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    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Crimea to meet with old friend Putin
    Sep11

    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Crimea to meet with old friend Putin

    MOSCOW (AP) — Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is visiting Russia-occupied Crimea in a sign of symbolic support of his close friend, Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russian Military News: Contract Servicemen Increase, Exceed Number Of Draftees
    Sep11

    Russian Military News: Contract Servicemen Increase, Exceed Number Of Draftees

    The number of contract servicemen in Russia’s armed forces had increased by almost 60,000 since 2014, exceeding the number of draftees, A Russian Defense Ministry official said, according to Russian news agency Tass. The Defense Ministry’s announcement comes amid tensions over Russia’s military role and involvement in both Syria...

    Italy’s Ex-PM Comes to Crimea to Meet With Old Friend Putin
    Sep11

    Italy’s Ex-PM Comes to Crimea to Meet With Old Friend Putin

    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Russia-occupied Crimea to meet with old friend President Vladimir Putin …read more Source: ABC...

    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Crimea to meet with old friend Putin
    Sep11

    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Crimea to meet with old friend Putin

    MOSCOW (AP) — Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is visiting Russia-occupied Crimea in a sign of symbolic support of his close… …read more Source:...

    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Russia-occupied Crimea to meet with old friend President Vladimir Putin
    Sep11

    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Russia-occupied Crimea to meet with old friend President Vladimir Putin

    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is visiting Russia-occupied Crimea in a sign of symbolic support of his close friend, Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: FOX...

    Italy’s Berlusconi Visits Russia-Annexed Crimea
    Sep11

    Italy’s Berlusconi Visits Russia-Annexed Crimea

    Former Italian Prime Minister Sylvio Berlusconi has arrived in the Ukrainian Black Sea region of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in March 2014, for a “private visit.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Talking Points: On recessions and progressions
    Sep11

    Talking Points: On recessions and progressions

    Baby! The endangered orca population of Sooke, B.C., welcomed a fifth calf to the family; in 40 years, only 35 of 122 born to the pod have survived(Dave Ellifrit/Center for Whale Research/CP) Need an answer for that? Trying to look like the smartest person at the dinner party? Our Talking Points have you covered. Read our short takes on some of...

    The Daily Vertical: Putin’s New Hybrid War
    Sep11

    The Daily Vertical: Putin’s New Hybrid War

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    East Ukraine Russia Conflict: Meet The Georgian Soldier Who Can’t Stop Fighting Moscow
    Sep11

    East Ukraine Russia Conflict: Meet The Georgian Soldier Who Can’t Stop Fighting Moscow

    When Mamuka Mamulashvili was 14 years old, he’d already fought in a war, been shot in the leg and spent three months inside a Russian military cell where he was tortured every day and survived on nothing more than bread and water. Suffering 20 bone fractures at the hands of his brutal prison wardens and losing nearly 50 percent of his body...

    Russia spurns Ukrainian offer of constitutional status for Donbas
    Sep11

    Russia spurns Ukrainian offer of constitutional status for Donbas

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has rejected Ukraine’s offer of constitutional status for the Donetsk-Luhansk (Donbas) territory as unacceptable. Addressing an international economic forum in Vladivostok, Russia, on his way back from China on September 4, Mr. Putin dismissed Kyiv’s offer as inadequate in content; unilateral, instead...