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    Children of the Century
    Feb03

    Children of the Century

    In the summer of 1866, as Leo Tolstoy prepared for his serialized novel War and Peace to be published as a single volume, he wrote to illustrator Mikhail Bashilov, hoping to commission drawings for the new edition of the novel, which he referred to by its original title, 1805. When Bashilov questioned a detail of historical...

    Railing Against Graft, a Georgian Leads Calls for a Cleanup in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Railing Against Graft, a Georgian Leads Calls for a Cleanup in Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, is making a political comeback in Ukraine as the figurehead of a movement to strip oligarchs of their power. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin and Kissinger to Meet for ‘Friendly Dialogue’
    Feb03

    Putin and Kissinger to Meet for ‘Friendly Dialogue’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in Moscow, as the two have apparently kept in close touch through the years, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. German-born Kissinger served as national security advisor and later as secretary of state in the administrations of Presidents Richard...

    Germany’s Merkel presses Putin on Ukraine separatists
    Feb03

    Germany’s Merkel presses Putin on Ukraine separatists

    BERLIN (AP) — The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged President Vladimir Putin to use Russia’s influence with separatists in eastern Ukraine to help secure progress toward a political solution. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine warns of rising risk of war with Russia
    Feb03

    Ukraine warns of rising risk of war with Russia

    Hopes for Ukraine were hit on Wednesday, when the country’s president warned that the risk of war with Russia had risen and its economy minister resigned. …read more Source:...

    Poland salutes plan to boost NATO presence in Eastern Europe
    Feb03

    Poland salutes plan to boost NATO presence in Eastern Europe

    Poland’s foreign minister says the protection of NATO’s eastern borders needs to be increased in light of the “apparently unresolvable” conflict between Russia and Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Poroshenko warns war between Ukraine, Russia more likely now
    Feb03

    Poroshenko warns war between Ukraine, Russia more likely now

    Andrew V. PestanoKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 3 (UPI) — Ukrainian President Poroshenko warned open war with Russia is more likely now than last year, also accusing the Kremlin of not carrying out peace agreements. …read more Source: United Press...

    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: FOX...

    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 News...

    Ukrainian official resigns, says reform efforts blocked
    Feb03

    Ukrainian official resigns, says reform efforts blocked

    MOSCOW (AP) — 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. Aivaras Abromavicius wrote in his resignation letter published on Wednesday that Ukraine’s leadership lacks the political...