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    AM General to provide Humvees to Afghanistan, Ukraine and U.S. forces
    Oct04

    AM General to provide Humvees to Afghanistan, Ukraine and U.S. forces

    Geoff ZiezulewiczSOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 4 (UPI) — AM General has been awarded $151 million in new contracts and modifications to provide Humvees to Afghanistan, Ukraine and the U.S. National Guard and Reserves. …read more Source: United Press...

    A Russian company is selling children’s beds modeled after the missile launcher that downed MH17
    Oct04

    A Russian company is selling children’s beds modeled after the missile launcher that downed MH17

    Even in the most carefree times, a children’s bed fashioned after a missile launcher would probably raise eyebrows. But a Russian furniture company has drawn ire for selling a bed frame modeled after the Buk surface-to-air missile system that a Dutch-led inquiry has concluded shot down a passenger plane over Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298...

    Ukraine successfully tests Sarmat anti-tank missile
    Oct04

    Ukraine successfully tests Sarmat anti-tank missile

    Geoff ZiezulewiczKIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 4 (UPI) — Ukraine successfully test-fired its Sarmat anti-tank guided missile, officials announced this week. …read more Source: United Press...

    Kerry: West Willing to Talk to Russia About Ukraine
    Oct04

    Kerry: West Willing to Talk to Russia About Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Western alliances are willing to work with Russia to seek solutions to end the unrest in Ukraine, but will stand firm on principles based on freedom and international law. Speaking Tuesday in Belgium, Kerry said NATO “does not seek to weaken, to contain or to divide their nation or any other...

    We Are Fooling Ourselves about Russia
    Oct04

    We Are Fooling Ourselves about Russia

    The painstaking, Dutch-led international investigation into the deaths of nearly 300 souls aboard Malaysian Airlines MH17 flight has concluded, and the report clearly points the finger at Russia. Such a monstrous crime ought to have been enough to convince the West to re-examine its approach to the Russia problem. Yet the West seems all too often...

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct04

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Dion denounces Russian support for attacks on Syrian medical facilities
    Oct04

    Dion denounces Russian support for attacks on Syrian medical facilities

    OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion has joined the United States in condemning Russia over the escalating fighting in Syria and failed efforts to end the war in that country. Dion said in a statement Monday night that Russia’s actions on the ground over the past months “call into question” its commitment to peace and...

    Ukraine warns Canada not to trust Russian co-operation over Arctic
    Oct04

    Ukraine warns Canada not to trust Russian co-operation over Arctic

    A senior Ukrainian envoy is warning a thaw in diplomatic relations between Canada and Russia will primarily benefit Vladimir Putin – a caution that came as relations abruptly deteriorated between Moscow and Washington on Monday over Syria and nuclear arsenals. Vadym Prystaiko, deputy foreign minister of Ukraine, is visiting Ottawa this week to...

    The Morning Vertical, October 4, 2016
    Oct04

    The Morning Vertical, October 4, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Syria Peace Efforts Plunge as US Suspends Talks With Russia
    Oct04

    Syria Peace Efforts Plunge as US Suspends Talks With Russia

    WASHINGTON—International efforts to end the fighting in Syria have been dealt a serious blow, with the United States suspending direct contacts with Russia on halting the war, and chilly relations are turning even frostier after Russia put a hold on a plutonium disposal deal with Washington. The two decisions, announced in their respective...