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    As he turns 65, Putin’s power slowly wanes
    Oct11

    As he turns 65, Putin’s power slowly wanes

    On October 7, Russian President Vladimir Putin turned 65. As of this year, this is the maximum retirement age for Russian civil servants, which can only be raised in special cases. Though Putin, as an elected official, is not subject to this law and has indicated that it’s too early for him to retire, he reaches this milestone in a...

    NATO chief: ‘We don’t want a new Cold War’ with Russia
    Oct09

    NATO chief: ‘We don’t want a new Cold War’ with Russia

    Bucharest – NATO’s chief said Monday the alliance does not want a “new Cold War” with Russia, despite members’ concerns about Russian military buildup close to NATOs’ border, reports AP/UNB. Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg spoke at the end of a four-day NATO parliamentary assembly in the Romanian capital. “We are concerned by...

    Straws in the wind for a reset in US-Russian relations
    Sep23

    Straws in the wind for a reset in US-Russian relations

    The receding specters of a war involving North Korea and a US-Russia confrontation in Syria. The sound of cracking ice in the frozen conflict in Ukraine. Russia and the United States bidding farewell to “tits-for-tat.” Is this the dawn of a brave new world? You might be skeptical, but it’s possible to draw positive conclusions from the two...

    Putin wants to be Latin America’s new friend
    Sep23

    Putin wants to be Latin America’s new friend

    When United States President Donald Trump dines with Latin American presidents at Trump Tower in New York on Monday night, the conversation could be strained. For one, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who’s chafed at Trump’s talk of walling the border and sending Mexico the bill, declined the invitation. Colombia’s Juan...

    Moldova declares Russian deputy premier persona non grata
    Aug02

    Moldova declares Russian deputy premier persona non grata

    Bucharest – Moldova has declared a Russian deputy prime minister persona non grata, following remarks he made after an aborted visit to the ex-Soviet republic. Wednesday’s statement from Moldova’s Foreign Ministry came after Dmitry Rogozin abandoned a trip to the country Friday after his plane was barred from entering Romanian and...

    Putin lays down a number: US must cut 755 Moscow diplomats
    Jul31

    Putin lays down a number: US must cut 755 Moscow diplomats

    Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded the United States cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755 people, underlining his displeasure with U.S. sanctions and heightening tensions between Washington and Moscow, reports AP/UNB. The U.S. State Department called Putin’s move “a regrettable and uncalled-for act.”...

    Russia derides Tillerson statement on sanctions
    Jul30

    Russia derides Tillerson statement on sanctions

    Washington, Jul 30 – An attempt by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to portray recently passed Russian sanctions legislation as a sign Americans want Russia to improve relations with the U.S. has been derided by Moscow, reports AP/UNB. In a statement released by the State Department on Saturday, Tillerson said the overwhelming House and Senate...

    Ten lessons from North Korea’s nuclear program
    Jul26

    Ten lessons from North Korea’s nuclear program

    North Korea has produced a number of nuclear warheads and is developing ballistic missiles capable of delivering them around the world. Many governments are debating how to prevent or slow further advances in North Korea’s capacity and what should be done if such efforts fail. These are obviously important questions, but they are not the...

    White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill
    Jul24

    White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill

    Washington, Jul 24 – The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow, reports AP/UNB. Lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions...

    Why it’s difficult to trust China or Russia
    Jul20

    Why it’s difficult to trust China or Russia

    Interpreting and understanding political movements and societal disruptions usually don’t occur in large macro-settings like the recent Group of 20 Summit. Other than bashing Donald Trump along with China and Germany for their unwillingness to take on larger global roles from the United States, nothing significant happened. To track global...

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