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    German FM: Russia’s return to G-8 depends on Ukraine deal
    Apr13

    German FM: Russia’s return to G-8 depends on Ukraine deal

    Steinmeier said Monday’s talks, which he predicted would be lengthy, would focus on laying the groundwork for a local election in the rebel-occupied areas; restarting the process of exchanging prisoners of war; and improving the dire economic situation in eastern Ukraine. Observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in...

    German FM: Russia’s return to G-8 depends on Ukraine deal
    Apr13

    German FM: Russia’s return to G-8 depends on Ukraine deal

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister said Monday that Russia’s return to the top diplomatic table depends on the success of a peace initiative… …read more Source:...

    Russia and Iran just showed how ‘they can do whatever they like’ right now
    Apr13

    Russia and Iran just showed how ‘they can do whatever they like’ right now

    Iran and a US-led group of countries consisting of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany (called the P5+1) still have a ways to go before they reach a final nuclear deal. But one P5+1 member is already acting as if the nuclear issue has been settled. On April 13th, the Kremlin retracted its hold on the...

    Putin Was Right to Be Confident About Russia’s Economy
    Apr13

    Putin Was Right to Be Confident About Russia’s Economy

    Six months ago, the price of oil—the lifeblood of the Russian economy—began to crater, and U.S.-led sanctions, implemented in the wake of Russia’s annexation of Crimea in Ukraine, were biting. Russia’s currency, the ruble, buckled, and capital flight began to accelerate as rich but nervous Russians moved more and more money out of the...

    Inside the Factory Caught In Ukraine’s War with Russia
    Apr13

    Inside the Factory Caught In Ukraine’s War with Russia

    Read the full story: Why Ukraine Still Can’t Break Ties With Russian ‘Aggressor State’ Read more: Meet the Pro-Russian ‘Partisans’ Waging a Bombing Campaign in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    In Ukraine Conflict, Rivals Play Game of Drones
    Apr13

    In Ukraine Conflict, Rivals Play Game of Drones

    In the Ukrainian conflict, both government forces and pro-Russian rebels have relied heavily on drones as a means of enemy surveillance. Adam Bailes reports on a volunteer Ukrainian drone team using a homemade spy plane on a mission into rebel-held Donetsk. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Why Ukraine Still Can’t Break Ties With Russian ‘Aggressor State’
    Apr13

    Why Ukraine Still Can’t Break Ties With Russian ‘Aggressor State’

    One afternoon in late February, Gennady Kernes, the mayor of Kharkov, Ukraine’s second largest city, pushed his wheelchair away from the podium at city hall and, with a wince of discomfort, allowed his bodyguards to help him off the stage. The day’s session of the city council had lasted several hours, and the mayor’s pain...

    Do Ukraine’s new nationalist laws justify Kremlin’s criticism?
    Apr13

    Do Ukraine’s new nationalist laws justify Kremlin’s criticism?

    Kiev has passed new laws that outlaw communist symbols and honor Ukrainian nationalists connected to Nazis and ethnic cleansing during World War II. Experts say the timing could not be worse. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    U.S. Double Standards in Ukraine and Yemen
    Apr13

    U.S. Double Standards in Ukraine and Yemen

    We read in the news that a revolution in a foreign country has gained control of its capital and most of its territory. The country’s president is forced to flee, while his supporters fight on from their regional base, insisting that the new rulers have no legitimacy. How should the U.S. respond? The U.S. government frames its recognition...

    Russian Designer Debuts Collection That Alludes To Annexation Of Crimea
    Apr13

    Russian Designer Debuts Collection That Alludes To Annexation Of Crimea

    A Russian fashion designer, in collaboration with the country’s defense ministry, presented a collection at Moscow Fashion Week last month that winked at Russia’s annexation of Crimea. “I do not sew army uniforms, but I can help make the army attractive to people,” designer Leonid Alexeev, now art director for the Russian...