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    Putin says annexation of Crimea ‘wasn’t just about territory’
    Mar19

    Putin says annexation of Crimea ‘wasn’t just about territory’

    Speaking to tens of thousands of cheering supporters just outside the Kremlin walls, President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday described Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as a move to protect ethnic Russians there and regain the nation’s “historic roots.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine peace plan creaks amid fresh Russian-Ukrainian dispute
    Mar19

    Ukraine peace plan creaks amid fresh Russian-Ukrainian dispute

    By Richard Balmforth KIEV (Reuters) – A peace plan to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine came under renewed strain on Wednesday, with… …read more Source:...

    Snap Poll: Is the Iran Deal Good for Your Country’s National Security?
    Mar19

    Snap Poll: Is the Iran Deal Good for Your Country’s National Security?

    Political pundits and think-tank analysts weren’t the only ones weighing the pros and cons of a nuclear deal with Iran or feeling concerned with how that deal might tip the balance in the Middle East. This latest Snap Poll of international relations (IR) scholars, conducted by the Teaching, Research, and International Policy (TRIP) project...

    Will the Market Forces Replace Sanctions in Pressuring Russia?
    Mar19

    Will the Market Forces Replace Sanctions in Pressuring Russia?

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting The world is undergoing a wave of change. The world is seeing negative interest rates in European countries, the dollar is rising at a disturbingly fast rate, and most significantly, deflation the magnitude of which the world hasn’t been seen in decades is...

    West’s Mistrust of Russia Over Ukraine Imperils Security Cooperation
    Mar19

    West’s Mistrust of Russia Over Ukraine Imperils Security Cooperation

    Deep mistrust between the West and Russia over Moscow’s aggressive actions in Ukraine is threatening global security, top government officials say, and there is little sign of progress in ending the conflict or of rebuilding deteriorated relations. VOA’s Mary Alice Salinas reports from the State Department. …read more Source:...

    Russia says drills prove ability to quickly deploy forces
    Mar19

    Russia says drills prove ability to quickly deploy forces

    Defence minister: Drills prove Russia’s ability to quickly field forces to several areas …read more Source:...

    Watch:  Vladimir Putin Back in Public to Celebrate Crimea Takeover
    Mar19

    Watch: Vladimir Putin Back in Public to Celebrate Crimea Takeover

    The Russian president spoke at a large outdoor concert marking the one-year anniversary of the annexation of Ukraine???s Crimea peninsula. …read more Source: ABC...

    One year after the Russian takeover, refugees from Crimea share their stories
    Mar19

    One year after the Russian takeover, refugees from Crimea share their stories

    It’s been a year since Russia took over the Crimean region of Ukraine, sending thousands of people fleeing their homes. Among them are many Crimean Tatars, who have found surprisingly vibrant new lives in the city of Lviv, Ukraine. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Theft of Ukraine’s ‘Golden Loaf’ Reflects Country’s Empty Revolution
    Mar18

    Theft of Ukraine’s ‘Golden Loaf’ Reflects Country’s Empty Revolution

    When revolutionaries stormed the mansion of Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych one year ago, a few of them ran up the winding staircase to the master bathroom, expecting to find the golden toilet that was rumored to be in the house. Instead, as they rifled through the gaudy rooms that day, they found something better, or at least more...

    Europe’s Persistent Gap
    Mar18

    Europe’s Persistent Gap

    It was a shock for many East Germans when they visited West Germany for the first time – not just in 1989 but way back in 1959. Thirty years before the fall of the Berlin Wall, West Germany had already recovered from the devastation of World War II. Between 1950 and 1960, the average GDP growth for West Germany was 8.2 percent, and it was...