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    What World War III would probably look like
    Jul01

    What World War III would probably look like

    An array of science-fiction-like technologies would likely make their debut U.S. and Chinese warships battle at sea, firing everything from cannons to cruise missiles to lasers. Stealthy Russian and American fighter jets dogfight in the air, with robotic drones flying as their wingmen. Hackers in Shanghai and Silicon Valley duel in digital...

    Talks Collapse; Ukraine Halts Purchases of Russian Gas
    Jul01

    Talks Collapse; Ukraine Halts Purchases of Russian Gas

    Ukraine suspended its purchases of Russian natural gas after European Union-mediated price talks collapsed Tuesday. Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said he was “surprised” that Ukraine was demanding a much deeper discount than what he was offering. He said the price the Ukrainians wanted was out of line with current market...

    From Greece To France To China, Nationalism Is Back In A Big Way
    Jul01

    From Greece To France To China, Nationalism Is Back In A Big Way

    WASHINGTON — In China, a military parade this year will commemorate not the triumph of communism, but, rather, the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II. Chinese nationalism (and historical hatred of Japan) will trump Marxist ideology. In France, right-wing ultra-nationalists support the referendum that Greek’s...

    Moscow To Build Bridge From Russian Mainland To Crimea Across The Kerch Strait
    Jul01

    Moscow To Build Bridge From Russian Mainland To Crimea Across The Kerch Strait

    Russia is pressing ahead with the construction of a bridge from the mainland to the Crimean peninsula, which it annexed from Ukraine in March 2014, according to a report by the pro-Ukrainian news site UNIAN on Tuesday. The bridge, which will consist of parallel road and rail sections, and connect Crimea with Russia’s Taman peninsula across...

    Russia fails to clinch deal on gas supplies to Ukraine
    Jul01

    Russia fails to clinch deal on gas supplies to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Talks on Russian gas supplies to Ukraine have failed to reach an agreement on future supplies. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia Fails to Clinch Deal on Gas Supplies to Ukraine
    Jul01

    Russia Fails to Clinch Deal on Gas Supplies to Ukraine

    Russia fails to reach deal on future gas supplies to Ukraine amid price differences …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia fails to reach deal on future gas supplies to Ukraine amid price differences
    Jul01

    Russia fails to reach deal on future gas supplies to Ukraine amid price differences

    Talks on Russian gas supplies to Ukraine have failed to reach an agreement on future supplies. …read more Source: FOX...

    A Russian military base has been spotted in eastern Ukraine
    Jun30

    A Russian military base has been spotted in eastern Ukraine

    A Ukrainian pro-government militia has released drone footage showcasing the creation and expansion of a Russian military forward operating base (FOB) along a crucial front line in eastern Ukraine, Pierre Vaux reports for The Daily Beast. The footage compiled by the Ukrainian volunteer militia Dnipro-1 was filmed during two separate drone flights...

    Russia investigates legality of 1991 recognition of Baltic independence
    Jun30

    Russia investigates legality of 1991 recognition of Baltic independence

    Fred LambertMOSCOW, June 30 (UPI) — Russia is examining the legality of its recognition of Baltic independence in 1991, one week after it deemed the 1954 transfer of Crimea to Ukraine illegal. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia is reviewing the ‘legality’ of Baltic states’ independence
    Jun30

    Russia is reviewing the ‘legality’ of Baltic states’ independence

    Russia is going to review whether or not it was legal for the Soviet Union to recognize the Baltic states as independent nearly 25 years ago, according to a report by Interfax. A “source familiar with the situation” told Interfax on Tuesday that the Russian Prosecutor General’s office began checking the legality of the...