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    Russia, the West clash in tiny Montenegro election
    Oct13

    Russia, the West clash in tiny Montenegro election

    The vote pits Montenegro’s long-ruling Democratic Party of Socialists, led by powerful pro-Western Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, against a cluster of pro-Russian and pro-Serbian opposition groups which staunchly oppose the country’s NATO bid. Djukanovic, who ruled Montenegro as a premier or president for more than 25 years, is...

    Myth of Russian Power
    Oct13

    Myth of Russian Power

    It is fair to say that Russia is doing its best to be the biggest thorn in the side of the US and NATO in recent years. It is almost as if they were offended by how little attention the world was paying to them in the 90s and early 2000s, after the West spent half a century fearing and dreading them. And now they are doing their best to frustrate...

    Leaked Emails Show Clinton Praised Putin, Sought ‘Positive Relationship’
    Oct12

    Leaked Emails Show Clinton Praised Putin, Sought ‘Positive Relationship’

    Leaked emails show Hillary Clinton praising Russian President Vladimir Putin in her speeches to Wall Street firms and other groups after her tenure as secretary of state. Clinton described how she sought a “positive relationship” with Putin and Russia in remarks to Goldman Sachs on June 4, 2013, Fox News reported. “I would love it if we could...

    Russian Ultra-Nationalist Says Vote Trump Or Risk Nuclear War
    Oct12

    Russian Ultra-Nationalist Says Vote Trump Or Risk Nuclear War

    MOSCOW, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Americans should vote for Donald Trump as president next month or risk being dragged into a nuclear war, according to a Russian ultra-nationalist ally of President Vladimir Putin who likes to compare himself to the U.S. Republican candidate.Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a flamboyant veteran lawmaker known for his fiery...

    Your friends in Moscow would like to offer a frank appraisal of your U.S. elections
    Oct12

    Your friends in Moscow would like to offer a frank appraisal of your U.S. elections

    MOSCOW — “English is not my mother tongue, I don’t know whether this may sound decent,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov began, as though channeling an overwhelmed exchange student. He had been asked what he thought about Donald Trump’s “Pussy” moment. Well, actually, he had been asked about Trump’s...

    A geopolitical argument for Hill: Just because America can afford a President Trump doesn’t mean it should
    Oct12

    A geopolitical argument for Hill: Just because America can afford a President Trump doesn’t mean it should

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a town hall-style forum, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, in Sandown, N.H. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) (Credit: AP) This article originally appeared on Geopolitics Made Super. I have argued in the past that the damage Donald Trump could do is limited: Balanced by a vast and enduring American state,...

    Putin Claims Russia ‘Forced to Defend’ Ukraine Separatists
    Oct12

    Putin Claims Russia ‘Forced to Defend’ Ukraine Separatists

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that his government was “forced to defend the Russian speakers” of eastern Ukraine, despite previously denying that Moscow plays any formal role in the conflict in the Donbas regions. Putin spoke at a business forum in Moscow, answering questions about the economic situation in Russia, when the issue of...

    Amid tensions, Putin, Hollande, Merkel to hold Ukraine talks
    Oct12

    Amid tensions, Putin, Hollande, Merkel to hold Ukraine talks

    PARIS (AP) — Despite growing diplomatic tensions over Syria, the leaders of Russia, France and Germany may meet “very soon” in Berlin to revive peace efforts for Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by telephone Wednesday with French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Hollande’s office said in a...

    Amid tensions, Putin, Hollande, Merkel to hold Ukraine talks
    Oct12

    Amid tensions, Putin, Hollande, Merkel to hold Ukraine talks

    Despite growing diplomatic tensions over Syria, the leaders of Russia, France and Germany may meet “very soon” in Berlin to revive peace efforts for Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Amid tensions, Putin, Hollande, Merkel to hold Ukraine talks
    Oct12

    Amid tensions, Putin, Hollande, Merkel to hold Ukraine talks

    Despite growing diplomatic tensions over Syria, the leaders of Russia, France and Germany may soon meet in Berlin to try to revive efforts on settling the conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: U.S....