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    Russia Has ‘Withdrawn’ From Syria, But Actually, It Hasn’t
    Mar15

    Russia Has ‘Withdrawn’ From Syria, But Actually, It Hasn’t

    Russia’s fighter jets have come home from Syria to a heroes’ welcome. At an airbase near the eastern city of Voronezh on Tuesday, returning pilots were carried aloft in a ceremony replete with the pomp and circumstance befitting a victorious army.President Vladimir Putin’s Monday night announcement that Moscow was pulling troops...

    Will Russian Withdrawal Mean a Federal Syria or More War?
    Mar15

    Will Russian Withdrawal Mean a Federal Syria or More War?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s surprise announcement to withdraw most Russian war planes and personnel from Syria has left the public in the dark about his motives, raising troubling questions about whether the move will provide an opening for the U.S., Turkey and their Gulf allies to resume their drive towards regime change in...

    Ukrainian runner Lupu to miss world indoors over meldonium
    Mar15

    Ukrainian runner Lupu to miss world indoors over meldonium

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Former European indoor 800-meter champion Nataliya Lupu of Ukraine will miss this week’s world indoor championships in… …read more Source:...

    US Diplomat: Ukraine Must Clean Up Corruption, Liberalize Economy
    Mar15

    US Diplomat: Ukraine Must Clean Up Corruption, Liberalize Economy

    Ukraine’s greatest challenge remains the Russian occupation of the Crimean peninsula and the restoration of sovereignty in the eastern Donbas region through full implementation of the September 2014 and February 2015 Minsk agreements, according to a top U.S. diplomat. Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia Victoria Nuland...

    Peering Into War’s Foggy Future
    Mar15

    Peering Into War’s Foggy Future

    “I don’t try to predict the future of war.” Sir Lawrence Freedman, March 10, 2016 Anyone who attended New America and Arizona State University’s “Future of War” conference on March 10 and sought a clear vision of the future was in for disappointment. The picture that emerged from a fast-moving series of panels,...

    The Atlantic’s April Issue Online in Full Today
    Mar15

    The Atlantic’s April Issue Online in Full Today

    Washington, D.C. (March 15, 2016)—The Atlantic’s April 2016 issue is released in its entirety today at TheAtlantic.com, led by Jeffrey Goldberg’s “The Obama Doctrine,” an exclusive and sweeping telling of President Obama’s worldview based on many hours of in-depth and unusually candid interviews with the president. The piece,...

    Ukrainian Fashion Model Breaks Barriers To Get To New York
    Mar15

    Ukrainian Fashion Model Breaks Barriers To Get To New York

    Model Alexandra Kutas is trying to forge a career in a demanding industry. She’s had an unlikely path to the runways of New York. (RFE/RL’s Russian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian party has buried idea of technocrat government: president’s party
    Mar15

    Ukrainian party has buried idea of technocrat government: president’s party

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s reformist Samopomich party has effectively buried lawmakers’ plans to replace Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk’s… …read more Source:...

    TV-radio listings: March 15
    Mar15

    TV-radio listings: March 15

    TV-radio listings: Col. basketball NCAA: Col. basketball NCAA: Pro basketball L.A. Clippers at San Antonio NBA 7:30 p.m. Soccer Dynamo Kyiv at Manchester City FS1 2:30 p.m. Soccer PSV Eindhoven at Atletico de Madrid FS2 2:30 p.m. Soccer Tigres UANL at Queretaro FS2 9 p.m. …read more Source: The Houston...

    What’s at Stake in Morocco’s Royal Trip to Russia
    Mar15

    What’s at Stake in Morocco’s Royal Trip to Russia

    Ahmed Charai Politics, Africa King Mohammed VI visits the Kremlin for the first time since 2002. On March 15, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI is slated to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow—his first visit to the country since 2002. The agenda will cover a variety of bilateral issues with bearing on the two countries’...