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#New Cold War

# new-cold-war - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Explainer: Why the baffling resignation of Lebanon's Prime Minister is escalating Middle East tensions
# New Cold War
# New Cold War

Explainer: Why the baffling resignation of Lebanon's Prime Minister is escalating Middle East tensions

Nov 14th 2017, 12:18 PM 10,543 Views 35 Comments

Saad Hariri has denied he is being held prisoner in Saudi Arabia, and that he was forced to resign.

# new-cold-war - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

While a ceasefire takes hold in Syria, the war in eastern Europe rumbles on with almost 10,000 dead
# Putin
# Putin

While a ceasefire takes hold in Syria, the war in eastern Europe rumbles on with almost 10,000 dead

Sep 14th 2016, 9:33 PM 19,282 Views 53 Comments

Clashes of the conflict have returned to the highest level in a year.

# new-cold-war - Friday 21 March, 2014

Fitch downgrades Russia rating as EU adds sanctions to 12 more people
# Crimea
# Crimea

Fitch downgrades Russia rating as EU adds sanctions to 12 more people

Mar 21st 2014, 6:44 AM 5,527 Views 71 Comments

The agency says investors will be reluctant to lend to Russia during the current crisis.

# new-cold-war - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Tatars urge NATO to intervene in Ukraine "before there is a massacre"
# Tensions
# Tensions

Tatars urge NATO to intervene in Ukraine "before there is a massacre"

Mar 13th 2014, 10:13 PM 9,161 Views 62 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights has called on Russia to avoid military action, while a protester was stabbed in the west of Ukraine.

# new-cold-war - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Russia has sent 6,000 troops to Crimea says Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia has sent 6,000 troops to Crimea says Ukraine

Mar 1st 2014, 11:39 AM 7,904 Views 88 Comments

The peninsula has become a flashpoint in tensions between Russia and Ukraine.