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Russia vs the west: the consequences of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has destroyed the peace in Europe for a generation.<p>A year since Vladimir Putin shocked Europe by annexing Crimea and …

Polish writer: If US doesn’t arm Ukraine, Putin will move against Baltic countries

<i>Janusz Rolicki, Polish writer and journalist</i><p>If President Obama follows German Chancellor Merkel and doesn’t arm Ukraine, the US president will not …

Joseph Nye just delivered the most complete, cogent analysis of the Russian 'threat' we've heard this year

The context — before you listen to the clip — is that Europe feels as if it is in thrall to Russia: Troops from Russia are meddling in Ukraine; Putin is threatening to cut off gas supplies to the West; and the other European countries have imposed sanctions on Russia in an attempt to get Putin to …

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How Vladimir Putin is building alliances around the world

As the Russian president visits his EU ally Viktor Orban, prime minister of Hungary, we look at other leaders around the world who have embraced the divisive Vladimir Putin<p><b>North Korea</b><p>The Kremlin has been nurturing ties with Pyongyang for years as a way of thumbing its nose at the West, but the …

Russia’s Su-34, MiG Fighter Jets Begin Combat Exercises; Dutch Military To Inspect Southern Russia

More than 50 Russian fighter jets participated in combat exercises that began on Tuesday in the country’s northwest, Colonel Oleg Kochetkov, head of …

Hungarian rhapsody: Will Putin’s visit to Viktor Orban give Russia a way into Europe?

Vladimir Putin has chosen Hungary for his first state visit to an EU state since the beginning of the Ukrainian crisis a year ago. Energy issues are …

Europe must be upfront with Ukraine: ‘NATO will not happen,’ Russian ally says | The Star

VIENNA—Europe must tell Ukraine it will never join its military alliance, a political union isn’t guaranteed, and the country must not rely on it for …

The American Education of Vladimir Putin

How the Russian leader came to oppose a country he knows little about<p><i>"The problem you Americans have in dealing with us is that you think you understand us, but you don't. You look at the Chinese and you think: 'They're not like us.' You look at us Russians, and you think, 'They’re like us.' But</i> …

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EU breaks taboo on 'Russian forces in Ukraine'

It listed first deputy defence minister Arkady Bakhin for the same reason.<p>It also listed Andrei Kartapolov, a senior Russian military commander, for …