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    Best evidence Russians are in Ukraine? How good separatist fighters are
    Sep10

    Best evidence Russians are in Ukraine? How good separatist fighters are

    The uneasy truce in southeastern Ukraine appears, mostly, to be holding, a development that the Russian government in Moscow is celebrating as a hopeful sign for a besieged region. …read more Source: Miami...

    Putin’s real motive in Ukraine
    Sep10

    Putin’s real motive in Ukraine

    Here’s why investors shouldn’t be fooled by a cease-fire in Ukraine and what Putin’s real motive is, says Stephen Myrow. …read more Source:...

    Big money disagrees on investing in Russia
    Sep10

    Big money disagrees on investing in Russia

    Investors can’t decide if Russian stocks are cheap because of the Ukraine crisis or if the region is still too risky. …read more Source:...

    Truth or Pravda
    Sep10

    Truth or Pravda

    The beach can be a wonderful place if it’s vacation and if the sea is beautiful, soothing and invigorating. For me, the sea in Italy is a place to meet people of all ages, backgrounds and countries; in fact those who know me well in this context refer to me as an “attacca bottone,” literally one who attaches buttons,...

    Ukraine: Dissenting Views
    Sep10

    Ukraine: Dissenting Views

    Back in February Oxford’s Timothy Garton Ash, arguably the wisest interpreter of events in Eastern Europe, observed that the future of Putin, Russia and Europe was at stake in Ukraine. In the months that have followed, Russia annexed Crimea, Ukraine elected a new president, fighting intensified in the southeast, and Russia intervened...

    Ukraine Crisis: Are Nazis And Nationalists Popular in Ukraine?
    Sep09

    Ukraine Crisis: Are Nazis And Nationalists Popular in Ukraine?

    Every few weeks, photos and video of ultranationalists displaying Neo-Nazi symbols surface out of Ukraine, showing the world a troubling faction amongst pro-government elements in the ongoing conflict with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: International Business...

    Flight MH17 Wreckage Still Scattered in Ukraine as Report Released
    Sep09

    Flight MH17 Wreckage Still Scattered in Ukraine as Report Released

    HRABOVE, Ukraine—A child’s jump rope, its yellow handles blistered and charred. A burned book in Tagalog. Chunks of twisted fuselage. More than seven weeks after being shot from the sky, the wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 still lay strewn Tuesday across the fields of eastern Ukraine. As evidence of the July 17 aviation disaster...

    MH17 Report Fumbles For Clarity Among Ransacked Wreckage
    Sep09

    MH17 Report Fumbles For Clarity Among Ransacked Wreckage

    The callous disregard for the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines flight shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17 would have been clear to anyone who visited the crash site. By the time foreign investigators were able to access the scene of this crime, it had not just been contaminated; it had been picked apart like a macabre give-away on the lawn...

    French Weapons Sales Grow Amid Mideast Tensions
    Sep09

    French Weapons Sales Grow Amid Mideast Tensions

    PARIS—France’s government says its arms exports grew sharply last year, notably amid violence and tensions in the Middle East. The Defense Ministry says in a report Tuesday that orders rose by 43 percent over the previous year to 6.87 billion euros ($8.9 billion). That is 30 percent higher than the annual average between 2002 and 2012. The...

    Russia, Ukraine, and the Fantasies of War
    Sep09

    Russia, Ukraine, and the Fantasies of War

    Is the war in Ukraine real? On the face of it, this is a remarkably stupid question. Thousands have died, over a million have been displaced, and European international relations have sunk into a morass. On a basic, human level, the war is tragically real. Yet the question is relevant, at the very least as an homage to Jean Baudrillard, who,...