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    In pictures: Obama’s 8-year journey through Europe
    Apr22

    In pictures: Obama’s 8-year journey through Europe

    This week, the U.S. president visits the U.K. — followed by a stop in Germany — likely for his last time in office, slowly bringing to a close a long, mixed relationship with Europe that began when Barack Obama was a history-making candidate for office. Here’s a look back over the years. BERLIN, 2008: More than 200,000 people showed up for...

    Was von Europas Strahlkraft geblieben ist
    Apr22

    Was von Europas Strahlkraft geblieben ist

    Europa ist für die meisten Georgier ein Gefühl, ein Wohlstandstraum, ein Spaziergang durch das hübsch frisierte Touristenviertel von Tiflis. Kaum abseits der Bars und Boutiquen aber wird das Leben karg, Kinder schnorren Zigaretten, Familien leben in halbfertigen Hochhäusern. Die zahllosen Satellitenschüsseln leiten fast nur russische Sender nach...

    POLITICO Morgen Europa PLUS: Wer solche Partner hat — Webers deutsche Methode — Ruttes Plan
    Apr22

    POLITICO Morgen Europa PLUS: Wer solche Partner hat — Webers deutsche Methode — Ruttes Plan

    MARK RUTTE hat das niederländische Referendum zum EU-Assoziierungsabkommen mit der Ukraine versemmelt. Nun schaut tout Bruxelles darauf, wie er mit dem Ergebnis umgeht. Ignorieren oder umsetzen? EU-Diplomaten berichten: Er werde sich Zeit lassen mit einer Entscheidung, Zeit bis nach dem britischen Referendum Ende Juni — und bis nach dem Ende der...

    Ukraine signs bill to ban movies made in Russia
    Apr22

    Ukraine signs bill to ban movies made in Russia

    Ukraine has banned all movies filmed in Russia after 2013, when Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula. …read more Source: Irish...

    Russia and NATO meet for first time in almost two years: What progress?
    Apr22

    Russia and NATO meet for first time in almost two years: What progress?

    Meetings between NATO and the Russian Federation were suspended following the conflict in eastern Ukraine and Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Does Wednesday’s meeting represent substantive progress? …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukraine bill bans   all movies filmed   in Russia after ‘14
    Apr21

    Ukraine bill bans all movies filmed in Russia after ‘14

    MOSCOW: Ukraine has banned all movies filmed in Russia after 2014, when Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula. President Petro Poroshenko signed the bill on Wednesday which also bans all movies produced by Russian companies and Russian citizens after 1991 if they “glorify the work of government bodies” of Russia. Russian films and television...

    U.S. Ground Forces in Urgent Need of Modernization
    Apr21

    U.S. Ground Forces in Urgent Need of Modernization

    Dan Goure Ground Forces, U.S. Army, U.S. Marines, Tanks, Infantry Fighting Vehicles, United States, Europe, Russia, North Atlantic, Ukraine “When will the Army and Marine Corps be ready to deploy the next generation of tanks and infantry fighting vehicles?” Ground combat is back and with its return an urgent need for the U.S. Army and...

    Obama sees another foreign policy goal crumble in Syria
    Apr21

    Obama sees another foreign policy goal crumble in Syria

    President Barack Obama’s most tangible success in his push to stop Syria’s bloodbath — a cease-fire struck in late February — is rapidly turning into a failure. His fiercest critics in Congress, meanwhile, are basically saying, “I told you so.” The always-fragile truce “may be breaking down” the president acknowledged Thursday while...

    Obama sees another foreign policy goal crumble in Syria
    Apr21

    Obama sees another foreign policy goal crumble in Syria

    President Barack Obama’s most tangible success in his push to stop Syria’s bloodbath — a cease-fire struck in late February — is rapidly turning into a failure. His fiercest critics in Congress, meanwhile, are basically saying, “I told you so.”The always-fragile truce “may be breaking down” the president...

    ‘Dangerous times’ for Europe’s journalists
    Apr21

    ‘Dangerous times’ for Europe’s journalists

    Ask Dunja Mijatović if conditions for journalists have improved in the six years she’s been the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s Representative on Freedom of the Media, and there’s a deep, exasperated sigh. Then a long pause. “We live in a more dangerous time for journalists,” Mijatović told POLITICO....