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    U.S. Says North Korea Restarted Plutonium Reactor
    Feb09

    U.S. Says North Korea Restarted Plutonium Reactor

    MoreNorth Korea’s Satellite Is Tumbling in OrbitNorth Korean Satellite Passed Over Super Bowl Stadium (WASHINGTON)— North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering spent fuel in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said Tuesday in delivering the annual assessment...

    North Korea restarts plutonium reactor, intelligence chief says
    Feb09

    North Korea restarts plutonium reactor, intelligence chief says

    Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said that Pyongyang announced in 2013 its intention to refurbish and restart nuclear facilities, to include the uranium enrichment facility at Yongbyon and its graphite-moderated plutonium production reactor, which was shut down in 2007.RELATED LINKSObama, Putin agree on a tougher response to North...

    EU Debate Initiative Sparks Fears Of Concessions To Russia
    Feb09

    EU Debate Initiative Sparks Fears Of Concessions To Russia

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini initiated an internal debate last month with a group of fellow European commissioners on how to improve cooperation with Russia, causing concern among EU members that want to keep up the pressure on Moscow over its interference in Ukraine, sources have told RFE/RL. …read more Source:...

    Intelligence chief: North Korea restarts plutonium reactor
    Feb09

    Intelligence chief: North Korea restarts plutonium reactor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering spent fuel in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said Tuesday in delivering the annual assessment by intelligence agencies of the top dangers facing the country. Director of National Intelligence James...

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle
    Feb09

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle

    NIKISHYNE, Ukraine (AP) — Polina Demyanenko’s quaint white-and-green house still bears the scars of one of the fiercest battles of Ukraine’s war. The roof is gone, the windows broken and the walls shredded by shrapnel. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle
    Feb09

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle

    Polina Demyanenko’s quaint white-and-green house still bears the scars of one of the fiercest battles of Ukraine’s war. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU to unveil new energy plan to curb reliance on Russia
    Feb09

    EU to unveil new energy plan to curb reliance on Russia

    © AFP/File Sergei SupinskyBrussels (AFP) – The EU will unveil Wednesday plans to give it power to examine energy contracts that European states sign with countries outside the bloc, amid concerns about Europe’s dependence on Russian gas. Brussels is aiming to beef up its legal arsenal one year after launching a landmark “energy...

    Russia Helps Ukraine Battle Town Rebuild, Villages Struggle
    Feb09

    Russia Helps Ukraine Battle Town Rebuild, Villages Struggle

    Money from Russia helps to rebuild eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, a strategic rail hub that rebels pounded for weeks before driving out the government troops a year ago; nearby villages struggle …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle
    Feb09

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle

    NIKISHYNE, Ukraine (AP) — Polina Demyanenko’s quaint white-and-green house still bears the scars of one of the fiercest battles of Ukraine’s war…. …read more Source:...

    The Daily Vertical: Putin Smells Blood
    Feb09

    The Daily Vertical: Putin Smells Blood

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...