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    Former Kremlin insider expects 2-year economic downturn
    Sep15

    Former Kremlin insider expects 2-year economic downturn

    MOSCOW (AP) — A close associate of Vladimir Putin, who recently lost his job as Russia’s railways chief in a reshuffle seen as a sign of increasing Kremlin infighting, says the nation’s economic downturn will last at least two more years amid ongoing Western sanctions.Speaking in his first interview with a Western media outlet since...

    U.S. Envoy Tells Russia’s Neighbors: Having Putin As Your Only Friend Not A Good Idea
    Sep15

    U.S. Envoy Tells Russia’s Neighbors: Having Putin As Your Only Friend Not A Good Idea

    U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Daniel Baer says former Soviet republics should enhance their relations with the European Union and the United States and avoid dependence on Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Court Extends Savchenko’s Detention By Another Six Months
    Sep15

    Russian Court Extends Savchenko’s Detention By Another Six Months

    A Russian court has ruled that Ukrainian helicopter pilot Nadia Savchenko must stay in a Russian jail for at least another six months as her trial continues. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Early Trading and Tax Hints
    Sep15

    Early Trading and Tax Hints

    Also Deutsche Bank cuts, Ukrainian hackers, spoofers, insider traders, Tom Hayes, just a lot of enforcement stuff. …read more Source:...

    Russia Uses Cover Of ISIS Fight To Bolster Syria Interests, Project Power
    Sep15

    Russia Uses Cover Of ISIS Fight To Bolster Syria Interests, Project Power

    WASHINGTON — Syria’s civil war is at a critical juncture.International focus has returned to the long-overlooked conflict in the past few weeks because of Europe’s difficulties in accommodating the hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing Syria.At the same time, the countries whose consent and influence are key to ending the...

    OSCE Ambassador Baer: “Biggest Challenge Is To Build A Strong Ukraine”
    Sep15

    OSCE Ambassador Baer: “Biggest Challenge Is To Build A Strong Ukraine”

    Daniel Baer, the U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, spoke with RFE/RL correspondent Pete Baumgartner in Prague about the current lull in hostilities in eastern Ukraine. Baer said Ukraine’s allies are working not only to end the conflict, but also to help build democratic institutions that will...

    The Daily Vertical: The Temperature In Sweden
    Sep15

    The Daily Vertical: The Temperature In Sweden

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bondarenko knocks out top-seeded Navarro in Japan Open
    Sep15

    Bondarenko knocks out top-seeded Navarro in Japan Open

    TOKYO (AP) — Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine knocked out top-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday in the first round of the Japan Open. …read more Source: CNS...

    Tatar Activist Get Three Years In Jail For Stance On Crimea
    Sep15

    Tatar Activist Get Three Years In Jail For Stance On Crimea

    A court in Russia’s republic of Tatarstan has sentenced the chairman of the Tatar Public Center to three years in jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Preliminary Hearings Into Savchenko’s Case Resume In Russia
    Sep15

    Preliminary Hearings Into Savchenko’s Case Resume In Russia

    A Russian court has resumed the preliminary hearing into the high-profile case against Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, charged with providing information that led to the deaths of two Russian journalists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...