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    Germany, France seek progress on Ukraine in talks with Russia
    Oct19

    Germany, France seek progress on Ukraine in talks with Russia

    Meeting marks first time leaders of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France have met in a year …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Summit On Ukraine Conflict Begins In Berlin
    Oct19

    Summit On Ukraine Conflict Begins In Berlin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has begun talks in Berlin with the presidents of Russia, France, and Ukraine about the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Lawmakers Approve Suspension of Plutonium Deal With US
    Oct19

    Russian Lawmakers Approve Suspension of Plutonium Deal With US

    The lower house of Russian parliament, Duma, has unanimously approved a decree signed by President Vladimir Putin to suspend a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium. Earlier this month, Putin said there is an “emerging threat to strategic stability” as a result of Washington’s “unfriendly...

    Finland Sees Propaganda Attack From Former Master Russia
    Oct19

    Finland Sees Propaganda Attack From Former Master Russia

    By Jussi Rosendahl and Tuomas Forsell HELSINKI (Reuters)–Finland is becoming increasingly worried about what it sees as Russian propaganda against it, including Russian questioning about the legality of its 1917 independence. The country shares a 1,340 km (833 mile) border and a difficult and bloody history with Russia, of which it was once a...

    The Latest: French president: Aleppo situation unacceptable
    Oct19

    The Latest: French president: Aleppo situation unacceptable

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 6:30 p.m. French President Francois Hollande has called the situation in Aleppo “unacceptable, intolerable, unbearable” ahead of a meeting in Berlin that was primarily aimed at tackling problems in Ukraine. The French president made the comments Wednesday in Paris following a meeting with Rahed...

    The Latest: French President: Aleppo Situation Unacceptable
    Oct19

    The Latest: French President: Aleppo Situation Unacceptable

    French President Francois Hollande has called the situation in Aleppo “unacceptable, intolerable, unbearable” ahead of a meeting in Berlin that was primarily aimed at tackling problems in Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Germany Hosts Meeting to Review Minsk Agreements on Ukraine
    Oct19

    Germany Hosts Meeting to Review Minsk Agreements on Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host a meeting Wednesday with the Russian, Ukrainian and French presidents in Berlin in efforts to reactivate the stalled Minsk peace agreements aimed at a political settlement in eastern Ukraine. Amid escalating tensions between the West and Russia, Merkel invited Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian...

    The Anti-Russian Lynch Mob Fails
    Oct19

    The Anti-Russian Lynch Mob Fails

    Photo by Thierry Ehrmann With an all-but official declaration of a new “Cold War” on Russia by the United States, the journalistic atmosphere in the US, the EU and the exiting UK has become poisonous. Dissent is hardly permitted. All evils are now assumed to be the work of Moscow until proven otherwise, even by the most liberal of publications....

    Norway asked to host rotational force of US Marines
    Oct19

    Norway asked to host rotational force of US Marines

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — The United States wants to send a 300-strong rotational force of U.S. Marines to Norway, a NATO member that shares a border with Russia in the Arctic. Norwegian Defense Ministry spokesman Lars Gjemble said Wednesday that “a limited rotational U.S. Marine Corps presence in Norway is a possible option currently being considered.”...

    4 arrested in beating of Chabad rabbi in Ukraine
    Oct19

    4 arrested in beating of Chabad rabbi in Ukraine

    (JTA) – Police in Ukraine arrested four suspects, including two teenagers, in the beating of a rabbi in the western city of Zhitomir earlier this month. The suspects in the Oct. 7 beating of Mendel Deitsch, 63, were apprehended Sunday at a bus station in the city, which they planned to flee because they believed that police were closing in on...