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    Ukraine issues roadmap on economic development in 2016
    Jan26

    Ukraine issues roadmap on economic development in 2016

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk on Monday unveiled his government’s roadmap on boosting the country’s economic development and improving the well-being of Ukrainians this year. …read more Source:...

    US Treasury official: Putin is corrupt and the US has known for ‘many, many years’
    Jan26

    US Treasury official: Putin is corrupt and the US has known for ‘many, many years’

    Thomson ReutersA U.S. Treasury official said the United States considers Russian President Vladimir Putin to be corrupt and that it has known this for “many, many years,” the BBC reported on Monday. Adam Szubin, acting Treasury secretary for terrorism and financial crimes, said in an interview with BBC Panorama that the Russian...

    Moscow’s Historical Relationship with Damascus: Why it Matters Now
    Jan26

    Moscow’s Historical Relationship with Damascus: Why it Matters Now

    Current relations – Source: Sputnik News There have been many objections to what is denominated as the Russian interference in Syria, more specifically in the Syrian Armed Conflict. Most of the objections coming from these analysts concentrate on one sided-arguments and therefore ignore the historical relationship that Moscow has had with...

    China-Russia Project Stalls as Energy Prices Plunge
    Jan25

    China-Russia Project Stalls as Energy Prices Plunge

    Russia’s biggest energy deal with China faces delays as economic pressures mount in both countries, raising risks for the plan to link Siberian gas fields with China’s industrial northeast. On Dec. 29, Russia’s monopoly Gazprom said it had cancelled a tender for a major portion of its mammoth Power of Siberia pipeline project...

    France to ’Strengthen’ Ties with Russia despite Sanctions
    Jan25

    France to ’Strengthen’ Ties with Russia despite Sanctions

    France is working to strengthen its relations with Russia in spite of Western sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis, French economy minister Emmanuel Macron said in Moscow Monday. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    No status for east Ukraine
    Jan25

    No status for east Ukraine

    Ukraine celebrates the anniversary of its unifying statehood in 1919. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko BY NATALIE ZINETS Reuters KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine will not give its eastern regions greater autonomy until a lasting ceasefire with pro-Russian separatist rebels is in place, President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday, in comments that could antagonize...

    Tahrir 5 Years Later: The Hurdles to Democratization that most Arab Youth Revolts couldn’t Overcome
    Jan25

    Tahrir 5 Years Later: The Hurdles to Democratization that most Arab Youth Revolts couldn’t Overcome

    By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – A frequently met-with Western political and often journalistic narrative of the 2011 youth revolts in the Arab world is that idealistic young people came out into the streets and managed to overthrow four dictators, but then the essential Arab nature (violent, fanatical, tribal and sectarian) came out and...

    Poland to establish 46,000-strong national guard in the face of war in eastern Ukraine
    Jan25

    Poland to establish 46,000-strong national guard in the face of war in eastern Ukraine

    Fears of Russian expansionism have led to plans for the formation of a territorial defence force that would be an “integral” part of the army …read more Source: The...

    Putin denounces Soviet founder Lenin
    Jan25

    Putin denounces Soviet founder Lenin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin of placing a “time bomb” under the state. ||| Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday criticized Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin, accusing him of placing a “time bomb” under the state, and sharply denouncing brutal repressions by the Bolshevik...

    How Litvinenko’s poisoning fits into Putin’s power play
    Jan25

    How Litvinenko’s poisoning fits into Putin’s power play

    Ria Novosti/Reuters A British inquiry into the death by poisoning of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in London ten years ago paints a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin that is every bit as sinister as the most lurid caricatures of the former spy that have emerged in the 16 years he has led Russia—as either president or prime...