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    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...

    Dear Hillary, Madeline and Gloria: Full Feminism Demands We Say No to America’s Deadly Imperial Wars
    Feb09

    Dear Hillary, Madeline and Gloria: Full Feminism Demands We Say No to America’s Deadly Imperial Wars

    Clinton does not have a monopoly on feminism. 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....

    Ukraine Minister Says IMF Aid On Hold Until Political Crisis Over
    Feb09

    Ukraine Minister Says IMF Aid On Hold Until Political Crisis Over

    The International Monetary Fund has put aid to Ukraine on hold until it becomes clear whether the current government survives, the country’s Finance Minister said on February 8. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finance Minister: IMF Will Delay Aid to Ukraine Until Political Fog Clears
    Feb09

    Finance Minister: IMF Will Delay Aid to Ukraine Until Political Fog Clears

    The International Monetary Fund will not give more aid to Ukraine until it becomes clear that, in the event of a government collapse, the next government would follow through on promised reforms, the country’s Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Monday. Ukraine has been waiting since October for the IMF to dispense more aid as part of...

    Could a NATO build-up in Europe reignite the Cold War?
    Feb09

    Could a NATO build-up in Europe reignite the Cold War?

    GWEN IFILL: It’s been a generation since the Cold War ended, a standoff that dominated much of the 20th century. But now echoes of that conflict are sounding again, as the U.S. and its allies encounter a resurgent Russia. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports. MARGARET WARNER: NATO is planning its biggest buildup in...

    Did A Spy-Turned-Congressman Just Out His Role In Cyber War With Russia?
    Feb08

    Did A Spy-Turned-Congressman Just Out His Role In Cyber War With Russia?

    WASHINGTON — A former CIA operative who now serves as a member of Congress indicated at a recent public event that the U.S. has engaged in “offensive cyber operations” against Russia, a revelation that comes while the two countries are effectively squaring off in Syria and Ukraine. The disclosure of the operations, which are...

    Putin launches surprise military drills near Ukraine border as civil war threatens to reignite in Donbass
    Feb08

    Putin launches surprise military drills near Ukraine border as civil war threatens to reignite in Donbass

    Vladimir Putin has scrambled troops across southwestern Russia for large-scale military drills intended to test the troop readiness amid continuing tensions with the West …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Russian envoy says Moscow will respond to NATO buildup
    Feb08

    Russian envoy says Moscow will respond to NATO buildup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s envoy to NATO has warned that Moscow will respond to a buildup of the alliance’s forces near Russian borders. Alexander Grushko said in televised remarks Monday that the deployment of NATO forces in eastern Europe “can’t be left without a military-technical answer.” He insisted that “Russia won’t...

    What Will Happen When the Pope Meets the Patriarch?
    Feb08

    What Will Happen When the Pope Meets the Patriarch?

    The latest diplomatic coup for Pope Francis I—whose papacy has been marked by an ever-more expansive foreign policy—is the announcement of an interesting development in relations between the Roman Catholic and the Russian Orthodox churches, relations that have been more-or-less non-existent for more than 1000 years. On Feb. 12, Pope Francis—who...

    Cybersleuths: Wristwatch Given To Wounded Soldier ‘Proves’ Russian Role In Ukraine War
    Feb08

    Cybersleuths: Wristwatch Given To Wounded Soldier ‘Proves’ Russian Role In Ukraine War

    An open-source investigation group called the Conflict Intelligence Team alleges that a commemorative wristwatch secretly given by the Russian state to one of its soldiers shows that Russian military involvement in eastern Ukraine was authorized at the highest level. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...