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    Russian hooligans see themselves as Kremlin foot soldiers
    Jun14

    Russian hooligans see themselves as Kremlin foot soldiers

    Football Soccer – Euro 2016 – Marseille, France 11/6/16 Police disperse revellers at the old port of Marseille after the England v Russia – Group B match. Photo: REUTERS/FILE MOSCOW: Ultra-nationalist and schooled in their country’s historical grievances, Russian soccer hooligans see themselves as fighting the Kremlin’s geopolitical...

    NATO to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland
    Jun14

    NATO to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland

    BRUSSELS: NATO will deploy four international battalions to Poland and the three Baltic states as part of the wider pushback against Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. “We will agree to deploy by rotation four robust multi-national battalions in the Baltic states and Poland,” Stoltenberg told a...

    EU seen extending sanctions on Russia next week – sources
    Jun13

    EU seen extending sanctions on Russia next week – sources

    The European Union is due to extend its economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine for six months next week, diplomatic sources said, though this stance could be softened later on. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU to look into extending Russia sanctions next week – sources
    Jun13

    EU to look into extending Russia sanctions next week – sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU envoys to Brussels are due to discuss extending sanctions on Russia over its role in the conflict in Ukraine on June 21 and the bloc’s ministers will approve their decision three days later, diplomatic sources said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    More to come from ruthless Germans warn Neuer, Kroos
    Jun13

    More to come from ruthless Germans warn Neuer, Kroos

    LILLE: Germany stars Manuel Neuer and Toni Kroos warned the world champions will only improve after seeing off Ukraine 2-0 in Lille to make the perfect start to their Euro 2016 campaign, reports BSS. Kroos was named man of the match and goalkeeper Neuer made several key saves as Ukraine threatened to expose a makeshift German defence weakened by...

    EU to look into extending Russia sanctions next week – sources
    Jun13

    EU to look into extending Russia sanctions next week – sources

    EU envoys to Brussels are due to discuss extending sanctions on Russia over its role in the conflict in Ukraine on June 21 and the bloc’s ministers will approve their decision three days later, diplomatic sources said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Nato to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland
    Jun13

    Nato to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland

    BRUSSELS: Nato will deploy four international battalions to Poland and the three Baltic states as part of the wider pushback against Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. “We will agree to deploy by rotation four robust multi-national battalions in the Baltic states and Poland,”...

    Germany defence must get better despite victory
    Jun13

    Germany defence must get better despite victory

    Germany may have won their opening Euro 2016 game against Ukraine 2-0 on Sunday, with talismanic captain Bastian Schweinsteiger scoring late, but the victory also highlighted the need for defensive repairs. …read more Source:...

    Brexit: Dutch PM Mark Rutte urges ‘seafaring’ UK to stay in EU
    Jun13

    Brexit: Dutch PM Mark Rutte urges ‘seafaring’ UK to stay in EU

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Monday he hoped British voters would decide in a June 23 referendum to stay in the EU, saying the bloc needed such a strategically important country with its strong trading and “seafaring” traditions. The chances that Britain will vote to leave the EU increased sharply on Monday to 36 percent,...

    Nervous Baltics on war footing as NATO tries to deter Russia
    Jun13

    Nervous Baltics on war footing as NATO tries to deter Russia

    Leaders in the Baltic countries and Poland fear the force NATO plans to deploy on their territory is too small and symbolic to deter an attack by Russia, whose 2014 annexation of Crimea is fresh in the memories of the former Soviet-bloc states. They will this week press other ministers of the western military alliance to help them build an air...

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