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    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:...

    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...

    Ukrainian lawmakers suspend military cooperation with Russia
    May21

    Ukrainian lawmakers suspend military cooperation with Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday voted to suspend military cooperation with Russia in a long-anticipated move signaling a further break in relations between the once-close partners. Kiev also produced what it claimed was fresh confirmation of involvement by Russian intelligence in sowing unrest in breakaway...

    Kyrgyzstan Joins Russia-Led Trade Bloc
    May21

    Kyrgyzstan Joins Russia-Led Trade Bloc

    BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstanv— The Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan has joined the Eurasian Economic Union, a Russia-led trade bloc. President Almazbek Atambayev on Thursday signed the law ratifying Kyrgyzstan’s entry, joining Russia, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Belarus. The union aims to create a single market for the free movement of goods and...

    Change To Summit Text Could Buoy EU Partners Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine
    May21

    Change To Summit Text Could Buoy EU Partners Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine

    A last-minute amendment to a draft text by EU members and six of their eastern neighbors gathering for a summit in Riga could spell good news for Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Lawmakers Suspend Military Cooperation With Russia
    May21

    Ukraine Lawmakers Suspend Military Cooperation With Russia

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