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    OSCE Mission Comes under Fire in Eastern Ukraine
    Dec30

    OSCE Mission Comes under Fire in Eastern Ukraine

    A team of international observers monitoring the shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine says it came under fire while inspecting a village.No injuries were reported in the incident Sunday in Kominternove.A statement from the monitoring mission of the Organization for Security… …read more Source:...

    Putin’s bailout bank needs 1.3 trillion rouble rescue
    Dec30

    Putin’s bailout bank needs 1.3 trillion rouble rescue

    FOR years, Russia President Vladimir Putin used Vnesheconombank (VEB) to pay for “special projects”, from the Sochi Olympics to covert acquisitions in Ukraine to oligarch bailouts. Now, the state bank needs a rescue of its own and it could be the Kremlin’s costliest yet. …read more Source: The Business...

    Kiev cries foul as historic Crimean wines go under hammer
    Dec30

    Kiev cries foul as historic Crimean wines go under hammer

    KIEV – Legendary Crimean winemaker Massandra, once a supplier to Russia’s Tsar Nicolas II, has provoked the ire of Kiev by putting 13,000 vintage bottles up for auction on Tuesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Four-way phone talks Wednesday on Ukraine crisis: Kiev (AFP)
    Dec29

    Four-way phone talks Wednesday on Ukraine crisis: Kiev (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will hold a conference call Wednesday to assess implementation of a peace accord in pro-Russian eastern Ukraine, the government in Kiev said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    How a Jewish reporter celebrated Hanukkah at the Kremlin
    Dec29

    How a Jewish reporter celebrated Hanukkah at the Kremlin

    JTA’s Cnaan Liphshiz, right, gets set to accept a Fiddler on the Roof Award from Rabbi Boruch Gorin at the Kremlin, Dec. 8, 2015. (Courtesy of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia) MOSCOW (JTA) — Like many tourists in Red Square, I have often wondered what lies beyond the tall walls that separate this Moscow attraction from the...

    Give the gift of Vladimir Putin this holiday season
    Dec29

    Give the gift of Vladimir Putin this holiday season

    What do you get the patriotic Putin-lover who has everything? That’s a question some Russians may be asking themselves as New Year’s Day, the country’s biggest holiday, approaches See also: Decoding Putin: The messages hidden within the Russian president’s national address For nearly two years, Russia has been swept up in...

    Cover-Up Suspected As Russia Names ‘Mastermind’ Behind Critic’s Assassination
    Dec29

    Cover-Up Suspected As Russia Names ‘Mastermind’ Behind Critic’s Assassination

    MOSCOW, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Russian police named a Chechen man as the alleged mastermind behind the high-profile murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, but the dead politician’s supporters said he was only a low-level figure and that a cover-up was underway.Nemtsov, one of President Vladimir Putin’s most vocal critics, was...

    The Problem with Ukrainian Police Reform
    Dec29

    The Problem with Ukrainian Police Reform

    Ukraine’s police are getting a much-praised makeover. But there could be trouble down the road. …read more Source: Foreign...

    NATO Causing Russia Security Concerns Over Montenegro Membership And Hostility In Eastern Europe
    Dec29

    NATO Causing Russia Security Concerns Over Montenegro Membership And Hostility In Eastern Europe

    NATO is continuing to cause national security threats to Russia, according to a Moscow Foreign Ministry report issued Monday, which cited the U.S.-led alliance’s large military presence in Eastern Europe as a primary concern. Friction between Russia and NATO reached levels not seen since the end of the Cold War in 1991 after Moscow annexed...

    Brave New War
    Dec29

    Brave New War

    U.S. Navy / ReutersFrom China in Asia to Russia in Europe and the Middle East, and ISIS just about everywhere, 2015 has seen the flourishing of conflicts that exist in a gray zone, one which is not quite open war but more than regular competition, which is attuned to globalization, which liberal democracies are ill-equipped to deal with, and...