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    IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform
    Feb10

    IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform

    The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has warned Ukraine it would be unable to keep supporting it financially if the country doesn’t step up its reforms efforts. …read more Source: FOX...

    IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform
    Feb10

    IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform

    MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has warned Ukraine it would be unable to keep supporting it financially if the country doesn’t step up its reforms efforts. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia Says NATO’s Planned Eastward Build-Up Is Destabilizing
    Feb10

    Russia Says NATO’s Planned Eastward Build-Up Is Destabilizing

    NATO’s plan of its biggest build-up in eastern Europe since the Cold War is a destabilizing factor designed to contain Russia, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday. Worried since Russia’s seizure of Crimea that Moscow could present a threat to Eastern Europe, the Western military alliance says it...

    Caspian Flotilla Ships Join Huge Russian Military Exercises
    Feb10

    Caspian Flotilla Ships Join Huge Russian Military Exercises

    Russia says more than 20 warships and support vessels have departed from their bases in the Caspian Sea and begun training as part of massive combat readiness exercises across the country’s southwest. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Three Civilians Killed As Minibus Hits Land Mine In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Three Civilians Killed As Minibus Hits Land Mine In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine says three civilians were killed and two others wounded when a minibus hit a land mine in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Time For A Little Reality Check
    Feb10

    The Daily Vertical: Time For A Little Reality Check

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘We Are Worried About The Books’: Kremlin Targets Moscow’s Ukrainian Library
    Feb10

    ‘We Are Worried About The Books’: Kremlin Targets Moscow’s Ukrainian Library

    MOSCOW — Staff at Moscow’s Library of Ukrainian Literature joke they get more visits from officers of Russia’s internal security service, the FSB, than people wanting to take out books or use the reading room. …read more Source: International Business...

    Putin moves into Syria, Obama into Eastern Europe: Brian Stewart
    Feb10

    Putin moves into Syria, Obama into Eastern Europe: Brian Stewart

    Lost in the media focus on Syria was the fact that the U.S. just upped its NATO spending and added a brigade worth of armour to Eastern Europe. It’s not checkmate, Vladimir Putin, but big pieces are being moved around, Brian Stewart writes. …read more Source:...

    Dear Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem: Feminism demands we reject America’s deadly imperialism
    Feb10

    Dear Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem: Feminism demands we reject America’s deadly imperialism

    Two powerful backers of Hillary Clinton attracted headlines—and outrage—this weekend when they uttered sweeping statements under the banner of “feminism,” calling on young women to back the former Secretary of State’s presidential bid. Madeleine Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of Sate, introduced Clinton in New...

    U.S. vs the World? Women as Top Political Leaders
    Feb10

    U.S. vs the World? Women as Top Political Leaders

    By Tara SonenshineTo this day, most prime ministers and presidents are men. Women are not even close, despite some progress.International Women’s Day is coming up. Reason enough to reflect on the political power of women in top posts in countries around the world. Scorecards matter. This is especially true with regard to the United States,...