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    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:...

    Russia has announced plans for joint military drills with North Korea
    Feb03

    Russia has announced plans for joint military drills with North Korea

    A top Russian military official has stated that Moscow plans on conducting joint military exercises with North Korea, a number of media outlets have reported. “We are planning an expansion of the communication lines of our military central command,” Valery Gerasimov, the chief of staff of the Russian armed forces, said at a meeting attended...

    The Long, Strange Trip of China’s First Aircraft Carrier
    Feb03

    The Long, Strange Trip of China’s First Aircraft Carrier

    It’s an epic saga made for Hollywood: the long, strange odyssey of China’s highest-profile weapons acquisition in decades — the aircraft carrier Liaoning, née Varyag — from unfinished Soviet navy hulk purchased in 1998 to operational warship plying the Asian seas. Named after a Chinese province, China’s only aircraft carrier...

    Photos Feb 3: Top images from around the world
    Feb03

    Photos Feb 3: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. The Italian Air Force aerobatic unit Frecce Tricolori (Tricolor Arrows) spreads smoke with the colors of the Italian flag over the Piazza Venezia as newly elected President, Sergio Mattarella lays a wreath...

    UN criticizes Ukraine fighting tactics; raises toll to 5,358
    Feb03

    UN criticizes Ukraine fighting tactics; raises toll to 5,358

    UN: Escalation in Ukraine fighting kills 224 civilians in a few weeks; death toll hits 5,358 …read more Source:...

    In Crimea, a Park in Search of a Theme
    Feb03

    In Crimea, a Park in Search of a Theme

    As the French operators of a popular historical theme park look to expand into Crimea, one question is, whose version of history will the park depict? …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia to Keep Oil Output Near Record Levels in 2015
    Feb03

    Russia to Keep Oil Output Near Record Levels in 2015

    The twin traumas of an economy-crippling oil price collapse and Western sanctions hobbling energy firms will not deflect Russia from keeping oil output near a record high this year, companies, officials and analysts say. Russia will likely continue to fend off Saudi Arabia as the world’s top oil producer until a predicted longer-term output...

    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. Svetlana Davydova, 37, was arrested Jan. 21 at her home in the town of Vyazma, west of Moscow. The Federal Security Service, the main KGB successor, had detained her on charges of treason that carry a prison...

    A Rise In The Civilian Death Toll As Ukraine Fighting Increases
    Feb03

    A Rise In The Civilian Death Toll As Ukraine Fighting Increases

    At least eight civilians have been killed in the past 24 hours and 22 wounded in fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian troops in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Is Ukraine Fascist?
    Feb03

    Is Ukraine Fascist?

    So which is it? Is Ukraine a hotbed of fascism, as the Kremlin and its supporters insist? Or is it a tolerant democracy, as Kiev and its supporters insist? The issue is important to sort out since members of the new Greek government, including Prime Minister Tsipsas, have suggested in the recent past that the new government in Kiev has...