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    Campfire Songs and Kalashnikovs
    Oct12

    Campfire Songs and Kalashnikovs

    Welcome to the nationalist Azov Battalion’s camp for kids, where young Ukrainian patriots train for battle and sing songs about death to Russians. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Warming Russia-Turkey relations send a chill through Ukraine
    Oct11

    Warming Russia-Turkey relations send a chill through Ukraine

    A joint natural gas pipeline, announced Monday, would help Turkey become an energy hub and give Russia a way to cut out Ukraine from gas exports to the EU. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    EU less likely to lift sanctions on Russia after escalation in Syria
    Oct11

    EU less likely to lift sanctions on Russia after escalation in Syria

    The prospect of the EU easing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine are ‘practically nil,’ says one source …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Majority of Russians Oppose Immigration, Fearing Crime and Unemployment
    Oct11

    Majority of Russians Oppose Immigration, Fearing Crime and Unemployment

    The majority of Russians believe migration to their homeland should be curbed, while over a third believe that migrants should be segregated based on their nationality, according to a poll by independent Russian pollster Levada Center. According to the survey, 66 percent of Russians support reducing immigration into Russia, which, although high,...

    EU to Extend Russia Sanctions?
    Oct11

    EU to Extend Russia Sanctions?

    Late this summer, the general consensus was that EU leaders would have a difficult time pulling a sanctions extension on Russia together. But what a difference a few weeks makes! Reuters: While the EU says conflicts in Syria and Ukraine need to be kept separate, the latest military offensive by Damascus and its ally Moscow on rebel-held eastern...

    Philippines’ Duterte on U.S. alliance: ‘Do you really think we need it?’
    Oct11

    Philippines’ Duterte on U.S. alliance: ‘Do you really think we need it?’

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday he will not abrogate a defense treaty with the United States but questioned its importance and that of joint combat exercises, which he says only benefit America. Related Articles Philippines’ Duterte: Obama ‘can go to hell’ Philippines’ Rodrigo...

    American Power At The Crossroads
    Oct11

    American Power At The Crossroads

    A Snapshot of a Multipolar World in ActionCross-posted with TomDispatch.comIn the strangest election year in recent American history — one in which the Libertarian Party’s Gary Johnson couldn’t even conjure up the name of a foreign leader he “admired” while Donald Trump remained intent on building his “fat, beautiful wall” and...

    Putin Postpones Visit to France Amid Diplomatic Tensions
    Oct11

    Putin Postpones Visit to France Amid Diplomatic Tensions

    MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin has indefinitely postponed a trip to France after Paris had revised its program for the visit and said it would talk about nothing else but the Syrian crisis. French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday that Putin put off his visit set for next week after Hollande let him know he wouldn’t take...

    War talk returns to Russian TV as relations with U.S., West hit lowest ebb since darkest days of Cold War
    Oct11

    War talk returns to Russian TV as relations with U.S., West hit lowest ebb since darkest days of Cold War

    The sudden escalation puts the relationship back into the deep freeze it was in at the peak of the crisis over Ukraine in 2014, which also sparked a wave of hostility in state media …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Russian bank VTB considers leaving London due to Brexit
    Oct11

    Russian bank VTB considers leaving London due to Brexit

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s state-owned VTB Bank is making plans to move a major investment banking hub out of London due to Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. VTB deputy president Herbert Moos told the Financial Times newspaper that London will cease to be VTB’s European investment banking hub, saying “we did have...