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    Weapons Flood into Putin’s European Arms Depot
    Mar30

    Weapons Flood into Putin’s European Arms Depot

    While the world watched Russia’s North Fleet with trepidation as it launched surprise exercises near the Arctic Circle last week, Vladimir Putin has quietly been arming another area inside Europe’s borders: Kaliningrad, the Russian seaport city in a region sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania, with convenient access to the Baltic...

    FP’s Situation Report: No Iran nuclear deal yet as Tehran backs away from a key concession; Arab leaders create a pan-Arab fighting force; U.S. tries to bolster NATO’s eastern members; and much more from around the world.
    Mar30

    FP’s Situation Report: No Iran nuclear deal yet as Tehran backs away from a key concession; Arab leaders create a pan-Arab fighting force; U.S. tries to bolster NATO’s eastern members; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat No deal on Iran’s nuclear program yet. One day before the deadline, negotiators are still trying to carve out the framework of an agreement. FP’s David Francis: “Iran and the world powers also appear to be grappling with two other controversial issues: Tehran’s ability to conduct research and...

    EU’s Juncker, Mogherini Postpone Kyiv Visit
    Mar30

    EU’s Juncker, Mogherini Postpone Kyiv Visit

    EU foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini has postponed a planned visit to Ukraine on March 30 after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker did the same. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Soros Ready To Invest $1 Billion In Ukraine If West Helps
    Mar30

    Soros Ready To Invest $1 Billion In Ukraine If West Helps

    Billionaire financier George Soros says he is prepared to invest $1 billion in Ukraine if Western countries help support private investment there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, European Commission Call To Extend Gas Supply Deal With Russia
    Mar30

    Ukraine, European Commission Call To Extend Gas Supply Deal With Russia

    Ukraine’s main state-run energy firm Naftogaz said on Monday that the European Commission (EC) had proposed extending the firm’s current gas supply deal with Russian producer Gazprom until April 2016. …read more Source: International Business...

    The Daily Vertical: The Kolomoyskiy Point
    Mar30

    The Daily Vertical: The Kolomoyskiy Point

    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...

    US, Ukraine To Conduct Observation Flight Over Russia Under Open Skies Treaty
    Mar30

    US, Ukraine To Conduct Observation Flight Over Russia Under Open Skies Treaty

    The inspectors of the United States and Ukraine will conduct observation flight over Russia and Belarus under the Treaty on Open Skies this week, Sergei Ryzhkov, head of Russia’s National Nuclear Risk Reduction Center, announced Sunday. …read more Source: International Business...

    Soros says ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine if West helps
    Mar30

    Soros says ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine if West helps

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Billionaire financier George Soros is ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine, if Western countries help private investment… …read more Source:...

    Q and A: Canada’s seemingly unshakeable ‘nice’ image
    Mar30

    Q and A: Canada’s seemingly unshakeable ‘nice’ image

    “You made me proud to wear the Canadian flag all over the world.” — Written anonymously in the book of condolence for Pierre Trudeau. Parliament Hill, Oct 1, 2000. At any given moment, thousands of Canadians are following a generations-old tradition of travelling abroad with a visible Maple Leaf pin or decal attached to their backpacks or...

    General Motors is stopping production in Europe’s third largest car market
    Mar29

    General Motors is stopping production in Europe’s third largest car market

    General Motors is ending almost all its production in Russia, but others are staying put for now. Russia is the third-largest European car market, but is giving automakers a bumpy ride. The 10% drop in car sales last year paled in comparison that of 2009, when new registrations halved following the financial crisis. Even so, the optimism that...