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    Putin: Isolating Russia Has Failed, Especially After Syria
    Apr07

    Putin: Isolating Russia Has Failed, Especially After Syria

    Russian President Vladimir Putin boasted on Thursday that the West has failed to isolate Russia, especially in light of the latter’s military intervention in Syria, independent news agency Interfax reported. “To begin with they were talking about the need to isolate Russia, ever since the now well-known events in Crimea,” Putin said at a...

    Battered EU the Loser Again in Dutch Referendum on Ukraine
    Apr07

    Battered EU the Loser Again in Dutch Referendum on Ukraine

    It once seemed a quaint formality, but the Netherlands’ referendum vote on a European Union free-trade deal with Ukraine produced a raised middle finger to the EU _ and yet another serious challenge to the European dream …read more Source: ABC...

    Battered EU the loser again in Dutch referendum on Ukraine
    Apr07

    Battered EU the loser again in Dutch referendum on Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — It once seemed a quaint formality, but the Netherlands’ referendum vote on a European Union free-trade deal with Ukraine produced a raised middle finger to the EU — and yet another serious challenge to the European dream. Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the EU’s executive Commission, had warned ahead of...

    Battered EU the loser again in Dutch referendum on Ukraine
    Apr07

    Battered EU the loser again in Dutch referendum on Ukraine

    It once seemed a quaint formality, but the Netherlands’ referendum vote on a European Union free-trade deal with Ukraine produced a raised middle finger to the EU — and yet another serious challenge to the European dream. …read more Source: FOX...

    Battered EU the loser again in Dutch referendum on Ukraine
    Apr07

    Battered EU the loser again in Dutch referendum on Ukraine

    It once seemed a quaint formality, but the Netherlands’ referendum vote on a European Union free-trade deal with Ukraine produced a raised middle finger to the EU — and yet another serious challenge to the European dream. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Putin Says Panama Papers Are A Western Plot Against Russia
    Apr07

    Putin Says Panama Papers Are A Western Plot Against Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken out for the first time about the Panama Papers, calling the leaks an attempt to destabilize Russia. Putin also said a friend of his named in the leaks had done nothing wrong. Media reports based on the leaked documents from the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca alleged that Sergei Roldugin, a...

    Putin Says Panama Papers Leaks Are Attempt To Destabilize Russia
    Apr07

    Putin Says Panama Papers Leaks Are Attempt To Destabilize Russia

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said a friend of his named in the “Panama Papers” leaks had done nothing wrong and spent the money he earned from business on buying expensive musical instruments which he was donating to public institutions.Media reports based on the leaked documents from a...

    Ukrainians React To Dutch Vote With Little Surprise
    Apr07

    Ukrainians React To Dutch Vote With Little Surprise

    Dutch voters rejected the European Union’s Association Agreement with Ukraine in a nonbinding referendum on April 6. A day later on the streets of Kyiv, many Ukrainians were not surprised by the rejection and lamented the state of their own country. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-War Dead-enders and Our Unending Wars
    Apr07

    Pro-War Dead-enders and Our Unending Wars

    Andrew Bacevich has written an excellent article on the need to end our ongoing “war for the Greater Middle East.” This part jumped out at me in connection with the debate over the Libyan war: A particular campaign that goes awry [bold mine-DL] like Somalia or Iraq or Libya may attract passing attention, but never the context in which that...

    Latest World News
    Apr07

    Latest World News

    Dutch referendum: No vote highlights failings of Yes camp Why did the Dutch vote No in the referendum about the EU-Ukraine association agreement? …read more Source: Canada Free...