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    Nadiya Savchenko: The thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?
    May28

    Nadiya Savchenko: The thorn in President Poroshenko’s side?

    The Ukrainian pilot has returned to Kyiv after being released in a prisoner swap with Russia. President Poroshenko fought to bring her back but, as DW’s Emma Burrows writes, her return could prove bittersweet for him. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    US missile defense system a threat to Russia: Vladimir Putin
    May28

    US missile defense system a threat to Russia: Vladimir Putin

    Putin traveled to Greece with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and top executives from state oil and gas companies. On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly expanded US missile defense system as a threat to his...

    Crimea question closed forever: Putin (AAP)
    May28

    Crimea question closed forever: Putin (AAP)

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the subject of Crimea, annexed by Russia in 2014, “is closed forever”. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom
    May28

    Putin in Greek trip as EU sanctions talks loom

    ATHENS: Russian President Vladimir Putin signed several economic deals with Athens on Friday during a visit to Greece aimed at reinforcing a relationship with one of his few friends in the EU amid tensions with the West. The visit, Putin’s first to the EU since December, comes at a low ebb in relations between Russia and Europe over the...

    Northern Ireland extend unbeaten run with Belarus win
    May28

    Northern Ireland extend unbeaten run with Belarus win

    General view as Northern Ireland players and staff watched a video on the big screen as a preview to Euro 2016. Reuters BELFAST: Northern Ireland’s record-breaking unbeaten streak was stretched to 11 matches with a 3-0 victory over Belarus at Windsor Park on Friday as Michael O’Neill’s team continued their impressive...

    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...