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    Biden warns Europe against Russian energy reliance
    Aug25

    Biden warns Europe against Russian energy reliance

    HELSINKI (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has cautioned Europe against a new natural gas pipeline planned to stretch from Russia to Germany, saying it “looks like a fairly bad deal” for Europe because it further increases its energy dependency on Moscow. Biden said Thursday that to lock Europe “into greater reliance on Russia at this moment …...

    Fashion statement: Ukrainian troops debut post-Soviet uniforms
    Aug25

    Fashion statement: Ukrainian troops debut post-Soviet uniforms

    Ukraine’s military has taken its clash with neighboring Russia to a new level, debuting new “Western-style” uniforms that deliberately break with old Soviet sartorial motifs. The green camouflage uniform with a dark-green beret is modeled on British military styles. The cap includes an insignia of a Cossack, the traditional...

    Is NATO Redundant? We’d Better Hope So
    Aug25

    Is NATO Redundant? We’d Better Hope So

    This month, Jeffrey Tayler wrote a piece responding to Donald Trump’s unprecedented shrug over whether the United States would uphold its treaty obligations if a NATO ally were invaded during his hypothetical presidency. Tayler argued, in effect, that Trump had stumbled on a good idea in thinking about radically reassessing America’s...

    War Of Words Over Ukraine ‘Combat’ Photo
    Aug25

    War Of Words Over Ukraine ‘Combat’ Photo

    A controversy is escalating in Ukraine over a photo that seems to capture the conflict with Russia-backed separatists in a single frame. It could be one of the greatest war photographs ever taken – or a fake. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    China Faces 1-year Ban From Weightlifting Over Doping
    Aug25

    China Faces 1-year Ban From Weightlifting Over Doping

    MOSCOW—China is facing a one-year ban from weightlifting over repeated doping cases in a move which threatens to stop some of the world’s top athletes from competing internationally. The International Weightlifting Federation confirmed Thursday that three failed retests of drug test samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics will lead to...

    Putin Wants Ukraine for His ‘Russian Empire’, Warns President Poroshenko
    Aug25

    Putin Wants Ukraine for His ‘Russian Empire’, Warns President Poroshenko

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko believes his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin wants to return to Ukraine to the “Russian Empire,” he told CNN in an interview on Wednesday. Poroshenko, who was due to meet Putin along with the leaders of France and Germany next month, before Putin decided he did not want to, spoke on the 25th...

    Russia Launches Large Snap Military Exercises
    Aug25

    Russia Launches Large Snap Military Exercises

    Russia says it has launched large-scale snap military drills on land and in the Black and Caspian seas. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin calls snap military drills near Crimea
    Aug25

    Putin calls snap military drills near Crimea

    Russia’s defense ministry says President Vladimir Putin has announced snap military drills on land and in the Black and Caspian Seas. …read more Source: FOX...

    Why China Fears a ‘Color Revolution’ Incited by the West
    Aug25

    Why China Fears a ‘Color Revolution’ Incited by the West

    Earlier this month, several Chinese lawyers were convicted of “subversion” for colluding with “foreign forces” — read: the United States. The fear is that America’s aim is to ultimately foment regime change in Beijing with a popular uprising, like the “color revolution” in Ukraine and those of the...

    The Daily Vertical: The Road From Abkhazia To The Donbas
    Aug25

    The Daily Vertical: The Road From Abkhazia To The Donbas

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...