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European and Russian Policymakers Call for Action To Prevent Nuclear Confrontation

A task force of very prominent European and Russian policymakers issued a paper calling for a new crisis- management mechanism in Europe to stop the current crisis from “pitting nuclear armed adversaries against each other.” Entitled “Crisis Management in Europe … Continue reading

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German General Kujat: Berlin Should Demand Urgent NATO-Russia Council Meeting

Former Bundeswehr Chief of General Staff Gen. Harald Kujat (ret.), and former Minister President of the state of Brandenburg and Social Democratic Party (SPD) Chairman Matthias Platzeck, dominated this week’s “Maybrit Illner” TV talk show, whose theme Thursday night was … Continue reading

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Russia Accuses NATO of Returning to Cold War Mindset

Russian officials, in response to the decision, Wednesday, to cut off military and civilian cooperation, accused NATO of returning to the Cold War mentality. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, in a joint appearance with his Kazakstani counterpart, said that “Russia-NATO … Continue reading

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NATO Country Cutoffs of Cooperation with Russia

At its Council Meeting in Brussels April 1, NATO adopted the following policy, embedded in a statement of condemnation of Russia for Crimea’s decision to join it: “We have decided to suspend all practical civilian and military cooperation between NATO … Continue reading

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Rep. Alan Grayson Defends Russia’s Annexation of Crimea

On March 25 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ) proposed an amendment to the Ukraine “aid” bill seeking to suspend the NATO-Russia Council until Russia withdrew its forces from Crimea and reversed its annexation of Crimea. … Continue reading

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NATO Intervention Would Mean “Standing At The Brink of Potential Nuclear War”

Putin is determined not to give in on Ukraine, Carlo Masala, professor at the German Army College in Munich, said in an interview with the Munich tabloid Abendzeitung München. Western sanctions would only hit the oligarchs in Russia, and they … Continue reading

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