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    Sex, Drugs and Putin Clones: What to Expect at Putin’s Telethon
    Apr13

    Sex, Drugs and Putin Clones: What to Expect at Putin’s Telethon

    With Spring well underway, the time has come for one of the most bizarre dates in Russian President Vladimir Putin’s calendar – his annual telethon, airing on Thursday morning. The good news is that you, too, can send Putin your query. The bad – you already have over a million Russians to compete with. Not to mention that...

    Ukraine set for new government after coalition backs Groysman for PM
    Apr13

    Ukraine set for new government after coalition backs Groysman for PM

    KIEV (Reuters) – A coalition of Ukraine’s two largest parties has agreed to back Volodymyr Groysman for prime minister and reshuffle the cabinet, lawmakers said on Wednesday, paving the way for the biggest shake-up since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine set for new government after coalition backs Groysman for PM
    Apr13

    Ukraine set for new government after coalition backs Groysman for PM

    A coalition of Ukraine’s two largest parties has agreed to back Volodymyr Groysman for prime minister and reshuffle the cabinet, lawmakers said on Wednesday, paving the way for the biggest shake-up since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia’s Aircraft Carrier Set for a Massive Upgrade: The Lethal MiG-29K
    Apr13

    Russia’s Aircraft Carrier Set for a Massive Upgrade: The Lethal MiG-29K

    Dave Majumdar Security, Get ready, NATO. The Russian Navy’s sole aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov is set to deploy to the Mediterranean Sea with a new air wing configuration. Instead of just the Sukhoi Su-33, Kuznetsov will deploy with a mixed air group with comprised of Flanker-Ds, Su-25UTG Frogfoots and the new Mikoyan MiG-29K...

    Rich nations probe Panama Papers tax revelations
    Apr13

    Rich nations probe Panama Papers tax revelations

    Tax authorities from the world’s richest nations on Wednesday probed a mass of murky offshore dealings revealed in the huge Panama Papers data leak, just hours after police raided the law firm at the centre of the scandal. The leak of 11.5 million confidential offshore financial documents from Panamanian law office Mossack Fonseca offered...

    Russia Hardens Stance in Island Dispute With Japan
    Apr13

    Russia Hardens Stance in Island Dispute With Japan

    Speculation earlier this year was that Russia, looking to diversify its foreign policy portfolio in Asia, might be willing to open discussions on its longstanding Kuril Islands dispute with Japan. Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, put such notions to rest yesterday, reports Russia Today: “As far as the Kuril Islands are concerned –...

    First NATO-Russia Council Meeting Since 2014 Scheduled For April 20
    Apr13

    First NATO-Russia Council Meeting Since 2014 Scheduled For April 20

    The first meeting of the NATO-Russia Council since 2014 is scheduled for April 20 at NATO headquarters in Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia pushes back ‘Putin’s bridge’ to annexed Crimea by a year
    Apr13

    Russia pushes back ‘Putin’s bridge’ to annexed Crimea by a year

    Russia has pushed back the completion date of a showcase multi-billion dollar bridge to link the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea by one year, saying the original plan had to be adjusted to take account of the weight of the trains that will cross it. The Kremlin sees the bridge, which will span the Kerch Strait, as vital to integrating...

    Ukraine coalition agrees to nominate Groysman for PM: lawmaker
    Apr13

    Ukraine coalition agrees to nominate Groysman for PM: lawmaker

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s coalition has formally agreed to nominate Volodymyr Groysman for the post of prime minister, the deputy head of President Petro Poroshenko’s BPP faction, Oleksiy Honcharenko, said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Trump and Obama Aren’t Realists
    Apr13

    Trump and Obama Aren’t Realists

    Dan Drezner goes another round with realists: I don’t doubt that realists disapprove of either Trump or Obama. I just don’t think they’re doing it for realist reasons. Since I have written on more than one occasion that Trump and Obama aren’t realists, I suppose I should say a few things about this. It’s possible to...