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  • Carter: U.S. to provide weapons, aircraft, commandos for NATO

    Carter: U.S. to provide weapons, aircraft, commandos for NATO
    The U.S. committed Monday to contribute weapons, aircraft and forces, including commandos, as needed for NATO's new rapid reaction force, to help Europe defend against potential Russian aggression from the east and the Islamic State and other violent...
  • Russia security czar: More than 1,000 Russians fight with IS

    More than 1,000 Russian nationals have joined the Islamic State group and they could pose a major threat when they return, Russia's Security Council chief said. Nikolai Patrushev told the business daily Kommersant in an interview published Monday that...
  • EU extends sanctions against Russia by 6 months

    The European Union on Monday extended economic sanctions against Russia until January to keep pressure on Moscow over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, drawing a rebuke and a warning of retaliation from Russian officials. An EU statement said the decision...
  • More labor unrest at Russian space center construction site

    The Russian state-controlled company building the country's new space center has dismissed a sub-contractor after it failed to pay wages to more than 80 workers, leading them to go on strike to call attention to their plight. Valeria Timokhova,...
  • Putin discusses Ukraine in call with Merkel, Hollande

    The Kremlin says leaders of Russia, France and Germany have discussed the Ukraine crisis before a new round of diplomatic efforts. It said that Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke over the phone Monday with French President Francois Hollande and...
  • Pentagon chief urges balanced approach to Russian aggression

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the U.S. and NATO need to have a "strong but balanced" approach to Russia, and he questioned whether Moscow's "backward-looking" aggressive behavior will change while President Vladimir Putin remains at the helm....
  • Trudy Rubin: How Russia could become a US ally

    As the Kremlin stokes the conflict in Ukraine and ratchets up tensions with NATO, there's lots of talk about a Cold War redux. So it was fascinating to hear Mikhail Khodorkovsky the billionaire oil magnate whom Russian President Vladimir Putin imprisoned...
  • Poland appoints commander of armed forces in case of war

    In an unprecedented move, Poland's president has appointed army Lt. Gen. Marek Tomaszycki as commander of the nation's armed forces in case of war. Bronislaw Komorowski said Monday the appointment was a reaction to increased threats and instability in...
  • Russia and Greece consider collaborating to circumvent Western sanctions

    Russia and Greece consider collaborating to circumvent Western sanctions
    As Russia and Greece each endure strained relations with the rest of Europe, their leaders have been pondering how they might collaborate to sidestep their Western neighbors' sanctions and censure. With his Balkan nation on the brink of economic...
  • Putin criticizes US but offers to cooperate on global crises

    Despite the showdown with the West over Ukraine, Moscow wants to cooperate with Washington and its allies in dealing with the threat posed by the Islamic State group and other global challenges, President Vladimir Putin said Friday as he tried to allay...
  • Greek leader tells Russia he seeks 'new harbors' from European storm

    Greek leader tells Russia he seeks 'new harbors' from European storm
    With his Balkan nation on the brink of economic collapse, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told a Russian economic forum on Friday that he was in search of "new harbors" from the storm of criticism and crippling austerity measures imposed on Greece...