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    The 10 slowest economies in the world
    Jun16

    The 10 slowest economies in the world

    Some countries bounced back relatively quickly after the global financial crisis, but others aren’t doing so hot. “Worryingly, the stalled recovery in some high-income economies and even some middle-income countries may be a symptom of deeper structural malaise,” Kaushik Basu, the World Bank’s chief economist and senior...

    Hundreds In Rare Antiwar Protest In Rebel-Held Donetsk, Ukraine
    Jun16

    Hundreds In Rare Antiwar Protest In Rebel-Held Donetsk, Ukraine

    At least 500 people have held a rare antiwar protest in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, Ukraine, calling on separatists to remove rocket launchers from residential neighborhoods where they provoke fire from government troops. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Wait. What? Why?!
    Jun16

    The Daily Vertical: Wait. What? Why?!

    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...

    Donetsk Residents Stage Rare Anti-War Protest
    Jun16

    Donetsk Residents Stage Rare Anti-War Protest

    Hundreds of people in the separatist-held city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, staged a rare protest against the war on June 15. The protestors’ main complaint was that separatist forces were firing on Ukrainian army positions from populated areas, putting civilians in danger when Ukrainian forces returned fire. Alexander Zakharchenko, the...

    US to store heavy weapons in Poland under Nato plan
    Jun16

    US to store heavy weapons in Poland under Nato plan

    The US will take a decision soon to store heavy weapons including tanks and infantry fighting vehicles in Poland, the Polish defence minister says. Tomasz Siemoniak said he had discussed such US military deployments last month with US Defence Secretary Ash Carter. The US military has been conducting massive drills with Nato allies in Eastern...

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in east Ukraine: regional chief
    Jun16

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in east Ukraine: regional chief

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian serviceman have been killed in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the separatist eastern region of… …read more Source:...

    Kerry, Lavrov Discuss Efforts To Maintain Cease-Fire In Ukraine
    Jun16

    Kerry, Lavrov Discuss Efforts To Maintain Cease-Fire In Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has pressed his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, to ensure that Moscow respects the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, the U.S. State Department said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Night Wolves biker gang a key element in Vladimir Putin’s political firewall
    Jun16

    Night Wolves biker gang a key element in Vladimir Putin’s political firewall

    MOSCOW — From shady dictators to shadowy Ukrainian separatists, Russian President Vladimir Putin has attracted some unusual allies. The Night Wolves, a Kremlin-funded, leather-clad, heavily tattooed motorcycle gang, are right up there with the strangest. A key element in Mr. Putin’s domestic political firewall, the 5,000-strong Night Wolves...

    US to Arm E. Europe, Moscow Stamps Foot
    Jun16

    US to Arm E. Europe, Moscow Stamps Foot

    Reacting to this weekend’s announcement by the United States that it was considering positioning equipment for up to 5,000 troops in the Baltics and surrounding countries, Russia unleashed the mouths of its generals. Reuters: “If heavy U.S. military equipment, including tanks, artillery batteries and other equipment really does turn up in...

    Discontent in Eastern Ukraine Leads to Rare Public Protest
    Jun16

    Discontent in Eastern Ukraine Leads to Rare Public Protest

    About 500 protesters in Donetsk called on both the Ukrainian and the separatist leadership to stop the fighting. …read more Source: The New York...