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    US-Russia relations: Cold growing colder
    Aug27

    US-Russia relations: Cold growing colder

    At their first meeting in 2001, President Bush said famously that he had looked into the eyes of President Putin and got “a sense of his soul” but he subsequently pursued policies that Putin vigorously opposed or just tolerated. Russia was then coming to terms after disastrous years of President Boris Yeltsin. Observers believe the Bush...

    Russia’s A-10 Warthog: Why the Su-25 Frogfoot Is a Flying Tank
    Aug27

    Russia’s A-10 Warthog: Why the Su-25 Frogfoot Is a Flying Tank

    Sebastien Roblin Security, Russia Meet the tankbuster’s mean cousin from Moscow. The Su-25 Frogfoot, known as the Grach or “Rook” by Russian pilots, is one of those aircraft that may not be at the cutting edge of technology, but still has seen widespread service around the world because it offers an effective and useful solution to the need...

    Man United meet Fenerbahce in tough Europa League group
    Aug27

    Man United meet Fenerbahce in tough Europa League group

    MUNACO (Reuters) – Manchester United will come up against their former striker Robin van Persie after being drawn in a tough Europa League group on Friday alongside Fenerbahce, Feyenoord and Zorya Luhansk.Three-times European champions United must negotiate a competitive group if they are to win one of the few titles that has eluded...

    United set for former striker Van Persie reunion
    Aug27

    United set for former striker Van Persie reunion

    Netherlands’ Robin van Persie, center, scores his side’s second goal, as he passes goalkeeper Petr Czech of the Czech Republic, left, during the Euro 2016 qualifying match between the Netherlands and the Czech Republic, at the ArenA stadium, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. Photo: AP Monaco, August 26 Manchester...

    Russia ‘cages’  Umerov in ward  for mentally-ill
    Aug26

    Russia ‘cages’ Umerov in ward for mentally-ill

    Simferopol: International rights groups and Ukrainian officials protested on Friday against the incarceration in a psychiatric hospital of a prominent Crimean Tatar activist charged with calling for extremism in the Russian-annexed peninsula. Ilmi Umerov, 59, has been held in a psychiatric hospital in the main Crimean city of Simferopol since...

    DOJ widens KickassTorrents probe, charges three Ukrainians in global copyright-infringement case
    Aug26

    DOJ widens KickassTorrents probe, charges three Ukrainians in global copyright-infringement case

    The Justice Department broadened its copyright infringement case against the KickassTorrents (KAT) website this week by formally charging three Ukrainian citizens in federal court. A 16-count indictment filed Tuesday accuses Artem Vaulin, Ievgen Kutsenko and Oleksander Radostin of various crimes related to an alleged conspiracy centered around...

    Svitolina beats Larsson to move into Connecticut Open final
    Aug26

    Svitolina beats Larsson to move into Connecticut Open final

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina beat Sweden’s Johanna Larsson 6-4, 6-2 Friday to move into the final of the Connecticut Open,… …read more Source:...

    Putin orders snap military drills involving troops, airforce and navy as talks on Ukraine near
    Aug26

    Putin orders snap military drills involving troops, airforce and navy as talks on Ukraine near

    ‘I, for one, couldn’t imagine that Russia would flout international law to the point of annexing Crimea’ …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Putin orders snap military drills involving troops, airforce and navy as talks on Ukraine near
    Aug26

    Putin orders snap military drills involving troops, airforce and navy as talks on Ukraine near

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered snap military drills as German Chancellor Angela Merkel accused him of breaking international law in Ukraine and said NATO will defend member states against attack. Combat readiness exercises are taking place “to defend the interests of the Russian Federation amid increasing threats to its security,”...

    The Geopolitical Therapist
    Aug26

    The Geopolitical Therapist

    Recently I sat down with Vice President Joe Biden to explore whether his approach to foreign policy challenges, and his patterns of interaction with global leaders, constituted something distinctive enough to call “The Biden Doctrine,” which I wrote about here in The Atlantic. In a fascinating, wide-ranging discussion that touched on...