Ukraine crisis strengthens China-Iran-Russia axis

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Frontpage) Russia, the Islamic Republic of Iran and China have strengthened geopolitical ties to create a united front after President Vladimir V. Putin reclaimed Crimea as a part more…

Putin hits U.S. officials with sanctions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) The Russian government slapped sanctions on top U.S. officials on Thursday, moments after President Obama imposed penalties on 20 Russians inside and outside the government -- more…

CNN asks if 'black hole' swallowed missing jet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TALKING POINTS MEMO) We already know that CNN anchor Don Lemon leaves no "preposterous" conspiracy theory unexamined. But when Lemon Twitter-sourced questions about the missing Malaysian Airlines plane again more…

Arrivederci, Rome! Venice votes on secession

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) While the referendum over Crimea’s secession from Ukraine continues to make headlines worldwide, a much lower-profile poll for independence is gaining momentum in Italy: the vote more…

Moscow signals concern for Russians in Estonia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) Russia signaled concern on Wednesday at Estonia's treatment of its large ethnic Russian minority, comparing language policy in the Baltic state with what it said was a more…

Russia warns U.S. it may play 'Iran card' on Ukraine

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessInsider) A senior Russian diplomat signaled a possible shift Wednesday in Russia's position on the ongoing Iranian nuclear talks amid tensions with the United States and other Western more…