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    EU pushes for closer Russia cooperation
    Mar14

    EU pushes for closer Russia cooperation

    The EU needs to take a tough line on Russia and keep its sanctions in place while at the same time engaging with Moscow to tackle problems such as Syria and Libya, the bloc’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said Monday. “We had unanimity among the 28” on new guidelines for the EU-Russia relationship, Mogherini told reporters after...

    POLITICIANS DETERMINED TO KILL THE US-RUSSIAN SPACE JOINT VENTURE
    Mar14

    POLITICIANS DETERMINED TO KILL THE US-RUSSIAN SPACE JOINT VENTURE

    Why replacing the Russian RD-180 engines is so difficult, and so senseless By Dimitri Elkin and Woodrow Clark The list of collateral damage from the geopolitical standoff between US-Russia continues to grow. The latest victim is the successful rocket engine joint venture that lifts most of the American commercial and military satellites into...

    Putin Announces Withdrawal From Syria
    Mar14

    Putin Announces Withdrawal From Syria

    Once more, Russia’s Vladimir Putin has surprised almost all observers by announcing that as of tomorrow, he is withdrawing most of his forces from Syria. Russia Today has the official English-language writeup: “I consider the objectives that have been set for the Defense Ministry to be generally accomplished. That is why I order to start...

    Russia’s motives for getting involved in Syria in the first place
    Mar14

    Russia’s motives for getting involved in Syria in the first place

    Thomson ReutersRussian President Vladimir Putin announced March 14 that Russia had sufficiently achieved its goals in Syria since beginning airstrikes in September, and that it will gradually withdraw the bulk of its forces from the country, starting March 15. According to Putin, the process could take as long as five months. However,...

    Man City out to redeem English football image
    Mar14

    Man City out to redeem English football image

    Citizens eye quarterfinal slot as they entertain Dynamo Kiev in second leg of last 16 at Etihad. …read more Source: Daily...

    EU Ministers Agree To Stand Firm Against Russia
    Mar14

    EU Ministers Agree To Stand Firm Against Russia

    EU foreign ministers have unanimously agreed on “five guiding principles” of the bloc’s policy toward Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News24.com | Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot ‘feeling much better’
    Mar14

    News24.com | Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot ‘feeling much better’

    Hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, on trial in Russia over the murder of two journalists, is feeling “a lot better” since she resumed drinking water, her lawyer says. …read more Source:...

    Slovenia invites Putin to WWI event despite EU tensions
    Mar14

    Slovenia invites Putin to WWI event despite EU tensions

    Pool/AFP/File | Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during a state awards ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, on March 10, 2016 LJUBLJANA: Slovenia said on Monday it has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend a World War I commemoration event in spite of Western sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. “Our...

    Slovenia invites Putin to WWI event despite EU tensions (AFP)
    Mar14

    Slovenia invites Putin to WWI event despite EU tensions (AFP)

    Ljubljana (AFP) – Slovenia said on Monday it has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend a World War I commemoration event in spite of Western sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian President Mulling Candidates for Prime Minister
    Mar14

    Ukrainian President Mulling Candidates for Prime Minister

    Ukraine’s president is considering the country’s finance minister as a possible replacement for embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk amid talks to end a drawn-out political crisis.President Petro Poroshenko’s spokesman, Svyatoslav Tsegolko, said Monday on Facebook… …read more Source:...