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    EU leaders to debate stance on Russia at Brussels summit
    Oct18

    EU leaders to debate stance on Russia at Brussels summit

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Just as European Union leaders get ready to consider a tougher approach toward Russia, Vladimir Putin may have outfoxed them. On Tuesday, Russian warplanes halted their airstrikes on Syria’s besieged city of Aleppo in preparation for a temporary truce that Moscow has announced. On Wednesday, Putin is due in Berlin to discuss...

    Russia’s Friends Form New ‘Cossack Army’ In Balkans
    Oct18

    Russia’s Friends Form New ‘Cossack Army’ In Balkans

    In a church last month on the coast of Montenegro, uniformed Cossacks from across the Balkans gathered to form a new “Balkan Cossack Army.” The movement is directed by Russia and concerns have been raised about its intentions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Captain Putin Monument Planned in Crimea by Nationalists
    Oct18

    Captain Putin Monument Planned in Crimea by Nationalists

    Russian President Vladimir Putin may soon be immortalized as a sea captain, in Crimea, local Russian nationalist activists have announced. Brandishing a concept artwork of Putin, in naval uniform, at the helm of a ship, Sergey Shuvaynikov, who is a local councilor for the Russian nationalist LDPR party, announced he and others were collecting...

    Germany to host Ukraine peace summit in Berlin
    Oct18

    Germany to host Ukraine peace summit in Berlin

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday announced her first summit in over a year with the Russian, Ukrainian and French… …read more Source:...

    Ultra-nationalist ‘War Camps’ Train Russian Youths
    Oct18

    Ultra-nationalist ‘War Camps’ Train Russian Youths

    Deep in the woods on the outskirts of Moscow, a sudden burst of gunfire sends a flock of birds screeching into the sky. A dozen people dressed in military fatigues scale a crumbling, abandoned high-rise with Kalashnikovs strapped to their backs. This is a “war camp” organized by the ultra-nationalist Eurasian Youth Union, known as ESM, the youth...

    German, Russian, Ukrainian, French leaders to meet in Berlin
    Oct18

    German, Russian, Ukrainian, French leaders to meet in Berlin

    German, Russian, Ukrainian, French leaders to meet in Berlin …read more Source:...

    Ultra-nationalist ‘war camps’ train Russian youths
    Oct18

    Ultra-nationalist ‘war camps’ train Russian youths

    A dozen people dressed in military fatigues scale a crumbling, abandoned high-rise with Kalashnikovs strapped to their backs. […] camps, which are on the rise in Russia, imitate a broader Kremlin policy of “patriotic education” that has seen a marked increase in government funding in recent years. The ESM camps serve as breeding...

    Germany to host eastern Ukraine peace talks
    Oct18

    Germany to host eastern Ukraine peace talks

    ​Germany says it will host a meeting on Wednesday between Chancellor Angela Merkel and the presidents of Russia, Ukraine and France to discuss efforts toward peace in eastern Ukraine — their first summit in a year. …read more Source:...

    From NATO to Islamic State, the US Presidential Candidates’ Foreign Policy Positions
    Oct18

    From NATO to Islamic State, the US Presidential Candidates’ Foreign Policy Positions

    Concerned about the outcome of the U.S. presidential race, the world has been watching closely as Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump tout their plans for handling terrorism and other global issues. A former secretary of state known as a hawk on foreign policy, Clinton says she wants to use “all the tools of power” – from...

    German, Russian, Ukrainian, French Leaders to Meet in Berlin
    Oct18

    German, Russian, Ukrainian, French Leaders to Meet in Berlin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host a meeting with the Russian, Ukrainian and French presidents on Wednesday to discuss efforts toward peace in eastern Ukraine – their first summit in a year, her office said.Merkel invited Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian… …read more Source:...