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    Intelligence chief: North Korea restarts plutonium reactor
    Feb09

    Intelligence chief: North Korea restarts plutonium reactor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering spent fuel in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said Tuesday in delivering the annual assessment by intelligence agencies of the top dangers facing the country. Director of National Intelligence James...

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle
    Feb09

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle

    NIKISHYNE, Ukraine (AP) — Polina Demyanenko’s quaint white-and-green house still bears the scars of one of the fiercest battles of Ukraine’s war. The roof is gone, the windows broken and the walls shredded by shrapnel. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle
    Feb09

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle

    Polina Demyanenko’s quaint white-and-green house still bears the scars of one of the fiercest battles of Ukraine’s war. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU to unveil new energy plan to curb reliance on Russia
    Feb09

    EU to unveil new energy plan to curb reliance on Russia

    © AFP/File Sergei SupinskyBrussels (AFP) – The EU will unveil Wednesday plans to give it power to examine energy contracts that European states sign with countries outside the bloc, amid concerns about Europe’s dependence on Russian gas. Brussels is aiming to beef up its legal arsenal one year after launching a landmark “energy...

    Russia Helps Ukraine Battle Town Rebuild, Villages Struggle
    Feb09

    Russia Helps Ukraine Battle Town Rebuild, Villages Struggle

    Money from Russia helps to rebuild eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, a strategic rail hub that rebels pounded for weeks before driving out the government troops a year ago; nearby villages struggle …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle
    Feb09

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle

    NIKISHYNE, Ukraine (AP) — Polina Demyanenko’s quaint white-and-green house still bears the scars of one of the fiercest battles of Ukraine’s war…. …read more Source:...

    The Daily Vertical: Putin Smells Blood
    Feb09

    The Daily Vertical: Putin Smells Blood

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

    Dear Hillary, Madeline and Gloria: Full Feminism Demands We Say No to America’s Deadly Imperial Wars
    Feb09

    Dear Hillary, Madeline and Gloria: Full Feminism Demands We Say No to America’s Deadly Imperial Wars

    Clinton does not have a monopoly on feminism. Two powerful backers of Hillary Clinton attracted headlines—and outrage—this weekend when they uttered sweeping statements under the banner of “feminism,” calling on young women to back the former Secretary of State’s presidential bid.Madeleine Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S....

    Ukraine Minister Says IMF Aid On Hold Until Political Crisis Over
    Feb09

    Ukraine Minister Says IMF Aid On Hold Until Political Crisis Over

    The International Monetary Fund has put aid to Ukraine on hold until it becomes clear whether the current government survives, the country’s Finance Minister said on February 8. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finance Minister: IMF Will Delay Aid to Ukraine Until Political Fog Clears
    Feb09

    Finance Minister: IMF Will Delay Aid to Ukraine Until Political Fog Clears

    The International Monetary Fund will not give more aid to Ukraine until it becomes clear that, in the event of a government collapse, the next government would follow through on promised reforms, the country’s Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Monday. Ukraine has been waiting since October for the IMF to dispense more aid as part of...