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    Caspian Flotilla Ships Join Huge Russian Military Exercises
    Feb10

    Caspian Flotilla Ships Join Huge Russian Military Exercises

    Russia says more than 20 warships and support vessels have departed from their bases in the Caspian Sea and begun training as part of massive combat readiness exercises across the country’s southwest. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine risks losing IMF support over stalled reforms – Lagarde (Reuters)
    Feb10

    Ukraine risks losing IMF support over stalled reforms – Lagarde (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine must enact promised reforms and root out corruption or risk losing the support of the International Monetary Fund, its head, Christine Lagarde, said in a statement on Wednesda… …read more Source: The West...

    Russia Says NATO’s Planned Eastward Build-Up Is Destabilizing
    Feb10

    Russia Says NATO’s Planned Eastward Build-Up Is Destabilizing

    NATO’s plan of its biggest build-up in eastern Europe since the Cold War is a destabilizing factor designed to contain Russia, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday. Worried since Russia’s seizure of Crimea that Moscow could present a threat to Eastern Europe, the Western military alliance says it...

    Three Civilians Killed As Minibus Hits Land Mine In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Three Civilians Killed As Minibus Hits Land Mine In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine says three civilians were killed and two others wounded when a minibus hit a land mine in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia's Lavrov, Germany's Steinmeier discuss Syria, Ukraine by phone
    Feb10

    Russia's Lavrov, Germany's Steinmeier discuss Syria, Ukraine by phone

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier held a telephone conversation on Wednesday to discuss Syria and Ukraine, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said. …read more Source: The...

    The Daily Vertical: Time For A Little Reality Check
    Feb10

    The Daily Vertical: Time For A Little Reality Check

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘We Are Worried About The Books’: Kremlin Targets Moscow’s Ukrainian Library
    Feb10

    ‘We Are Worried About The Books’: Kremlin Targets Moscow’s Ukrainian Library

    MOSCOW — Staff at Moscow’s Library of Ukrainian Literature joke they get more visits from officers of Russia’s internal security service, the FSB, than people wanting to take out books or use the reading room. …read more Source: International Business...

    Putin moves into Syria, Obama into Eastern Europe: Brian Stewart
    Feb10

    Putin moves into Syria, Obama into Eastern Europe: Brian Stewart

    Lost in the media focus on Syria was the fact that the U.S. just upped its NATO spending and added a brigade worth of armour to Eastern Europe. It’s not checkmate, Vladimir Putin, but big pieces are being moved around, Brian Stewart writes. …read more Source:...

    Three killed as minivan hits landmine at Ukrainian checkpoint in Donbass
    Feb10

    Three killed as minivan hits landmine at Ukrainian checkpoint in Donbass

    Photo: Mikhail Sokolov/TASS Three people were killed when a minivan carrying civilians was blown up by a landmine at a Ukrainian checkpoint near the contact line early on Wednesday, the speaker of the Donbass special operation, Andrey Zadubinny, has said, TASS reports. “There were five people in the Volkswagen Transporter car (minivan) that...

    Ukraine working groups reconvene for talks in Minsk
    Feb10

    Ukraine working groups reconvene for talks in Minsk

    “The next meeting of the contact group is planned for 10 February but the Foreign Ministers of the Normandy Format may gather for a meeting at this time too. Therefore, I cannot say exactly,” the OSCE representative said. …read more Source:...