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    US urges Ukraine to quickly approve reform-minded cabinet
    Apr11

    US urges Ukraine to quickly approve reform-minded cabinet

    The United States urged Ukraine’s parliament on Monday to quickly approve a new cabinet that backed political and economic reforms, especially a loan program backed by the International Monetary Fund. …read more Source: Channel...

    What’s Hiding Behind Russia’s Calls for Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh
    Apr11

    What’s Hiding Behind Russia’s Calls for Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh

    The presidents of Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan – Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Ilham Aliyev, respectively — are planning to hold security talks in Baku soon. While no further details of the planned meeting have been announced, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said last week in a meeting in Baku that security cooperation in the...

    Russia and China Increase Defense Spending While US Continues Cutting
    Apr11

    Russia and China Increase Defense Spending While US Continues Cutting

    Every year at this time we see the same kind of headlines: “U.S. biggest military spender in the world.” They’re are all based on the release of the global military spending database, an annual report compiled by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). What the headlines usually miss is that U.S. defense spending is...

    US urges Ukraine to quickly approve reform-minded cabinet
    Apr11

    US urges Ukraine to quickly approve reform-minded cabinet

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    U.S. urges Ukraine to quickly approve reform-minded cabinet
    Apr11

    U.S. urges Ukraine to quickly approve reform-minded cabinet

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States urged Ukraine’s parliament on Monday to quickly approve a new cabinet that backed political and economic reforms, especially a loan program backed by the International Monetary Fund. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Threats to force-feed Ukraine pilot
    Apr11

    News24.com | Threats to force-feed Ukraine pilot

    Medical tests on a jailed Ukrainian pilot on hunger strike show her blood is thickening, putting her at risk of developing a blood clot which could kill her, her lawyers say. …read more Source:...

    What Minsk Means
    Apr11

    What Minsk Means

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...

    Why A Genuine Normalization of Relations Between America and Cuba Is an Uphill Struggle
    Apr11

    Why A Genuine Normalization of Relations Between America and Cuba Is an Uphill Struggle

    On March 21, 2016, US President Barack Obama and Cuba’s leader Raul Castro held a historic joint news conference. Obama’s visit to Havana, the first made by an American president since Calvin Coolidge’s trip in 1928, was regarded as a seminal event in the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the Cold War-era...

    A Tense Night In Eastern Ukraine’s Trenches
    Apr11

    A Tense Night In Eastern Ukraine’s Trenches

    Fighting was reported on April 11 around the eastern Ukrainian city of Avdiyivka. Russia-backed separatists pounded Ukrainian government positions with artillery and mortar shells. Cease-fire violations have been on the rise. A week earlier, RFE/RL correspondent Levko Stek spent a tense night in the trenches with Ukrainian troops. (RFE/RL’s...

    A Tense Night In Eastern Ukraine’s Trenches
    Apr11

    A Tense Night In Eastern Ukraine’s Trenches

    Fighting was reported on April 11 around the eastern Ukrainian city of Avdiyivka. Russia-backed separatists pounded Ukrainian government positions with artillery and mortar shells. Cease-fire violations have been on the rise. A week earlier, RFE/RL correspondent Levko Stek spent a tense night in the trenches with Ukrainian troops. (RFE/RL’s...