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    ‘A Real War Going On’: Mixed News From the Front Lines in Ukraine
    Feb05

    ‘A Real War Going On’: Mixed News From the Front Lines in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—The 2-year-old Ukraine war has hit a grim milestone amid the longest and most durable lull in fighting since the conflict began. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Friday that 2,269 Ukrainian soldiers have died since the conflict in eastern Ukraine began in spring 2014. That toll almost matches the 2,381 American troops...

    Bernie Sanders Beats Hillary in a Lying Contest
    Feb05

    Bernie Sanders Beats Hillary in a Lying Contest

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. The future of the Democratic Party was two angry old leftists screaming at each other for two hours to decide who hates capitalism more. With the MSNBC and the Democratic Party’s logos on a red background, the stage was set...

    Turkish Stream: funding problems, not Ankara-Moscow tension
    Feb05

    Turkish Stream: funding problems, not Ankara-Moscow tension

    The implementation of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project is in the interests of both Turkey and Russia, Agnia Grigas energy and political risk expert, nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, the author of new book “Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire”, believes. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine wants UN to visit war zone
    Feb05

    Ukraine wants UN to visit war zone

    Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations wants to invite the Security Council to visit war-wracked eastern Ukraine in the coming months. …read more Source:...

    A Putin dissident in winter
    Feb05

    A Putin dissident in winter

    MOSCOW — Around this time in 2012, Alexei Navalny represented the most serious threat to the Kremlin in years. His name was thrown around, at home and abroad, as a potential replacement for Vladimir Putin. He stood before crowds of tens of thousands in Moscow, leading chants for the regime’s downfall. Four winters later, Navalny is a much...

    Social Media: Destroyer or Creator?
    Feb05

    Social Media: Destroyer or Creator?

    Photo Wael Ghonim, center, in Tahrir Square in Cairo in 2011. His anonymous Facebook page helped start a revolution. Credit Dylan Martinez/Reuters Over the last few years we’ve been treated to a number of “Facebook revolutions,” from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street to the squares of Istanbul, Kiev and Hong Kong, all fueled by social...

    Poland scraps deal
    Feb05

    Poland scraps deal

    WARSAW: Poland has decided to scrap the $3 billion deal for 50 Airbus utility helicopters and will buy only a few aircraft from the European firm, Rzeczpospolita reported on Thursday citing defence sources. The move, coming months before a NATO summit in Warsaw where Poland is expected to seek more allied presence on its territory, could strain...

    Here are five theories on why oil prices are plummeting
    Feb05

    Here are five theories on why oil prices are plummeting

    energyspectrumindo.comThe last time crude oil prices spent significant time below $30 a barrel Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez were still “Bennifer,” Howard Dean was leading the Democratic primary race and Saddam Hussein had just been captured by U.S. troops in Iraq. It was December 2003 and the world was awash in oil. The OPEC cartel had ramped...

    IMF Chief ‘Concerned’ About Corruption Charges In Ukraine
    Feb05

    IMF Chief ‘Concerned’ About Corruption Charges In Ukraine

    International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said she is concerned about the sudden resignation this week of Ukraine’s reformist economy minister, citing government corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pollster: Russia Winning ‘Information War’ in Former Soviet States
    Feb05

    Pollster: Russia Winning ‘Information War’ in Former Soviet States

    Moscow’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, and its subsequent support for armed separatists in the eastern part of the country, has been accompanied by a major Russian information campaign in support of those actions. That campaign has targeted not only Russia’s domestic audience but also audiences in neighboring states that...