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    The return of a Soviet habit
    Sep11

    The return of a Soviet habit

    The safest way to attack someone’s credibility is to nibble at it. This is what Russia is doing to NATO with its abduction of an Estonian security official on 5 September. The kidnapping exemplifies the way the Kremlin works. Gangsterdom, intelligence, propaganda, a sense of history and diplomacy all overlap. The timing is excellent and so...

    Pro-Russian rebels mockingly compare battle for Ukraine with Scottish independence
    Sep11

    Pro-Russian rebels mockingly compare battle for Ukraine with Scottish independence

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine have offered their own idiosyncratic take on the debate over Scottish independence as they back the Yes vote. …read more Source: Daily...

    Putin announces Russia is developing new nuclear and conventional weapons to counter moves from Nato and the US in wake of Ukraine crisis 
    Sep11

    Putin announces Russia is developing new nuclear and conventional weapons to counter moves from Nato and the US in wake of Ukraine crisis 

    Russia’s President revealed the move today amid a worsening stand-off between the Kremlin and the West which has seen Nato create a ‘spearhead’ force to defend eastern Europe. …read more Source: Daily...

    Putin takes control of Russia’s defence industries and calls for new weapons
    Sep10

    Putin takes control of Russia’s defence industries and calls for new weapons

    While the West holds back from applying new sanctions against Russia to see if the Ukrainian ceasefire sticks, President Vladimir Putin has rattled a… …read more Source:...

    Cold war looms as Russia cuts gas supplies to West
    Sep10

    Cold war looms as Russia cuts gas supplies to West

    Fears of a gas war caused by the conflict in Ukraine increased yesterday when Poland, Slovakia and Germany all said… …read more Source: The...

    Russian Nationalists Grasp at Straws with ‘Scottish Solidarity’ Campaign
    Sep10

    Russian Nationalists Grasp at Straws with ‘Scottish Solidarity’ Campaign

    Images edited by Kevin Rothrock. After massive referenda earlier this year in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin’s supporters online have embraced a new separatist vote over 1,500 miles from Moscow. Last week, Russian nationalists—some pro-Putin and others not so much—began expressing their support for the Scottish independence...

    Most Europeans want Ukraine to join the EU
    Sep10

    Most Europeans want Ukraine to join the EU

    Most Europeans say Ukraine should be invited to join the EU and want tougher sanctions on Russia. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] EU talks on Russia sanctions go into second day
    Sep10

    [Ticker] EU talks on Russia sanctions go into second day

    EU ambassadors in Brussels on Wednesday failed to reach agreement on whether to impose new Russia sanctions now or to wait and see if its peace deal with Ukraine sticks. They are to reconvene on Thursday, allowing more time for consultations with capitals, an EU source said. …read more Source:...

    Russia blames Ukraine for downing Malaysian airliner
    Sep10

    Russia blames Ukraine for downing Malaysian airliner

    Russia’s defence minister has blamed Ukraine for the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet in July. It comes after the Dutch Safety Board reported… …read more Source:...

    ‘Special regime’ law for east to go to Ukrainian parliament next week
    Sep10

    ‘Special regime’ law for east to go to Ukrainian parliament next week

    The Ukrainian government has met in Kyiv to assess the progress in the ceasefire in the east of the country, and to debate a “special regime” for… …read more Source:...

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