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    ‘Land Grab’ Case Lays Bare the Frailty of Russian-Chinese Relationship
    Jun24

    ‘Land Grab’ Case Lays Bare the Frailty of Russian-Chinese Relationship

    At a time when Moscow’s relations with the West are continuing to deteriorate, and with the unresolved Ukrainian crisis looming large in the background, Russia is seeking to strengthen its partnerships with the Middle East and Asia, first and foremost with China. The recent St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which was held on June...

    Russia Bans Freedom to Report, Says Top Investigative Journalist
    Jun24

    Russia Bans Freedom to Report, Says Top Investigative Journalist

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has banned US investigative journalist Simon Ostrovsky from working in Russia. On June 4, it denied a press visa for Ostrovsky, an Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist best known for his coverage of the Ukraine crisis for VICE News. …read more Source: Atlantic...

    European and transatlantic unity is paramount in facing the Russia challenge
    Jun24

    European and transatlantic unity is paramount in facing the Russia challenge

    Joerg Forbrig on Tu a teraz (Here and now), TASR, Slovakia: European and transatlantic unity is paramount in facing the Russia challenge In an interview for the Slovak press agency TASR, Joerg Forbrig, Transatlantic Fellow for Central and Eastern Europe at the German Marshall Fund of the United States discusses the new reality in relationships...

    A Thorn For Russia, Georgia’s Ex-President Pops Up In Ukraine
    Jun24

    A Thorn For Russia, Georgia’s Ex-President Pops Up In Ukraine

    June 24, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Moscow Livid Over U.S. Arms Shipments to Its Border, Trans-Asian Pipeline Inches Ahead
    Jun24

    Moscow Livid Over U.S. Arms Shipments to Its Border, Trans-Asian Pipeline Inches Ahead

    Plus, Russian authorities slap down a consumer group for questioning the takeover of Crimea, and Kyrgyz nationalists go head to head with the Kremlin over a World War I ‘genocide.’ …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Armenian Short-Circuit
    Jun24

    Armenian Short-Circuit

    June 24, 2015 By Konstantin Avramov A specter is haunting Russia – the specter of colored revolutions. The recent developments in Armenia will only add to Moscow’s aversion to popular uprisings on its borders. On Monday June 22, a number of protests erupted in the capital of Yerevan and in several smaller Armenian cities. Thousands of...

    The agony of Greece and the crisis of the ‘European project’
    Jun24

    The agony of Greece and the crisis of the ‘European project’

    With only days until Greece must make a critical loan repayment to the International Monetary Fund, Athens’ financial options are dwindling rapidly.On Monday, Eurozone leaders held yet another emergency summit to avoid Greek defaults to the IMF and the European Central Bank.The rhetoric was guardedly optimistic, but concrete progress was...

    Mac Thornberry Warns of Growing Threats in Face of Likely Obama Defense Bill Veto
    Jun24

    Mac Thornberry Warns of Growing Threats in Face of Likely Obama Defense Bill Veto

    Mac Thornberry, the new chairman of the US House Armed Services Committee, accused President Barack Obama on June 23 of “holding hostage” the nation’s security by threatening to veto the annual defense appropriations bill, which passed the Senate on June 18 by seventy-one to twenty-five with “overwhelming bipartisan support.” Thornberry...

    Another underwhelming effort to deter Putin
    Jun24

    Another underwhelming effort to deter Putin

    Even when the Obama administration wants to appear like it cares about reassuring allies in Russia’s neighborhood, it can’t quite pull it off. Yesterday’s announcement that the Carter Pentagon will place military ground equipment in six Eastern European countries is, one supposes, better than not doing anything but not by...

    A ship run aground. Deepening problems in the Ukrainian economy
    Jun24

    A ship run aground. Deepening problems in the Ukrainian economy

    2015-06-16Tadeusz IwańskiThe drop in Ukraine’s GDP by nearly 18% in the first three months of 2015 has confirmed the decline of the country’s economy. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

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