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    McCain vows to ban use of Russian rocket engines
    Jan28

    McCain vows to ban use of Russian rocket engines

    US Senator John McCain has said he plans to introduce legislation to reinstate restrictions on the use of Russian rocket engines for US military space launch. McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, rebuked senior Pentagon officials who sought to defend the use of Russian rocket engines to send US military satellites into space....

    NATO looks to combat Russia’s ‘information weapon:’ document
    Jan27

    NATO looks to combat Russia’s ‘information weapon:’ document

    NATO may combat Kremlin “weaponization of information” used to support action such as the 2014 seizure of Crimea by creating a new more powerful communications section and declassifying more sensitive material, according to draft plans …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs receives copy of credential of 
Ukrainian Consul-General
    Jan27

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs receives copy of credential of Ukrainian Consul-General

    DUBAI, 27th January, 2016 (WAM) – Rashid Mattar Al Siri, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ office in Dubai, has received a copy of the credentials of Oleksandr Balanutsa, Ukrainian Consul-General in Dubai and the northern regions, at the ministry’s office in Dubai. …read more Source:...

    Canada says time to reboot relations with Russia
    Jan27

    Canada says time to reboot relations with Russia

    Russia-Canada relations are about to get a reboot, with the countries’ foreign ministers expressing willingness to resume dialogue after a stall caused by events in Ukraine. The new Canadian government believes snubbing Russia was not productive, RT reported. Canada’s new Foreign Affairs Minister, Stephen Dion, told journalists on...

    Trump wishes for ‘good’ relations with Russia, China
    Jan27

    Trump wishes for ‘good’ relations with Russia, China

    US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has expressed hopes for a good relationship with Russia and China in the future. “I think it would be great if we had a good relationship with Russia, I think it would be great if we had a good relationship with China,” Trump said in an interview with Fox Business News on Tuesday. He...

    US investigation into ‘Russian meddling’ in the EU will be a farce — RT Op-Edge
    Jan27

    US investigation into ‘Russian meddling’ in the EU will be a farce — RT Op-Edge

    Danielle Ryan is an Irish freelance journalist and media analyst. She has lived in the US and Germany and is currently based in Moscow. She previously worked as a digital desk reporter for the Sunday Business Post in Dublin. She studied political reporting at the Washington Center for Politics & Journalism in Washington, DC and also has a...

    FUNDAMENTALLY FREUND: Bring home the Subbotnik Jews of Ukraine and Russia
    Jan26

    FUNDAMENTALLY FREUND: Bring home the Subbotnik Jews of Ukraine and Russia

    Snow doesn’t seem to deter the small local community of Subbotnik Jews from faithfully trudging to their modest synagogue, where they continue to turn their hearts and their hopes toward Zion. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Top 5 Ways Putin has won big in Syria and why Europe is embracing him
    Jan26

    Top 5 Ways Putin has won big in Syria and why Europe is embracing him

    By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Russia is so far winning big in Syria, and making Moscow’s projection of force in the Middle East a reality that the other great powers have to recognize. As Russia has emerged as a major combatant against Syrian al-Qaeda and against Daesh (ISIS, ISIL), it is being accepted back into a Europe...

    France to Strengthen Ties with Russia despite Sanctions
    Jan26

    France to Strengthen Ties with Russia despite Sanctions

    France is working to strengthen its relations with Russia in spite of Western sanctions imposed against Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    No special status for east Ukraine without ceasefire: president
    Jan26

    No special status for east Ukraine without ceasefire: president

    Ukraine will not give its eastern regions greater autonomy until a lasting ceasefire with pro-Russian separatist rebels is in place, President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday, in comments that could antagonize the rebels and the Kremlin. Ukraine’s parliament had been due to vote this week on legislation to devolve more power to its regions,...

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