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Berlin and Paris look East: How close are we to a Common Economic Space?
The Eurasian Economic Union is a reality that may end up costing the US its “perch” in Eurasia’s western periphery as a Common Economic Space is formed.

02.03.2015 08:37

What the BRICS plus Germany are really up to?
Winston Churchill once said, “I feel lonely without a war.” He also badly missed the loss of empire. Churchill’s successor – the ‘Empire of Chaos’ – now faces the same quandary. Some wars – as in Ukraine, by proxy – are not going so well.

27.02.2015 13:43

Britain couldn't defeat its own separatists, so why is Kiev asking for London's help?
Ukraine asking the United Kingdom for advice on fighting separatists is akin to questioning the Marlboro Man about how to prevent cancer. It’s not only futile - it makes both Kiev and London look stupid.

25.02.2015 11:49

From Minsk to Brussels, it’s all about Germany
Germany holds the key to where Europe goes next. A fragile deal may have been reached on Ukraine, but there’s still no deal with Greece. In both cases, there’s much more than meets the eye.

13.02.2015 12:38

‘Ukraine is a hot potato’: Why US stood back from Minsk talks?
The US can’t fully focus on Ukraine because it’s dealing with the ISIS crisis in the Middle East and as Abraham Lincoln once said: “One war at a time,” Martin Sieff, columnist for the Baltimore Post-Examiner told RT.

13.02.2015 09:28

16-hour Minsk marathon: Vodka for journos, Merkel’s cell died, Lavrov smokes
From journalists’ sleepless wanderings in the Minsk palace to “buckets of coffee” served to the leaders, RT has gathered most interesting moments from behind the scenes of the epic all-night Ukraine peace negotiations.

12.02.2015 16:58

‘Ukraine ceasefire deal is only first step. Now its enforcement is question’
The Ukrainian ceasefire deal reached during the Minsk talks is only a weak beginning, 10 percent of a path to long-term peace, says Jan Oberg, Director of Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research. If it fails, it might lead to disaster.

12.02.2015 16:06

Ukraine peace deal: Ceasefire starting February 15, removal of heavy weapons
An agreement has been brokered in Minsk to stop hostilities in Ukraine from Sunday. The deal was reached after marathon talks between the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine, and signed by the Ukrainian rebels.

12.02.2015 07:07

Pentagon deploys A-10 attack jets, 300 pilots to Germany amid Ukraine turmoil
The US Air Force dispatched a dozen A-10 Thunderbolt II attack jets and about 300 airmen to Germany as part of a military exercise, which is expected to involve NATO allies in Eastern Europe amid simmering tensions over Ukraine.

11.02.2015 08:04

Giving ultimatums isn’t the way to talk to President Putin – Kremlin
The Kremlin has commented on media reports of an ultimatum issued by German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Vladimir Putin, saying that issuing such demands is no way to talk to the Russian president.

09.02.2015 15:07

Putin-Merkel-Hollande meeting follow up
The much anticipated Moscow talks, shrouded in secrecy, have raised hopes of a possible breakthrough in resolving the bloody civil conflict that is tearing Ukraine apart.

07.02.2015 05:47

‘US imperial overstretch: Washington reckless in calls to arm Kiev, should put Russia into context’
Washington should stop making dangerous moves, like arming Kiev with US weapons, and must put the Ukrainian conflict into a wider context of crises, cooperating with Russia to solve them, Martin Sieff, columnist for the Post-Examiner newspaper, told RT.

07.02.2015 01:35