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    Sepp Blatter says World Cup can help situation in Ukraine
    Mar20

    Sepp Blatter says World Cup can help situation in Ukraine

    ZURICH (AP) — Forbidden from using his office to solicit votes for his re-election, FIFA President Sepp Blatter instead took time Friday to use… …read more Source:...

    EU Leaders Vow Support for Stability in Tunisia, Libya
    Mar20

    EU Leaders Vow Support for Stability in Tunisia, Libya

    European leaders said they would work to enforce stability just across the Mediterranean in Tunisia and Libya, even as they moved on to other problems, pushing debt-burdened Greece on reforms and agreeing to keep sanctions against Russia. They announced the initiatives at the conclusion of a two-day summit in Brussels. With Tunisia still reeling...

    Back in the USSR? Spying, control in the new Crimea
    Mar20

    Back in the USSR? Spying, control in the new Crimea

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    Putin celebrates first anniversary of Crimea annexation
    Mar20

    Putin celebrates first anniversary of Crimea annexation

    When Vladimir Putin reappears, he does it with style — and an in-your-face attitude. …read more Source:...

    Hillary’s Campaign Is Built on a Shaky Foundation
    Mar20

    Hillary’s Campaign Is Built on a Shaky Foundation

    Samantha Sais/Reuters/The Atlantic The thing about the controversies shaking Hillary Clinton’s still-not-yet-presidential campaign is how utterly predictable they are. For example, communications that were supposed to be preserved turning up missing or deleted? We’ve heard that before. And now questions about sketchy foreign...

    Threat of Islamic Radicalization, Russian Influence Converge in the Balkans
    Mar20

    Threat of Islamic Radicalization, Russian Influence Converge in the Balkans

    The White House says violent extremism and Russian aggression in Ukraine are two of the greatest challenges to U.S. national security. And one place those threats converge is the Balkan region, where political instability, outstanding ethnic tensions and economic fragility make the countries of the area particularly vulnerable. …read more...

    Russian Spying in Czech Republic ‘Worse Than Cold War’
    Mar20

    Russian Spying in Czech Republic ‘Worse Than Cold War’

    Prague has become a major target for Russian and Chinese spies attempting to gain access to NATO intelligence and leverage the Czech Republic’s status as an EU member state, according to a former head of the Czech military intelligence. After reports emerged in the Czech press that three suspected Russian spies were asked to quietly leave...

    What Does Putin Want?
    Mar20

    What Does Putin Want?

    Although the Minsk II ceasefire in Ukraine was violated immediately and with total impunity by the Russian assault on Debaltseve, the relative quiet following the capture of that town has given rise to hope for a more enduring cessation of hostilities. Perhaps the sides have finally fought each other to a standstill, and the “hot” phase of the...

    EU to Launch ‘Mythbusters’ Taskforce to Counter Russian Propaganda
    Mar20

    EU to Launch ‘Mythbusters’ Taskforce to Counter Russian Propaganda

    The European Union has launched a campaign this week aimed at tackling the formidable flow of propaganda from Russia, which many European leaders fear is destabilising the continent. Heads of government met in Brussels yesterday to ask Federica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign policy chief, to draw up a detailed plan to counter Russia’s...

    Ukrainian Oligarch Tears Into RFE/RL Journalist
    Mar20

    Ukrainian Oligarch Tears Into RFE/RL Journalist

    One of Ukraine’s richest and most powerful men responds to a question from RFE/RL with an expletive-filled rant. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...