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    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:...

    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...

    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...

    As Ukraine PM resigns, is government running out of time?
    Apr11

    As Ukraine PM resigns, is government running out of time?

    Volodymyr Groysman, an ally of President Poroshenko, is likely to take the spot – a move some see as strengthening the president’s hand in pushing reform. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Why it’s time to dispel the myths about nuclear power
    Apr11

    Why it’s time to dispel the myths about nuclear power

    Thirty years has passed since events in Chernobyl, while Japan marks the fifth anniversary of the Fukushima disaster. We need more than ever to have a reasoned discussion on the issues This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, and the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl incident. Together, these constitute the two greatest...

    Ukraine: Tough challenges ahead for next government
    Apr11

    Ukraine: Tough challenges ahead for next government

    Ukraine is in political turmoil as it seeks to form a new government. It follows the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. His likely… …read more Source:...