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    Can America And Russia Cooperate In Syria?
    Dec30

    Can America And Russia Cooperate In Syria?

    Image credit: istockFeaturedvia Moscow TimesPresident Vladimir Putin’s decision to intervene in Syria marked a major turning point in Russian foreign policy in 2015. While Putin correctly calculated that most of the world would condemn his military actions in Chechnya, Georgia, and Ukraine, he hopes for solidarity and support from the...

    Leaders Of Ukraine, Russia, France And Germany Back Extension Of Ukraine Peace Deal
    Dec30

    Leaders Of Ukraine, Russia, France And Germany Back Extension Of Ukraine Peace Deal

    December 30, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Putin Gets Tough Grades for Managing Russia’s Economy
    Dec30

    Putin Gets Tough Grades for Managing Russia’s Economy

    President Putin scored an F, the lowest possible, from 27 percent of respondents in a Bloomberg survey that invited them to assess his management of the economy in crisis. Top officials including Putin and Medvedev have blamed sanctions, lower commodity prices and the standoff over Ukraine for helping push the economy into its first recession […]...

    Russia continues demanding paying off Yanukovych’s debt
    Dec30

    Russia continues demanding paying off Yanukovych’s debt

    Finance Minister of Russia Anton Siluanov has confirmed the intention to sue Ukraine in order to collect $3 billion Eurobond debt and threatened with the possibility of further seizure of Ukrainian assets in Russia. Russian Minister said this in an interview with Russia-24 TV channel. The Ukrainian Eurobonds purchased by Russia in the end of […]...

    Budget 2016 may not be approved by the IMF
    Dec30

    Budget 2016 may not be approved by the IMF

    Ukraine said on Wednesday it had doubts that the International Monetary Fund would approve all changes adopted by parliament in the 2016 state budget, a condition to secure the next tranche of financial aid. “I’m not entirely sure that all these changes will be agreed”, Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko told a news conference....

    Stopping Venezuela’s Harvest of Sorrow
    Dec29

    Stopping Venezuela’s Harvest of Sorrow

    Two years ago, public protests erupted in both Kyiv and Caracas, and political change in Venezuela, while slower than in Ukraine, is set to accelerate, following the opposition’s massive victory in this month’s parliamentary election. But there is an older and more ominous parallel between Venezuela and Ukraine. …read more...

    Currency swap deal with Poland will enable Ukraine to balance foreign trade relations
    Dec28

    Currency swap deal with Poland will enable Ukraine to balance foreign trade relations

    Narodowy Bank Polski (NBP) and the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) agreed to establish a zloty/hryvnia currency swap line on Dec. 22. The deal, worth 1 billion euros, has been signed for six months, with the possibility of an extension, the Kyiv Post writes. “This is a correct and potentially effective move,» Volodymyr Sidenko, a senior...

    Retro Cold War Guff From the NY Times
    Dec28

    Retro Cold War Guff From the NY Times

    A striking example of how dangerously Americans are misinformed and misled by the war party was featured in a major article in 24 December, New York Times.In “Russia Rearms for a New Era,” the authors assert Russian military spending is growing and has risen $11 billion from 2014 to 2015. Lurid maps and diagrams of weapons make it seem that...

    What Are The Chances For Peace in 2016?
    Dec28

    What Are The Chances For Peace in 2016?

    Each year more than one trillion dollars goes up in smoke. More accurately, it is stolen from the middle and working classes and shipped off to the one percent. I am talking about the massive yearly bill to maintain the US empire. Washington’s warmongers have sold the lie that the military budget has been gutted under President Obama, but...

    2015, the year that was: Politics + Society
    Dec27

    2015, the year that was: Politics + Society

    Tony Abbott leaves the partyroom on September 14, having lost the Liberal leadership and prime ministership to Malcolm Turnbull. AAP/Sam MooyThe year started as it finished, with terrorist atrocities, intractable conflicts and political upheavals that toppled several leaders. Among them was Australia’s prime minister, Tony Abbott. In...

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