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    McDonald’s Russian Unit Plays Down US Heritage
    Feb09

    McDonald’s Russian Unit Plays Down US Heritage

    When McDonald’s opened its first Russian restaurant in 1990 in Moscow, it was not unusual to see wedding receptions held there, so strong was the appeal of the quintessential American brand at the end of the Cold War. In recent years, with U.S.-Russia ties increasingly frosty, the fast-food chain has pursued a different strategy: Go native....

    US Marine captain writes stinging op-ed: ‘We lost the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan’
    Feb08

    US Marine captain writes stinging op-ed: ‘We lost the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan’

    The biggest problem, writes Capt. Joshua Waddell, is "self-delusion." An active-duty US Marine captain wrote a stinging op-ed for the Marine Corps Gazette, going through all the problems he sees with the Department of Defense and the Marine Corps in addition to recent failures in Iraq and Afghanistan. The biggest problem, writes Capt....

    Germany plans four-way meeting on Ukraine crisis
    Feb08

    Germany plans four-way meeting on Ukraine crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany hopes to hold a meeting with Russia, Ukraine and France on the Ukraine crisis at a gathering of G20 foreign ministers in Bonn next week, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Libya...

    Czech government doubles quota for Ukrainian workers
    Feb08

    Czech government doubles quota for Ukrainian workers

    PRAGUE (Reuters) – The Czech government has decided to double its quota for Ukrainian workers, Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek said on Wednesday, due to an acute labor shortage as the economy continues to grow strongly. …read more Source: Libya...

    Pirates kidnap 8 expatriates in Niger Delta
    Feb08

    Pirates kidnap 8 expatriates in Niger Delta

    Russia says seven of its sailors and one Ukrainian have been abducted on Nigeria’s territorial waters. The Russian embassy in Nigeria has asked the Nigerian authorities for assistance in locating… …read more Source:...

    Germany mulling meeting with Russia, Ukraine, France on Ukraine crisis
    Feb08

    Germany mulling meeting with Russia, Ukraine, France on Ukraine crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is in talks with its partners about organizing a meeting between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on the Ukraine crisis on the sidelines of a meeting of G20 foreign ministers in Bonn next week, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Libya...

    Russia says ship’s crew taken hostage off Nigerian coast
    Feb08

    Russia says ship’s crew taken hostage off Nigerian coast

    A crew of seven Russians and a Ukrainian have been taken hostage off the coast of Nigeria after their ship was attacked, diplomats in Moscow and Kiev said Wednesday. …read more Source: Daily...

    Top Ukraine separatist commander assassinated
    Feb08

    Top Ukraine separatist commander assassinated

    A top rebel commander in eastern Ukraine has been killed in what local authorities described as an assassination. Mikhail Tolstykh joins a string of other warlords killed in bombings in recent months. …read more Source:...

    Top Ukraine separtist commander assassinated
    Feb08

    Top Ukraine separtist commander assassinated

    A top rebel commander in eastern Ukraine has been killed in what local authorities described as an assassination. Mikhail Tolstykh joins a string of other warlords killed in bombings in recent months. …read more Source:...

    Senators are pushing a measure that could prevent Trump from lifting Russia sanctions
    Feb08

    Senators are pushing a measure that could prevent Trump from lifting Russia sanctions

    It's a sign that US-Russia relations won't be warming anytime soon. A group of US senators are poised to introduce new legislation that would reign in the Trump administration should it seek to lift sanctions on Russia, according to a CNN report published Tuesday night. Citing a draft of the “Russia Review Act,” the cable...

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