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No Peaceful End in Sight for Ukraine, Analysts Say

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Diplomacy will be essential to ending the ongoing Ukraine conflict, though some-more than a year into it the key stakeholders in the predicament miss the political will to compromise with one other and to dedicate to a pacific resolution, analysts told The Moscow Times amid reports of fresh fighting nearby Donetsk. Following ...

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Poroshenko Is Taking a Gamble on Saakashvili (Op-Ed)

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In a pierce that held both domestic analysts and Euromaidan activists off guard, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko recently allocated former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili administrator of the Odessa region. Saakashvili is a polarizing figure. He is underneath rapist complaint in Georgia, indicted of abusing his energy ...

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Two Russian Military Fighter Jets Crash In Under 3 Hours

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Two opposite forms of Russian infantry jets crashed during training flights within hours of any other, news group RIA Novosti reported, citing law coercion and Defense Ministry officials. The initial plane, a MiG-29 warrior jet, crashed nearby a bottom in ...

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Rare Russian Bastion of Independent Media Suffers Identity Crisis

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As several tip commentators publicly severed ties with Ekho Moskvy, experts speculated that the editorial policies of Russia’s heading eccentric radio hire have shifted to accommodate a changing society, not to do the Kremlin’s bidding. A number of prominent opposition-minded analysts, economists and literary total have announced in recent days ...

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Russia, Western Nations Trade Barbs Over Ukraine during UN Meeting

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UNITED NATIONS — Western nations and Russia traded accusations at the United Nations on Friday over the recent torrent in violence in eastern Ukraine, while a senior member of an general monitoring group blamed both sides in the dispute for breaking a cease-fire. The diplomatic strife between European, U.S. and Russian envoys came a day ...

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Pentagon Head Calls Special Meeting to Deal With Russia

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U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter pronounced on Thursday the situation with Russia had taken a “sad turn” and he was entertainment U.S. infantry leaders and diplomats to assess the effectiveness of NATO plan toward Moscow in response to the Ukraine crisis. The gathering of two dozen U.S. infantry leaders and ambassadors formed in Europe ...

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G7 Summit Expected to Lead to Fresh Admonishment of Russia

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WASHINGTON — A summit of President Barack Obama and other Western leaders this weekend in Germany is approaching to produce new condemnation — though not some-more punishment — of Russia for its suspected purpose in the sharpening attack in Ukraine. Ukraine is pleading for a response from the Group of Seven leaders assembly Sunday and Monday ...

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Moscow Libraries’ Hipster Makeover Hits Stumbling Block

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Three years ago, the Dostoevsky Library at 23 Chistoprudny Bulvar was many like any other library in the Russian capital: dark, tighten and nearly deserted. Now, the outrageous first-floor windows exhibit an airy space filled with readers, testifying to the intensity that lies in Moscow’s hundreds of other ...

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Russia’s Ramshackle Kleptocracy Is Stuck in a Rut (Op-Ed)

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Like a cow on ice, this nation is struggling to find the change as it radically treads dual totally anomalous paths simultaneously: the domestic domestic march primarily set down by former President Boris Yeltsin, and the unfamiliar process march determined after by President Vladimir Putin. Russians, who ...

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Russia World Cup Plans Hampered by Economy Amid FIFA Scandal

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President Vladimir Putin is still approaching to horde a World Cup in 2018 notwithstanding an FBI review into Russia’s winning bid yet his hopes of entertainment a contest that impresses his critics are fading. Not usually is a eventuality mired ...

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