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    Nuclear Fusion Won’t Save Ukraine
    Oct16

    Nuclear Fusion Won’t Save Ukraine

    Overambitious as it may be, Lockheed Martin’s fusion project deserves funding. …read more Source:...

    New Members Join UN Security Council: Venezuela, New Zealand, Angola, Malaysia And Spain
    Oct16

    New Members Join UN Security Council: Venezuela, New Zealand, Angola, Malaysia And Spain

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Venezuela, New Zealand, Spain, Angola and Malaysia were elected Thursday to coveted seats on the United Nations Security Council, while Turkey failed in its effort to join the U.N.’s most powerful body. Neither Turkey nor Spain got enough votes in the first or second ballot of the election by the General...

    They predicted Ukraine crisis
    Oct16

    They predicted Ukraine crisis

    To the outside world, the crisis in Ukraine seemed to come out of nowhere. But not for them. …read more Source:...

    World War 3: Vladimir Putin Threatens ‘Reckless’ United States, Says Western Forces Shouldn’t ‘Mess With Us.’
    Oct16

    World War 3: Vladimir Putin Threatens ‘Reckless’ United States, Says Western Forces Shouldn’t ‘Mess With Us.’

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has threatened the United States and other Western powers over the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, saying that his country won’t be “blackmailed” by increasing sanctions. Fighting between Ukraine and pro-Russian forces has left the country deeply divided and war-torn, and has put Russia and many other countries...

    Putin Issues ‘Nuclear Powers’ Warning Over Sanctions
    Oct16

    Putin Issues ‘Nuclear Powers’ Warning Over Sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken out against US and EU sanctions on Russia, urging them to remind themselves of the consequences of nuclear conflict between the two sides, in Serbian newspaper daily newspaper Politika today. “Our partners need to understand that attempts to destabilize Russia using one-sided, illegitimate, restrictive...

    Former Soviet Leader Gorbachev Warns Against New Cold War
    Oct16

    Former Soviet Leader Gorbachev Warns Against New Cold War

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev has warned Western leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin against dragging the world into a new version of the Cold War he helped to end a quarter of a century ago. Gorbachev, recently in hospital, voiced his disquiet in a newspaper interview at the current standoff over...

    Putin Threatens To Reduce European Gas Supply
    Oct16

    Putin Threatens To Reduce European Gas Supply

    BELGRADE, Oct 16 (Reuters) – Russia will reduce gas supplies to Europe if Ukraine steals from the transit pipeline to cover its own needs, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday, stressing he was “hopeful” it would not come to that. Russia cut off supply to Ukraine on June 16 over what gas exporter Gazprom said were...

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit
    Oct16

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit

    A defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Asian and European leaders in Italy on Thursday for talks intended to focus on trade but, like many diplomatic gatherings of the past six months, was being dominated by the deadly crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Europe gas supply faces ‘major transit risks’: Putin
    Oct16

    Europe gas supply faces ‘major transit risks’: Putin

    Belgrade (AFP) – Europe faces “major transit risks” to gas supplies coming from Russia this winter unless Ukraine resolves a gas dispute with Moscow, President Vladimir Putin warned Thursday.”There will be no crises through a fault of Russian participants of energy cooperation in Europe,” Putin said on a visit to EU...

    The Oil Weapon
    Oct16

    The Oil Weapon

    The best leverage the West has over Russia doesn’t come from Washington or Brussels or Kiev, but from the West Texas city of Midland, where the oil business is booming. On a reporting trip to Midland last year, I saw countless drilling rigs piercing the scrubland, tanker trucks clogging the highways and full tables of oil executives at the...