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    Gazprom Makes a New Gas Deal With China
    Nov11

    Gazprom Makes a New Gas Deal With China

    Should tensions with the West over Ukraine persist, the pipeline could be used to divert energy supplies, currently headed to Europe, to Asia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Report warns of Russian aggression
    Nov11

    Report warns of Russian aggression

    British nonprofit records almost 40 incidents involving ‘volatile standoffs’ with the West since annexation of Crimea …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine’s currency plunges as ceasefire fears grow
    Nov11

    Ukraine’s currency plunges as ceasefire fears grow

    Ukraine’s currency lost nearly 5 percent of its value on Monday after a weekend that saw the heaviest shelling in a month hit the east. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Urges Russia To ‘Stop Fueling The Fire’ In Ukraine
    Nov11

    U.S. Urges Russia To ‘Stop Fueling The Fire’ In Ukraine

    The United States is urging Russia to “stop fueling the fire” in eastern Ukraine with new weapons and other support for pro-Russian separatists there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    MH17 Victims Remembered in Amsterdam
    Nov11

    MH17 Victims Remembered in Amsterdam

    Hundreds of relatives and friends gather in Amsterdam to remember those who died on Malaysia Airlines MH17 over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Brzezinski: Why We Need a U.S.-China ‘Pacific Charter’ for Global Stability
    Nov11

    Brzezinski: Why We Need a U.S.-China ‘Pacific Charter’ for Global Stability

    In Beijing on Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama called on China to be a “partner in underwriting the international order” instead of “undermining” it. One key American strategist, Zbigniew Brzezinski, who was national security adviser to U.S. President Jimmy Carter, is strongly promoting the idea that Obama’s...

    A Russian Military Plane Nearly Collided With A Swedish Passenger Jet Last March
    Nov11

    A Russian Military Plane Nearly Collided With A Swedish Passenger Jet Last March

    The London-based European Leadership Network released a report today on the “dangerous brinkmanship” between Russia and the West, one instance of which could have resulted in a passenger plane crash. The report collates 40 incidents over the past eight months, the most alarming of which was a near-collision in March between a Russian...

    Russia’s Provocative Actions at Cold War Levels, Report Says
    Nov10

    Russia’s Provocative Actions at Cold War Levels, Report Says

    Russia’s provocative military actions toward Western countries, including NATO members, is at Cold War levels and the risky strategy could prove catastrophic, according to new report. In a report released on Monday, the European Leadership Network (ELN), a London-based think tank, gathered details of and mapped almost 40 specific incidents...

    Russia Launches New Media Brand Called ‘Sputnik’
    Nov10

    Russia Launches New Media Brand Called ‘Sputnik’

    Russia has launched another state-run, international “media brand” called Sputnik, a name with connotations of the Cold War. Sputnik, according to a statement, is for people who are “tired of aggressive propaganda promoting a unipolar world and want a different perspective.” Announcing the launch Monday in Moscow, Dmitry Kiselev, referred to by...

    Amid Currency Gyrations, Russia Floats Ruble
    Nov10

    Amid Currency Gyrations, Russia Floats Ruble

    MOSCOW—After a head-spinning drop in the Russian ruble this year that has raised echoes of the brutal market crises of the 1990s, the national central bank on Monday decided to freely float the currency and shield it more from speculators. The move, which aims to spare the central bank from burning billions in reserves on supporting the currency,...