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1 hr ago | Brandon Sun

Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic a concern to Harper

Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic is a concern and Canada should not get complacent about it, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday during the second leg of his annual northern tour.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, Russia, Asia

5 hrs ago | Congleton Guardian

Vladimir Putin defended sending an aid convoy to Ukraine

More than 100 vehicles have made their way into rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine without approval from Kiev or involvement of the international committee of the Red Cross .


7 hrs ago | Counterpunch

Kill Putin

On the Pushkin square in central Moscow, McDonald's, this symbol of Pax Americana, has been shut down this week.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

12 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Chess as a Metaphor for Putin's Sway

For all the attention to the battle underway in Ukraine , Vladimir Putin won a symbolic cultural skirmish in Norway this month that stands as yet another example of how he has confounded the West.


Related Topix: Russia, World News,

16 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Sanctions Could Weaken Vladimir Putin's Renewed Popularity In Russia

The standoff between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has raised the specter of a new Cold War.


Thu Aug 21, 2014


Tensions Between Russia and the West Could Surface in Moldova

We feature articles from the analysts at Stratfor, a geopolitical intelligence firm that provides strategic analysis and forecasting to individuals and organizations around the globe.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Moldova, Travel, Moldova Travel, Europe Travel, Business News

The St. Petersburg Times

A vice president of the European parliament has proposed restricting...

Ryszard Czarnecki, speaking at Poland's Sejm parliament, argued that Western sanctions against Russia have so far been a "reactive" response to Moscow's actions Photo: Ryszard Czarnecki / Twitter A vice president of the European parliament has proposed restricting the convertibility of the Russian ruble as part of a package of measures to prevent ... (more)


Wall Street Journal

NATO Holding Back as Georgia Bids to Join Western Club

As much of the world's attention is focused on Ukraine, the West is approaching a crossroads with another country central to the struggle between Europe and Russia: the small but strategic nation of Georgia.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Georgia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Russia, Mikheil Saakashvili

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

As Ukraine forces gain in east, focus of German di...

File photo of Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin talking during 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Benouville Castle, June 6, 2014.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Germany, Angela Merkel,

Real Clear Politics

Putin's Public Opinion Problem

Russian public opinion is far more likely in the near term to shape the behavior of the Kremlin than the new, tough sanctions against Russia - but not in ways that most would expect.


Related Topix: Opinion


Eurozone business growth slows in July, prices fall: PMI

Eurozone private business growth slowed more than expected this month, despite widespread price cutting, as manufacturing and service industry activity both dwindled, a survey showed on Thursday.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

Weyburn Review

Canada justified in acting vs Russia

Recently the federal government took "a principled stand" when Russia made some aggressive, warlike moves against Ukraine, including shooting down an unarmed passenger airliner, and amassing their forces on the Russia-Ukraine border.



No Big Macs for Russia, four McDonald's closed amid Ukraine tensions

Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine.


Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds

The Washington Post

Ukraine Fighting With Rebels Intensifies as Deaths Mount

Ukraine's armed forces said they continue to push back separatists in fighting in the country's east, as the death toll from the conflict, already more than 2,000, mounted further.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Europe, Germany, Sukhoi Su-25, Sukhoi Aircraft, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Edmonton Journal

Den Tandt: Stephen Harper's annual trek north fraught with opportunity and peril

In this file photo,, Prime Minister Stephen Harper wears the Canadian Ranger sweater after he was bestowed honorary Canadian Ranger status in Gjoa Haven, Nunavut.


Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada

The Washington Post

Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Francois Hollande


Memo to Putin: Read Adam Smith

Steve Forbes is Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media. Steve's new book: Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy - and What We Can Do About It , co-authored by Elizabeth Ames comes out next month.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

Tue Aug 19, 2014


China, Russia Fight Terror in Biggest Central Asian Army Drill

More than 7,000 troops from China , Russia and four central Asia countries have gathered in Inner Mongolia for their biggest joint drills to fight terrorists.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Terrorism

The Washington Post

Crafting a strategy for deterring Putin

At the public kickoff of a discussion here about U.S. policy toward Russia and Ukraine, former defense secretary Robert Gates joked that his favorite definition of diplomacy was "petting a dog and saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock."


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, US News, Opinion

The Independent

Vin Diesel challenges Vladimir Putin to ice bucket challenge: His response was unenthusiastic

It is with a heavy heart that we can confirm that Vladimir Putin has still not agreed to do the ALS ice bucket challenge .


Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Michelle Obama