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    Russia Eyes International Bond To Raise Revenue
    Feb08

    Russia Eyes International Bond To Raise Revenue

    Embroiled in a recession, Russia is looking abroad to raise revenue. The Kremlin has asked dozens of international banks and investment partners to consider issuing a bond on its behalf. If the plan moves forward, it will represent the country’s first effort to leverage foreign capital in this manner since Russia was slapped with Western...

    Talking to Russia doesn’t mean abandoning Ukraine, ambassador says
    Feb07

    Talking to Russia doesn’t mean abandoning Ukraine, ambassador says

    Ukraine’s new ambassador to Canada has dismissed suggestions the Liberal government is automatically abandoning his country by re-engaging with Russia. In an exclusive interview, Ukrainian Ambassador Andriy Shevchenko said he hopes Canada will boost its support for his country, including through the provision of arms and long-term aid. He...

    Ukraine’s last chance to secure freedom
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s last chance to secure freedom

    Abromavicius resignation lays bare the absence of fundamental reforms …read more Source: Financial...

    ‘A Real War Going On’: Mixed News From the Front Lines in Ukraine
    Feb07

    ‘A Real War Going On’: Mixed News From the Front Lines in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—The 2-year-old Ukraine war has hit a grim milestone amid the longest and most durable lull in fighting since the conflict began. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko last week said 2,269 Ukrainian soldiers have died since the conflict in eastern Ukraine began in spring 2014. That toll almost matches the 2,381 American troops killed...

    “Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill”: A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmares
    Feb07

    “Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill”: A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmares

    I first heard Ray McGovern speak on a country road in the New England hills. This was courtesy of the admirably dedicated David Barsamian, who broadcast one of McGovern’s talks on Alternative Radio in late-2013. Reception up here being spotty, I pulled over and sat watching the autumn clouds drift by for the full hour McGovern stood at the...

    The Great Christian Rapprochement, Cuban Style
    Feb07

    The Great Christian Rapprochement, Cuban Style

    Pope Francis’s dynamic papacy has been one of many firsts, the latest being the monumental meeting in Havana on February 12 with Russian Orthodox patriarch Kirill. A convergence of Francis’s great emphasis on ecumenism with the georeligious context of virulent persecution of Christians, both Orthodox and Catholic in Syria, and...

    Putin wants to ax dollar from Russian trade — RT Business
    Feb07

    Putin wants to ax dollar from Russian trade — RT Business

    Russian President Vladimir Putin blasted the government for turning a blind eye on US dollar payments in the domestic oil trade. “I would like to mention one crucial issue in the development of the energy industry, and the economy as a whole. It is a question of finally stopping the use of foreign currency in internal trade,” said Putin at...

    How migrants brought Central Europe together
    Feb07

    How migrants brought Central Europe together

    By joining NATO and the EU at the turn of century, the Visegrád Group fulfilled its original purpose — to integrate Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic into Western democratic institutions. But the group has struggled to find a common cause since, despite cooperation on issues like the digital single market and common support for...

    Letter from Donetsk: ice cream, bustling bars and missiles in eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Letter from Donetsk: ice cream, bustling bars and missiles in eastern Ukraine

    In Donetsk, which has been under the control of Russian backed rebels since April 2014, the propaganda has a hermetic, relentless feel to it. Eighty-eight year-old Nadya Moroz stares through the taped-up window of her flat in Donetsk, blown in by persistent bombing. She wonders why she abandoned her peaceful village for a “better life” in Donetsk...

    5 Czech skiers killed in Austrian Alps avalanche
    Feb07

    5 Czech skiers killed in Austrian Alps avalanche

    VIENNA: Five skiers from the Czech Republic were killed Saturday in an avalanche in the Austrian Alps that also engulfed 17 other people, police said. Two of the skiers were injured, but not critically, they added. The five fatalities, men and women, belonged to two groups of off-piste skiers in a valley south of Innsbruck in western Austria....