Russia Halts Strikes on Syrian al-Qaeda, Citing Rebel Requests

Russia Halts Strikes on Syrian al-Qaeda, Citing Rebel Requests | US had spurned Russia’s offer for joint offensive

Russia, Ukraine Agree to ‘Intensify Cooperation’ in Minsk Accords Talks

Russia, Ukraine Agree to ‘Intensify Cooperation’ in Minsk Accords Talks | German officials: Focus of talks was on local elections in East Ukraine

US ‘Scolds’ Russia, Denies Claims of Talks on Joint Syria Operations

US ‘Scolds’ Russia, Denies Claims of Talks on Joint Syria Operations | State Dept demands Russia force Syria to stop airstrikes

ISIS Bombs Syrian Coastal Cities: 148 Killed

ISIS Bombs Syrian Coastal Cities: 148 Killed | Attacks targeted civilians in cities with major Russian bases

Russia: NATO Announced July Meeting Without Consulting Moscow

Russia: NATO Announced July Meeting Without Consulting Moscow | Germany: Russia won’t be allowed back into G8

US Rejects Russia’s Call for Joint Strikes Against Syria’s al-Qaeda Forces

US Rejects Russia’s Call for Joint Strikes Against Syria’s al-Qaeda Forces | Pentagon spokesman: US has different military objectives

NATO Plans More Anti-Russia Moves After Finalizing Latest Build-Up

NATO Plans More Anti-Russia Moves After Finalizing Latest Build-Up | FMs put finishing touches on largest post Cold War build-up

Former NATO Commander Predicts Nuclear War With Russia Within Next Year

Former NATO Commander Predicts Nuclear War With Russia Within Next Year | Shirreff: NATO, Russia heading inexorably for nuclear war

International Group: Syria Ceasefire Violators Could Lose Protection

International Group: Syria Ceasefire Violators Could Lose Protection | If nations agree, parties could be kicked out of ceasefire

Europeans Frustrated as US, Russia Stalemate Stalls Syria Efforts

Europeans Frustrated as US, Russia Stalemate Stalls Syria Efforts | EU diplomats said to seek multilateral talks