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    To understand Vladimir Putin’s mission in Syria, look at Chechnya and Ukraine
    Feb18

    To understand Vladimir Putin’s mission in Syria, look at Chechnya and Ukraine

    The Chechens fighting in Syria are a testament to Moscow’s strategy of eliminating opponents while talking about diplomacy. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Polish Official Urges NATO to Deploy Troops to Deter Russia
    Feb18

    Polish Official Urges NATO to Deploy Troops to Deter Russia

    Poland’s foreign minister on Wednesday urged NATO to get over its reluctance to deploy troops along its eastern flank, to deter what he says is Russian aggression. Russia’s involvement in Ukraine and its seizure of Crimea nearly two years ago have made other countries along and close to Russian borders feel less secure, including...

    Russia sues Ukraine over 3 billion USD debt
    Feb18

    Russia sues Ukraine over 3 billion USD debt

    Moscow has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine at London’s High Court over Kiev’s 3-billion-U.S.-dollar debt, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Wednesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Jankovic ousts Swiss teen Bencic
    Feb18

    Jankovic ousts Swiss teen Bencic

    Dubai, February 17 Fifth-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, playing her first week as a top 10 player, was upset 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 by Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday. The ninth-ranked Bencic, 18, who reached last weekend’s final in St Petersburg, Russia, looked physically exhausted by the end of the 2...

    Yad Vashem may help in construction of Kiev Holocaust museum
    Feb18

    Yad Vashem may help in construction of Kiev Holocaust museum

    Ukrainians have previously come under fire for ‘whitewashing’ Babi Yar plans. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Living and loving on Ukraine’s front line
    Feb18

    Living and loving on Ukraine’s front line

    A couple still living and loving on Ukraine’s front line …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko’s Political Shadowplay
    Feb18

    Poroshenko’s Political Shadowplay

    A closely contested vote of no confidence failed to oust Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk from his post yesterday, the latest in a series of high-stakes gyrations that have brought Ukraine’s governing coalition within a hair of collapse.Though the governing coalition has always been a fraught enterprise, making uneasy allies of...

    Ukraine ex-premier’s faction quits governing coalition
    Feb18

    Ukraine ex-premier’s faction quits governing coalition

    MINSK, Belarus — Ukraine saw more political turmoil Wednesday, as former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko announced that her faction was withdrawing from the governing coalition, which she criticized as an obstacle to reforms. The vote reflected lawmakers’ fears that it could lead to the collapse of the governing coalition and an early...

    Start Preparing for the Collapse of the Saudi Kingdom
    Feb18

    Start Preparing for the Collapse of the Saudi Kingdom

    For 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, Washington stubbornly dubs its ally “moderate.” So tight is the trust that U.S. special operators dip into Saudi...

    Amid Fighting In East Ukraine, Suicide, PTSD And Domestic Abuse Take Center Stage
    Feb18

    Amid Fighting In East Ukraine, Suicide, PTSD And Domestic Abuse Take Center Stage

    Ukrainian soldier Ivan Rodichenko’s marriage first began to fall apart when the Russian military annexed Crimea nearly two years ago, sparking a nearly two-year-long conflict that has killed more than 7,000 people. The stress of war placed a wedge between him and his wife the moment he decided to fight back against Russian aggressors. “The...