Posted on 22/04/2014 by matisak
According NY Times the Obama’s administration is looking beyond the immediate conflict to forge a new long-term approach to Russia that applies an updated version of the Cold War strategy of containment. Read few comments.
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Posted on 21/04/2014 by matisak
In the EP elections in May (22 – 25) we may see a surge of eurosceptic and radical right and left wing parties. Would you say that the “mainstream” parties should put more focus on this during the campaign and, in general, how to address it in a few weeks campaign before the EP elections? Read Few comments.
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Posted on 17/04/2014 by matisak
There is absolutely no appetite within NATO to be involved in this conflict by providing the Ukrainian armed forces with equipment that would alter a balance of power between the two countries, one analyst thinks.
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Posted on 16/04/2014 by matisak
As we are witnessing the escalation in the East Ukraine we could wonder if Russia is now totally betting on the destabilization of Ukraine. E.g. Latvia’s FM Rinkevics tweeted
: Russia is responsible for the escalation of violence and separatism in the Eastern Ukraine, hope my EU colleagues see it that way. In your opinion, is this they way how we should see it?
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Posted on 14/04/2014 by matisak
Posted on 13/04/2014 by matisak
Russia’s central bank this week confirmed that some $64 billion in assets held by Russians headed for the exits in the first three months of this year—roughly matching the total for all of 2013.
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Posted on 11/04/2014 by matisak
Jeb Bush said: “I’ll make up my mind the end of the year” on whether to seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
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