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    European Union sanctions against Russia extended again
    Dec19

    European Union sanctions against Russia extended again

    Ed AdamczykBRUSSELS, Dec. 19 (UPI) — The European Union’s European Council announced a six-month extension of sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine on Monday. …read more Source: United Press...

    “Looking to the Future When Dealing with Putin Only Leads to Self-Deception”
    Dec19

    “Looking to the Future When Dealing with Putin Only Leads to Self-Deception”

    Karina Orlova: Vladimir Putin often accuses the United States of trying to dominate the world—expanding its influence, and constantly pressing others. I’m paraphrasing an article authored by the Russian President, recently published in the Italian newspaper La Stampa. At a conference in Helsinki last week, you were elected to lead the newly...

    Ukraine Miners Struggle For Economic Survival
    Dec19

    Ukraine Miners Struggle For Economic Survival

    Ukraine’s eastern region of Luhansk has been shaken by a separatist conflict — and so has the local economy. The town of Hirske, located in government-controlled territory, depends on a coal mine for most of its jobs, but major investments are needed for the operation to continue. With clashes continuing just a few kilometers away,...

    Why the North Korea Threat Is Greatly Exaggerated
    Dec19

    Why the North Korea Threat Is Greatly Exaggerated

    Close As President Barack Obama prepares to leave office, consider the world he has left us. In Syria, Bashar al-Assad’s regime—backed by Iran and Russia—is finishing a savage bombing campaign to retake Aleppo. Tens of thousands have been killed, hundreds of thousands have been exiled and an entire generation of Sunni Arabs in the country...

    NATO Chief Says Alliance, Moscow Still At Odds Over Ukraine
    Dec19

    NATO Chief Says Alliance, Moscow Still At Odds Over Ukraine

    NATO and Russia still “have profound disagreements on the crisis” in Ukraine, the head of the Western military alliance says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Foreign-Policy Poker With Donald Trump
    Dec19

    Foreign-Policy Poker With Donald Trump

    Mayberry Machiavellis. That was the sharp and memorable term coined by John DiIulio in 2002 to describe those staff in the George W. Bush White House who imagined themselves cunning—but actually bungled everything. There needs to be an update for the would-be grand strategists of the Trump era. Perhaps Kleptocrat Kissingers?People trying to make...

    Ukraine Nationalizes an Oligarch’s Losses
    Dec19

    Ukraine Nationalizes an Oligarch’s Losses

    Now taxpayers will be on the hook for the country’s biggest bank, bled dry by its owners. …read more Source:...

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine
    Dec19

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine, the alliance's top official said Monday, after their ambassadors met in a fresh attempt to improve their acrimonious relations…. …read more Source: Associated...

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine
    Dec19

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine, the alliance’s top official said Monday, after their ambassadors met in a… …read more Source:...

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine
    Dec19

    NATO, Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO and Russia remain at loggerheads over Ukraine, the alliance's top official said Monday, after their ambassadors met in a fresh attempt to improve their acrimonious relations…. …read more Source: Associated...