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Front Page Last Updated: Oct 20, 2014 - 7:45:21 AM


Dark Side
Specter of 1998 Default Haunts Russians as Ruble Weakens
Russians have so far remained calm as Western sanctions, an economic slowdown and falling oil prices have slashed the value of the ruble   

Oct 20, 2014 - 7:34:40 AM

International
Review Finds Rebels Shot Down MH17 in Ukraine
A review by Germany's foreign intelligence agency has found that MH17 was brought down by a missile fired by separatists. Russia and Ukraine have blamed each other for the plane's downing.

Oct 20, 2014 - 7:33:20 AM

Analyses
Arab Uprisings May Doom Middle East Christians
Not even having the Arabic word for resistance (muqawama) tattooed on his right arm could save the life of avowedly-secularist, pro-Palestinian activist Vittorio Arrigoni. The Italian leader of the blockade-breaking Free Gaza flotilla was executed by Salafists for "spreading corruption" and having been born in an "infidel state."

Oct 20, 2014 - 7:31:55 AM

Dysfunctions
Putin Should Worry About Oil, Not Blackmail
This week, as falling oil prices have hammered the Russian economy, President Vladimir Putin has warned repeatedly that his country, a nuclear superpower, must not be "blackmailed." He was talking about economic sanctions, but there is a different lesson he should be drawing right now and it has nothing to do with the U.S. or the European Union.

Oct 20, 2014 - 7:30:17 AM

Defence & Arms
Bold Alligator is Back
The blue-green team will flex its amphibious muscles once again in Exercise Bold Alligator 2014, planned for late October-early November.

Oct 20, 2014 - 7:28:55 AM

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