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    As Russia Reacts to ‘Hawkish’ Tillerson, Elation Over Trump Melts
    Jan15

    As Russia Reacts to ‘Hawkish’ Tillerson, Elation Over Trump Melts

    When U.S. Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson appeared before the U.S. Senate for his confirmation hearing last week, pundits and politicians in Moscow were watching closely for signals as to the new administration’s stance on Russia. Their reactions included upbeat pragmatism to an “I-told-you-so” warning that a Russia hawk could be...

    Russia’s Scary S-400 Air Defense System Is Now Protecting the Skies Above Crimea
    Jan15

    Russia’s Scary S-400 Air Defense System Is Now Protecting the Skies Above Crimea

    Dave Majumdar Security, Bad news. Russia is bolstering its anti-access/area-denial (A2/AD) capabilities in Crimea with the addition of the potent S-400 Triumf air and missile defense system. The addition of the S-400—which can be armed with the 250-mile range 40N6—would afford Moscow the ability not only to keep the peninsula safe from attack,...

    Russia to deploy more S-400 to Crimea: report
    Jan15

    Russia to deploy more S-400 to Crimea: report

    Russia will deploy more S-400 Triumf missile systems to Crimea after the Obama administration extended sanctions against Russia for its actions in Crimea and Ukraine, said local media Saturday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    European job market being explored
    Jan15

    European job market being explored

    Kathmandu, 14 January As Nepali migrant labourers face greater personal risks and job insecurity in Gulf countries, foreign employment agencies have started exploring new destinations in Europe and the Baltic region. Nepali workers often complain of harsh job conditions in Gulf countries and lack of assured jobs and wages. They also say they are...

    New truce in east Ukraine disrupted
    Jan15

    New truce in east Ukraine disrupted

    KIEV: Ukrainian government forces and the pro-Russian separatist rebels fighting in eastern Ukraine on Saturday accused each other of disrupting a fragile truce declared late December. Kiev and the rebels agreed a new “indefinite” ceasefire deal after Ukraine and Russia held talks in Minsk last month mediated by the Organisation for...

    Poles welcome US troops as Nato eyes Russia
    Jan15

    Poles welcome US troops as Nato eyes Russia

    ZAGAN, Poland: Polish authorities and ordinary Poles welcomed on Saturday US troops who arrived this week as part of an unprecedented deployment to Nato’s eastern flank aimed at deterring Russia. “Welcome to Poland,” Prime Minister Beata Szydlo told US troops in Zagan, the Polish town on the German border where the brigade will be...

    Russian state-owned media slams Chrystia Freeland
    Jan15

    Russian state-owned media slams Chrystia Freeland

    Well, that didn’t take long. The Russian state-owned Sputnik News has come out with a piece blasting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new foreign affairs minister, Chrystia Freeland, and framing her appointment as a “catastrophe for Canadian-Russian relations.” Posted early Saturday afternoon, the copy quotes University of Montreal...

    MH17 victims’ kin likely to push for renewed search
    Jan14

    MH17 victims’ kin likely to push for renewed search

    THE HAGUE: Families of the MH17 plane disaster victims may push for a renewed search of the crash site in eastern Ukraine after the recent discovery of a bone fragment belonging to one of the dead. “We are considering speaking to authorities about another search for human remains,” Evert van Zijtveld, chairman of the MH17 victims’...

    MH17 relatives mull new search in Ukraine for remains
    Jan14

    MH17 relatives mull new search in Ukraine for remains

    THE HAGUE — Families of the MH17 plane disaster victims may push for a renewed search of the crash site in eastern Ukraine after the recent discovery of a bone fragment belonging to one of the dead. 
“We are considering speaking to authorities about another search for human remains,” Evert van Zijtveld, chairman of the MH17 victims’...

    Poles welcome US troops as wary Nato eyes Russia
    Jan14

    Poles welcome US troops as wary Nato eyes Russia

    Polish authorities and ordinary Poles have welcomed US troops who arrived this week as part of an unprecedented deployment to Nato’s eastern flank aimed at deterring Russia.“Welcome to Poland,” Prime Minister Beata Szydlo told US troops yesterday in Zagan, the Polish town on the German border where the brigade will be headquartered, adding:...