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    The Russian Connection Between Syria and Ukraine
    Feb17

    The Russian Connection Between Syria and Ukraine

    Joseph S. Nye Jr Security, Eurasia Moscow may try to link cooperation in the Syrian crisis to relief from sanctions. For the last fifty-two years, leaders from around the world have gathered in Munich for an annual review of world security problems. This year’s discussion focused on the civil war in Syria. Not only is Syria a political and...

    Orban tells Putin EU unlikely to ‘automatically’ extend Russia sanctions (AFP)
    Feb17

    Orban tells Putin EU unlikely to ‘automatically’ extend Russia sanctions (AFP)

    Novo-Ogaryovo (Russia) (AFP) – Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that European Union countries were increasingly keen to cooperate with Moscow and will not “automatically” extend sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Hungary: EU sanctions on Russia unlikely to be renewed
    Feb17

    Hungary: EU sanctions on Russia unlikely to be renewed

    Hungary has said EU economic sanctions on Russia won’t be renewed when they expire in mid-2016. Russia confirmed it will help Hungary to pay for a new nuclear plant. …read more Source:...

    Russia sues Ukraine over unpaid $3 billion loan
    Feb17

    Russia sues Ukraine over unpaid $3 billion loan

    Russia files a lawsuit against Ukraine over its failure to repay a three-billion-dollar loan. …read more Source:...

    Russia sues Ukraine over unpaid $3 billion loan
    Feb17

    Russia sues Ukraine over unpaid $3 billion loan

    Russia files a lawsuit against Ukraine over its failure to repay a three-billion-dollar loan. …read more Source:...

    Burcu Gultekin Punsmann: Russia’s military operation in Syria has direct influence on Turkey
    Feb17

    Burcu Gultekin Punsmann: Russia’s military operation in Syria has direct influence on Turkey

    The downing of the Russian warplane by the Turkish Air Force did not at all meet the logic of the Russian-Turkish relations. What could be the real reason of such an abrupt turnabout in the Turkish policy and what may the escalation in the Ankara-Moscow relations result in? ‘Syria’ is not just a regional crisis like, say, the...

    Russia sues Ukraine in London over unpaid $3B debt: minister
    Feb17

    Russia sues Ukraine in London over unpaid $3B debt: minister

    NNA – Russia has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine at the High Court in London over a disputed $3 billion loan that Moscow says Kiev has refused to pay back, the finance minister said Wednesday. “Today …read more Source: National News...

    Ukraine’s Yatsenyuk hobbled despite winning no-confidence vote (AFP)
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s Yatsenyuk hobbled despite winning no-confidence vote (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s pro-Western government has been left politically weakened and under even fiercer pressure from foreign allies to pursue reforms needed for the release of vital aid despite narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote. …read more Source: The West...

    High-ranking Ukraine monitor frustrated with both sides
    Feb17

    High-ranking Ukraine monitor frustrated with both sides

    The deputy head of the international monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine has upbraided both sides in the conflict as not fully committed to the truce. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia files lawsuit against Ukraine over $3bn debt in London Court
    Feb17

    Russia files lawsuit against Ukraine over $3bn debt in London Court

    Moscow plans to sue Kiev in London’s Court of International Arbitration to recover a $3 billion loan Ukraine failed to repay in December. Kiev has defaulted on the payment, and asked the Kremlin to be flexible in restructuring the debt.According to Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, the lawsuit was filed after repeated unsuccessful...