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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    “Re-tooling an army from scratch,” as it fights a war
    Feb01

    “Re-tooling an army from scratch,” as it fights a war

    U.S. and allied forces try and equip Ukrainian soldiers to stay alive and hold their ground in the grinding fight against Russian-backed rebels …read more Source:...

    Support grows for Ukraine referendum yes campaigners
    Feb01

    Support grows for Ukraine referendum yes campaigners

    The number of people intending to vote ‘yes’ in April’s referendum on the EU treaty with Ukraine has risen from 38%… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Denies Special Status to Rebel Territories
    Feb01

    Ukraine Denies Special Status to Rebel Territories

    01 de febrero de 2016, 00:02Kiev, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The Chairman of the Russian Supreme Rada (unicameral Parliament), Vladimir Groisman, said today that the amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine exclude autonomy, federalization or special status of the rebel territories of the Donbass. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Why we’re not safe from Grexit yet
    Feb01

    Why we’re not safe from Grexit yet

    ATHENS — A team of analysts from one of the main credit rating agencies smiled condescendingly across a boardroom table one recent afternoon, when asked about the likelihood of a Greek exit from the euro. It was clear they dismissed the idea. There is virtually no chance of Greece leaving the eurozone, they assured me. This is not the first time...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Feb. 1, 2016
    Feb01

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Feb. 1, 2016

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasThere are a number of reasons why we are watching Italy...

    China’s road to the Middle East
    Feb01

    China’s road to the Middle East

    Comment: The New Silk Road will bypass the Suez Canal, and could change the nature of geopolitics in the region, notes Vijay Prashad. China’s President Xi Jinping has been on a tour of the Middle East, straddling the politics of the region – a stop in Saudi Arabia was balanced by a stop in Iran. Xi’s most dramatic statements...

    Should America Fear the China-Russia Relationship?
    Feb01

    Should America Fear the China-Russia Relationship?

    Michael Clarke, Anthony Ricketts Security, Eurasia Beijing and Moscow are working well together, for now. China and Russia have increased their security, economic and diplomatic relationship, complicating an already fragile Asia-Pacific region. Many analysts have viewed this enhanced collaboration as the beginning of a partnership set on...

    Feature: Ukraine-China cargo train on Silk Road opens up prospects for trade promotion
    Feb01

    Feature: Ukraine-China cargo train on Silk Road opens up prospects for trade promotion

    The first cargo train freight connecting Ukraine and China has recently completed its journey, after passing through three other countries along the Silk Road in a test run of a planned regular service. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-02/01/c_135062009.htm target=_blank title="Feature: Ukraine-China...

    A walk through of Russia’s T-14 Armata tank
    Feb01

    A walk through of Russia’s T-14 Armata tank

    Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Since unveiling the T-14 Armata tank in May 2015 during the Victory Day Parade, Russia has kept the specifics of the tank underwraps. A video walk through translated by Ukraine War Awareness, explains some of the capabilities of Russia’s newest battle tank.Here the Armata tank variations show off their impressive...

    Post Obama Foreign Policy: Picking Up the Pieces
    Jan31

    Post Obama Foreign Policy: Picking Up the Pieces

    ISIS supporter in Mosul In less than a year a new president will occupy the Oval Office. That president will inherit a far more dangerous, more chaotic world than the one that existed eight years ago. The new president will have to address a broad range of foreign policy matters demanding attention, but three broad issues in particular will...