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    Belarus extradites Alexandr Lapshin to Azerbaijan
    Feb08

    Belarus extradites Alexandr Lapshin to Azerbaijan

    Belarus has extradited blog writer Alexandr Lapshin to Azerbaijan. Haqqin.az says that Lapshin, a citizen of Russia, Ukraine and Israel, was flown to Baku on a special charter flight. On February 7, the Supreme Court of Belarus rejected the blogger’s appeal against the Belarusian Prosecutor General’s Office on his extradition to...

    Senators are joining forces to prevent the White House from lifting sanctions against Russia
    Feb08

    Senators are joining forces to prevent the White House from lifting sanctions against Russia

    It's a sign that US-Russia relations won't be warming anytime soon. The US Senate is poised to introduce new legislation that would reign in the Trump administration should it seek to lift sanctions on Russia, according to a CNN report Tuesday night. Called the Russia Review Act, the proposed legislation would allow a congressional...

    Why ‘America First’ Resonates
    Feb08

    Why ‘America First’ Resonates

    What kind of foreign policy would emerge in America if it were crafted and sustained strictly by U.S. public opinion? We can’t know precisely, because we can’t sit down with the American people and ask them in a way that allows for give and take and for probing the thinking behind the various responses. But we do have polls, and they...

    Ukraine needs to enforce US sanctions on Iran
    Feb08

    Ukraine needs to enforce US sanctions on Iran

    The Ukrainian State Border Guard seized anti-tank missile components, reportedly the AT-4 Spigot, destined for Iran on Jan. 19. The weapons were concealed in the cargo section of a UM Airlines flight from Kiev to Tehran. Ukraine deserves praise for… …read more Source: The...

    Putin, Merkel Call for Ceasefire to Be Restored in East Ukraine
    Feb08

    Putin, Merkel Call for Ceasefire to Be Restored in East Ukraine

    The Russian and German leaders on Tuesday called for a ceasefire to be restored in eastern Ukraine, according to a statement released by the Kremlin. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    The Wilders effect
    Feb08

    The Wilders effect

    THE HAGUE — Just over a month before the Netherlands heads to elections on March 15, conventional wisdom in political circles has it that the man expected to win — right-wing rabble-rouser Geert Wilders — will be unable to form a governing coalition. But while he may not become prime minister, to dismiss...

    Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel urge immediate ceasefire in Ukraine
    Feb08

    Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel urge immediate ceasefire in Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Radio Free Europe debuts Russian-language TV channel as alternative to state-run media
    Feb08

    Radio Free Europe debuts Russian-language TV channel as alternative to state-run media

    U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty launched a new 24-hour Russian-language channel on Tuesday to offer Russian speakers living home and abroad a new alternative to government-run media. The channel, Current Time, is available on cable, satellite and digital platforms and aimed at millions of Russian speakers in Russia, the Baltics,...

    Ukraine may impose martial law if crisis deepens
    Feb08

    Ukraine may impose martial law if crisis deepens

    Ukraine may impose martial law if the crisis in the country’s eastern regions deepens, Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said late Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    NATO Troops Deploy in Lithuania, Underscoring Commitment to Defense
    Feb08

    NATO Troops Deploy in Lithuania, Underscoring Commitment to Defense

    Germany and NATO on Tuesday underscored their commitment to beefing up the defense of eastern Europe’s border with Russia as the first of four new battalions under the North Atlantic alliance’s banner arrived in Lithuania. In moves agreed last year under former U.S. President Barack Obama, NATO is expanding its presence in the region...