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    Missiles in Syria kill 50 people
    Feb16

    Missiles in Syria kill 50 people

    Turkey accused Russia of an “obvious war crime” after missile attacks in northern Syria killed dozens of people. ||| Kiev/Beirut – Turkey on Monday accused Russia of an “obvious war crime” after missile attacks in northern Syria killed dozens of people, and warned Kurdish militia fighters there they would face the “harshest reaction” if...

    Laurus Contest Winners
    Feb16

    Laurus Contest Winners

    ‘Ustina,’ by Matthew Teter Above, the first winner of the Laurus contest: a portrait of the character Ustina from the celebrated Russian novel. Matthew Teter, the San Antonio, Texas, art teacher who produced the striking image above, writes: I was inspired by the novel LAURUS to paint an imagined portrait of the character Ustina. The novel...

    Belarus welcomes abolition of EU sanctions
    Feb16

    Belarus welcomes abolition of EU sanctions

    Belarus said on Monday it welcomed the European Union (EU)’s decision to lift most of the restrictive measures against the country as an opportunity to enhance cooperation and regional stability. …read more Source: Global...

    VIDEO: Is it crunch time for Ukraine’s government?
    Feb16

    VIDEO: Is it crunch time for Ukraine’s government?

    BBC’s Kiev correspondent Tom Burridge explains why Tuesday’s vote in parliament is crucial for Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    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....