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    Last Soviet leader banned from Ukraine
    May28

    Last Soviet leader banned from Ukraine

    The Ukraine has banned Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, after he came out in support of Russia’s annexation of Crimea.Sponsored:Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Read This Do NOT pay your next car insurance bill until you try this. …read more Source:...

    Putin Says Romania, Poland May Now Be In Russia’s Crosshairs
    May28

    Putin Says Romania, Poland May Now Be In Russia’s Crosshairs

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned Romania and Poland they could find themselves in the sights of Russian rockets because they are hosting elements of a U.S. missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security.Putin issued his starkest warning yet over the missile shield, saying that Moscow had stated repeatedly that it...

    Russia’s Pacific Pivot: The Moscow-Beijing Shadow Boxing Continues
    May27

    Russia’s Pacific Pivot: The Moscow-Beijing Shadow Boxing Continues

    Miles Maochun Yu Russia, Asia-Pacific “The Sochi Declaration is decidedly anti-China in its wording” Squeezed in Europe by U.S-led sanctions and robust NATO reactions in the aftermath of the annexation of Crimea, Russia is now finding itself in a prime position to exploit the unfolding geopolitical dramas stirred up by China in East...

    Ukraine violence ramps up as efforts to end separatist rebellion stall
    May27

    Ukraine violence ramps up as efforts to end separatist rebellion stall

    Ukraine shows signs of backsliding on reforms and implementing a cease-fire. …read more Source: USA...

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in leader’s side
    May27

    Freed by Russia, Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ may prove thorn in leader’s side

    Lawmakers say the pilot’s celebrity profile could come back to haunt Ukrainian president. …read more Source: The Washington...

    What G7 leaders debated. decided
    May27

    What G7 leaders debated. decided

    A declaration summarizing the proceedings of this week’s summit in Japan pledges action on the economy, terrorism, refugees, climate change, Ukraine, health, women’s rights. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it
    May27

    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it

    Nadiya Savchenko, a pilot who returned to a hero’s welcome in Ukraine after two years in Russian custody, declared Friday she would run for president if that’s what Ukrainians wanted. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine Files Defense In $3 Billion Russia Eurobond Case
    May27

    Ukraine Files Defense In $3 Billion Russia Eurobond Case

    Ukraine has filed its defense with a British court over a $3 billion debt to Russia, arguing that the original loan agreement with its neighbor was invalid. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    These 5 Facts Explain Obama’s Foreign Policy Breakthroughs—and Failures
    May27

    These 5 Facts Explain Obama’s Foreign Policy Breakthroughs—and Failures

    Barack Obama’s second term has seen a number of foreign policy breakthroughs, including the lifting of America’s long-standing arms embargo against Vietnam just this week. These five facts explain why Obama’s overtures have worked in some countries but not in others. 1. Vietnam For years the U.S. maintained that lifting its arms...

    Separatist Georgian Region to Vote on Joining Russia in 2017
    May27

    Separatist Georgian Region to Vote on Joining Russia in 2017

    The Kremlin-backed separatist region of Georgia called South Ossetia is set to vote on whether or not to join Russia next year, according to a statement by separatist officials. South Ossetia declared its independence in 1991, before the Georgian coastal region of Abkhazia did the same in 1992. Tensions between their benefactor, Russia and...