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    Staying Ukrainian In Crimea
    Mar20

    Staying Ukrainian In Crimea

    Since Crimea’s annexation from Ukraine a year ago, the vast majority of local residents have taken Russian citizenship. Those who chose to remain Ukrainian are grappling with a number of new difficulties. (RFE/RL’s Russian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Vows Response to EU Sanctions Extension
    Mar20

    Russia Vows Response to EU Sanctions Extension

    Russia has denounced the European Union’s move to maintain sanctions against Moscow over its role in the Ukraine conflict, calling Thursday’s decision to extend the measures “destructive.” Speaking to reporters Friday in Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov refused to specify how Russia would respond, but said it would...

    Dutch Experts Visits MH17 Ukraine Crash Site
    Mar20

    Dutch Experts Visits MH17 Ukraine Crash Site

    Dutch experts have returned to Ukraine to probe the crash site of a passenger jet, including visiting a location previously considered unsafe because of fighting with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Oligarchs Are at War (Again)
    Mar20

    Ukraine’s Oligarchs Are at War (Again)

    The billionaire governor of an eastern Ukrainian region has rebelled against the president’s attempts to erode his influence on state-owned companies. …read more Source:...

    The Soros principle: A billionaire’s plan to change the world
    Mar20

    The Soros principle: A billionaire’s plan to change the world

    At 84, George Soros, the Hungarian-born billionaire, has certainly made his mark on the business world. He is the man who is said to have battered the Bank of England when he shorted the pound and sparked a currency crisis in the 1990s. But he is more than his investment funds. Soros is also a philanthropist with a huge agenda. Through his Open...

    Putin admitted that he’s causing problems for Russia
    Mar20

    Putin admitted that he’s causing problems for Russia

    Earlier this week Vladimir Putin acknowledged the mountain of criticism and economic sanctions placed on his nation after the Russian president’s decision to annex the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea. “We ourselves will continue moving forward. We will strengthen our statehood and our country,” Putin said in Moscow’s Red...

    Russia Rebounds, Despite Sanctions
    Mar20

    Russia Rebounds, Despite Sanctions

    Putin’s Ukraine adventure frayed relations with the West, but it hasn’t destroyed confidence in corporate Russia. …read more Source:...

    Going on the Cyber Offensive
    Mar20

    Going on the Cyber Offensive

    The United States needs to up its game on cyber defense, said current NSA director and head of U.S. Cyber Command Admiral Michael S. Rogers in an appearance before the Armed Services Committee. More importantly, the U.S. can’t merely play defense; it must deter attacks by going on the offensive and striking back. More, from the NYT: […]...

    Heath: Stephen Harper, warmonger
    Mar20

    Heath: Stephen Harper, warmonger

    No one should have been surprised when Stephen Harper announced that the Canadian combat mission against ISIS will be renewed, or perhaps even expanded, next week. After all, the Prime Minister is a warmonger. I don’t mean that in a bad way. I’m just observing a fact. Harper is pro-war. He thinks that war is something worth doing. He...

    Over 100 Russian Snipers Training in Armenian Forests
    Mar20

    Over 100 Russian Snipers Training in Armenian Forests

    More than 100 Russian servicemen have been sent into the woods of mountainous Armenia in the Caucasus to participate in “sniper duels”, as part of Russia’s huge snap military drills that are being carried out this week, testing the combat readiness of the Russian armed forces. According to the press service of Russia’s Southern...