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    In Crimea, a theme park turns back the clock
    Feb04

    In Crimea, a theme park turns back the clock

    For the de Villierses, the solution is to turn back the clock to the Byzantine Empire, the Christian offshoot of the Roman Empire that is known for its domed churches and elaborate mosaics, which once held sway over Crimea. […] in practice he is turning his new conquest into a sort of Orlando meets Las Vegas, with at least two major theme...

    Report: Eastern Ukraine Flooded With Russian-Made Weapons
    Feb04

    Report: Eastern Ukraine Flooded With Russian-Made Weapons

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have employed at least 21 weapons and vehicles that were not previously found in the country, according to an arms research company, bolstering claims that Russia has equipped the rebels. The weapons—all but one of which came from Russia—include man-portable air defense systems (MANPADs), rocket...

    President Vladimir Putin has Renewed His All-Out Military Assault in Ukraine
    Feb04

    President Vladimir Putin has Renewed His All-Out Military Assault in Ukraine

    It has been clear since the initial conquest of Crimea and the Donbass that the next phase would be the establishment of a land corridor through southern Ukraine to Crimea. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Korea’s Place in an Interconnected World
    Feb03

    Korea’s Place in an Interconnected World

    The following speech was delivered on December 8, 2014 at the 7th World Policy Conference in Seoul. Last weekend, I came back from London, after taking part in the first Korea-UK Ministerial Strategic Dialogue and the Conference on Afghanistan. On that occasion, I had the privilege of speaking before Chatham House on Northeast Asia and the world....

    Russia is looking to make an ally within its biggest enemy
    Feb03

    Russia is looking to make an ally within its biggest enemy

    It looks like Russia is trying to make a military ally within its biggest enemy. On Tuesday, Greece’s defense minister and outspoken “Eurosceptic” Panos Kammenos announced that he was invited to Moscow to meet his Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoygu in the near future. Earlier that day, Kammenos met with both the US and Russian...

    It’s Time To Provide Weapons to Ukraine
    Feb03

    It’s Time To Provide Weapons to Ukraine

    A short six months ago, officials in the United States and Europe were equating the pro-Russian separatists battling the Ukrainian army with drunken fools aimlessly running around the country causing mayhem. The description may not have been diplomatic, but it was an apt metaphor for how the separatists acted and the way they behaved towards...

    Protesters Urge Kiev to Shift Tactics in Fight Against Moscow
    Feb03

    Protesters Urge Kiev to Shift Tactics in Fight Against Moscow

    Dozens of protesters, including members of the Ukrainian military, gathered inside a presidential administrative building in Kiev on Tuesday to express frustration with the ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine. The group, which has complained about a lack of supplies on the front lines and poor strategy, also demanded to speak with President Petro...

    Ukraine Rebels Upbeat After An Infusion Of Aid
    Feb03

    Ukraine Rebels Upbeat After An Infusion Of Aid

    The rebel commander casually led the way down a muddy trench, shoulder high with shaved walls of moist earth, his boots slapping at wooden slabs sunk into the muck. Finally, he reached an earth-covered observation post. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    UN Agency Pushes Tight Deadline for Plane Tracking Standard
    Feb03

    UN Agency Pushes Tight Deadline for Plane Tracking Standard

    Global aviation leaders on Tuesday debated setting a tight deadline to improve the tracking of passenger planes in a push to prevent a recurrence of the still unsolved disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Officials at the United Nations safety conference also sought to tackle risks from conflict zones after another Malaysia Airlines...

    UN slams Ukraine, Russia-backed rebels for killing civilians
    Feb03

    UN slams Ukraine, Russia-backed rebels for killing civilians

    The United Nations has sharply criticized both the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels for turning bus stops, schools, markets and hospitals into battlegrounds where civilians are getting killed. …read more Source:...