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    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:...

    The ‘Credibility’ Argument Isn’t Credible
    Mar14

    The ‘Credibility’ Argument Isn’t Credible

    Stephen Sestanovich offers up a remarkably bad defense of the importance of “credibility”: A great power values credibility so opponents know not to challenge its interests. That’s why Susan Rice, his own national-security adviser, said the damage done by backtracking on the “red line” would be severe. Has it been? Obama says no, but surely...

    Proximity along contact line in east Ukraine raises violence risks – OSCE
    Mar14

    Proximity along contact line in east Ukraine raises violence risks – OSCE

    International monitors want Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists to pull further apart along the line of contact in east Ukraine, a senior official with Europe’s main security and rights watchdog said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia Looks to Off-Load Lethal New Frigates to India
    Mar14

    Russia Looks to Off-Load Lethal New Frigates to India

    Dave Majumdar Security, “We’re holding talks on the possibility of selling these frigates to the Indian side.” Russia is hoping to sell three of its six planned Project 11356-class frigates to India. Moscow is hoping to rid itself of those ships because of their Ukrainian-built engines. The Russian Navy commissioned the first Project...