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    Hollande: France Will Reimburse Russia If Warships Not Delivered
    Apr22

    Hollande: France Will Reimburse Russia If Warships Not Delivered

    French President Francois Hollande says France will refund payments made by Russia for two Mistral amphibious-assault ships if the warships are not delivered because of Moscow’s involvement in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    When Is a TV Channel a Foreign Agent?
    Apr22

    When Is a TV Channel a Foreign Agent?

    Yuri Kochetkov/Reuters Where do the limits of a free press lie? If one were to ask Ilya Ponomarev, a member of the Russian parliament and the only lawmaker to vote against his country’s annexation of Crimea, the answer might be at the doorstep of RT, formerly known as Russia Today. In a recent interview with BuzzFeed, Ponomarev—who...

    Berger: Ukraine’s moment of opportunity
    Apr22

    Berger: Ukraine’s moment of opportunity

    Should Canada be more involved in Ukraine? Such involvement is inevitable, because politics and economy today are global, and a conflict elsewhere is no longer merely a regional concern. Even more so for Canada in Ukraine. Canada has a special place and meaning in Ukrainian national mythology. Canadian opinion matters there. At the moment,...

    Brussels Hits Gazprom with Anti-Trust Charge
    Apr22

    Brussels Hits Gazprom with Anti-Trust Charge

    Brussels officially charged Gazprom with violating EU anti-trust legislation today. The accusation is four years in the making and comes at a time when tensions between Europe and Russia are at a post-Cold War high.The EU’s complaints are straightforward. In the words of EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Gazprom, which...

    More human remains found at MH17 crash site 9 months later
    Apr22

    More human remains found at MH17 crash site 9 months later

    Nine months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine, investigators have uncovered more body parts at the crash site. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Medvedev: Sanctions cost Russia $106 billion
    Apr22

    Medvedev: Sanctions cost Russia $106 billion

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, April 22 (UPI) — Russia has put a price, $106 billion, on the economic sanctions imposed on it in response to its involvement in Crimea and Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Is Trouble Brewing for the 2015 NPT Review Conference?
    Apr22

    Is Trouble Brewing for the 2015 NPT Review Conference?

    Since its adoption in 1968, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) has become a critical mechanism to achieve nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament goals. With only a week to go before state parties to the NPT gather at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York to review progress on the implementation of this landmark treaty, it is...

    EU Charges Russia’s Gazprom Gas Giant With Market Abuse
    Apr22

    EU Charges Russia’s Gazprom Gas Giant With Market Abuse

    BRUSSELS—The European Union on Wednesday charged Russian state energy giant Gazprom of abusing its dominant position in central and eastern EU nations in an antitrust case that will further test tense relations between Brussels and Moscow. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Gazprom is strong-arming customer nations ranging from...

    EU to Gazprom: Play by the Rules
    Apr22

    EU to Gazprom: Play by the Rules

    The European Union charged Russian energy giant Gazprom Wednesday with using unfair competitive practices in the natural gas business in Central and Eastern Europe, opening up another contentious flank between Brussels and Moscow at a time of heightened tension over Russian aggression in Ukraine. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager...

    Congress Prompts Obama Again For Lethal Aid For Ukraine
    Apr22

    Congress Prompts Obama Again For Lethal Aid For Ukraine

    As increased fighting on the ground in East Ukraine threatens the already fragile ceasefire, members of U.S. Congress once again turn to President Barack Obama, to request lethal aid for Ukraine to combat Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: International Business...