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    Putin’s call-in TV show prompts nationwide fixing spree
    Apr15

    Putin’s call-in TV show prompts nationwide fixing spree

    In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go to a Crimean summer camp — all thanks to President Vladimir Putin’s Thursday call-in show. …read more Source:...

    Russia, Iran, and Inland Seas
    Apr15

    Russia, Iran, and Inland Seas

    American thinkers tend to look at naval strategy as ocean-centric. The seas that matter most are the ones that must be kept open to ensure sea lines of communication: the Mediterranean, the Red Sea, the Persian Gulf, the South China Sea, and the Straits of Malacca. Inland seas receive much less attention. The northeast corner of the Black Sea and...

    Vote For VICE News In The 2016 Webby Awards
    Apr15

    Vote For VICE News In The 2016 Webby Awards

    The finalists for this year’s Webby Awards have been announced, and VICE News has been nominated in two separate categories.We’ve picked up a nomination in the prestigious category of “Best Online Film & Video – News & Information.” We’re up against some top notch competition in this category, including...

    Book review: Lyse Champagne captures the sad essence of refugees crises
    Apr15

    Book review: Lyse Champagne captures the sad essence of refugees crises

    There is an almost unbearable sadness permeating the new collection of short stories, The Light that Remains, by Ottawa author Lyse Champagne. The six stories are all about refugees in different parts of the world during the past 100 years. Truly happy endings seem impossible. These stories make us face the current Syrian refugee catastrophe and...

    In Ukraine, Expats and Romantics Are Out
    Apr15

    In Ukraine, Expats and Romantics Are Out

    Ukraine’s experiment in bringing foreigners and private sector professionals to fix the country has failed. …read more Source:...

    Russia, Japan agree to leaders’ meetings this year
    Apr15

    Russia, Japan agree to leaders’ meetings this year

    TOKYO (AP) — Top diplomats from Japan and Russia agreed Friday on scheduling their leaders’ meetings this year, starting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to Russia, to deepen relations overshadowed by a World War II territorial dispute and the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    A Steep Climb Ahead
    Apr15

    A Steep Climb Ahead

    Ukraine yesterday got a new Prime Minister, a young politician with a vaguely reformist reputation named Volodomyr Groisman. But despite the surface promise, Hannah Thoburn argues elsewhere in our pages, it’s hard to see big new changes coming to Kyiv any time soon: Though Groisman may indeed have good intentions, he is unlikely to have the...

    Problems fixed all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show
    Apr15

    Problems fixed all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show

    MOSCOW (AP) — In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go to a Crimean summer camp. One thing made it possible: President Vladimir Putin’s Thursday call-in show where distressed Russians brought their problems to the leader. …read more Source:...

    Problems fixed all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show
    Apr15

    Problems fixed all over Russia after appeals on Putin’s show

    In just one day, roads of a Siberian city were repaired, swindled fishery workers got wads of cash and a child prodigy was invited to go to a Crimean summer camp. One thing made it possible: President Vladimir Putin’s Thursday call-in show where distressed Russians brought their problems to the leader. …read more Source: CTV...

    Germany, France Urge New Ukrainian Government To Act On Reforms
    Apr15

    Germany, France Urge New Ukrainian Government To Act On Reforms

    Germany and France have urged new Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroysman to quickly implement economic reforms and the Minsk agreements on regulating the conflict with Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...