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    Why the West Misunderstands Russia’s Challenge
    Jun08

    Why the West Misunderstands Russia’s Challenge

    By Andreas UmlandLooking past the bluster and hyperbole of Russia’s political leaders and business elites.At a time when even Angela Merkel, long the enforcer of the Western sanctions policy on Putin’s Russia after the Crimea invasion, is going soft on Russia, it is high time to look at Western strategy toward that country. What...

    More US Pushback Needed Against Russian Aggression
    Jun08

    More US Pushback Needed Against Russian Aggression

    U.S. lawmakers have expressed concern that the Obama administration may not be engaged enough in countering what they view as Russia’s bad behavior in Ukraine and Georgia. “I worry that the message that [Russian President Vladimir] Putin must be taking from our response is that his limit-testing aggression and opportunism is the right...

    Savchenko Says Willing To Hold Peace Talks With Separatists
    Jun08

    Savchenko Says Willing To Hold Peace Talks With Separatists

    Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko says she is willing to talk with Russia-backed separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine to try to end the nation’s two-year-old conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nuland: Russia Feeling ‘Pain’ Of U.S. Sanctions
    Jun08

    Nuland: Russia Feeling ‘Pain’ Of U.S. Sanctions

    A top U.S. official says economic sanctions continue to be the most powerful leverage Washington has over Russia, and that those measures have thwarted potential Russian efforts to seize larger swaths of Ukrainian territory, including the capital. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The T-72B3: The Lethal Russian Tank That Ukraine Fears Most
    Jun08

    The T-72B3: The Lethal Russian Tank That Ukraine Fears Most

    Joseph Trevithick Security, Europe Upgraded and ready for war. In any war, certain weapons come to symbolize one side in the fighting, specific tactics or political factors. In that spirit, a specific tank has become the icon of Russia’s secret war in Ukraine. On June 3, 2016, Ukrainian blogger “sled_vzayt” posted a batch of evidence...

    Russia Deploys Troops Westward As Standoff With NATO Deepens
    Jun08

    Russia Deploys Troops Westward As Standoff With NATO Deepens

    Russia is building an army base near its border with Ukraine, the latest in a chain of new military sites along what the Kremlin sees as its frontline in a growing confrontation with NATO. While there have been no clashes between the former Cold War rivals, Russia is building up forces on its western frontiers at a time when the NATO alliance is...

    Russian immigration to South Florida boosted by war in Ukraine
    Jun08

    Russian immigration to South Florida boosted by war in Ukraine

    In Sunny Isles, one can meet a Russian pop star of the 90s and 2000s as well as a former Moscow bistro cook. The flow of new people into the local Russian community has grown significantly over the past two years. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Russia-Israel Ties Grow With Kremlin’s Influence in Region
    Jun08

    Russia-Israel Ties Grow With Kremlin’s Influence in Region

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s second meeting in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin in less than two months Tuesday underscores increasingly closer relations between the U.S. ally and Russia as Moscow’s influence grows in the Middle East. Russia’s military campaign in support of Syrian President Bashar...

    Freed Pilot Savchenko Wants Talks with Ukraine Rebel Leaders
    Jun08

    Freed Pilot Savchenko Wants Talks with Ukraine Rebel Leaders

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko says she is willing to talk with rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine.Savchenko was freed in a prisoner exchange with Russia last month after nearly two years in custody and was sworn in as a lawmaker in Ukraine’s parliament last week.She was… …read more Source:...

    Freed Pilot Savchenko Wants Talks With Ukraine Rebel Leaders
    Jun07

    Freed Pilot Savchenko Wants Talks With Ukraine Rebel Leaders

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko says she is willing to talk with rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...