting military surveillance flight over Canada

    Russia is conducting a military monitoring mission over Canada this week, despite strained relations and a suspension of military co-operation between the two countries because of the crisis in Ukraine. The observation flight is being conducted under the auspices of the Treaty on Open Skies, which was signed by Canada, the United States, Russia...

    At odds on Ukraine, U.S. and Russia vow closer ties on global security
    Oct14

    At odds on Ukraine, U.S. and Russia vow closer ties on global security

    Two countries agree to share intelligence on Islamic State militants …read more Source: The Globe and...

    US, Russia Vow More Cooperation on Global Security
    Oct14

    US, Russia Vow More Cooperation on Global Security

    PARIS—The United States and Russia are vowing to cooperate more closely on a broad array of global security matters even as they remain deeply at odds over the crisis in Ukraine. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met for more than three hours in Paris Tuesday. Kerry emphasized afterward that the two...

    US, Russia vow intel-sharing on Islamic State
    Oct14

    US, Russia vow intel-sharing on Islamic State

    PARIS — The United States and Russia vowed Tuesday to renew cooperation on a broad array of global security matters — including intelligence sharing on Islamic State militants — the even as the two powers remained deeply at odds over the crisis in Ukraine.Although Secretary of State John Kerry didn’t use the term “reset” — a...

    US, Russia vow stronger cooperation on many issues
    Oct14

    US, Russia vow stronger cooperation on many issues

    PARIS (AP) — The United States and Russia are vowing to cooperate more closely on a broad array of global security matters even as they remain deeply at odds over the crisis in Ukraine. Kerry didn’t use the word “reset” — the Obama administration’s first-term effort to improve ties with Russia. …read more Source: San...

    Voices: Uneasy about the future, Kiev still has hope
    Oct14

    Voices: Uneasy about the future, Kiev still has hope

    “Either the politicians will force change or the Maidan will come here and rise again.” …read more Source: USA...

    US, Russia vow stronger cooperation on many issues
    Oct14

    US, Russia vow stronger cooperation on many issues

    PARIS (AP) — The United States and Russia are vowing to cooperate more closely on a broad array of global security matters even as they remain deeply at odds over the crisis in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Putin’s Ukraine Strategy Is Straight Out Of ‘Game Of Thrones’
    Oct14

    Putin’s Ukraine Strategy Is Straight Out Of ‘Game Of Thrones’

    Chatter has begun about a possible easing of sanctions on Russia in the event of “progress” on a ceasefire in Ukraine. But Garry Kasparov, the Russian political activist and former grand chessmaster is convinced scaling back Western sanctions would only serve to embolden the country’s leader, President Vladimir Putin — in...