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    Hitting ISIS Where It Hurts
    Oct29

    Hitting ISIS Where It Hurts

    ISIS is making about $1 million a day from oil sales, according to a U.S. Treasury Department estimate. And disrupting the group’s ability to sell the roughly 50,000 barrels of oil it’s believed to produce daily is a top concern for David Cohen, the U.S. undersecretary of the Treasury for terrorism and financial intelligence. Dealing...

    Still On: Russian Minister Says France Still Selling Them New Warships
    Oct29

    Still On: Russian Minister Says France Still Selling Them New Warships

    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) – Russia says it has received an invitation to take delivery of the first of two French warships, an arms deal that was cast into doubt by tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine that led the United States and Europe to impose sanctions on Moscow. The invitation was sent for Russia to take delivery of the...

    U.S. Urges Russia To Free Jailed Ukrainian Pilot
    Oct29

    U.S. Urges Russia To Free Jailed Ukrainian Pilot

    Washington has called on Russia to immediately release Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who was captured in eastern Ukraine and later handed over to Russia, where she is charged with killing two Russian journalists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Poroshenko, Putin, the West, and a New Marshall Plan
    Oct29

    Ukraine: Poroshenko, Putin, the West, and a New Marshall Plan

    A few days ago I was interviewed by Alla Lazareva of the Ukrainian newsweekly, Tyzhden. As the first anniversary of the Maidan revolution approached, we spoke about that event, about Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, about Ukraine’s position between a diffident Europe and a forceful Russia, and about my proposal for a Marshall Plan for...

    Ukraine, Russia struggle to resolve gas dispute as winter looms
    Oct29

    Ukraine, Russia struggle to resolve gas dispute as winter looms

    As temperatures have dropped below freezing in Ukraine and relations with Russia have come under new strains, energy officials from the two former Soviet republics were meeting in Brussels on Wednesday for a last-ditch attempt to negotiate a resumption of Russian natural gas deliveries for… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ask Me Anything: NPR’s David Greene Takes Questions On Crimea
    Oct29

    Ask Me Anything: NPR’s David Greene Takes Questions On Crimea

    Morning Edition Host David Greene recently returned from a reporting trip to Crimea and responds to questions on Reddit about how the Black Sea peninsula has changed since it was seized by Russia.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    ‘No Putin — No Russia’
    Oct29

    ‘No Putin — No Russia’

    MOSCOW — Speaking at the Valdai Club in Sochi recently, President Vladimir Putin easily dismissed the slogan, “No Putin — No Russia,” put forward on the eve of the event by his deputy chief of staff Vyacheslav Volodin. By doing so, Putin showed that he is a “European” leader and not a Central Asian...

    Profits Crash Dramatically For Russia’s Rosneft After Sanctions
    Oct29

    Profits Crash Dramatically For Russia’s Rosneft After Sanctions

    Russian state-controlled energy giant Rosneft says its profits during the third quarter of 2014 crashed dramatically after Western sanctions were imposed over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What the activist who started the Ukrainian revolt wants now
    Oct29

    What the activist who started the Ukrainian revolt wants now

    Mustafa Nayem says parliament needs to undertake rapid political reforms …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine Separatists Shun Elections
    Oct29

    Ukraine Separatists Shun Elections

    Steve Rosenberg visits two cities in rebel held Ukraine which will be boycotting the forthcoming parliamentary elections. …read more Source: The Boston...