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    Russia-NATO Relations 2016: First Meeting Since Ukraine Crisis Will Not Be ‘Business As Usual’
    Apr11

    Russia-NATO Relations 2016: First Meeting Since Ukraine Crisis Will Not Be ‘Business As Usual’

    NATO and the Russia Council are scheduled to meet next week for the first time since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014, but don’t expect it to be a breakthrough in relations between the political and military alliance and the Kremlin. …read more Source: International Business...

    Talks On New Ukrainian Government End For Night Without Deal
    Apr11

    Talks On New Ukrainian Government End For Night Without Deal

    The two main parties at the talks in Kyiv were unable on April 11 to come to an agreement with the candidate nominated to be the next prime minister — current parliament speaker Volodymyr Hroysman. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Disillusioned Ukrainians await new government
    Apr11

    Disillusioned Ukrainians await new government

    KIEV, Ukraine — Swept into office by the mass protests that deposed the Russia-friendly president two years ago, Ukraine’s new leaders promised that the country would soon be welcomed into Europe as a thriving new democracy. Disillusioned and angry, Ukrainians now await the arrival of a new government that will be under immediate pressure...

    Concern as ‘Red Cross’ appears in #PanamaPapers
    Apr11

    Concern as ‘Red Cross’ appears in #PanamaPapers

    Aid groups voiced concern about the revelation that the name of the Red Cross had been usurped in shady financial dealings. ||| London – Some of the world’s biggest aid agencies voiced concern on Monday that they may be further exposed to risk from the murky world of offshore finance after the latest release of the Panama Papers...

    Radioactive Wild Boars Have Run Amok Around Fukushima Nuclear Site
    Apr11

    Radioactive Wild Boars Have Run Amok Around Fukushima Nuclear Site

    The wild boar population near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant have bred uncontrollably in the past five years since the massive 2011 earthquake. The radioactive boars have ran amok in the area surrounding the Fukushima Nuclear disaster zone in northern Japan, destroying local agriculture as well as eating nuclear-contaminated food...

    US urges Ukraine to quickly approve reform-minded cabinet
    Apr11

    US urges Ukraine to quickly approve reform-minded cabinet

    The United States urged Ukraine’s parliament on Monday to quickly approve a new cabinet that backed political and economic reforms, especially a loan program backed by the International Monetary Fund. …read more Source: Channel...

    What’s Hiding Behind Russia’s Calls for Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh
    Apr11

    What’s Hiding Behind Russia’s Calls for Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh

    The presidents of Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan – Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Ilham Aliyev, respectively — are planning to hold security talks in Baku soon. While no further details of the planned meeting have been announced, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said last week in a meeting in Baku that security cooperation in the...

    Russia and China Increase Defense Spending While US Continues Cutting
    Apr11

    Russia and China Increase Defense Spending While US Continues Cutting

    Every year at this time we see the same kind of headlines: “U.S. biggest military spender in the world.” They’re are all based on the release of the global military spending database, an annual report compiled by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). What the headlines usually miss is that U.S. defense spending is...

    US urges Ukraine to quickly approve reform-minded cabinet
    Apr11

    US urges Ukraine to quickly approve reform-minded cabinet

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    U.S. urges Ukraine to quickly approve reform-minded cabinet
    Apr11

    U.S. urges Ukraine to quickly approve reform-minded cabinet

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States urged Ukraine’s parliament on Monday to quickly approve a new cabinet that backed political and economic reforms, especially a loan program backed by the International Monetary Fund. …read more Source:...