Donald Trump received praise from Moscow Friday after detailing his foreign policy strategy in a widely publicized live address.
Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko ended a two-week hunger strike Tuesday after Kiev and Moscow negotiated her release from Russian prison Monday.
President Obama did not raise Russian military provocations against a Navy warship and Air Force intelligence jet last week during a phone call yesterday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the White House disclosed Monday.
President Obama neglected to broach the “unsafe” passes that Russian jets recently made close to a U.S. ship during a conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
In late June, citizens of the UK will vote on whether to leave the European Union, and may well make the historic decision to do so. During the second half of July, the two major U.S. political parties will have conventions at which they nominate their presidential candidates. At the first one of these, the current frontrunner has all but threatened mob violence if he is denied his party’s nod, and events in Cleveland are very likely to occupy the nation’s attention. Meanwhile, as the weather improves throughout the spring in the eastern Mediterranean, and considering that there is no end in sight to the violence in Syria, Iraq, or Afghanistan, the flow of refugees from the Middle East and Central Asia into Europe will pick up again, further destabilizing the member nations of the NATO alliance.
The European Union’s prospects are grim, and Britain would be better off surrendering its membership in the organization, according to a prominent member of Britain’s Parliament and former UK defense secretary.
Russia announces the withdrawal of its forces from Syria. The decision is a surprise—President Obama is shocked. This is a feeling he experiences often.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his country could again build up its military force in Syria within “hours” if needed, days after he ordered the main part of his forces to begin withdrawing from the Middle Eastern country.
News broke on Russian state media this afternoon that Putin has ordered “the main part” of his forces deployed in Syria to “start” withdrawing from that country on Tuesday. The report was followed by near-immediate murmurs among Americans who are sympathetic to President Obama’s foreign policy that Putin’s order constitutes some sort of American success, or “victory for diplomacy,” …
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered his military to start the withdrawal of the main part of Russia’s forces from Syria, saying that the Russian military intervention had largely achieved its objectives.