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    The Briefing: The Ukraine Deadlock
    Feb01

    The Briefing: The Ukraine Deadlock

    Petro Porishenko heads to Berlin as the Western powers push for a settlement to the conflict in Donbas. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Armenia ranks 54th in Heritage Foundation’s 2016 Index of Economic Freedom
    Feb01

    Armenia ranks 54th in Heritage Foundation’s 2016 Index of Economic Freedom

    Armenia ranks the 54th (moderately free) in the US- based Heritage Foundation’s 2016 Index of Economic Freedom. According to the 2016 Index of Economic Freedom, Armenia has scored 67.0. To note, Azerbaijan ranks the 91st, Georgia – 23rd, Turkey – 79th, Iran – 171st. As for the CIS countries, Kazakhstan ranks the 68th,...

    “Re-tooling an army from scratch,” as it fights a war
    Feb01

    “Re-tooling an army from scratch,” as it fights a war

    U.S. and allied forces try and equip Ukrainian soldiers to stay alive and hold their ground in the grinding fight against Russian-backed rebels …read more Source:...

    Support grows for Ukraine referendum yes campaigners
    Feb01

    Support grows for Ukraine referendum yes campaigners

    The number of people intending to vote ‘yes’ in April’s referendum on the EU treaty with Ukraine has risen from 38%… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Denies Special Status to Rebel Territories
    Feb01

    Ukraine Denies Special Status to Rebel Territories

    01 de febrero de 2016, 00:02Kiev, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The Chairman of the Russian Supreme Rada (unicameral Parliament), Vladimir Groisman, said today that the amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine exclude autonomy, federalization or special status of the rebel territories of the Donbass. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Why we’re not safe from Grexit yet
    Feb01

    Why we’re not safe from Grexit yet

    ATHENS — A team of analysts from one of the main credit rating agencies smiled condescendingly across a boardroom table one recent afternoon, when asked about the likelihood of a Greek exit from the euro. It was clear they dismissed the idea. There is virtually no chance of Greece leaving the eurozone, they assured me. This is not the first time...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Feb. 1, 2016
    Feb01

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Feb. 1, 2016

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasThere are a number of reasons why we are watching Italy...

    China’s road to the Middle East
    Feb01

    China’s road to the Middle East

    Comment: The New Silk Road will bypass the Suez Canal, and could change the nature of geopolitics in the region, notes Vijay Prashad. China’s President Xi Jinping has been on a tour of the Middle East, straddling the politics of the region – a stop in Saudi Arabia was balanced by a stop in Iran. Xi’s most dramatic statements...

    Should America Fear the China-Russia Relationship?
    Feb01

    Should America Fear the China-Russia Relationship?

    Michael Clarke, Anthony Ricketts Security, Eurasia Beijing and Moscow are working well together, for now. China and Russia have increased their security, economic and diplomatic relationship, complicating an already fragile Asia-Pacific region. Many analysts have viewed this enhanced collaboration as the beginning of a partnership set on...

    Feature: Ukraine-China cargo train on Silk Road opens up prospects for trade promotion
    Feb01

    Feature: Ukraine-China cargo train on Silk Road opens up prospects for trade promotion

    The first cargo train freight connecting Ukraine and China has recently completed its journey, after passing through three other countries along the Silk Road in a test run of a planned regular service. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-02/01/c_135062009.htm target=_blank title="Feature: Ukraine-China...