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    U.S.-Backed Financing For Big Eurasian Projects To Soon Dry Up
    Jun26

    U.S.-Backed Financing For Big Eurasian Projects To Soon Dry Up

    A crucial source of financing may soon no longer be available for purchasing expensive equipment needed for farming in Ukraine, earth-moving in Kazakhstan, and oil and gas operations in Russia and Iraq. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    White House: Putin calls Obama, discuss Ukraine, IS, Iran
    Jun26

    White House: Putin calls Obama, discuss Ukraine, IS, Iran

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama spoke by telephone Thursday and discussed continued tensions in… …read more Source:...

    UN Tribunal Eyed To Prosecute Those Who Shot Down MH17 In Ukraine
    Jun26

    UN Tribunal Eyed To Prosecute Those Who Shot Down MH17 In Ukraine

    The five countries investigating last year’s shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine are calling for an international tribunal established by the United Nations to prosecute those responsible. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin, Obama Discuss Iran Nuclear Talks, Islamic State In Phone Call
    Jun26

    Putin, Obama Discuss Iran Nuclear Talks, Islamic State In Phone Call

    Russian President Vladimir Putin phoned U.S. President Barack Obama June 25, their first call since February, to discuss Iran nuclear talks, “the increasingly dangerous situation in Syria” and the need to counter the Islamic State, the White House said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Breaks Silence With Call to Obama
    Jun26

    Putin Breaks Silence With Call to Obama

    The Russian president called to talk about the battle against ISIS, while the American president focused on the separatist war in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Western sanctions drive Putin into the arms of China
    Jun26

    Western sanctions drive Putin into the arms of China

    The search for alternative investors and markets has been a political priority for President Vladimir Putin and his government since Western countries imposed economic sanctions on Russia last year. The resulting pivot to China may seem merely cosmetic, but it is happening. Admittedly, most of the vague and extremely long-term mega-deals signed...

    Open Source: Rebels in Ukraine Cleansing Donetsk of ‘Perverted’ Art
    Jun26

    Open Source: Rebels in Ukraine Cleansing Donetsk of ‘Perverted’ Art

    Russian-backed separatists who seized control of an art space in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk last year apparently don’t like what they found there. …read more Source: The New York...

    Vladimir Putin calls Obama, two discuss Islamic State, Ukraine
    Jun26

    Vladimir Putin calls Obama, two discuss Islamic State, Ukraine

    On a joyous day that saw the validation of Obamacare by the Supreme Court and the passage of key trade legislation, President Obama also received a phone call from Russian President Vladimir Putin, the White House said Thursday night. Mr. Putin and Mr. Obama discussed the fight against the Islamic … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Putin Calls Obama to Discuss Ukraine, Middle East
    Jun26

    Putin Calls Obama to Discuss Ukraine, Middle East

    Russian President Vladimir Putin called U.S. President Barack Obama to discuss continued tensions in eastern Ukraine and various areas of concern in the Middle East. The White House said Obama told his Russian counterpart that he needs to remove all “troops and equipment” from Ukrainian territory. The call came on the same day...

    News of the day from across the world, June 26
    Jun26

    News of the day from across the world, June 26

    The death toll reached 1,000 on Thursday in the southern Pakistan port city of Karachi as residents grappled with a devastating heat wave that has crippled the city and overwhelmed its health system. Marines to Bulgaria: A U.S. Marine Corps unit equipped with tanks, light armored vehicles and artillery will be sent to Bulgaria this fall as part...