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    Another faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition
    Feb18

    Another faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition

    Ukraine sank deeper into political turmoil Thursday as the governing coalition lost its majority in parliament after a second faction bailed out. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Another faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition
    Feb18

    Another faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine sank deeper into political turmoil Thursday as the governing coalition lost its majority in parliament after a second faction bailed out. The move by Samopomich (Self Help), which has 26 seats in the 450-seat parliament, leaves the coalition partners with 217 votes. The failure to create a new majority coalition may...

    Preparing for the Collapse of the Saudi Kingdom
    Feb18

    Preparing for the Collapse of the Saudi Kingdom

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. ReutersFor half a century, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been the linchpin of U.S. Mideast policy. A guaranteed supply of oil has bought a guaranteed supply of security. Ignoring autocratic practices and the export of Wahhabi extremism,...

    Another faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition
    Feb18

    Another faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition

    Ukraine sank deeper into political turmoil Thursday as the governing coalition lost its majority in parliament after a second faction bailed out. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine vows to fight Russia’s 3-billion debt demands
    Feb18

    Ukraine vows to fight Russia’s 3-billion debt demands

    Ukraine vows to defend its interests over debt demands by Russia in a British court. …read more Source:...

    Go home grant may be scrapped for Ukrainian asylum seekers
    Feb18

    Go home grant may be scrapped for Ukrainian asylum seekers

    A large group of Ukrainian asylum seekers are making use of a special payment to help them return to their… …read more Source:...

    Cutting a Deal with Russia
    Feb18

    Cutting a Deal with Russia

    I’ve been working with the Gaidar Institute in Moscow for the last three years helping their fine economists research Russia’s fiscal policy. We’ve been studying Russia’s long-run fiscal position, its projected demographic change, and its economic transition. Like the U.S., Russia faces major challenges in maintaining its...

    Secibd faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition
    Feb18

    Secibd faction quits Ukraine’s governing coalition

    MINSK: Ukraine’s governing coalition no longer commands a majority in parliament, after a second faction bailed out. Thursday’s move by Samopomich (Self Help), which has 26 seats in the 450-seat parliament, leaves the coalition partners with 217 votes. Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s faction withdrew from the coalition...

    Most Americans Still View Russia Unfavorably Amid Conflicts In Syria, Ukraine, Poll Finds
    Feb18

    Most Americans Still View Russia Unfavorably Amid Conflicts In Syria, Ukraine, Poll Finds

    While the U.S. government has increased military spending in Europe to counter Russian aggression and warily watches the Kremlin’s moves in Syria, Americans have begun to see the country in slightly less negative terms, according to a new poll released Thursday by Gallup. But it’s not enough to call this an opinion detente, with the...

    Ukraine vows to fight Russian US$3b debt claim in London court
    Feb18

    Ukraine vows to fight Russian US$3b debt claim in London court

    KIEV: Kiev vowed on Thursday to fight Russia’s demand for the full repayment of a US$3 billion (RM12.53 billion) loan it issued to Ukraine in 2013 under ousted Moscow-backed president Viktor Yanukovych. Russia on Wednesday filed a lawsuit with the High Court in London after the two sides failed to reach a private settlement over the debt....