Pro-Russian rebels set sights on Ukraine port city despite truce "As Ukrainian positions are still being fired upon there can be no talk yet of a withdrawal of arms," military spokesman Vladyslav Seleznyov wrote in a statement on Facebook on Monday. The rebels, meanwhile, have sent mixed messages, alternately saying ... 02/21/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
Europe, U.S. Significantly Expand Sanctions Against Russian Economy The trade and investment restrictions that EU governments ... The U.S. followed the EU's move by announcing similar sanctions against Russian banks as well as the energy, arms and shipping sectors. President Barack Obama hailed Europe's adoption of ... 08/1/2014 - 11:33 am | View Link
U.S. competitors to gain from sanctions on Russian arms manufacturers The real aim of sanctions against Russian weapons producers is to bolster America’s position in the lucrative arms market, argues Dmitry Litovkin ... the Academy of Military Sciences, does not see realpolitik in the American sanctions. 07/30/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Row over rupee-rouble exchange rate hits Indo-Russian bilateral trade This sort of twisted realpolitik could ... hard currency trade is inevitable." India is in a position to place its consumer goods on the now empty shop shelves across the republics. And Russians can supply arms and spares - and they are looking to India's ... 06/23/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Iraqi-Russian Catch-22 Director of the Centre for Analysis of World Arms Trade Igor Korotchenko told the agency that if ... From the perspective of realpolitik, Al-Maliki seemed to have signed the weapons deal with Russia without doing his homework, and the turnaround could ... 11/14/2012 - 5:00 am | View Link
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks The Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) were two rounds of bilateral talks and corresponding international treaties involving the United States and the Soviet ... 03/5/2015 - 5:01 pm | View Website
Media of Russia The media of Russia is diverse, with a wide range of broadcast and print outlets available to the consumer. Contents 1 General information 2 Press 2.1 Main newspapers ... 03/5/2015 - 8:55 am | View Website
Why Obama is arming Syria’s rebels: it’s the realism ... Why Obama is arming Syria’s rebels: it’s the realism, stupid. « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas 03/5/2015 - 5:56 am | View Website
When would an anti-war activist back arms sales? When he's ... Is there any way that sending arms to the Ukrainian military doesn’t escalate regional hostilities? Who cares! It makes warmongers ‘feel better’ 03/5/2015 - 5:49 am | View Website
The Origins of WWI Imperialism One of the main causes of the First World War was imperialism: an unequal relationship, often in the form of an empire, forced on other countries and ... 03/5/2015 - 2:14 am | View Website
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Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats since returning to her family home in Ukraine.
The General Prosecutor's office in Kiev said in a statement Friday that Anna Duritskaya, the 23-year old model who was walking with Nemtsov at the time of his killing, is being provided with protection.
After crashing his vehicle during pre-season testing, Formula One driver Fernando Alonso is said to have woken up having no memory of the past 20 years of his life.
Quoting a report in the Spanish daily El Pais, The Telegraph writes that Alonso awoke from the crash believing that it was the year 1995.