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    Presidential Candidates React Differently to Russia’s Role in Election
    Oct19

    Presidential Candidates React Differently to Russia’s Role in Election

    Views of Russia are playing a surprising role in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. The U.S. government has formally accused Moscow of conducting cyberattacks to influence the elections in favor of Republican nominee Donald Trump. Russian President Vladimir Putin denies any meddling. But that is just one issue involving Russia where Republican...

    Amid Diplomatic Tensions, Paris to Inaugurate Russian Orthodox Center
    Oct19

    Amid Diplomatic Tensions, Paris to Inaugurate Russian Orthodox Center

    Pedestrians pause to take in the towering gold spires of Russia’s latest export, sitting in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. Tape still fences off the gleaming white complex that houses an Orthodox cathedral, cultural center and school. Yet even before its inauguration Wednesday, the new $187 million Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center...

    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...

    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 President Petro Poroshenko and French President Francois Hollande to...

    EU Foreign Ministers: No Sanctions on Russia
    Oct18

    EU Foreign Ministers: No Sanctions on Russia

    European countries will not impose sanctions against Russia for its military actions in Syria. Instead, the European Union wants to start talks this week about the future of Syria with neighboring countries and opposition groups. This was decided during a meeting of European foreign ministers in Luxembourg on Monday. Iran, Turkey and Saudi Arabia...

    US, Britain Considering Sanctions on Russia, Syria over Aleppo
    Oct16

    US, Britain Considering Sanctions on Russia, Syria over Aleppo

    U.S. Secretary John Kerry says the U.S. and Britain are considering new sanctions on Russia and Syria over their continued military strikes in the city of Aleppo. Kerry spoke after more talks on Syria in London Sunday with European allies. He said a meeting Saturday in Switzerland with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, and several Middle...

    Hundreds of Ukraine Nationalists March in Kyiv
    Oct15

    Hundreds of Ukraine Nationalists March in Kyiv

    Several hundred members of far-right and ultranationalist groups marked Defenders Day in Ukraine on Friday, marching through Kyiv as a show of support for Ukrainian fighters. The state holiday was set by Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, who declared October 14 Defenders Day in 2014 after Russia annexed Crimea and a pro-Russian insurgency took...

    Intelligence Analyst: Russian Cyberattacks Could Roil US Elections
    Oct14

    Intelligence Analyst: Russian Cyberattacks Could Roil US Elections

    Malcolm Nance is extremely worried about what might happen as U.S. votes are tallied on Nov. 8, election night. A career U.S. counterterrorism and intelligence official with 33 years of experience, Nance said he had overwhelming evidence that Russia is seeking to interfere in U.S. elections to put “not just a finger, but their whole...

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Disposal Deals With US in Fallout Over Syria
    Oct12

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Disposal Deals With US in Fallout Over Syria

    As the damage continues to mount from Syria’s Russia-backed offensive on Aleppo, so does the political fallout from the failed cease-fire agreement. Russia’s parliament is suspending an agreement with the United States for converting weapons-grade plutonium into fuel for nuclear power plants. If implemented, the deal would have seen...

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