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    Russian deputy prime minister: ‘The Arctic is a Russian Mecca’
    Apr20

    Russian deputy prime minister: ‘The Arctic is a Russian Mecca’

    According to Russia’s deputy prime minister, the Arctic has an almost unparalleled level of political and spiritual importance for the Russian people. In a succinct tweet, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said “the Arctic is a Russian Mecca.” Арктика – русская Мекка pic.twitter.com/79Eh4aSkpR — Dmitry Rogozin...

    EU ‘to announce anti-trust charges against Gazprom’
    Apr20

    EU ‘to announce anti-trust charges against Gazprom’

    Brussels (AFP) – EU regulators will announce on Wednesday anti-trust charges against Russia energy giant Gazprom, sources close to the matter told AFP.The European Commission formally opened its probe in September 2012 and has significantly delayed moving forward due to tensions with Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine.The EU will officially...

    U.S., Ukraine kick off joint military exercises
    Apr20

    U.S., Ukraine kick off joint military exercises

    Troops from the United States and Ukraine kicked off joint training exercises Monday intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defences against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east. …read more Source: CTV...

    Letter From Europe: Competing Over World War II’s Memory
    Apr20

    Letter From Europe: Competing Over World War II’s Memory

    The echoes of World War II have never stopped reverberating in France. But perhaps nowhere is the divergence over the memory of the war more acute than between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    U.S., Kyiv Launch Joint Training Exercises In Western Ukraine
    Apr20

    U.S., Kyiv Launch Joint Training Exercises In Western Ukraine

    U.S. and Ukrainian troops have begun joint training exercises in Western Ukraine in a bid to strengthen government forces that are fighting Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Cyprus: Russia’s Potemkin Village in the European Union?
    Apr20

    Cyprus: Russia’s Potemkin Village in the European Union?

    Cyprus recently signed an agreement with Russia giving the Kremlin’s navy ships the right to access the island nation’s ports. Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades quickly specified that this agreement, signed during his visit in Moscow in February, was merely the symbolic renewal of a former 1996 agreement that existed between the...

    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury

    Troops from the United States and Ukraine kicked off joint training exercises Monday intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east. Speaking under driving rain at a military base in the western region of Lviv, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the country’s armed...

    US Starts Training Ukraine Govt Forces to Fight Pro-Russia Rebels
    Apr20

    US Starts Training Ukraine Govt Forces to Fight Pro-Russia Rebels

    US paratroopers launched a training mission Monday for Ukrainian government forces who will fight pro-Russian separatists in the east, angering Moscow as the deadly conflict rumbles on.President Petro Poroshenko welcomed troops from the U.S. 173rd Airborne Brigade for… …read more Source:...

    Putin Warns Israel Against Selling Arms To Ukraine
    Apr20

    Putin Warns Israel Against Selling Arms To Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Israel against supplying weapons to the Ukrainian government, which is battling a Russian-backed insurgency in its eastern province. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    U.S. Army Trainers Arrive In Ukraine
    Apr20

    U.S. Army Trainers Arrive In Ukraine

    The Kremlin on Friday warned that the arrival of several hundred American military trainers in Ukraine could “destabilize the situation” in the country’s southeast, where a cease-fire between government troops and Russian-backed separatists is barely holding. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...