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    After Novorossia
    May21

    After Novorossia

    If and how the separatist-held territories of Donbas will be reintegrated into Ukraine will be the main battleground in the conflict’s endgame. And for scenarios of how this may go, look at postwar Bosnia and Croatia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine lawmakers suspend military co-operation with Russia
    May21

    Ukraine lawmakers suspend military co-operation with Russia

    Ukraine’s parliament tears up military co-operation agreement with Russia …read more Source:...

    A Look at Eu-Russia Tug-of-War Over 6 East European Nations
    May21

    A Look at Eu-Russia Tug-of-War Over 6 East European Nations

    RIGA, Latvia—A quarter century after the Iron Curtain that once divided Europe opened, the European Union nations and Russia are again involved in a tug-of-war, this time over six former Soviet Republics. EU leaders are courting the six at a special summit in Riga that opened Thursday, offering better economic cooperation and promising financial...

    Harper and Poroshenko discuss Ukraine
    May21

    Harper and Poroshenko discuss Ukraine

    Harper, Poroshenko agree Russia must face sanctions over aggression in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian officer faces 3rd charge in mortar attack that killed Russian journalists
    May21

    Ukrainian officer faces 3rd charge in mortar attack that killed Russian journalists

    A third charge has been filed against a Ukrainian military officer who has been behind bars in Moscow for nearly a year over the deaths of two Russian journalists in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Geopolitical expert Ian Bremmer on Iran, China, and the choices America faces
    May21

    Geopolitical expert Ian Bremmer on Iran, China, and the choices America faces

    Geopolitical expert Ian Bremmer conducted a Q&A about his new book “Superpower” and America’s role in the world on Business Insider’s Facebook page on Thursday. Bremmer argues in his new book that Washington hasn’t had a defined foreign policy strategy for the last quarter-century, and now it’s time for...

    EU to Swim the Backstroke?
    May21

    EU to Swim the Backstroke?

    Ahead of an EU summit in Riga on its Eastern Partnership program, which starts tonight and extends into tomorrow, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin announced that he wants concrete assurances from the EU’s leaders that Ukraine will become an EU member state, and that visa-free travel will be extended to its citizens next year....

    Out With A Whimper: Novorossia, 2014-2015
    May21

    Out With A Whimper: Novorossia, 2014-2015

    Separatist authorities in Ukraine’s self-declared Luhansk and Donetsk people’s republics have announced they are abandoning plans to create a pro-Kremlin breakaway state. We look at the brief history of the so-called Novorossia project. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Mother Courage of Ukraine
    May21

    The Mother Courage of Ukraine

    A woman takes the lead defending her city against Russian-backed separatists. But her biggest enemies may be duplicitous oligarchs ostensibly fighting for the same cause. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine lawmakers tear up military co-operation agreement with Russia
    May21

    Ukraine lawmakers tear up military co-operation agreement with Russia

    Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday voted to suspend military co-operation with Russia in a long-anticipated move signalling a further break in relations between the once-close partners. …read more Source: CTV...