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    US sanctions on Russia don’t affect use of Russian rocket engines: Pentagon
    Feb23

    US sanctions on Russia don’t affect use of Russian rocket engines: Pentagon

    The Pentagon’s chief arms buyer on Tuesday said U.S. sanctions against Russia did not affect the use of Russian RD-180 engines used to power the Atlas 5 rockets that carry U.S. military and intelligence satellites into space …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kerry: Iran is getting less than $50 billion in cash after nuclear deal
    Feb23

    Kerry: Iran is getting less than $50 billion in cash after nuclear deal

    Brian Snyder, Pool/APU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that the amount of cash Iran will receive due to the implementation of the nuclear agreement is below the $50 billion level. “It’s below the $50 billion (level),” he told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, when he was asked about varying reports about...

    News Analysis: Questions Linger Over Russia’s Endgame in Syria, Ukraine and Europe
    Feb23

    News Analysis: Questions Linger Over Russia’s Endgame in Syria, Ukraine and Europe

    A partial truce in Syria capped something of a foreign policy trifecta for President Vladimir V. Putin, but his goals are uncertain for all three. …read more Source: The New York...

    Facebook Is Making a Map of Everyone in the World
    Feb23

    Facebook Is Making a Map of Everyone in the World

    Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Mobile World Congress on Sunday in Barcelona. Albert Gea / ReutersAmericans inhabit an intricately mapped world. Type “Burger King” into an online box, and Google will cough up a dozen nearby options, each keyed to a precise latitude and longitude. But throughout much of the world, local knowledge stays local. While...

    Ex-Guantanamo detainee with alleged ISIS ties arrested same day as Obama’s big prison-closure announcement
    Feb23

    Ex-Guantanamo detainee with alleged ISIS ties arrested same day as Obama’s big prison-closure announcement

    REUTERS/Michelle Shephard/PoolSpanish and Moroccan police on Tuesday arrested four suspected members of a jihadi cell that sought to recruit fighters for the Islamic State group, including one described as a former Guantanamo detainee who once fought with militants in Afghanistan. Three people were arrested in Spain’s North African enclave...

    Germany, France Urge Ukraine and Russia to Implement Minsk Accord
    Feb23

    Germany, France Urge Ukraine and Russia to Implement Minsk Accord

    Germany and France are urging Ukraine to fight corruption and pass legislation on an election in the pro-Russian east, as required by the cease-fire agreement, to help stem violence in eastern Ukraine. Speaking Tuesday in Kyiv with his French and Ukrainian counterparts, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said there have been many...

    Street named after famous Armenia filmmaker appears in Ukraine’s Zhytomyr
    Feb23

    Street named after famous Armenia filmmaker appears in Ukraine’s Zhytomyr

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Man City descend on Kiev
    Feb23

    Man City descend on Kiev

    Joe Hart insists Manchester City can win the Champions League. …read more Source: Daily...

    Ukraine’s “Project Wall” Digs In As Front Line Defense Against Russia
    Feb23

    Ukraine’s “Project Wall” Digs In As Front Line Defense Against Russia

    Ukraine is attempting to build a barrier along the whole of its 2,000 kilometer land border with Russia, to thwart any potential attack. “Project Wall” is ambitious and, so far, only partially constructed. RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service went to take a look. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Leonid Bershidsky: Why Putin stopped at the Crimea
    Feb23

    Leonid Bershidsky: Why Putin stopped at the Crimea

    President Vladimir Putin has boasted that Russia took over Crimea “without a single shot being fired.” There’s even a propaganda movie that presents the operation as the result of brilliant Kremlin planning and seamless execution. A document published on Monday shed new light on why the annexation was bloodless — and on the limits of...