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    Biden Meets Southeast Europe Leaders about Surge of Migrants
    Nov25

    Biden Meets Southeast Europe Leaders about Surge of Migrants

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is attending a summit of southeast European leaders on Wednesday that focuses on tensions and security concerns over a surge of asylum-seekers and migrants crossing the region. Biden’s trip comes amid a debate in the U.S. about whether to admit Syrian refugees following the Islamic State group’s attack in...

    The End of the Fifth Republic?
    Nov25

    The End of the Fifth Republic?

    The strategy of terrorism, as has often (but not often enough) been remarked, it to trick stronger powers into doing counterproductive things. The terrorist attacks of November 13 in Paris, coming on the heels of the Charlie Hebdo attack in January, has awakened a more authoritarian France. I say “awakened” and not “created” because that...

    Russia just cut off Ukraine’s gas supply and this could be bad news for Europe
    Nov25

    Russia just cut off Ukraine’s gas supply and this could be bad news for Europe

    Russia’s relations with Ukraine have soured since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014, and now the two countries are fighting about gas… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Closes Airspace to Russia, Stops Buying Russian Gas
    Nov25

    Ukraine Closes Airspace to Russia, Stops Buying Russian Gas

    Ukraine has closed its airspace to all Russian planes and stopped buying Russian natural gas after exporter Gazprom announced it would halt deliveries to the country. Pro-western Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said at a cabinet meeting Wednesday that the government decided to ban all Russian flights from crossing Ukraine’s...

    What is Putinism?
    Nov25

    What is Putinism?

    In the early 2000s, Vladimir Putin seemed to be a pragmatic politician. However, since then his actions have become weighed down with an anti-Western ideology nourished by references to certain conservative Russian philosophers. Could he have taken a step backwards when he became a point of reference for all the “non-aligned” and...

    How to Beat Donald Trump
    Nov25

    How to Beat Donald Trump

    John Locher / APA new round of attack ads are heading Donald Trump’s way, some from John Kasich’s campaign and the super PAC backing him, and more in the future from an LLC created specifically to produce anti-Trump messages. New Day for America’s 47-second ad splices together some of the Republican front-runner’s most...

    Russian Sanctions: Norway Oil Drilling Firm Strikes Deal With Russia’s Rosneft Despite Sanctions
    Nov25

    Russian Sanctions: Norway Oil Drilling Firm Strikes Deal With Russia’s Rosneft Despite Sanctions

    MOSCOW/OSLO, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Russia’s top crude oil producer Rosneft will sell drilling rigs to Norway’s North Atlantic Drilling Ltd (NADL) in return for shares in the firm, going ahead with an earlier agreed deal despite sanctions over Ukraine. Rosneft and its head Igor Sechin, a long-standing ally of Russian President...

    Ukraine stops buying Russian gas, closes airspace
    Nov25

    Ukraine stops buying Russian gas, closes airspace

    Tensions mount as Ukraine seeks end to its dependence on RussiaRussia’s Gazprom has stopped sending gas to UkraineMoscow’s annexation of Crimea has brought relations to a post-Soviet low … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukrainians Protest Against Europe, Saying It Abandoned Maidan For Russia
    Nov25

    Ukrainians Protest Against Europe, Saying It Abandoned Maidan For Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine — Five months ago, Kirill Marlinski was on the streets of Kiev, demanding closer ties to the European Union. Now, he’s demonstrating in the streets again, but this time against European countries. Like many other activists in the Euromaidan revolution that ousted president Viktor Yanukovych, he blames Europeans for...

    Ukraine Crisis: Fighting Breaks Out Near Donetsk Airport, Train Station
    Nov25

    Ukraine Crisis: Fighting Breaks Out Near Donetsk Airport, Train Station

    Clashes between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists intensified in Donetsk on Thursday, with battles breaking out near the city’s main train station and airport. French freelance photographer Antoine E.R. Delaunay posted a photo to Twitter showing heavy smoke between the train station and airport in Donetsk, a city of...