Stopping Russia Starts in Syria by Anne-Marie Slaughter

The solution to the crisis in Ukraine lies in part in Syria. If US President Barack Obama demonstrates that he can order the use of force in circumstances other that secret drone attacks or covert operations, the result will change the strategic calculus not only in Damascus, but also in Moscow, not to mention Beijing and Tokyo. Read more ...

via Project-syndicate
24 Apr 2014

Vitali Klitschko to Run For Kiev Mayor

Vitali Klitschko, former boxing champion and current leader of the Ukrainian party UDAR, was nominated by the city organization of the party for a candidate for mayor of Kiev. According to The Voice of Russia, Klitschko said on Wednesday his main goal was to eliminate corruption and to the destroy the barriers that keep Kiev from developing freely [...] Read more ...

via Novinite
24 Apr 2014