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  • Playing Russian roulette with airline seats

    In my nightmare, I am squeezed into an airline seat. In the seat right in front of me is Vladimir Putin. The airline seat is, of course, an appropriate setting for the modern American nightmare. The old simile of sardines in a can is no longer...
  • European states demand release of Estonian nabbed by Russian agents

    European states demand release of Estonian nabbed by Russian agents
    Estonia's European allies on Friday demanded that Russia release an Estonian security official who was allegedly abducted a week ago on Estonian territory and taken to a prison in Moscow, where he faces espionage charges. Russian state-run media contend...
  • U.S., European Union target Russian energy sector with new sanctions

    In a marked escalation of their sanctions campaign against Russia, the United States and the European Union hit the Kremlin on Friday with new penalties for its actions in Ukraine, targeting favored financial, energy and defense businesses. The...
  • Animator Signe Baumane Toons Into Adult Themes With 'Rocks in My Pockets'

    The imaginative and highly personal animated memoir "Rocks in My Pockets" marks a strong feature debut for Latvia-born, New York-based animator Signe Baumane, an idiosyncratic talent who dubs her four-year labor of love "a funny film about depression."...
  • Russia promises swift retaliatory measures to U.S. sanctions

    Russia promises swift retaliatory measures to U.S. sanctions
    Russia said on Friday it would respond quickly with retaliatory measures to the latest round of U.S. sanctions that it criticized as another "hostile step," pledging to support affected companies with state funds. The European Union and the United...
  • Sarah Palin for president!

    Sarah Palin for president!
    It's official. I hereby nominate Sarah Palin to be the next president of the United States of America and also Alaska. And why, you ask, have I suddenly thrown my influential support behind this half-term governor and failed vice presidential candidate?...
  • Russia threatens Ukraine with import tariffs from Nov

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will introduce import tariffs on Ukrainian goods as of Nov. 1 if Kiev proceeds with a trade pact with the European Union, local news agencies cited Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev as saying on Friday. Ukraine is set to...
  • Russia's Rostec sees little impact of sanctions on arms exports

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - State-owned Rostec said on Friday new European Union sanctions would have little impact on the Russian conglomerate's arms exports or on its chief executive, an ally of President Vladimir Putin. Rostec owns companies including...
  • EU raises pressure on Moscow with tougher sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union tightened sanctions on Russia on Friday over its role in the Ukrainian conflict, restricting access to financing for top Russian banks, defense and energy firms and freezing the assets of senior politicians and...
  • Analysis: Reality upended Obama's hope of ending US military entanglements

    WASHINGTON Unveiling a new defense policy in January 2012 that called for a leaner U.S. military, President Barack Obama assured the nation that more than a decade of foreign conflict that cost thousands of American lives and trillions of dollars was...
  • Coalition With Russia Needed

    President Obama should challenge Russian President Vladimir Putin to join the United States and others to join in a coalition against ISIS. Deflecting Putin from his Ukraine strategy and offering an olive branch might work better than saber-rattling, at...