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    Putin’s Kalashnikov Diplomacy Gets a Win in Egypt
    Feb10

    Putin’s Kalashnikov Diplomacy Gets a Win in Egypt

    Just when you thought Russian President Vladimir Putin couldn’t possibly do more to resemble a comic book villain, he goes and outdoes himself. The Russian leader was in Cairo Tuesday for meetings with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and presented the former general with a modest gift: A Kalashnikov assault rifle. The gift...

    Egypt, Russia Sign Military, Economic and Nuclear Accords
    Feb10

    Egypt, Russia Sign Military, Economic and Nuclear Accords

    Russia and Egypt signed several agreements to reinforce military and economic ties, along with a deal to help Cairo develop nuclear power capabilities. The agreements capped a two-day visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The audience applauds Putin and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi as they agree to strengthen mutual ties in the...

    Russia Has 9/11 Photos Showing US Was Involved, Report Claims
    Feb10

    Russia Has 9/11 Photos Showing US Was Involved, Report Claims

    A Russian state-run newspaper is claiming Russia will publish satellite photos that claim the U.S. was involved in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Pravda, which was a Communist Party mouthpiece, claims that “Putin is going to hit once, but he’s going to hit hard.” Pravda is currently owned by the Communist Party of the Russian...

    Vladimir Putin Has AK-47, Will Travel
    Feb10

    Vladimir Putin Has AK-47, Will Travel

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hands an AK-47 to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo. (Egyptian Presidency) For a man who has run afoul of the United States and Europe, Russian President Vladimir Putin sure does get around. In the past few months, Putin has popped up in far-flung ports from New Delhi to Nicaragua. On state visits,...

    The 10 best date night spots in Chicago
    Feb10

    The 10 best date night spots in Chicago

    Valentine’s Day is on a Saturday this year, which means there is even more pressure to find that perfect date night spot. To help you find a place that will impress your date, our friends at The Infatuation put together a list of the best date night spots in Chicago. Whether you’re craving authentic Neapolitan pizza or incredible...

    “Grave” repercussions for NATO if Greece turn to Russia
    Feb10

    “Grave” repercussions for NATO if Greece turn to Russia

    Experts have warned that there could be serious repercussions if Greece fails to reach an agreement on their debt with the eurozone, and turns to Russia instead. The Greek defence minister Panos Kammenos today said his country may be forced to carry out a “plan B” if a new bailout deal can’t be negotiated with the rest of the eurozone....

    On Ukraine Battle Fringes, Civilians Struggle for Normalcy
    Feb10

    On Ukraine Battle Fringes, Civilians Struggle for Normalcy

    While battles rage daily in some parts of eastern Ukraine, not far away — in areas the government took back from the Russian-backed rebels last summer — people are doing their best to live normal lives, while keeping a wary eye on the shifting front lines. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from the temporary Donetsk region capital,...

    Ukraine Peace Talks Could Be the Real Deal
    Feb10

    Ukraine Peace Talks Could Be the Real Deal

    Frantic military moves in Ukraine may be a good sign for peace. …read more Source:...

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine, 12 dead in artillery attack
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine, 12 dead in artillery attack

    Fighting intensified Tuesday in eastern Ukraine ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant advances. The government accused the Russian-backed rebels of shelling a town far behind the front lines, killing 12 people and wounding 64 others. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian Court Extends Detention of Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko
    Feb10

    Russian Court Extends Detention of Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko

    A Ukrainian army pilot held on charges of aiding in the killing of two Russian journalists in east Ukraine last year was remanded in custody for a further three months by a Moscow court on Tuesday. …read more Source:...