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RT: Putin: Gas supplies to Europe could suffer in 3-4 days if Kiev doesn't pay

Well, they won’t pay their bills, and somehow they will manage to twist this around to make it Putin’s fault. What else is new? ~J… 607 more words


Russian Government Seeks To Ban Production Of GMOs

Russia’s government has submitted a bill to the country’s parliament, seeking to ban cultivation and breeding of genetically modified organisms (GMO).

The bill, submitted to the lower house of Russia’s parliament Tuesday, bans “the cultivation and breeding of genetically modified plants and animals on the territory of the Russian Federation, except for the use in expertise and scientific research.” 125 more words


How to ensure that Russia will stick to the Ukrainian cease-fire deal

By Fareed Zakaria
Thursday, February 12, 2015

The deal announced Thursday to end the fighting in Ukraine will face the same obstacle the previous such agreement has faced: how to ensure that Russia will abide by it. 801 more words

Washington Post

Russia 2015: No transgenders behind the wheel

The Russian government has turned an everyday activity such as driving into a criminal offense.  A new driving law that bans transsexual and transgender people from driving was signed in December 2015 by the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. 717 more words


Russia's At It Again

On January 26, news spread of an FBI arrest of a Russian spy operating out of New York. Posing as an executive at a Russian state-owned financial agency, Evgeny Buryakov was… 506 more words

Foreign Policy

Vladimir Putin Is Escalating, Is Emotional, And Hasn't Spoken To President Poroshenko For 11 Days

In a closed session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, a high-ranking Ukrainian official just shared the Ukrainian government’s current view of the conflict with Russia: 278 more words


Russia Threatens Ukraine With Forced Default Over $3 Billion Loan

Russia is threatening to call in its $3 billion loan to Ukraine early in a move that could push the war-torn country into default.

Last week Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced that Ukraine had breached the terms on the loan that was agreed between Moscow and then Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who fled the country following mass protests in the capital Kiev last year. 388 more words