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    US Calls for Meeting With Russia Over Missile Treaty Dispute
    Oct21

    US Calls for Meeting With Russia Over Missile Treaty Dispute

    The United States has called for a special meeting with Russia over alleged violations of a landmark Cold War-era arms-control treaty, a policy reversal that echoes deepening U.S. fears about Moscow’s intentions. The planned meeting of the Special Verification Commission, scheduled in the near future, focuses new attention on concerns about...

    US Calls for Meeting With Russia Over Missile Treaty Dispute
    Oct21

    US Calls for Meeting With Russia Over Missile Treaty Dispute

    The United States has called for a special meeting with Russia over alleged violations of a landmark Cold War-era arms-control treaty, a policy reversal that echoes deepening U.S. fears about Moscow’s intentions. The planned meeting of the Special Verification Commission, scheduled in the near future, focuses new attention on concerns about...

    US, Britain weigh new sanctions on Russia. But have the old ones worked? (+video)
    Oct21

    US, Britain weigh new sanctions on Russia. But have the old ones worked? (+video)

    Though Russia’s economy has suffered in recent years, due in part to Western sanctions over Russian activities in Ukraine, the Kremlin – and the Russian public – have shown little sign of yielding. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Russian Pollster Links Official Anti-Americanism, Crackdown on Opponents
    Oct21

    Russian Pollster Links Official Anti-Americanism, Crackdown on Opponents

    With relations between the United States and Russia continuing to worsen, a leading Russian independent pollster and sociologist says the atmosphere of “militaristic euphoria” and anti-Americanism promoted by Russian authorities is inextricably linked with an ongoing crackdown on opponents of President Vladimir Putin. This week, Russia threatened...

    ‘I Don’t Have Anyone Left’: What Life Is Like for Refugees in Ukraine
    Oct21

    ‘I Don’t Have Anyone Left’: What Life Is Like for Refugees in Ukraine

    KURAKHOVO, Ukraine—They all have a reason to go home. For some, it’s to reunite with friends and family, to regain their dignity, or to find a job so they can afford to pay the rent and buy groceries. Others simply want to rejoin the lives they left behind to escape the Russian artillery and rockets. “Going back home is the only thing that...

    Ukraine and Syria Are in U.S. Election Limbo
    Oct20

    Ukraine and Syria Are in U.S. Election Limbo

    European leaders are unable to negotiate on the hot spots without some decisions from Washington. …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump keeps falling for Vladimir Putin’s praise and propaganda, and it’s finally hurting his campaign
    Oct20

    Donald Trump keeps falling for Vladimir Putin’s praise and propaganda, and it’s finally hurting his campaign

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/RIA Novosti/Brendan McDermid/Photo montage by Salon) One of the most memorable moments of Wednesday’s presidential debate was when Hillary Clinton told Donald Trump that Putin preferred him because “he’d rather have a puppet as president of the United States.” Trump’s response was a...

    Editorial: Candidates must reveal strategy for Russia
    Oct20

    Editorial: Candidates must reveal strategy for Russia

    Whatever awaits voters come inauguration day, it’s now clear that one of the biggest foreign policy challenges facing the next president is what to do about Russia. Yet America’s plan for meeting that challenge is far from clear. President Barack Obama’s unwillingness to meaningfully challenge Russia has increased the risk of a...

    In Ukraine Peace Talks, “Road Map” But No Breakthrough
    Oct20

    In Ukraine Peace Talks, “Road Map” But No Breakthrough

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France met in Berlin this week to discuss a “road map” for implementing their beleaguered peace plan in eastern Ukraine. FT reports: Ms Merkel said the main progress at the meeting was to agree on a road map — to be completed by foreign ministers in November — that would contain sequencing details not...

    Trump sides with Putin over U.S. intelligence
    Oct20

    Trump sides with Putin over U.S. intelligence

    Donald Trump angrily insisted on Wednesday night that he is not Vladimir Putin’s “puppet.” But at a minimum, in recent months he has often sounded like the Russian president’s lawyer—defending Putin against a variety of specific charges, from political killings to the 2014 downing of a passenger jet over Ukraine, despite the weight of...