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    Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year
    May28

    Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year

    ATHENS, Greece — On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday (May 27, 2016) sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly expanded U.S. missile defense system as a threat to his country’s security — and vowing to retaliate. Russian President Vladimir Putin stands...

    Putin says Romania, Poland may now be in Russia’s cross-hairs
    May28

    Putin says Romania, Poland may now be in Russia’s cross-hairs

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Russia-ASEAN summit in Sochi, Russia, May 19, 2016. REUTERS ATHENS: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned Romania and Poland they could find themselves in the sights of Russian rockets because they are hosting elements of a US missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security....

    Quite Possibly the Dumbest Military Concept Ever: A ‘Limited’ Nuclear War
    May28

    Quite Possibly the Dumbest Military Concept Ever: A ‘Limited’ Nuclear War

    Geoff Wilson, Will Saetren Security, Yes, you read that right. In the event of a rapidly escalating conflict with the Russians, should the United States conduct a “limited” nuclear strike to coerce the enemy to back down? Or, in Cold War nukespeak, should the United States “escalate to deescalate” the situation? Believe it or not, that is a real...

    South America’s Leftist Implosion: Let The Debate Begin
    May28

    South America’s Leftist Implosion: Let The Debate Begin

    From Venezuela to Brazil to Argentina, the political left is crumbling, raising real questions about the durability of South America’s so-called “Pink Tide.” In Caracas, the future of Chávez protégé Nicolás Maduro remains unclear amidst plunging world oil prices, rampant inflation, power shortages and scarcity of basic goods....

    Putin visits Greece ahead of EU sanctions review
    May28

    Putin visits Greece ahead of EU sanctions review

    Russian President Vladimir Putin was in Greece on Friday in a visit aimed at reinforcing a relationship with one of his few friends in the European Union (EU) amid tensions with the West. The visit… …read more Source: The...

    Greek PM condemns Russia sanctions
    May28

    Greek PM condemns Russia sanctions

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Western sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine are “not productive”. …read more Source:...

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom
    May28

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom

    The visit, Putin’s first to the EU since December, comes at a low ebb in relations between Russia and Europe over the conflict in Ukraine that broke out in 2014, with sanctions still in force against Moscow. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko’s Ambitions Could Spark Political Turmoil
    May28

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko’s Ambitions Could Spark Political Turmoil

    Just two days after being released from a Russian prison, pilot Nadiya Savchenko is capitalizing on her symbolic importance to Ukrainians, saying Friday that she would run for president “if Ukrainians want me to.” Savchenko, Ukraine’s first female pilot, was elected to the country’s parliament and appointed to the Parliamentary...

    Last Soviet leader banned from Ukraine
    May28

    Last Soviet leader banned from Ukraine

    The Ukraine has banned Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, after he came out in support of Russia’s annexation of Crimea.Sponsored:Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Read This Do NOT pay your next car insurance bill until you try this. …read more Source:...

    Putin Says Romania, Poland May Now Be In Russia’s Crosshairs
    May28

    Putin Says Romania, Poland May Now Be In Russia’s Crosshairs

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned Romania and Poland they could find themselves in the sights of Russian rockets because they are hosting elements of a U.S. missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security.Putin issued his starkest warning yet over the missile shield, saying that Moscow had stated repeatedly that it...