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    A Look Behind Separatist Lines In Eastern Ukraine
    Jun16

    A Look Behind Separatist Lines In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian forces repelled an attack by Russia-backed separatists on the town of Maryinka, west of Donetsk, on June 14. One separatist unit on the front lines is known as “The Fifteen,” because its fighters come from across the 15 post-Soviet states. After the latest clashes, RFE/RL’s Current Time TV followed the militants as...

    Freedom of speech under fire in Ukraine
    Jun16

    Freedom of speech under fire in Ukraine

    Following the visit of Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) to Ukraine last month, the Democrat has joined the ranks of a growing number of U.S. officials calling for military aid to the country in order to counter Russia’s aggression. However, while Kiev… …read more Source: The...

    Fighting The Long War
    Jun16

    Fighting The Long War

    Welcome to the new normal. After more than a year of conflict in Ukraine, the standoff between Russia and the West has become routine — and it is becoming institutionalized. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin: Russia adding 40 new ICBMs to nuclear arsenal this year
    Jun16

    Putin: Russia adding 40 new ICBMs to nuclear arsenal this year

    Amid Ukraine tensions, Moscow accuses U.S. of “inciting tensions and carefully nurturing … anti-Russian phobias” …read more Source:...

    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year
    Jun16

    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year

    MOSCOW — Russia’s military this year alone will receive over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.Putin made the statement at the opening of an arms show at a...

    Putin says Russia to receive 40 new ICBMs this year
    Jun16

    Putin says Russia to receive 40 new ICBMs this year

    Russia’s military this year alone will receive over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defences, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    The 25 richest self-made billionaires
    Jun16

    The 25 richest self-made billionaires

    There are two types of billionaires: those who inherited their wealth, and those who built it from nothing. Our friends at Wealth-X, a database of information about ultra-high net worth individuals, focused on the latter to compile a list of the wealthiest self-made billionaires in the world. From tech mogul Bill Gates to Alibaba founder Jack Ma,...

    Correction: Ukraine-Artillery Duels story
    Jun16

    Correction: Ukraine-Artillery Duels story

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In a story June 15 about artillery duels in eastern Ukraine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a rebel salvo… …read more Source:...

    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year
    Jun16

    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s military this year alone will receive 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin says Russia boosting nuclear arsenal amid tensions over Ukraine
    Jun16

    Putin says Russia boosting nuclear arsenal amid tensions over Ukraine

    Putin made the statement amid the opening of an arms show, a huge display intended to showcase the nation’s resurgent military might. …read more Source: Toronto...