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    New President, New World
    Jan20

    New President, New World

    “Don’t Make Any Sudden Moves” is the advice offered to the new president by Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations, which has not traditionally been known as a beer hall of populist beliefs. Haass meant the president should bring his National Security Council together to anticipate the consequences before tearing up the Iran...

    Levon Aronian to face the leader of Tata Steel Chess Tournament
    Jan20

    Levon Aronian to face the leader of Tata Steel Chess Tournament

    Round 5 of the Tata Steel chess tournament will start on Thursday after a rest day, where Armenian GM Levon Aronian will face the leader of the tournament Ukrainian Pavel Eljanov. The Armenian played four consecutive draws in the previous … …read more Source:...

    The Simple Reason Russia and America Keep Inching towards Crisis
    Jan20

    The Simple Reason Russia and America Keep Inching towards Crisis

    Ted Galen Carpenter Security, When Washington and Moscow don’t see eye to eye, disaster can ensue. Tensions between the United States and Russia rose rapidly during the final months of the Obama administration. Symbolizing that trend is the new deployment of three thousand U.S. troops along with tanks and other military hardware in eastern...

    Are Russia’s Lethal S-400 SAMs Equipped with the Latest Long-Range Missiles?
    Jan20

    Are Russia’s Lethal S-400 SAMs Equipped with the Latest Long-Range Missiles?

    Guy Plopsky Security, Perhaps it is premature to designate the airspace with a 400km radius of a S-400 system a no-fly zone. When Moscow deployed one of its advanced S-400 Surface-to-Air (SAM) system to Syria following the shoot down of a Russian Su-24 strike aircraft by a Turkish F-16 in late November 2015, both Russian and Western media sources...

    The View From Moscow: How The Russian Media Covers Trump
    Jan20

    The View From Moscow: How The Russian Media Covers Trump

    Donald Trump’s first news conference as president-elect last week featured a mix of deflected questions, cheering supporters and accusations CNN is “fake news.” The circus atmosphere was strange for many viewers and reporters, accustomed to more formality and respect. For some Russians, however, Trump’s go with the press was oddly...

    Sir Michael Fallon: Britain will stand alongside Ukraine
    Jan20

    Sir Michael Fallon: Britain will stand alongside Ukraine

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    BBC reporter joins locals in icy river dip
    Jan20

    BBC reporter joins locals in icy river dip

    The BBC’s Tom Burridge takes a dip in Kiev’s Dnipro frozen river to celebrate Epiphany. …read more Source:...

    Racist Russians Insult Obama Hoping for Trump’s Approval
    Jan20

    Racist Russians Insult Obama Hoping for Trump’s Approval

    Barack Obama’s final press conference was marked by an interruption by a Russian reporter from the state-run TASS news agency, the outlet that symbolized Soviet propaganda for decades. Josh Marshall’s Talking Points Memo cited a number of tweets from journalists present at the presser pointing out that TASS bureau chief, Andrey Sitov,...

    While elites fiddle, Russia advances in East Europe
    Jan20

    While elites fiddle, Russia advances in East Europe

    Not many Americans can locate Moldova, a tiny former Soviet republic with a mostly ethnic Romanian population bordered by Ukraine and Romania, on a map. Even fewer could tell you that Moldova was once part of Romania and won its independence with the fall of the Soviet Union, only to … …read more Source: The Washington...

    John Kerry appeals for diplomacy as he leaves State Department
    Jan20

    John Kerry appeals for diplomacy as he leaves State Department

    Washington, Jan 20: Secretary of State John Kerry left the State Department for the last time as America’s top diplomat, urging the agency’s employees to carry on their work with enthusiasm and appealing to the incoming Trump administration to embrace creative diplomacy and international engagement. Greeted by loud, raucous and...