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    Ukraine Levies $3.5 Billion Fine On Russia’s Gazprom
    Jan22

    Ukraine Levies $3.5 Billion Fine On Russia’s Gazprom

    Ukraine’s state antimonopoly agency has imposed a $3.5 billion fine on Russia’s Gazprom for allegedly abusing its monopoly control of Ukraine’s natural-gas transit system. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Determined Kyiv Will Control Crimea, Separatist Territories
    Jan22

    Poroshenko Determined Kyiv Will Control Crimea, Separatist Territories

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine will regain its control over the Russia-annexed region of Crimea and the eastern Ukrainian territory currently controlled by Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia To Create New Military Divisions In Response To NATO
    Jan22

    Russia To Create New Military Divisions In Response To NATO

    Russia will form four new divisions of ground forces in 2016 in response to “intensified” NATO military exercises. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Litvinenko Is Just One Of Many Silenced Kremlin Critics
    Jan22

    Russia’s Litvinenko Is Just One Of Many Silenced Kremlin Critics

    While a report by a British judge found that Russian president Vladimir Putin probably approved of the Russian security service’s plan to kill Alexander Litvinenko, a former KGB officer turned Kremlin critic, justice remains far for many other dead, disappeared or jailed Putin critics. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 56...

    Obama Plans Summit On Global Refugees At UN
    Jan22

    Obama Plans Summit On Global Refugees At UN

    U.S. President Barack Obama plans to host world leaders for a summit on global refugees at the UN General Assembly in September. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What the Litvinenko assassination accusation means for the Kremlin
    Jan22

    What the Litvinenko assassination accusation means for the Kremlin

    HARI SREENIVASAN: We dig deeper into the story with Michael McFaul, U.S. ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014. He’s now a professor at Stanford University. And Steven Lee Myers, he covers foreign affairs and national security at The New York Times. He was based in Russia from 2002 to 2007. He’s also the author of “The New Tsar: The...

    Russia’s Litvinenko Is Just One Of Many Silenced Kremlin Critics
    Jan22

    Russia’s Litvinenko Is Just One Of Many Silenced Kremlin Critics

    While a report by a British judge found that Russian president Vladimir Putin probably approved of the Russian security service’s plan to kill Alexander Litvinenko, a former KGB officer turned Kremlin critic, justice remains far for many other dead, disappeared or jailed Putin critics. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 56...

    NATO allies miffed over Canada’s failure to meet defence spending commitment
    Jan22

    NATO allies miffed over Canada’s failure to meet defence spending commitment

    The British may form the world’s most orderly line-ups but they tend to lose patience when people don’t live up to their commitments. At the conclusion of the NATO summit in Wales two years ago, all countries signed a declaration reaffirming collective defence, after Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, and agreeing to increase...

    The Moment Russia Went Fully Rogue
    Jan21

    The Moment Russia Went Fully Rogue

    The grave of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London Toby Melville / ReutersIn many ways it all began with the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko. Not that Vladimir Putin’s Russia was exactly a model global citizen before the November 2006 killing of the former KGB spy who defected to Great Britain. But when Litvinenko was lethally...

    Coca-Cola and Pepsi Face Criminal Probe by Ukrainian Government in Crimea
    Jan21

    Coca-Cola and Pepsi Face Criminal Probe by Ukrainian Government in Crimea

    The Prosecutor of Ukraine’s regional government in exile in Crimea has launched a criminal probe against officials of the Coca-Cola Company and Pepsi, after the two companies presented Crimea as a part of Russia in separate incidents. The Crimean peninsula was annexed by Russia in 2014 from the territory of Ukraine and Moscow’s...