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    Eastern Ukraine’s Fake State Is About to Elect a Fake Prime Minister
    Oct29

    Eastern Ukraine’s Fake State Is About to Elect a Fake Prime Minister

    The region is under constant shelling. Its borders change daily. It’s not even clear what powers this new government will have. But darn it, the Donetsk People’s Republic is holding an election on Sunday. …read more Source: Foreign...

    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...

    Russians Re-write History to Slur Ukraine Over War
    Oct29

    Russians Re-write History to Slur Ukraine Over War

    The trio of German historians, as well as a handful of their colleagues from Eastern Europe, flew into Moscow last week for what they thought would be a conference on the history of Nazi war crimes. It was the fifth in a series of international summits held every other year since 2006, first in Berlin and Cologne, then in Slovakia and Belarus, to...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    ‘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...

    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:...

    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...