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    I’ve been visiting Russia for 22 years. I’ve never seen Russians prouder than under Putin.
    Feb14

    I’ve been visiting Russia for 22 years. I’ve never seen Russians prouder than under Putin.

    One evening in October 2015, my Russian friend Valera and I went to the movies in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk. There was a multiplex not far from his apartment, and with a dozen movies to choose from, we decided to see “The Martian.” As we walked out of the movie, I asked how he liked it. To my surprise, he began fuming about a scene I...

    Forget “bad hombres,” President Trump is headed for a war with China
    Feb14

    Forget “bad hombres,” President Trump is headed for a war with China

    A Chinese man holds up a Chinese newspaper with the front page photo of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and the headline “Outsider counter attack” at a newsstand in Beijing, China, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Trump is a mixed blessing for Chinese leaders. His threats to tear up trade deals and hike tariffs on Chinese goods could chill...

    Ukraine: Country’s economy grows nearly 5%
    Feb14

    Ukraine: Country’s economy grows nearly 5%

    Analysts said they were taken aback by such a large jump in the war-scarred former Soviet republic. Ukraine said Tuesday its economy expanded at a surprisingly fast pace of nearly five percent in the fourth quarter as it continued its steady climb out of a two-year recession.The State Statistics Service said gross domestic product (GDP) growth...

    NATO chief seeks bigger defense budgets ahead of US meeting
    Feb14

    NATO chief seeks bigger defense budgets ahead of US meeting

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The NATO chief urged allies on Tuesday to step up their defense spending, a day ahead of the first meeting between new U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his 27 NATO counterparts in Brussels. U.S. President Donald Trump suggested during his campaign that he might not defend allies who refuse to contribute their fair share. His...

    Kremlin denies campaign to discredit French election contender Macron
    Feb14

    Kremlin denies campaign to discredit French election contender Macron

    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) – The Kremlin denied on Tuesday that it was behind media and internet attacks on the campaign of French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron though his camp renewed the charges against Russian media and a hackers’ group operating in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    NATO Chief Says Increased Defense Spending Top Priority after Trump Calls
    Feb14

    NATO Chief Says Increased Defense Spending Top Priority after Trump Calls

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg Tuesday said the top priority for the transatlantic alliance is to increase defense spending, as demanded by US President Donald Trump. “Regardless of language, the most important thing is that we increase defense spending and that is exactly what we are doing,” Stoltenberg said when asked about NATO’s response...

    Flynn resignation ‘not our business’: Kremlin
    Feb14

    Flynn resignation ‘not our business’: Kremlin

    MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Tuesday insisted that the resignation of Donald Trump’s security adviser Michael Flynn over contacts with the Russian government was Washington’s internal affair. The White House late Monday said Trump had accepted Flynn’s resignation amid allegations the retired three-star general discussed US sanctions...

    Kremlin: Flynn resignation ‘not our business’
    Feb14

    Kremlin: Flynn resignation ‘not our business’

    The resignation of the top aide is a first stunning departure from Trump's inner circle less than a month after his inauguration. The Kremlin on Tuesday insisted that the resignation of Donald Trump’s security adviser Michael Flynn over contacts with the Russian government was Washington’s internal affair.The White House late...

    Ukraine’s economy grows nearly 5% (AFP)
    Feb14

    Ukraine’s economy grows nearly 5% (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said Tuesday its economy expanded at a surprisingly fast pace of nearly five percent in the fourth quarter as it continued its steady climb out of a two-year recession. …read more Source: The West...

    The Political Economy of the Energy Union
    Feb14

    The Political Economy of the Energy Union

    In 2014 Juncker presented his vision on the European Energy policy, whereas we need to pool our resources, combine our infrastructures and unite our negotiation power with third countries. He established 4 pillars for an Energy Union: creating an Energy Union by pooling resources and connecting networks; diversifying energy sources; helping...