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    The Daily Vertical: Russia Plays The Victim Card
    Apr30

    The Daily Vertical: Russia Plays The Victim Card

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s central bank just slashed rates
    Apr30

    Russia’s central bank just slashed rates

    The Russian central bank has slashed its key interest rate from 14% to 12.5% due to “signs of stabilisation in annual inflation”. Since the collapse of the oil price last year and the onset of international sanctions due to Russia’s involvement in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine the Russian central bank has been caught between the...

    Can America Win a War?
    Apr30

    Can America Win a War?

    The two divisions, totaling nearly 22,000 men, were massed on the east bank of the river. With their superior numbers, arms and veteran officers, not to mention a long tradition of battlefield triumphs, they were confident of routing the ragtag band of rebels hiding in the woods and marshes on the other bank. The signal was given, and the first...

    Savchenko Lawyer Says Conditions In Hospital Worse than Jail
    Apr30

    Savchenko Lawyer Says Conditions In Hospital Worse than Jail

    Days after Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko’s transfer to a civilian hospital, her lawyer is demanding she be sent back to a Moscow jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels
    Apr30

    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States now sees the Ukrainian rebels as a Russian force.American officials briefed on intelligence from the region… …read more Source:...

    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels
    Apr30

    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels

    By BRADLEY KLAPPER and KEN DILANIAN read more …read more Source: CNS...

    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels
    Apr30

    US now sees Russia directing Ukraine’s rebels

    WASHINGTON (AP) — American officials briefed on intelligence from the Ukraine say Russia has significantly deepened its command and control of the militants in eastern Ukraine in recent months. …read more Source: U.S....

    G7 Says Chornobyl Shelter To Be Completed By November 2017
    Apr30

    G7 Says Chornobyl Shelter To Be Completed By November 2017

    The world’s leading powers say a protective cover over the collapsed Chornobyl nuclear power plant would be completed by November 2017, despite insufficient funding. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Now Sees Russia As Directing Rebels In Ukraine
    Apr30

    U.S. Now Sees Russia As Directing Rebels In Ukraine

    The United States is changing its language to reflect the depth of Russian involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Take missiles off high alert to avoid a cyberattack starting a nuclear war, says former U.S. commander
    Apr30

    Take missiles off high alert to avoid a cyberattack starting a nuclear war, says former U.S. commander

    Taking U.S. and Russian missiles off high alert could keep a possible cyberattack from starting a nuclear war, a former commander of U.S. nuclear forces says. Associated Press national security writer Robert Burns, who wrote the above, adds that neither Russia or the U.S. appears willing to increase the lead-time to prepare the weapons for...