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    AP Analysis: Putin cornered over Ukraine
    Jul31

    AP Analysis: Putin cornered over Ukraine

    MOSCOW — For Russian President Vladimir Putin, there are few options left in the Ukraine crisis and they all look bad.He is caught between a determined West demanding that he disavow the pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine and increasingly assertive nationalists at home urging him to champion the mutiny and send in the Russian army....

    Russia-U.S. relations are chilly, but is this another Cold War?
    Jul31

    Russia-U.S. relations are chilly, but is this another Cold War?

    While the U.S., Europe and Canada continue to punish and isolate Russia with sanctions over its role in Ukraine there is an ongoing debate about whether a new Cold War is underway. …read more Source:...

    EU Formally Adopts Russia Sanctions
    Jul31

    EU Formally Adopts Russia Sanctions

    The European Union formally adopted broad economic sanctions against Russia on July 31, in response to Moscow’s actions in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Sham Twitter Feed Of U.S. ‘Ambassador’ To Russia Blocked
    Jul31

    Sham Twitter Feed Of U.S. ‘Ambassador’ To Russia Blocked

    Somebody has set up a fake Twitter account for John Tefft, U.S. President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next U.S. ambassador to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘But They Use Human Shields!’
    Jul31

    ‘But They Use Human Shields!’

    If truth is the first casualty of war, then ethics, its twin sister, dies in the same explosion. Karl Barth, perhaps the 20th century’s most famous theologian, lived through two European wars and described the ensuing darkness as a complete “collapse of ethics.” He was right. The ability to reason morally may be an accidental...

    NOMURA: Putin Is In Check But Far From Checkmate
    Jul31

    NOMURA: Putin Is In Check But Far From Checkmate

    The downing of MH17 has complicated the situation for Russia President Vladimir Putin, but he’s not finished yet. Alastair Newton of Nomura has a note titled “Russia/Ukraine: ‘Check’…but not ‘checkmate’” in which he analyzes the most recent round of Western sanctions against Russia over Ukraine and...

    AP Analysis: Putin cornered over Ukraine
    Jul31

    AP Analysis: Putin cornered over Ukraine

    For Russian President Vladimir Putin, there are few options left in the Ukraine crisis and they all look bad. …read more Source: Miami...

    Malaysian prime minister: stop fighting in Ukraine
    Jul31

    Malaysian prime minister: stop fighting in Ukraine

    Malaysian prime minister calls for cease-fire around plane wreckage in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Investigators reach Ukraine jet crash site
    Jul31

    Investigators reach Ukraine jet crash site

    Investigators reach Ukraine war zone crash site where Malaysian air liner went down …read more Source:...

    AP Analysis: Putin cornered over Ukraine
    Jul31

    AP Analysis: Putin cornered over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — For Russian President Vladimir Putin, there are few options left in the Ukraine crisis and they all look bad. He is caught between a determined West demanding that he disavow the pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine and increasingly assertive nationalists at home urging him to champion the mutiny and send in the Russian army. The...