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    From Panama Papers To Porridge: 7 Things We Learned From Putin’s Marathon Phone-In
    Apr14

    From Panama Papers To Porridge: 7 Things We Learned From Putin’s Marathon Phone-In

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir appeared more subdued than usual during his annual televised phone-in Thursday but the leader still managed to cover a diverse array of topics. As well as the situation in Syria and Ukraine, Putin described his porridge habits, whether he’d rush to save a drowning man if that man was the Turkish president...

    Putin Praises Obama's "Strength"
    Apr14

    Putin Praises Obama's "Strength"

    This is A+ trolling. Count on a KGB guy to take Obama’s “weakness is strength” meme and turn it around on him. “That’s very good that my colleague possesses the courage to make such statements.” “Barack, as a senator, criticized the administration for its actions in Iraq. But, as president, he allowed a...

    News24.com | Ukraine turns to young pro-EU premier
    Apr14

    News24.com | Ukraine turns to young pro-EU premier

    Ukraine’s parliament has appointed pro-Western speaker Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister in a bid to end months of political gridlock. …read more Source:...

    World’s cartoonists on this week’s events
    Apr14

    World’s cartoonists on this week’s events

    First published in The International New York Times, April 13, 2016 | By Chappatte. Exclusively drawn for POLITICO.eu | By Rytis Daukantas First published in La Vanguardia, Spain, April 9, 2016 | By Kap First published on Caglecartoons.com, The Netherlands, April 14, 2016 | By Tom Janssen. First published on Caglecartoons.com, The Netherlands,...

    Volodymyr Groysman heads fragile Ukraine government
    Apr14

    Volodymyr Groysman heads fragile Ukraine government

    KIEV — Ukraine got a new government Thursday, but the debilitating political crisis is likely only taking a short breather before the next round of confusion. Ukraine’s parliament easily approved Volodymyr Groysman, a close ally of President Petro Poroshenko, as prime minister — but the crucial votes needed to win a parliamentary majority...

    More shots of the Russian Su-24s buzzing a US warship in the Baltic Sea
    Apr14

    More shots of the Russian Su-24s buzzing a US warship in the Baltic Sea

    US Navy The US Navy has released more photographs, taken from aboard USS Donal Cook, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer that was buzzed by Russian Su-24M attack aircraft on Apr. 12. Although quite provocative, the low passes that the Russian Sukhois performed near the ship (within 1,000 feet once coming as close as 30 feet to the...

    Russia: a global energy powerhouse that’s much more than a petro-state
    Apr14

    Russia: a global energy powerhouse that’s much more than a petro-state

    Scott L Montgomery, University of WashingtonRussia is not what you think. Most discussion about its energy influence has focused on oil and gas, particularly gas. Russia can be described, and is routinely described, as a petro-state. This is only partly accurate.In truth, Russia has been building an altogether new kind of energy state, one with...

    Putin: Russia’s Problem Isn’t Clinton Or Trump, It’s America’s ‘Imperial Ambitions’
    Apr14

    Putin: Russia’s Problem Isn’t Clinton Or Trump, It’s America’s ‘Imperial Ambitions’

    Russians asked president Vladimir Putin about the shrinking economy, rising inflation, the Islamic State, medicine prices, bad roads, and doping scandals during an annual call-in show on live television. But what they really wanted to know was when he would get remarried.”The newspapers say that your ex-wife got married. When will you give...

    Crimea authorities ban Tatar governing body
    Apr14

    Crimea authorities ban Tatar governing body

    The Russian authorities in Crimea Wednesday banned the governing body of the Crimean Tatar community, the Mejlis, in a move slammed by international rights group …read more Source: The Daily...

    From Panama Papers To Porridge: 7 Things We Learnt From Putin’s Marathon Phone-In
    Apr14

    From Panama Papers To Porridge: 7 Things We Learnt From Putin’s Marathon Phone-In

    MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir appeared more subdued than usual during his annual televised phone-in Thursday but the leader still managed to cover a diverse array of topics. As well as the situation in Syria and Ukraine, Putin described his porridge habits, whether he’d rush to save a drowning man if that man was the Turkish president...