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    Russia, Poland Clash Over WWII Anniversary
    Feb03

    Russia, Poland Clash Over WWII Anniversary

    Russia and Poland traded diplomatic barbs on Tuesday over the 70th anniversary of the end of the World War II in a sign of Moscow’s worsening ties with Warsaw, the European Union’s leading critic of its role in Ukraine. Relations between Moscow and the West have already plummeted over the conflict in Ukraine, and Warsaw has advocated...

    The Moment to Arm Ukraine
    Feb03

    The Moment to Arm Ukraine

    Debaltseve, Ukraine (Sergey Polezhaka/Reuters) On Tuesday, the United Nations released its latest death toll in the ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine. The new figure represents an ominous turning point in the battle between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists that was supposed to have halted under a September ceasefire agreement. With...

    New Cold War: US, Russia fight over Europe’s energy future
    Feb03

    New Cold War: US, Russia fight over Europe’s energy future

    The points on the map aren’t troop deployments, tank battalions and missile silos but pipelines, ports and power plants. […] Washington is helping set up new natural gas pipelines and terminals in a region that depends on Russia for more than 70 percent of its energy needs. Yet as the U.S. makes headway, the Kremlin is fighting back,...

    Don’t Look Now, but Oil Prices Are Rising
    Feb03

    Don’t Look Now, but Oil Prices Are Rising

    Crude oil prices, which have rattled petrostates by plunging 60 percent from their summer 2014 highs, are suddenly leaping back up. Prices for benchmark crudes have jumped about 15 percent in the last week, and they continued to do so early Tuesday, Feb. 3, with Brent crude futures closing in on $58 a barrel in London. It appears that oil prices...

    Ukraine Calls Men to War Amid Mixed Emotions
    Feb03

    Ukraine Calls Men to War Amid Mixed Emotions

    Marina’s brother and a close family friend have both been killed on the frontline in Ukraine’s east. Now she has had to say goodbye to her husband, Ruslan, called up to fight pro-Russian separatists in Kyiv’s latest conscription drive. “Our family have suffered losses already. My brother died in July. [My daughter’s]...

    Russian mother of 7 suspected of treason released
    Feb03

    Russian mother of 7 suspected of treason released

    Investigators haven’t revealed details of the accusations, but media reports said Davydova called the Ukrainian Embassy after she had overheard a serviceman on a bus saying he and his comrades were preparing for a trip and decided he was talking about being sent to Ukraine. Despite mounting evidence, Moscow denies any role in fighting in...

    Russian mother of 7 suspected of treason released
    Feb03

    Russian mother of 7 suspected of treason released

    MOSCOW (AP) — A mother of seven accused of spying for Ukraine was released from custody in Russia on Tuesday following public outrage. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russian mother of 7 suspected of treason released
    Feb03

    Russian mother of 7 suspected of treason released

    MOSCOW (AP) — A mother of seven accused of spying for Ukraine was released from custody in Russia on Tuesday following public outrage…. …read more Source: Associated...

    How the West Is Losing Ukraine
    Feb03

    How the West Is Losing Ukraine

    Barack Obama and Angela Merkel are leaving Ukraine exposed to Vladimir Putin’s depredations. …read more Source:...

    Russian Parliament Set to Request €4 Trillion in WWII Reparations From Germany
    Feb03

    Russian Parliament Set to Request €4 Trillion in WWII Reparations From Germany

    Members of the Russian parliament are creating a task force to estimate the damages inflicted on Russia by Germany during WWII, in a bid to demand financial compensation from the German state almost 70 years after the end of the conflict, Russian daily newspaper Izvestia reported on Tuesday. The initiative is a direct response to trade sanctions...