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    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...

    ‘Many’ More Human Remains Found as Search Resumes at MH17 Crash Site in Ukraine
    Apr22

    ‘Many’ More Human Remains Found as Search Resumes at MH17 Crash Site in Ukraine

    Search workers have returned to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Eastern Ukraine. The Dutch investigation team has uncovered “many” body parts and pieces of wreckage, according to a report by the AFP news wire service. “Many human remains have been found in the first few days of this mission,” Dutch justice...

    Why a Bipolar World Is More Likely Than a Unipolar or Multipolar One
    Apr22

    Why a Bipolar World Is More Likely Than a Unipolar or Multipolar One

    BEIJING — In periods of the 19th and 20th centuries, the United Kingdom and United States maintained absolute dominance in a unipolar world, which was why they were called “British century” and “American century.” Based on this, predictions of a so-called “Chinese century” must meet two preconditions...

    The Nordic countries are banding together against Russia’s Arctic push
    Apr22

    The Nordic countries are banding together against Russia’s Arctic push

    The Nordic countries, not generally known for their extreme foreign policies or their habit of overreacting to current events, have started to voice increasingly louder concerns over Russia’s role in the Baltics and the Arctic. In the beginning of April, the five Nordic nations — Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland — announced...

    French president OK to refund Russia if his country doesn’t deliver the Mistral-class warship
    Apr22

    French president OK to refund Russia if his country doesn’t deliver the Mistral-class warship

    French President Francois Hollande has acknowledged for the first time that France will have to give Russia a refund if the country doesn’t sell the Mistral-class warship whose delivery has been suspended last year because of the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Pentagon chief Carter: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense
    Apr22

    Pentagon chief Carter: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense

    By ROBERT BURNS WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is calling on Europe to spend more on defense in light of security threats like terrorism and Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. Carter made the plea Wednesday during a question-and-answer sessions with Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets at Georgetown University.read more...

    Here’s Why Europe is Taking on Russia’s Gazprom
    Apr22

    Here’s Why Europe is Taking on Russia’s Gazprom

    Europe’s top antitrust regulator wants you to know she isn’t afraid. Only a week after accusing Google Inc. of abusive behavior, she’s now taking aim at another mean 800-pound-gorilla of an altogether different kind. Competition Commissioner Margarethe Vestager formally sent a “statement of objections” to Russian gas giant OAO...

    Ash Carter: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense
    Apr22

    Ash Carter: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense

    By ROBERT BURNS WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is calling on Europe to spend more on defense in light of security threats like terrorism and Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. Carter made the plea Wednesday during a question-and-answer sessions with Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets at Georgetown University.read more...