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    Tillerson readies for tough talk with Russia
    Apr11

    Tillerson readies for tough talk with Russia

    Rex Tillerson’s seemingly cozy ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin drew bipartisan alarm and nearly derailed his confirmation as secretary of state. But some three months later, as the former ExxonMobil CEO heads to Moscow on his first trip as America’s top diplomat, it’s hard to believe Russian...

    Russia’s latest victim in Ukraine — reform
    Apr11

    Russia’s latest victim in Ukraine — reform

    Last month, activists and students barricaded the doors of the central Kiev branch of Sberbank, a Russian state-owned bank. The message: Stop the Kremlin from using profits made in Ukraine to fund its war against Ukraine. The demonstration was a manifestation of growing popular fury over the perception that the primary beneficiaries ofÂ...

    Eustream to help Ukraine
    Apr10

    Eustream to help Ukraine

    Ukrainian gas companies signed memorandum of understanding with Slovak Eustream and Italian Snam. …read more Source: The Slovak...

    Ukraine central bank chief resigns
    Apr10

    Ukraine central bank chief resigns

    Change in leadership expected to raise uncertainty for Kiev’s western backers …read more Source: Financial...

    Estonia, Ukraine denounce illegal elections, referendum in occupied Tskhinvali
    Apr10

    Estonia, Ukraine denounce illegal elections, referendum in occupied Tskhinvali

    Estonia and Ukraine have announced today they do not recognise the so called Presidential elections and referendum on amending the name of the Russian occupied Georgian region of Tskhinvali South Ossetia that took place on April 9 …read more Source:...

    Syrian missile attack: a statement of willingness to use force
    Apr10

    Syrian missile attack: a statement of willingness to use force

    A satellite photo of the Shayrat Airfield in Syria, released by the Pentagon ©USA TODAY Network/SIPA USA/PA Images Last night’s US Navy cruise missile bombardment of the Syrian Air Force’s Shayrat airfield near the western city of Homs was, on the face of it, an immediate retaliatory strike against the squadron responsible for...

    Ukraine’s central bank chief resigns
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s central bank chief resigns

    Valeriya Gontareva resigns after pressure from tycoons whose banks she closed for illegal activities. …read more Source:...

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits
    Apr10

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank governor, Valeria Gontareva, resigned on Monday, depriving the country of a tough reformer capable of taking on vested interests at a time when the economy is just recovering from a steep recession. …read more Source:...

    U.S. and NATO Special Ops just fought a fake Guerrilla war in West Virginia
    Apr10

    U.S. and NATO Special Ops just fought a fake Guerrilla war in West Virginia

    To the casual observer, the scene might’ve looked like an odd cross between a reenactment of a past war and a demonstration of a future conflict. Elite special operators, some of whom were speaking foreign languages, were roving around the hills of West Virginia on foot, horseback, all-terrain vehicles, and by helicopter, while practicing...

    Incredible amount of WWII battlefield relics still being found on the Eastern Front (PHOTOS)
    Apr10

    Incredible amount of WWII battlefield relics still being found on the Eastern Front (PHOTOS)

    The war on the Eastern Front, known to Russians as the “Great Patriotic War”, was the scene of the largest military confrontation in history. Over the course of four years, more than 400 Red Army and German divisions clashed in a series of operations along a front that extended more than 1,000 miles. Some 27 million Soviet soldiers and civilians...

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