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    The Intriguing Case of the Russian the Americans Wanted But That Armenia Wouldn’t Turn Over
    Sep04

    The Intriguing Case of the Russian the Americans Wanted But That Armenia Wouldn’t Turn Over

    Image: Computer programming. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com A Russian computer programmer whom Armenia had detained briefly at America’s request is back in Moscow in a case that cast a spotlight on U.S. efforts to arrest other countries’ nationals overseas and Armenia’s compliant relationship with Russia. The programmer, Sergei...

    The Latest: May wants ‘frank and open’ ties with Putin
    Sep04

    The Latest: May wants ‘frank and open’ ties with Putin

    In their first meeting together, British Prime Minister Theresa May has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that she wants a “frank and open relationship” with Moscow despite their differences. Bilateral relations have been strained in recent years by the fighting in Ukraine, Russia’s backing of Syrian President Bashar Assad...

    The Oligarch Ghost Town of Kiev
    Sep04

    The Oligarch Ghost Town of Kiev

    The luxury neighborhood of Vozdvyzhenka in the center of Kiev is filled with a mind-boggling collection of Easter Egg mansions and luxury apartment buildings. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin: U.S.-Russia’s Icy Relations Are ‘Not Our Fault’
    Sep04

    Putin: U.S.-Russia’s Icy Relations Are ‘Not Our Fault’

    Putin at a forum went further with his rhetoric, suggesting that Russia is also not to blame for its annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    The soft-power brilliance of Vladimir Putin
    Sep04

    The soft-power brilliance of Vladimir Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is globally acknowledged as a war hawk, known for the type of driving military campaigns that led to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine and its military support of the Bashar Assad regime in Syria. A lesser-… …read more Source: The...

    Opinion: The Czars Return to Crimea
    Sep03

    Opinion: The Czars Return to Crimea

    My ancestors have been adopted as political mascots by Crimean politicians seeking to celebrate their ties to Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Hahn Confident On Ukraine, Georgia Visa Liberalization In 2016
    Sep03

    Hahn Confident On Ukraine, Georgia Visa Liberalization In 2016

    EU enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn said on September 3 that there will be a decision in both the European Parliament and among EU member states to grant visa liberalization to Ukraine and Georgia later this year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lithuania Sends Ammunition To Ukraine To Fight Russia-Backed Separatists
    Sep03

    Lithuania Sends Ammunition To Ukraine To Fight Russia-Backed Separatists

    Lithuania has supplied Ukrainian troops fighting Russia-backed separatists in the eastern part of the country with 150 tons of ammunition. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Treasury Expands Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Conflict
    Sep03

    U.S. Treasury Expands Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Conflict

    The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday said that it expanded sanctions on Russia for its activities related to the conflict in Ukraine. The department said in a release that its Office of Foreign Assets Control had updated its sanctions lists targeting individuals and entities that have played a role in the Ukraine conflict. The Treasury...

    Russian Aggression LoomsOver G-20 Summit
    Sep03

    Russian Aggression LoomsOver G-20 Summit

    Russia has stoked conflict in Ukraine and conducted unannounced military drills in recent weeks, displaying increased aggression ahead of a key economic summit in China where Vladimir Putin will meet with western leaders who have been unable to deter Russian aggression in Eastern Europe. Tensions over Russia’s provocative behavior are high...