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    Dealing With a Revanchist Russia
    Feb08

    Dealing With a Revanchist Russia

    Brian Michael Jenkins Security, The Western allies and Russia conceivably could achieve through dialogue and accommodation a more constructive relationship. The current debate in Washington about Russia’s role in attempting to influence the outcome of the U.S. presidential race is part of the larger strategic issue of how to respond to a...

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters
    Feb08

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters

    The Russian embassy in Nigeria says seven Russian sailors and a Ukrainian have been kidnapped from a cargo ship in Nigerian waters. …read more Source: FOX...

    Matthew Fisher: The situation in Ukraine tests the limits of Trump’s friendship with Putin
    Feb08

    Matthew Fisher: The situation in Ukraine tests the limits of Trump’s friendship with Putin

    Trump suggested earlier this week on Fox News that it was unclear to him whether Putin actually had any control over the rebels who claimed to act on Russia’s behalf …read more Source: Vancouver...

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters
    Feb08

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters

    The Russian embassy in Nigeria says seven Russian sailors and a Ukrainian have been kidnapped from a cargo ship in Nigerian waters. It comes less than three months after three … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Matthew Fisher: The situation in Ukraine tests the limits of Trump’s friendship with Putin
    Feb08

    Matthew Fisher: The situation in Ukraine tests the limits of Trump’s friendship with Putin

    Within hours of a telephone conversation between President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin on January 28, separatist and government forces in eastern Ukraine were hurling thousands of rounds of deadly artillery at each other. The on-again, off-again civil war in Ukraine is now in its third winter. The dubious prize being fought over...

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters
    Feb08

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters

    WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — The Russian embassy in Nigeria says seven Russian sailors and a Ukrainian have been kidnapped from a cargo ship in Nigerian waters. It comes less than three months after three Russians were taken hostage off a ship in Nigerian waters and later freed. Ship hijackings and crew kidnappings are common off Nigeria’s...

    7 Russian Sailors, 1 Ukrainian Kidnapped in Nigerian Waters
    Feb08

    7 Russian Sailors, 1 Ukrainian Kidnapped in Nigerian Waters

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters, Russian embassy says …read more Source: ABC...

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters
    Feb08

    7 Russian sailors, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigerian waters

    The Russian embassy in Nigeria says seven Russian sailors and a Ukrainian have been kidnapped from a cargo ship in Nigerian waters. It comes less than three months after three … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia deploys air defense missiles for massive drills
    Feb08

    Russia deploys air defense missiles for massive drills

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military has deployed its air defense missiles around Moscow as part of massive drills, to practice response to an air attack. The Defense Ministry said S-300 and S-400 air defense missile systems were involved in the drills Wednesday. Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin told foreign military attaches that the...

    The “Darth Vader” of Russia: meet Igor Sechin, Putin’s right-hand man
    Feb08

    The “Darth Vader” of Russia: meet Igor Sechin, Putin’s right-hand man

    Late on the night of November 14, Igor Sechin, the CEO of the Russian state oil giant Rosneft, reportedly summoned Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev to a meeting at the company’s headquarters in a czarist-era building across the river from the Kremlin. When he arrived, Ulyukayev was handed a large amount of cash in front of...