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    Moldova: Where Putin Could Score Next
    Feb16

    Moldova: Where Putin Could Score Next

    Since Russia seized Crimea and stoked war in eastern Ukraine, most of the scenario-building as to where Russia might push next has focused on the Baltics. The buildup of Russian anti-access area denial (A2AD) assets in the Kaliningrad District has made the northeastern flank an almost obvious area for Russia to pressure the West. But the focus on...

    Yatsenyuk Survives No-Confidence Vote, But Will Ukraine?
    Feb16

    Yatsenyuk Survives No-Confidence Vote, But Will Ukraine?

    The day of parliamentary infighting and high tempers began as President Petro Poroshenko urged Yatsenyuk to resign minutes before the prime minister was to report to parliament on Tuesday afternoon. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Observers: Russia Prolonging Conflict in Ukraine
    Feb16

    Observers: Russia Prolonging Conflict in Ukraine

    Kiev—A peaceful resolution to Russia’s intervention in eastern Ukraine is unlikely in the near future as Russia seeks to preserve its gains in the country while securing relief from Western sanctions, according to recent reports. Observers in Donetsk and other contested parts of the eastern Donbass region who were interviewed for a lengthy...

    Russia and Ukraine reach deal to temporarily unblock trucks
    Feb16

    Russia and Ukraine reach deal to temporarily unblock trucks

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian and Ukrainian authorities have reached an agreement that will allow long-haul trucks a grace period to “return home” after Ukraine-licensed vehicles were forbidden from transiting Russian territory and vice versa. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine’s government survives no confidence vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s government survives no confidence vote

    MOSCOW (AP) — The government of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk survived a no confidence vote on Tuesday even though a majority of lawmakers harshly criticized its work. The vote reflected simmering political tensions amid Ukraine’s economic troubles that have eroded public support for Yatsenyuk’s Cabinet. The failure to...

    Ukraine’s Government Survives No Confidence Vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s Government Survives No Confidence Vote

    The government of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has survived a no confidence vote …read more Source: ABC...

    Tomaszewski: Ditch the memorial and educate people about communism instead
    Feb16

    Tomaszewski: Ditch the memorial and educate people about communism instead

    In this newspaper recently, Paul Dewar argued against the proposed Memorial to the Victims of Communism, dismissing communism as only an “idea.” Mr. Dewar was born in 1963, so presumably he was able to read newspapers long before the Soviet Union collapsed, and was around when the Tiananmen Square massacre took place. If he was a precocious...

    Ukraine’s government survives no confidence vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s government survives no confidence vote

    The government of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has survived a no confidence vote. The motion got 194 votes in the Verkhovna Rada Tuesday, falling short of the 226 votes required to oust the Cabinet. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s Government Survives No Confidence Vote
    Feb16

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s Government Survives No Confidence Vote

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s government survives no confidence vote …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine President Asks PM to Resign
    Feb16

    Ukraine President Asks PM to Resign

    Ukraine’s president has asked the country’s prime minister to resign in the face of what is perceived as the government’s failure to fight corruption and overcome an economic crisis. President Petro Poroshenko’s surprise request Tuesday followed opinion polls that showed growing public disenchantment with the government of...