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    How the World Looks From the Russian Perspective
    Feb16

    How the World Looks From the Russian Perspective

    This piece is an excerpt taken from a longer article originally featured in Russia In Global Affairs.Old Rules Gone, No New Ones in Place MOSCOW — Let me start with global trends. The era that began with the end of the Second World War is now over. That period was characterized by a relatively orderly and stable system of confrontation. In...

    Missiles in Syria kill 50 as schools, hospitals hit; Turkey accuses Russia
    Feb16

    Missiles in Syria kill 50 as schools, hospitals hit; Turkey accuses Russia

    This image taken from video provided by the Syrian activist-based media group Maara Media Center, shows Syrian Civil Defense rescuers running from the site of a second explosion near a hospital run by an international medical charity. (Source AP Video) Turkey on Monday accused Russia of an “obvious war crime” after missile attacks in northern...

    It’s time for the Liberals to show us their Arctic plan
    Feb16

    It’s time for the Liberals to show us their Arctic plan

    During one of the 2015 election debates, Justin Trudeau accused Prime Minister Harper of lacking an Arctic policy, calling it “Big Sled, No Dogs.” The idea was that the Conservative government’s Arctic record was empty rhetoric on investment in northern communities and on security in the face of Russian expansion in nearby waters. Mr....

    Turkey points finger at Russia over Syria hospital attacks
    Feb16

    Turkey points finger at Russia over Syria hospital attacks

    Visiting Ukraine, Turkey’s prime minister pointed the finger at Russia over the strikes in Azaz. Earlier he’d warned Kurdish rebels of a harsh… …read more Source:...

    Putin, Obama discuss Syria
    Feb15

    Putin, Obama discuss Syria

    U.S. President Barack Obama discussed the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine with Russian President Vladimir Putin. REUTERS PHOTO/KEVIN LAMARQUE MOSCOW – Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama have held a telephone conversation about the Syrian war and the unresolved conflict in Ukraine. A White House statement said the conversation between the Russian and...

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea
    Feb15

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea

    UROZHAYNE, Crimea (AP) — Elnara Asanova lives alone with her four small children because her husband, an ethnic Tatar, is in jail. Last April, when she was seven months pregnant, police grabbed him from the streets of their village because he had taken part in a Tatar protest against Russian annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: U.S....

    Turkey’s Davutoglu meets Ukrainian president
    Feb15

    Turkey’s Davutoglu meets Ukrainian president

    Turkish PM calls Ukraine ‘strategic ally’ …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea
    Feb15

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea

    UROZHAYNE, Crimea (AP) — Elnara Asanova lives alone with her four small children because her husband, an ethnic Tatar, is in jail. Last April, when she was seven months pregnant, police grabbed him from the streets of their village because he had taken part in a Tatar protest against Russian annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine Faces Crucial Test As Resignations Dent Anti-Corruption Drive
    Feb15

    Ukraine Faces Crucial Test As Resignations Dent Anti-Corruption Drive

    Ukraine’s political crisis deepened Monday with the resignation of the deputy prosecutor general — who accused his boss of running a dead institution with no independence. Two years after the Maidan protests that ousted a president accused of corruption, the fight against corruption has taken center stage with a key debate on the...

    Turkish Politicians Warn of Intervention in Syria
    Feb15

    Turkish Politicians Warn of Intervention in Syria

    The Turkish military confirmed Monday its forces shelled Syrian Kurdish positions of the PYG for a third consecutive day. During a visit to Ukraine, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu warned the PYG that it will face what he called the “fiercest response” if it makes further territorial gains. Ankara accuses the group of being a terrorist...