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    Poland To Train Ukraine’s Fledgling Military In Fight With Pro-Russia Rebels, Says Advisor
    Feb25

    Poland To Train Ukraine’s Fledgling Military In Fight With Pro-Russia Rebels, Says Advisor

    Poland plans to send military instructors to assist the Ukrainian military, according to Reuters. Poland would be the second foreign nation to send advisors to train Ukrainian soldiers. …read more Source: International Business...

    US mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Unsure Russia’s reaction
    Feb25

    US mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Unsure Russia’s reaction

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. defense leaders are telling Congress that the Obama administration is still debating whether to provide lethal,… …read more Source:...

    EU president warns of new sanctions for Russia if Ukraine peace deal collapses
    Feb25

    EU president warns of new sanctions for Russia if Ukraine peace deal collapses

    European Union President Donald Tusk warns that the EU will not hesitate to impose new punishment on the separatists and Russia if the latest Ukraine peace deal collapses. …read more Source: Global...

    EU President Tusk warns of new sanctions for rebels, Russia, if Ukraine peace deal collapses
    Feb25

    EU President Tusk warns of new sanctions for rebels, Russia, if Ukraine peace deal collapses

    European Union President Donald Tusk warns that the EU will not hesitate to impose new punishment on the separatists and Russia if the latest Ukraine peace deal collapses. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU Warns of New Sanctions If Ukraine Peace Deal Collapses
    Feb25

    EU Warns of New Sanctions If Ukraine Peace Deal Collapses

    EU President Tusk warns of new sanctions for rebels, Russia, if Ukraine peace deal collapses …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia is demanding full repayment of a tiny, Soviet-era loan it gave to Nepal
    Feb25

    Russia is demanding full repayment of a tiny, Soviet-era loan it gave to Nepal

    Russia has signed an agreement with the government of Nepal for the repayment of a $1.16 million Soviet-era loan. It is not clear why Russia is bothering to collect such a small, old debt. But given Russia’s troubles — its currency has collapsed along with its economy, and Russia’s own foreign debts are now crippling it — and the...

    No Ukraine Deaths In Last 24 Hours, As Kiev Requests Weapons From Washington
    Feb25

    No Ukraine Deaths In Last 24 Hours, As Kiev Requests Weapons From Washington

    For the first time since a ceasefire came into effect on Feb. 15, and in fact for the first time in several weeks, Ukrainian officials reported Wednesday that there had been no deaths in East Ukraine over the previous 24-hour period. …read more Source: International Business...

    Putin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff
    Feb25

    Putin threatens Ukraine with gas cutoff

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Against ‘Muscular Foreign Policy’
    Feb25

    Against ‘Muscular Foreign Policy’

    DVIDSHUB/Flickr Newspaper editors, lend me your ears: Please, never allow the phrase “muscular foreign policy” to blight your pages again. Yesterday, Jonathan Martin and Jeremy W. Peters of The New York Times used variations of it three times in a single article. Republican presidential candidates, they declared, “are “scrambling to outmuscle one...

    Putin threatens to cut gas to Ukraine as showdowns shift to economy
    Feb25

    Putin threatens to cut gas to Ukraine as showdowns shift to economy

    MOSCOW — Ukraine’s showdowns with Moscow deepened Wednesday as Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to cut off natural gas within days, displaying the Kremlin’s economic leverage even amid efforts to quiet fighting in eastern Ukraine.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...