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    Russian Economy Remains Strong, Western Sanctions Help Country Become More Self-Reliant: Putin
    Apr16

    Russian Economy Remains Strong, Western Sanctions Help Country Become More Self-Reliant: Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that the country’s economy remains strong despite various sanctions imposed on Russia by Western nations over its alleged role in conflict in eastern Ukraine. Putin hailed Russia’s economic performance while insisting that there were no Russian troops in Ukraine, and called on the latter...

    Putin Says Sanctions On Russia Nothing To Do With Ukraine
    Apr16

    Putin Says Sanctions On Russia Nothing To Do With Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said sanctions on Russia were nothing to do with the situation in Ukraine, but merely a strategic weapon to hinder Russia’s development. Speaking during an annual live televised question-and-answer session, he said Kyiv was “not hurrying” to implement the Minsk agreement to resolve the...

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in Ukraine
    Apr16

    Pro-Russian journalist gunned down in Ukraine

    A Ukrainian journalist known for his pro-Russian views has been gunned down in Kyiv. …read more Source: CTV...

    Situation Report: Drones all around for the Navy; verbal spats among U.S. Middle East allies; and CENTCOM turns media critic
    Apr16

    Situation Report: Drones all around for the Navy; verbal spats among U.S. Middle East allies; and CENTCOM turns media critic

    By Paul McLeary and Ariel Robinson Relationship status: complicated. After a pair of dueling press conferences with Iraqi and Saudi government officials on Wednesday, FP’s Lara Jakes and Paul McLeary write that “the Obama administration is caught between two allies over the rising war in Yemen.” Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi led off...

    Vladimir Putin Defends Move To Approve Sale Of Missile System To Iran
    Apr16

    Vladimir Putin Defends Move To Approve Sale Of Missile System To Iran

    MOSCOW (AP) — 2:30 p.m. (1130 GMT; 7:30 a.m. EDT) President Vladimir Putin says the West must respect Russia’s interests if it wants to normalize diplomatic relations. Putin said Thursday during a televised call-in show that the United States “doesn’t need allies, they only need vassals.” He said Russia would never accept...

    Here Are the 5 Things TIME 100 Says About the World
    Apr16

    Here Are the 5 Things TIME 100 Says About the World

    The annual TIME 100 list of the world’s most influential people is out—and looking very international. Fifty-one selectees were born outside the U.S., ranging from national leaders like Tunisia’s Beji Caid Essebsi to financiers like Brazilian multi-billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann to artists like the novelist Haruki Murakami—a favorite...

    The Daily Vertical: The Wrong Wars?
    Apr16

    The Daily Vertical: The Wrong Wars?

    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...

    How We Pick the TIME 100
    Apr16

    How We Pick the TIME 100

    In our annual TIME 100 issue, we tell 100 stories of individual influence. But taken together, these stories are an anthem to interaction, the convergence that occurs when you harmonize a good idea. The technology that connects us also connects our worlds, of art and science and business and politics. So when we were debating whom to approach to...

    The Latest: Putin says Ukraine is cutting off east
    Apr16

    The Latest: Putin says Ukraine is cutting off east

    MOSCOW (AP) — 1:20 p.m. (1020 GMT; 6:20 a.m. EDT) …read more Source: U.S....

    The Latest: Putin says Ukraine is cutting off east
    Apr16

    The Latest: Putin says Ukraine is cutting off east

    MOSCOW (AP) — 1:50 p.m. (1050 GMT; 6:50 a.m. EDT)… …read more Source: Associated...