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    Ukraine Billionaire Vows to Fight Back After Separatists Seize Operations
    Mar02

    Ukraine Billionaire Vows to Fight Back After Separatists Seize Operations

    A company controlled by billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man, said on March 2 that the seizure of some of its assets by Russia-backed separatists in the eastern part of the country is “unacceptable.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Latest: France’s Macron: Trump wrong on global warming
    Mar02

    The Latest: France’s Macron: Trump wrong on global warming

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election campaign (all times local): 1:15 p.m. French independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says he wants tight security cooperation with the U.S. despite his ideological differences with Donald Trump. Macron on Thursday called Trump’s skepticism toward the Paris Agreement to...

    Pence: I have no plans to meet with Putin
    Mar02

    Pence: I have no plans to meet with Putin

    Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday night that he has no plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin but that the White House will continue to seek areas of cooperation with Russia.Appearing on Fox News’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” Pence said there are “no plans on my part” to meet with Putin when host Bill O’Reilly...

    The Morning Vertical, March 2, 2017
    Mar02

    The Morning Vertical, March 2, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why America’s Air Force Leads the Way on Countering Enemy Drone Technology
    Mar02

    Why America’s Air Force Leads the Way on Countering Enemy Drone Technology

    Dan Goure Security, The U.S. military should acquire Drone Guard and move on to address other capability gaps. Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, in the hands of this country’s adversaries, both states and terrorist organizations, pose a severe and growing challenge to the U.S. military. Russian-backed separatist forces in Ukraine have...

    UN urged to add 11 parties to list of child rights violators
    Mar02

    UN urged to add 11 parties to list of child rights violators

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A network of organizations seeking to protect children in conflict urged U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday to add 11 parties to the blacklist of countries and armed groups responsible for grave violations against children. The Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict’s recommended additions included...

    Eastern Ukrainians left without phone service as rebels seize telecom offices
    Mar01

    Eastern Ukrainians left without phone service as rebels seize telecom offices

    Pro-Russian separatists had warned they would seize businesses in areas they control unless the Ukrainian government ends a rail blockade that has halted coal shipments from rebel territory. …read more Source: Global...

    The Best Business Reads of February
    Mar01

    The Best Business Reads of February

    At the end of every month, editors of The Atlantic’s Business Channel put together a list of the most insightful and interesting pieces of journalism about money and economics from around the web.This month’s picks include a broad investigation about work and labor—why some groups disproportionately fill certain jobs and why some...

    Russia-backed rebels take over factories, mines in Ukraine
    Mar01

    Russia-backed rebels take over factories, mines in Ukraine

    The blockade has raised the already high tensions in Ukraine, where a war between government forces and separatist rebels has killed more than 9,800 people in eastern Ukraine since April 2014. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s government has spoken against the blockade, saying it hurts ordinary Ukrainians in the rest of the country by...

    Team Trump at the UN: Still Not Russian Patsies
    Mar01

    Team Trump at the UN: Still Not Russian Patsies

    The U.S. and Russia are once again clashing in the Security Council, with UN Ambassador Nikki Haley laying into Russia for vetoing a resolution to sanction Syria for its use of chemical weapons. The Wall Street Journal reports: The U.S. on Tuesday accused Russia of covering for Syria’s use of chemical weapons, and Russia accused the U.S. of...