Turkey Shoots Down Russian Airplane; Other Factors at Play?

Turkey shot down a Russian military aircraft after the plane, according to Turkey, ignored ten warnings from the country. The two pilots ejected from the plane. Russia’s state-run news agency, RIA Novosti, reported that the one pilot was killed mid-air by ground fire while the second pilot’s condition has not […]

G7 Looks to Continue Pressure on Russia

President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are leading talks with the Group of Seven (G7). The G7 is a group of the leading industrial countries. Those countries include Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Russia was previously a member of the group, then known […]

Secretary Kerry Visits President Putin in Russia

United States Secretary of State John Kerry has made a visit to Russian President, Vladmir Putin, in Sochi. This was Kerry’s first visit to Russia in two years. Kerry tweeted about his meeting. Had frank discussions with President #Putin & FM #Lavrov on key issues including #IranTalks, #Syria, #Ukraine. — […]