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European politicians expect when Trump leaves the political Olympus

President Trump's speech to the UN General Assembly signals that the United States behaves in the same way as before: as a leader who doesn't take into account a different opinion or criticism. The USA behaves like a world hegemon, RISS expert Ilya Kravchenko said.

Russia and Ukraine cannot agree on peacekeepers due to different goals

Media: Russia and Ukraine cannot agree on peacekeepers due to different goals

What will Obama and Putin talk about?

In this final week before Vladimir Putin addresses the UN General Assembly, there has been a flurry of contact between Washington and Moscow. And by that I don’t just mean the Sept. 18 telephone call between the defense ministers of Russia and the US. Russia’s beefed up military presence in Syria has clearly sparked a whole series of informal consultations, the culmination of which should be a meeting between the leaders of Russia and the United States on the sidelines of the General Assembly. The key topics during their talks will undoubtedly be the refugee crisis and the fight against the Islamic State, the latter having about as much to do with Islam as ‘Russian dressing’ has to do with Russia.

Critical UN Assembly 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin will head the Russian delegation at the 70th anniversary session of the UN General Assembly, which will be opened at the headquarters of this largest international organization in New York in September. According to the Russian president's aide Yuri Ushakov, Putin will speak at the session on September 28th. According to Ushakov, in his speach, the Russian leader plans to address key aspects of the international agenda, including issues relating to joint efforts to combat terrorism.