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    Russia accuses Ukraine of ignoring peace deal
    Mar24

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ignoring peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has accused Ukrainian’s government of dragging its feet on implementing last year’s cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: CNS...

    Giant Arch to Block Chernobyl Radiation for Next 100 Years
    Mar24

    Giant Arch to Block Chernobyl Radiation for Next 100 Years

    In the middle of a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world’s largest land-based moving structure has been built to prevent deadly radiation spewing from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site for the next 100 years. On April 26, 1986, a botched test at the Soviet nuclear plant sent clouds of smoldering nuclear material across large...

    EU foreign policy chief meets Syrian gov’t envoy to talks
    Mar23

    EU foreign policy chief meets Syrian gov’t envoy to talks

    GENEVA (AP) — The European Union’s foreign policy chief has held a rare meeting with a top Syrian official to help achieve a political transition in the country where the Islamic State group holds vast territory. Federica Mogherini said she only discussed “support to the U.N.-led process” aimed at ending the Syrian war in the meeting with...

    Poroshenko Calls For New Cabinet By Next Week
    Mar23

    Poroshenko Calls For New Cabinet By Next Week

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged parliament to approve a new cabinet next week in a bid to end a political crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Cult of ‘Credibility’ Revisited
    Mar23

    The Cult of ‘Credibility’ Revisited

    Nicholas Burns trots out the very tired “credibility” argument in a recent op-ed: However much Mr Obama may believe the old rules do not apply, it is an ancient truth that a great power has to back up its threats if it wishes to be respected by its friends and feared by its adversaries. If Mr Obama did not intend to honour his red-line threat, he...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ignoring peace deal
    Mar23

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ignoring peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister on Wednesday accused Ukrainian’s government of dragging its feet on implementing last year’s cease-fire agreement as Moscow sought to press its point in a new round of high-level diplomacy. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia Accuses Ukraine of Ignoring Peace Deal
    Mar23

    Russia Accuses Ukraine of Ignoring Peace Deal

    Russia’s foreign minister on Wednesday accused Ukrainian’s government of dragging its feet on implementing last year’s cease-fire agreement as Moscow sought to press its point in a new round of high-level diplomacy.Fighting in Ukraine’s industrial heartland, which has close… …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Military Modernization Is Working, But The Money’s Running Out
    Mar23

    Russia’s Military Modernization Is Working, But The Money’s Running Out

    The partial withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria earlier this month, after a campaign of bombing that began last September in support of the Syrian regime, isn’t the end of president Vladimir Putin’s involvement in the country. Russia is keeping its Latakia airbase and promising to go back to using force against ceasefire...

    Lukashenko: Belarus Won’t Choose Between EU, Russia
    Mar23

    Lukashenko: Belarus Won’t Choose Between EU, Russia

    Belarus does not want to have to choose between the European Union and Russia, President Alexander Lukashenko said on Wednesday during the first visit by an EU minister to Minsk since Brussels lifted sanctions against the country last month. Lukashenko is a five-term president whose country was described in 2005 by U.S. Secretary of State...

    Ukraine criticized after not picking Russia-based players
    Mar23

    Ukraine criticized after not picking Russia-based players

    Ukraine’s national football team has been accused of political bias in its squad selection after leaving out players from Russian clubs. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...