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    Will Russian Withdrawal Mean a Federal Syria or More War?
    Mar15

    Will Russian Withdrawal Mean a Federal Syria or More War?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s surprise announcement to withdraw most Russian war planes and personnel from Syria has left the public in the dark about his motives, raising troubling questions about whether the move will provide an opening for the U.S., Turkey and their Gulf allies to resume their drive towards regime change in...

    Ukrainian runner Lupu to miss world indoors over meldonium
    Mar15

    Ukrainian runner Lupu to miss world indoors over meldonium

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Former European indoor 800-meter champion Nataliya Lupu of Ukraine will miss this week’s world indoor championships in… …read more Source:...

    US Diplomat: Ukraine Must Clean Up Corruption, Liberalize Economy
    Mar15

    US Diplomat: Ukraine Must Clean Up Corruption, Liberalize Economy

    Ukraine’s greatest challenge remains the Russian occupation of the Crimean peninsula and the restoration of sovereignty in the eastern Donbas region through full implementation of the September 2014 and February 2015 Minsk agreements, according to a top U.S. diplomat. Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia Victoria Nuland...

    Peering Into War’s Foggy Future
    Mar15

    Peering Into War’s Foggy Future

    “I don’t try to predict the future of war.” Sir Lawrence Freedman, March 10, 2016 Anyone who attended New America and Arizona State University’s “Future of War” conference on March 10 and sought a clear vision of the future was in for disappointment. The picture that emerged from a fast-moving series of panels,...

    Estonia mulls Schengen ban on Russian officials
    Mar15

    Estonia mulls Schengen ban on Russian officials

    Up to 30 Russian officials deemed guilty of detaining Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko could face entry ban into EU’s Schengen travel zone if Estonian government acts on MPs’ demand. …read more Source:...

    Syrian mission restores pride in Russian military after years of decay
    Mar15

    Syrian mission restores pride in Russian military after years of decay

    Moscow’s intervention in Syria revealed a Russian military transformed from the war in Georgia but cuts threaten modernisationThe first pilots arrived back in Russia from Syria on Tuesday, to the strains of bombastic military marches, cheering and a “mission accomplished” vibe provided by breathless state television reporters. The Syrian...

    A response to Gisela Stuart: voting “Remain” is the truly radical choice
    Mar15

    A response to Gisela Stuart: voting “Remain” is the truly radical choice

    Demonstrators in Spain carry a banner in support of Podemos, a left-wing political party founded in 2014 ©jacinta lluch valero At the start of this month, Labour MP Gisela Stuart wrote a piece for Prospect entitled “Brexit is the left-wing choice.” Here, former Europe Editor of the Guardian John Palmer explains why he disagrees. Let me start by...

    Hou Yifan from China wins Women World Chess Championship
    Mar15

    Hou Yifan from China wins Women World Chess Championship

    LVIV. KAZINFORM – The 22-year-old Chinese chess star Hou Yifan on Monday has been crowned the new world champion after winning the Women World Chess Championship final match, held in Ukraine’s western city of Lviv. …read more Source:...

    The Atlantic’s April Issue Online in Full Today
    Mar15

    The Atlantic’s April Issue Online in Full Today

    Washington, D.C. (March 15, 2016)—The Atlantic’s April 2016 issue is released in its entirety today at TheAtlantic.com, led by Jeffrey Goldberg’s “The Obama Doctrine,” an exclusive and sweeping telling of President Obama’s worldview based on many hours of in-depth and unusually candid interviews with the president. The piece,...

    FIFA to withdraw from sale of T-Shirts with Russian map without Crimea
    Mar15

    FIFA to withdraw from sale of T-Shirts with Russian map without Crimea

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – International football federation FIFA will withdraw from sales of T-shirts devoted to the 2018 World Football Cup showing Russia’s map without Crimea, FIFA’s press-service told TASS. …read more Source:...