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    Crimean Journalist’s Trial To Start In Simferopol
    Feb16

    Crimean Journalist’s Trial To Start In Simferopol

    Ukrainian journalist Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor accused of separatism in the Russian-controlled Ukrainian region of Crimea, is preparing to face trial. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bulgaria ‘Seeking South Stream Project Revival’
    Feb16

    Bulgaria ‘Seeking South Stream Project Revival’

    Bulgaria is seeking to take in part of the Ukrainian gas transit, the head of an influential private-sector engineering organization has said. With Russia considering a move to suspend gas transit via Ukraine, southern Europe and particularly Bulgaria would like to renew the South Stream gas pipeline project, Andrey Listovski, who heads the...

    It’s time to cut Greece loose
    Feb16

    It’s time to cut Greece loose

    The Greek debt crisis is back in the news. According to the Greek authorities, the country’s economy shrank by 0.4 per cent in the final quarter of 2016. “Experts” had expected it to grow by 0.4 per cent. Despite a number of bailouts amounting to some 240 billion euros, and a host of supposed reforms (which I will address below), the Greek...

    Russia's Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson – agencies
    Feb16

    Russia's Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson – agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss Ukraine and other topics during talks in Bonn on Thursday, deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin was quoted as saying by news agency RIA. …read more Source: The...

    Russia’s Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson
    Feb16

    Russia’s Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    The Morning Vertical, February 16, 2017
    Feb16

    The Morning Vertical, February 16, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Just give Donald Trump a chance, they said: Robyn Urback
    Feb16

    Just give Donald Trump a chance, they said: Robyn Urback

    During the period between Donald Trump’s election win and his inauguration, the world’s sweet optimists urged skeptical Americans to “give Donald Trump a chance.” Yes, they granted, he wasn’t exactly well versed on global affairs, stumbling over questions about the nuclear triad, whether Russia under Vladimir Putin had actually...

    Russia warns US ahead of military chiefs’ meeting
    Feb16

    Russia warns US ahead of military chiefs’ meeting

    MOSCOW: Russia’s defence minister on Thursday warned Washington not to try to negotiate with Moscow “from a position of strength” ahead of the first meeting between their military chiefs since Donald Trump became US president. “We are ready to restore cooperation with the Pentagon,” minister Sergei Shoigu said in a statement. “But attempts...

    Russia warns US ahead of military chiefs’ meeting
    Feb16

    Russia warns US ahead of military chiefs’ meeting

    MOSCOW: Russia’s defense minister on Thursday warned Washington not to try to negotiate with Moscow “from a position of strength” ahead of the first meeting between their military chiefs since Donald Trump became US president. “We are ready to restore cooperation with the Pentagon,” minister Sergei Shoigu said in a statement. “But attempts...

    Russia warns US ahead of military chiefs’ meeting
    Feb16

    Russia warns US ahead of military chiefs’ meeting

    MOSCOW: Russia’s defence minister on Thursday warned Washington not to try to negotiate with Moscow “from a position of strength” ahead of the first meeting between their military chiefs since Donald Trump became US president. “We are ready to restore cooperation with the Pentagon,” minister Sergei Shoigu said in a...