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    Putin Launches Pipeline to Supply Natural Gas to Crimea
    Dec28

    Putin Launches Pipeline to Supply Natural Gas to Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin launched via videoconference a natural gas pipeline linking Crimea to Russia’s gas pipeline system, which will allow the inhabitants of the peninsula to receive a continuous supply of gas. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Russia calls U.S. move to better arm Syrian rebels a ‘hostile act’
    Dec28

    Russia calls U.S. move to better arm Syrian rebels a ‘hostile act’

    Rebel fighter clean a weapon in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo countryside, Syria December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi Russia said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to ease restrictions on arming Syrian rebels had opened the way for deliveries of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, a move it said would directly threaten Russian forces in...

    Trump Signals Shift from Obama’s Focus on Multilateralism
    Dec28

    Trump Signals Shift from Obama’s Focus on Multilateralism

    For eight years, President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine has been rooted in a belief that while the United States can take action around the word on its own, it rarely should. “Multilateralism regulates hubris,” Obama declared. His successor, President-elect Donald Trump, has derided some of the same international...

    Trump raises prospect of America more willing to act alone on global stage
    Dec28

    Trump raises prospect of America more willing to act alone on global stage

    For eight years, President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine has been rooted in a belief that while the United States can take action around the word on its own, it rarely should. “Multilateralism regulates hubris,” Obama declared. RELATED LINKSDonald Trump’s fighting words are worrying to some Why didn’t the U.S. veto the...

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism
    Dec28

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism

    For eight years, President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine has been rooted in a belief that while the United States can take action around the word on its own, it rarely should. “Multilateralism regulates hubris,” Obama declared. His successor, President-elect Donald Trump, has derided some of the same international...

    Putin: New Gas Pipeline Will Boost Annexed Crimea’s Economy
    Dec28

    Putin: New Gas Pipeline Will Boost Annexed Crimea’s Economy

    Russia on Tuesday activated a pipeline carrying Russian gas to Crimea with President Vladimir Putin hailing it as a step that would power economic growth on a peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014. Crimea has no land border with Russia, and Moscow has struggled to meet its energy needs, which were previously met by Ukraine. Putin, who...

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism
    Dec27

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism

    “The United Nations has such great potential but right now it is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time,” Trump tweeted days after the UN Security Council approved a resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem. Some of Trump’s other positions have drawn swift rebuke...

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism
    Dec27

    Trump signals shift from Obama’s focus on multilateralism

    For eight years, President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine has been rooted in a belief that while the United States can take action around the word on its own, it rarely should. “Multilateralism regulates hubris,” Obama declared. His successor, President-elect Donald Trump, has derided some of the same international partnerships...

    Vladimir Putin’s first 100 days: How a questionable bombing helped give Putin legitimacy when he took office
    Dec27

    Vladimir Putin’s first 100 days: How a questionable bombing helped give Putin legitimacy when he took office

    FILE In this file photo taken on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures after signing a treaty to incorporate Crimea into Russia in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. When Alexander Zemlianichenko started working as an AP photographer in Moscow, the Soviet Union was nearing its demise. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko,...

    Ukraine insurgents release two women captives
    Dec27

    Ukraine insurgents release two women captives

    Donetsk: Ukraine’s pro-Moscow insurgents on Tuesday released two women they had held captive thanks to the intervention of Nadya Savchenko — a Kiev-born female combat pilot who spent nearly two years in a Russian jail. The freeing of the women — a judge and a journalist — came after Savchenko, now a member of parliament, held a private...