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    Ukrainian Official Resigns, Says Reform Efforts Blocked
    Feb03

    Ukrainian Official Resigns, Says Reform Efforts Blocked

    Ukraine’s economy minister says routine efforts from government leadership to shoot down reforms_ further damaging the country’s already crippled economy_ prompted him to resign from his post …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian official resigns, says reform efforts blocked
    Feb03

    Ukrainian official resigns, says reform efforts blocked

    Ukraine’s economy minister says routine efforts from government leadership to shoot down reforms— further damaging the country’s already crippled economy— prompted him to resign from his post. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine’s President Says Risk of Open War With Russia “Greater Than Last Year”
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s President Says Risk of Open War With Russia “Greater Than Last Year”

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko believes the risk of open war with Russia is greater now than it was in 2015, despite a relative de-escalation in violence in eastern Ukraine, German tabloid Bild reports. While Russia has repeatedly denied it has sent any soldiers to support pro-Russian fighters in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk and...

    Ukraine’s Economy Minister Resigns Over Stalled Reforms
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s Economy Minister Resigns Over Stalled Reforms

    Ukraine’s Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius has submitted his resignation, citing frustration that major government reforms have been blocked. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko: Greater Risk Of Open War With Russia Now
    Feb03

    Poroshenko: Greater Risk Of Open War With Russia Now

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the risk of open war between Russia and Ukraine is greater now than it was a year ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The War in Ukraine Is Back
    Feb03

    The War in Ukraine Is Back

    Violence in East Ukraine is spiking but Western pols are silent. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Obama military spending to tackle Putin
    Feb03

    Obama military spending to tackle Putin

    President Barack Obama’s administration said Tuesday it was seeking to expand U.S. military spending in Europe four-fold in a bid to reassure allies still unsettled by Russia’s incursion into Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Obama wants to quadruple military spending in Europe to counter Russian aggression
    Feb03

    Obama wants to quadruple military spending in Europe to counter Russian aggression

    In another acknowledgment that sanctions and diplomacy haven’t deterred Russian aggression in Eastern Europe, the Obama administration said Tuesday it wants to quadruple military spending in Europe to reassure NATO allies still anxious over Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine. The spending would increase to $3.4 billion under the new...

    Farmers are trying to turn Russia into an ‘agricultural superpower’
    Feb03

    Farmers are trying to turn Russia into an ‘agricultural superpower’

    The very first thing Alexander Sayapin has to say to a Western journalist who’s made a long trek out to his start-up dairy some 150 miles from Moscow? “Thank you for the sanctions.” The sanctions Mr. Sayapin is referring to, a near-complete ban on food products imported from the European Union, were actually imposed by the...

    Hard lessons emerge from cyberattack on Ukraine’s power grid
    Feb03

    Hard lessons emerge from cyberattack on Ukraine’s power grid

    The ongoing investigation into a cyberattack that experts have linked to a December blackout in Ukraine reveals how vulnerable other power suppliers are to malware attacks. …read more Source: Christian Science...