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    Russian Media See NATO ‘Beachhead’ Near Russia’s Borders
    Feb11

    Russian Media See NATO ‘Beachhead’ Near Russia’s Borders

    News that NATO is bolstering its eastern flank was received frostily in Moscow, where pro-Kremlin media accused the alliance of inching duplicitously closer to Russia’s borders, bellicose saber-rattling, and even preparing for all-out war. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Practises Black Sea Naval Drill As NATO Bolsters Troops
    Feb11

    Russia Practises Black Sea Naval Drill As NATO Bolsters Troops

    The Russian military practiced a wide range of combat maneuvers in the Black Sea as part of its snap drill this week, following NATO’s decision to reinforce its presence in the region, it has been announced. NATO defense ministers have agreed on a more “enhanced forward presence in the eastern part of our alliance”, Secretary General Jens...

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss need for reforms in Ukraine: White House
    Feb11

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss need for reforms in Ukraine: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the need for governance reforms in Ukraine during a phone call on Thursday, the White House said. …read more Source:...

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss need for reforms in Ukraine – White House
    Feb11

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss need for reforms in Ukraine – White House

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the need for governance reforms in Ukraine during a phone call on Thursday, the White House said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Why Is America Restarting the Cold War With Russia?
    Feb11

    Why Is America Restarting the Cold War With Russia?

    Dana Rohrabacher Security, Washington’s strategy toward Moscow is outmoded and misdirected. The president’s new budget proposal for 2017 calls for a 200 percent increase for our military spending in Europe aimed at Russia—perhaps the most provocative step yet in our apparent efforts to encircle and antagonize that country. Meanwhile,...

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss need for reforms in Ukraine – White House
    Feb11

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss need for reforms in Ukraine – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the need for governance reforms in Ukraine during a phone call on Thursday, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    What Happens If Aleppo Falls?
    Feb11

    What Happens If Aleppo Falls?

    A reporter and a rebel fighter run to avoid sniper fire in the countryside north of Aleppo in 2014. Jalal al-Mamo / ReutersThis week, the Syrian army, backed by Russian air strikes and Iranian-supported militias including Hezbollah, launched a major offensive to encircle rebel strongholds in the northern city of Aleppo, choking off one of the...

    IMF Demand For Ukraine Reform Just Latest Red Flag For Poroshenko
    Feb11

    IMF Demand For Ukraine Reform Just Latest Red Flag For Poroshenko

    The head of the International Monetary Fund’s blunt criticism of Ukraine marks a new low point for a beleaguered administration in Kyiv’s efforts to battle corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: IMF Threatens to Halt Bailout If Reform Continues to Lag
    Feb11

    Ukraine: IMF Threatens to Halt Bailout If Reform Continues to Lag

    Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), warned Ukraine’s government to “act now” to improve governance and fight corruption or risk losing out on critically- needed funding. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine leader, wife defend disabled man kicked out of eatery (AFP)
    Feb11

    Ukraine leader, wife defend disabled man kicked out of eatery (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his wife Maryna took the unusual step Thursday of defending a disabled man who was pushed out of a restaurant because of his “suspicious” behaviour. …read more Source: The West...