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    EU Commission Chief Warns Moscow Over EU Security, Borders
    Sep09

    EU Commission Chief Warns Moscow Over EU Security, Borders

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned Russia that the security and borders of EU member states are “untouchable.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili Collects Enough Signatures To Be Considered Next Ukrainian PM
    Sep09

    Saakashvili Collects Enough Signatures To Be Considered Next Ukrainian PM

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili’s supporters in Ukraine have collected more than 26,000 signatures on a petition recommending him to become Ukraine’s prime minister. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Putin Changes The Subject
    Sep09

    The Daily Vertical: Putin Changes The Subject

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

    Why Belarus Is About To Get Interesting
    Sep09

    Why Belarus Is About To Get Interesting

    Since the Ukraine crisis, Belarus has carved out an independent stance and has distanced itself from Russia. That may be about to change. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Wayne Rooney’s England highs and lows
    Sep09

    Wayne Rooney’s England highs and lows

    London (AFP) – After Wayne Rooney broke Bobby Charlton’s national goal-scoring record by scoring his 50th England goal, AFP Sports looks back at the highs and lows of his 12-year international career: HIGHSYoungest England goal-scorer- Rooney lost his record as England’s youngest player to Theo Walcott in May 2006, but he...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: International Court’s Jurisdiction Is Accepted
    Sep09

    World Briefing: Ukraine: International Court’s Jurisdiction Is Accepted

    It is a move that could clear the way for an investigation into possible war crimes in Ukraine’s bitter conflict with Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The New York...

    US, NATO Leery of Russian Actions in Syria
    Sep09

    US, NATO Leery of Russian Actions in Syria

    U.S. suspicions about Russian activity in Syria are not confined to Syria’s borders. Officials in Washington are concerned the moves could be part of a broader strategy by Moscow to extend its influence, while at the same time acting as a counterbalance to the United States in the Middle East. U.S. officials are investigating reports that...

    Minsk II — Simply Another Form of Russian Aggression
    Sep09

    Minsk II — Simply Another Form of Russian Aggression

    The recent violence in Kyiv in connection with protests over Ukrainian parliamentary consideration of some sort of special status for the separatist part of the Donbas is unforgivable. But Minsk II, the hastily cobbled together peace treaty engineered by Germany and France under Russian pressure, is no less forgivable for having placed Ukraine in...

    Nearly 8,000 Killed in Ukraine Conflict, U.N. Says
    Sep09

    Nearly 8,000 Killed in Ukraine Conflict, U.N. Says

    Its report blamed a continuing influx of fighters and weaponry from Russia as the major obstacle to peace. …read more Source: The New York...

    Giving a Voice to the Victims of Russia’s Crimean Landgrab
    Sep09

    Giving a Voice to the Victims of Russia’s Crimean Landgrab

    How a small group of Crimean Tatar journalists are resisting Moscow’s attempt to wipe them off the map. …read more Source: Foreign...