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    Svitolina, Bouchard head to Malaysian Open final
    Mar05

    Svitolina, Bouchard head to Malaysian Open final

    KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) – Second seed Elina Svitolina will square off against sixth seed Eugenie Bouchard in the Malaysian Open final Sunday after both won their semi-final matches in straight sets.Svitolina, ranked 19th in the world, easily dispatched Chinas Lin Zhu 6-3, 6-3 in the first semi-final match which only lasted about an hour on...

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Yanukovych, 15 Associates
    Mar05

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Yanukovych, 15 Associates

    The European Union has extended an asset freeze against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and 15 of his close associates for alleged misappropriation of state funds. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Enough: NATO should stop feeding the Russian troll
    Mar05

    Enough: NATO should stop feeding the Russian troll

    For many years NATO attempted to use dialogue as the basis for its partnership with Russia. The Alliance operated in the spirit of trust and transparency. But this trust was, too often, abused: Russia disregarded the principles laid down in the 1997 NATO–Russia Founding Act; withdrew from the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty; violated the...

    Rangoon’s Rare International Cuisines
    Mar05

    Rangoon’s Rare International Cuisines

    A vendor sorts sausages at a stand in Vienna, Austria. Similar German sausages are now available at Mahlzeit restaurant in Rangoon. (Photo: Herwig Prammer / Reuters) RANGOON — Asian cuisines from China, Japan, Korea, Thailand and India are not considered unconventional among food lovers in Rangoon. But German, Russian and Mediterranean dishes...

    A Ukrainian plane company is threatening to overtake defense giant Lockheed Martin
    Mar05

    A Ukrainian plane company is threatening to overtake defense giant Lockheed Martin

    Liz Kaszynski/Lockheed MartinUkraine has lost Crimea, and much of its eastern border region as well, to invading troops from Russia. But could this beleaguered country soon book a win in the airplane market? Several recent news items suggest that it could — and that it could do this at Lockheed Martin’s expense. Last month, we relayed to...

    The US Air Force is losing ground to Russia and China
    Mar05

    The US Air Force is losing ground to Russia and China

    via U.S. Air ForceThe Air Force’s top general is warning Congress that one day soon the U.S. might not be able to keep pace with Russia and China when it comes to producing and fielding next-generation fighter jets. In two Capitol Hill appearances this week, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh sounded the alarm about the advancements...

    Ukraine Peace Process Flounders
    Mar05

    Ukraine Peace Process Flounders

    There has been no breakthrough in the latest diplomatic attempt to implement a peace deal in eastern Ukraine, but observers say the so-called Minsk agreements are not “dead” yet. In Paris on Thursday, foreign ministers from France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine — the so-called Normandy Format — tried to get the peace process back on...

    France Calls for Timetable for Ukraine Prisoner Exchange, Elections
    Mar05

    France Calls for Timetable for Ukraine Prisoner Exchange, Elections

    France’s foreign minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, called for a timetable for elections in eastern Ukraine and for release of prisoners on Thursday after meeting with his counterparts from Germany, Russia and Ukraine. While there has been no breakthrough in the region, VOA’s Nike Ching reports there is a concern Russia is using the talks...

    MH370: Families of missing MH370 passengers sue airline as deadline nears
    Mar05

    MH370: Families of missing MH370 passengers sue airline as deadline nears

    KUALA LUMPUR: The families of 12 passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 filed suits against the airline on Friday before a two-year deadline for legal action expires. MH370 disappeared en route to Beijing on March 8, 2014, with 239 passengers and crew on board. Multiple suits have been filed in the United States, Australian,...

    Gazprom Goes Hat in Hand to China for a Loan
    Mar05

    Gazprom Goes Hat in Hand to China for a Loan

    Gazprom is having cash flow problems, which is why it turned to the Bank of China for a 2 billion euro loan this week. The FT reports: The Russian state-controlled gas group agreed the five-year loan — one of the largest ever from a Chinese lender to a Russian company — with Bank of China’s London branch at a meeting in Shanghai on...