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    Video Shows Raid On Crimean Tatar Business
    Feb04

    Video Shows Raid On Crimean Tatar Business

    This activist video shows a Russian police raid on the Simferopol headquarters of SimSitiTrans, a business owned by the father of Crimean Tatar activist Lenur Islyamov. Masked men, dressed in black and carrying assault rifles, leave refuse to answer any questions or present any ID. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New Ukraine Political Crisis? Amid War With Russia, Economic Support Called Into Question
    Feb04

    New Ukraine Political Crisis? Amid War With Russia, Economic Support Called Into Question

    The head of Ukraine’s parliament said Thursday his country was entering another “serious political crisis,” Agence France-Presse reported. The remarks come one day after the resignation of Ukraine’s economic minister over claims of corruption and that reform efforts were being blocked by allies of the country’s president....

    Clinton Corruption Leads to Russian Aggression
    Feb04

    Clinton Corruption Leads to Russian Aggression

    The New York Times endorsed Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, calling her “one of the most broadly and deeply qualified presidential candidates in modern history.” There was one big problem with the editorial. Her policy toward Russia laid the groundwork for the Russian aggression that the Pentagon now has to spend...

    Michael Colborne: Russia’s bald-faced lies
    Feb04

    Michael Colborne: Russia’s bald-faced lies

    We can complain all we want about lying politicians in our own country, but last week Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stepped up and showed us how it’s really done: without batting an eye, he told a press conference that Russia had never violated the 1994 Budapest Memorandum, the agreement that guaranteed Ukraine’s territorial...

    Will Ukraine’s Next Revolution be Non-Violent?
    Feb04

    Will Ukraine’s Next Revolution be Non-Violent?

    A reformist minister’s resignation highlights the country’s dearth of options. …read more Source:...

    German state governor draws criticism over Putin visit
    Feb04

    German state governor draws criticism over Putin visit

    BERLIN (AP) — Bavaria’s governor is drawing criticism in Germany for traveling to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and sounding a softer tone on sanctions than his country’s government. Putin received Horst Seehofer Wednesday night. Seehofer leads one of Germany’s three governing parties but is an often-awkward ally. In...

    PiS-sing Away Poland’s Future?
    Feb04

    PiS-sing Away Poland’s Future?

    By Stephan RichterKaczynski’s insistence to look backward is a disservice to a great country that has come a long way.After Andrzej Duda was elected last year, Polish friends were quick to send out assurances. The young President, they said, was keen on modernizing the country and maximizing opportunities for the young generation. The new...

    Will Gazprom Start a New Price War?
    Feb04

    Will Gazprom Start a New Price War?

    Russia’s state-owned natural gas company Gazprom for some time enjoyed the benefits of having a reliable market to its west. For years, Europe has depended heavily on overland imports from Gazprom, and Moscow has used that dependence as geopolitical and economic leverage, forcing its European customers to sign long-term take-or-pay...

    Why the OSCE Is Indispensable for Security in Europe
    Feb03

    Why the OSCE Is Indispensable for Security in Europe

    We currently face what is perhaps the most serious threat to peace and security in Europe since the end of the Cold War. We are fully aware of what it means to assume the Chairmanship of Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in these difficult times, and of the responsibility we will bear for Europe. The motto we have chosen...

    NATO’s Top 5 Weapons of War Pointed at Russia
    Feb03

    NATO’s Top 5 Weapons of War Pointed at Russia

    Dave Majumdar Security, Europe Over the past two years, Russia has behaved aggressively in Ukraine and stepped up its bomber and submarine patrols. Senior U.S. defense and foreign policy officials are increasingly focused on a resurgent Russia and the threat it might pose in Europe. Over the past two years, Russia has behaved aggressively in...