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    Russia-Ukraine Trade War Update: Truck Transportation Ban Imposed As Fighting Flares In East
    Feb15

    Russia-Ukraine Trade War Update: Truck Transportation Ban Imposed As Fighting Flares In East

    Hundreds of trucks carrying goods between Russia and Ukraine are unable to cross the border after Moscow Sunday ordered Ukrainian trucks be stopped from entering its territory and Kiev Monday responded in kind. It’s the latest move in a tit-for-tat trade war that shows no sign of abating as fighting continues in eastern Ukraine. …read...

    Ukraine deputy prosecutor resigns, saying cases blocked
    Feb15

    Ukraine deputy prosecutor resigns, saying cases blocked

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian deputy general prosecutor has resigned, saying he made the decision because of what he calls endemic corruption in the country’s judicial system and a lack of political will. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukraine deputy prosecutor resigns, saying cases blocked
    Feb15

    Ukraine deputy prosecutor resigns, saying cases blocked

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian deputy general prosecutor has resigned, saying he made the decision because of what he calls endemic corruption in the country’s judicial system and a lack of political will. Vitaly Kasko’s resignation on Monday served yet another blow to Ukraine’s already fragile government and comes on the eve of a...

    Ukraine Deputy Prosecutor Resigns, Saying Cases Blocked
    Feb15

    Ukraine Deputy Prosecutor Resigns, Saying Cases Blocked

    A Ukrainian deputy general prosecutor has resigned, saying he made the decision because of endemic corruption in the country’s judicial system and a lack of political will …read more Source: ABC...

    Exclusive: Russia’s Prime Minister on Syria, Sanctions and a New Cold War
    Feb15

    Exclusive: Russia’s Prime Minister on Syria, Sanctions and a New Cold War

    More On Feb. 13, Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev sat down for an interview with TIME on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, an annual gathering of military and political leaders from around the world, to discuss Russia’s role in the Syrian conflict, its tense relations with the West and a range of other issues. The...

    Obama’s Failed Legacy in Afghanistan
    Feb15

    Obama’s Failed Legacy in Afghanistan

    Last year Foreign Affairs ran a special section on President Barack Obama’s foreign policy legacy. The section included essays on the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, terrorism, Europe, Asia, and a pair of dueling assessments of the Administration’s overall performance. Curiously, the entire section was almost entirely silent about...

    New Shelling Near Donetsk In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb15

    New Shelling Near Donetsk In Eastern Ukraine

    In the latest uptick in violence in eastern Ukraine, heavy weapons fire was heard early on February 13 near the Maryinka checkpoint, west of the city of Donetsk. Amid the rising tensions, Ukrainian government troops near the Black Sea coast conducted heavy military drills. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Ukraine and Russia close their borders to foreign truckers
    Feb15

    Ukraine and Russia close their borders to foreign truckers

    Ukraine’s prime minister has announced that cargo trucks registered in Russia will temporarily not be allowed to enter Ukraine, in response to Russia’s ban on Ukrainian trucks. …read more Source: FOX...

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea
    Feb15

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea …read more Source:...

    Ukraine and Russia close their borders to foreign truckers
    Feb15

    Ukraine and Russia close their borders to foreign truckers

    Ukraine’s prime minister has announced that cargo trucks registered in Russia will temporarily not be allowed to enter Ukraine, in response to Russia’s ban on Ukrainian trucks. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...