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    Moscow’s Arctic Projects Left Out in the Cold
    Aug27

    Moscow’s Arctic Projects Left Out in the Cold

    Russia has big plans for Siberia. There, the Bazhenov shale formation is estimated to contain more than a trillion barrels of oil and nearly two quadrillion cubic feet of natural gas. But sanctions put in place in the aftermath of Moscow’s aggression in Ukraine, along with plummeting oil prices that have forced oil companies to cut capital...

    Russia Burns Food For BMW Racing Team
    Aug27

    Russia Burns Food For BMW Racing Team

    Russia’s agricultural oversight agency has reportedly burned 1.5 tons of food imported for a BMW car racing team taking part in an event in Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Organization Launched To Support Russian ‘Volunteers’ In Ukraine Conflict
    Aug27

    Organization Launched To Support Russian ‘Volunteers’ In Ukraine Conflict

    A former leader of separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine has announced the launch of a support network for Russian volunteers who fought in the conflict and the families of those killed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Courts Mideast With Military Hardware
    Aug27

    Russia Courts Mideast With Military Hardware

    As Russia’s economy heads into recession, its defense industry is one of the few that seems to be prospering. And that was made clear at Russia’s International Aviation and Space Show (MAKS) this week with the display of its military hardware. The recession, coupled with Western sanctions, has also meant courting customers and allies...

    Ukraine says seven government soldiers killed, 13 injured
    Aug27

    Ukraine says seven government soldiers killed, 13 injured

    Report comes one day after both sides in the conflict between Russia-backed separatists and government troops called for a ceasefire on Sept. 1. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russia’s Love Affair with Germany
    Aug27

    Russia’s Love Affair with Germany

    Do you think Russians have only America on their minds? True, the U.S. is an ideal enemy for fanning the flames of collective hate and an ideal competitor for geopolitical games. But all the alleged grievances aside, has the U.S. ever played a significant role in Russia’s past or present? Not really—but another state has. Germany, of...

    Ukraine jumps big hurdle in fight for its economy
    Aug27

    Ukraine jumps big hurdle in fight for its economy

    Ukraine agreed to restructure its debt——a key requirement for the country to continue receiving support from the IMF. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine reaches debt relief deal with creditors
    Aug27

    Ukraine reaches debt relief deal with creditors

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian government said Thursday it has reached a deal with its international bondholders to lighten its public debt burden, a crucial move that will help the country avoid default as it tries to cope with the devastating costs of war. Earlier this month, the IMF gave Ukraine a passing grade on its efforts to reform its...

    Estonia To Build Fence Along Russian Border
    Aug27

    Estonia To Build Fence Along Russian Border

    Estonia says it plans to build a fence along part of its eastern border with Russia to safeguard its security and protect the EU’s passport-free Schengen Area. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Debt Deal Is a Draw
    Aug27

    Ukraine’s Debt Deal Is a Draw

    Creditors lost practically nothing, and major problems are unsolved. …read more Source:...