Mar 7, 2014

China gains from U.S.-Russia face-off

by Brahma Chellaney

The clear geopolitical winner from the U.S.-Russian face-off over Ukraine will be an increasingly muscular China, which harps on historical grievances — real or imaginary — to justify its claims to territories and fishing areas long held by other Asian states.

Mar 7, 2014

What U.S. media won't say about Russia's actions

by Ted Rall

If America's foreign correspondents only knew that millions of ethnic Russians in former Soviet Republics have suffered widespread discrimination and harassment since the 1991 Soviet collapse — beginning with laws eliminating Russian as an official language — maybe they wouldn't be falling down on ...

Oshie lifts U.S. to win over Russia

Feb 16, 2014

Oshie lifts U.S. to win over Russia

T.J. Oshie brainstormed while he skated to center ice, desperately trying to come up with one last move to end an epic shootout. He had already taken five shots at Sergei Bobrovsky, and the Russians were still even. Yet Oshie was chosen for the ...

Russia, United States renew hockey rivalry

Feb 14, 2014

Russia, United States renew hockey rivalry

The United States and Russia continue their quest for Olympic hockey gold with a preliminary round game Saturday and while it won’t match the drama of the “Miracle on Ice” it will be one of Sochi’s most watched contests. Russia’s national hockey team is ...

Feb 12, 2014

U.S. approves further LNG exports to Japan

The U.S. Energy Department said Tuesday it has authorized exports of domestically produced liquefied natural gas via an international consortium including Japanese firms such as major trading house Mitsui & Co. The move is expected to help Japan procure cheaper energy resources including shale ...