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    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...

    Germany and France demand more reforms from Kyiv ahead of key talks
    Feb23

    Germany and France demand more reforms from Kyiv ahead of key talks

    The foreign ministers of France and Germany are in Ukraine to urge Kyiv to continue on its reformist path. German, French foreign ministers… …read more Source:...

    Pretty please? Russia asking permission to fly over U.S. with advanced digital camera
    Feb23

    Pretty please? Russia asking permission to fly over U.S. with advanced digital camera

    WASHINGTON — Russia will ask permission on Monday to start flying surveillance planes equipped with high-powered digital cameras amid warnings from U.S. intelligence and military officials that such overflights help Moscow collect intelligence on the United States. Russia and the United States are signatories to the Open Skies Treaty, which...

    Turkish Professor: “Expanded Russian Presence in Armenia Bothers Turkey”
    Feb23

    Turkish Professor: “Expanded Russian Presence in Armenia Bothers Turkey”

    Russia-supporter of Syrian governmental forces, and the USA-supporter of Syrian moderate opposition, came to an agreement the day before on implementing the cessation of hostilities in Syria. The accord would exclude the Islamic State and al-Qaeda-linked Nustra Front terrorist organisations and all other forces qualified as terrorist by the UNO...

    Obama’s passivity after Syria crossed his ‘red line’ changed the world, France’s ex-foreign minister says
    Feb23

    Obama’s passivity after Syria crossed his ‘red line’ changed the world, France’s ex-foreign minister says

    There were global consequences for Syria’s unpunished use of chemical weapons, most notably in Russia’s attack on Crimea the next year, Laurent Fabius says …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Mayor gunned down in east Ukraine town: Police
    Feb23

    Mayor gunned down in east Ukraine town: Police

    A mayor has been shot dead in a Kiev government-controlled town in the war-ravaged eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    German, French Foreign Ministers Anxious about Ukraine
    Feb23

    German, French Foreign Ministers Anxious about Ukraine

    The foreign ministers of France and Germany, on a visit to Kiev, are expressing concerns about the political tensions that are impeding reform efforts in Ukraine and about the persisting conflict in eastern Ukraine.The two countries have been trying to help resolve the… …read more Source:...

    Russian Vandals Stop Maidan Massacre Commemoration in St. Petersburg
    Feb23

    Russian Vandals Stop Maidan Massacre Commemoration in St. Petersburg

    Vandals forced Russian liberals to abandon a memorial service for those killed in Ukraine’s pro-European Maidan revolution on the second anniversary of the protests, Radio Free Europe reports. Demonstrations against the pro-Russian government in Kiev and other Ukrainian cities resulted in 130 deaths. The violence peaked on February 20, when...

    Britain’s security at risk outside EU: Cameron
    Feb23

    Britain’s security at risk outside EU: Cameron

    LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron warned Monday that a vote to leave the EU would risk Britain’s economic and national security, as uncertainty over the outcome of the June referendum sent the pound plunging. In a speech to the House of Commons, the Conservative leader launched a barely-veiled attack on London mayor Boris Johnson, his...

    German, French foreign ministers anxious about Ukraine
    Feb23

    German, French foreign ministers anxious about Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The foreign ministers of France and Germany, on a visit to Kiev, are expressing concerns about the political tensions that are impeding reform efforts in Ukraine and about the persisting conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....