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    Vladimir Putin caps year of Russia-West tension: ‘We are stronger now than any potential aggressor’
    Dec22

    Vladimir Putin caps year of Russia-West tension: ‘We are stronger now than any potential aggressor’

    Tensions between Russia and the West escalated after Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 and its involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Teva: Israeli drugmaker fined $519m in US for foreign bribes
    Dec22

    Teva: Israeli drugmaker fined $519m in US for foreign bribes

    The case included bribes by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to a high-ranking Russian government official. Israeli generic drug giant Teva will pay $519 million to settle US charges of bribery of foreign officials to win business in Russia, Ukraine and Mexico, US officials announced Thursday.The case included bribes by Teva Pharmaceutical...

    Ukraine Prosecutor Says Former Naftogaz Officer Shot Himself To Avoid Arrest
    Dec22

    Ukraine Prosecutor Says Former Naftogaz Officer Shot Himself To Avoid Arrest

    Ukraine’s prosecutor-general says a former deputy chief of the state oil company Naftogaz fatally shot himself moments before investigators entered his home in the west-central region of Vinnytsya. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Myth of a U.S.-Russian Global Agenda
    Dec22

    The Myth of a U.S.-Russian Global Agenda

    This article is the second of three essays on U.S.-Russian relations in the transition to a new U.S. administration. The first is here.Realism takes reality as its starting point, and the reality is that U.S. policy over the past 25 years has failed to secure the transformation of Russia into a country that shares our perspective the way that...

    U.S.-Supplied Drones Disappoint Ukraine at the Front Lines
    Dec22

    U.S.-Supplied Drones Disappoint Ukraine at the Front Lines

    By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Millions of dollars’ worth of U.S.-supplied drones that Kiev had hoped would help in its war against Russian-backed separatists have proven ineffective against jamming and hacking, Ukrainian officials say. The 72 Raven RQ-11B Analog mini-drones were so disappointing following their arrival this summer...

    Santa Summit Cheer Can’t Hide Finland’s Unease about Russia
    Dec22

    Santa Summit Cheer Can’t Hide Finland’s Unease about Russia

    Santa and Father Frost, not tanks and troops, have met up at the busiest border crossing between Russia and Finland. But despite the jovial ho-ho-hos in the annual show of seasonal goodwill and neighborly friendship, there lies an increasing disquiet in the Nordic nation. Finland shares a 1,300-kilometer (800-mile) border with Russia and is...

    Ukraine Calls US Drones Ineffective
    Dec22

    Ukraine Calls US Drones Ineffective

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Advisor to the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Nathan Khazin, said US observation drones that Ukraine had earlier received, were ineffective. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    The Russians who hacked the DNC found to have also hacked Ukraine’s antiquated howitzers
    Dec22

    The Russians who hacked the DNC found to have also hacked Ukraine’s antiquated howitzers

    ‘The fact that they would be helping the Russian military kill Ukrainian army personnel in Ukraine and also intervening in the U.S. election is quite chilling’ …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Savchenko Removed From Ukrainian Delegation To PACE
    Dec22

    Savchenko Removed From Ukrainian Delegation To PACE

    The Ukrainian parliament has removed Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko from the country’s delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Reforms Helping Improve Health Care in Ukraine
    Dec22

    Reforms Helping Improve Health Care in Ukraine

    The country’s minister of health explains why the prognosis is improving for care standards. …read more Source: U.S....