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Ruble Takedown Exposes Cracks in Putin’s Defense

By Mike Whitney
Global Research, December 20, 2014
CounterPunch

“The plunge of the Russian currency this week is the drastic outcome of policies implemented by the major imperialist powers to force Russia to submit to American and European imperialism’s neo-colonial restructuring of Eurasia. 3,647 more words

American Imperialism

The “Impending” Russian Maidan

By Tony Cartalucci
December 20, 2014
New Eastern Outlook

The coordinated manipulation of global energy prices, a NATO build-up in Eastern Europe, and the rekindling of terrorism in Russia’s southern Caucasus region all appear to be ever-increasing crescendos toward a much larger event – a “Russian Maidan.” 2,092 more words

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US, NATO Boost Military Operations near Russia’s Borders: “Peace and Stability” according to Pentagon official

By Press TV
December 20, 2014
Press TV, December 19, 2014

The US military and its NATO allies have increased military operations near the borders of Russia in order to keep “peace and stability” in the region, a Pentagon official says. 266 more words

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How will the downfall in Russia affect Turkey?

Russian economy has been facing real problems recently and is forecasted to contract by around 4.5% should oil prices remain low. The main problems faced by the country include falling oil prices, capital outflows, currency market pressures and potentially, weakening of foreign currency reserves. 274 more words

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Ukraine’s Poroshenko Prepared for ‘Total War’?

By Konrad Stachnio
December 19, 2014
New Eastern Outlook

“We are prepared for a scenario of total war…. We don’t want war, we want peace and we are fighting for European values. 1,478 more words

Crimes Against Humanity

US/NATO Building "New Berlin Wall" by Expanding Military Footprint: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes questions on wide-ranging set of issues, but strongest remarks reserved for foreign attack on nation’s economy and expansion of NATO… 912 more words

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