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    What the West should know about Xi Jinping, China’s most powerful leader since Mao
    Jun23

    What the West should know about Xi Jinping, China’s most powerful leader since Mao

    In the two years since he took China’s most important job, Xi Jinping has strengthened his grip on the state. Xi Jinping delivers his speech for the National Day reception in the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, September 2014. Photo: How Hwee Young/EPA In the two years since he took China’s most important job, Xi Jinping has become...

    Yanukovych: Mezhyhiria residence is not mine. I just supported the ostriches that lived there
    Jun23

    Yanukovych: Mezhyhiria residence is not mine. I just supported the ostriches that lived there

    Former president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych denied allegations that he had embezzled funds from the Ukrainian state and was hiding money in foreign bank accounts. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says rebels used long-range artillery on villages, one soldier dead
    Jun23

    Ukraine says rebels used long-range artillery on villages, one soldier dead

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian military on Tuesday accused Russian-backed rebels of conducting long-range artillery attacks on villages in the east and said one of its serviceman was killed and 12 wounded in clashes in the past 24 hours. …read more Source:...

    U.S. to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
    Jun23

    U.S. to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

    TALLINN (Reuters) – The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russian soul defies sanctions | Mladá fronta Dnes – Czech Republic
    Jun23

    Russian soul defies sanctions | Mladá fronta Dnes – Czech Republic

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    Ukraine conflict threatens entire continent | Le Temps – Switzerland
    Jun23

    Ukraine conflict threatens entire continent | Le Temps – Switzerland

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    Lázár says Hungary under attack from neighbors
    Jun23

    Lázár says Hungary under attack from neighbors

    Benjamin NovakLázár says Hungary under attack from neighbors At the Hungarian parliament’s national security committee meeting on Tuesday, János Lázár, whose ministry is in charge of the country’s clandestine services, said the Information Office must step up against “anti-Hungarian activities” taking place in Ukraine, Romania, and...

    Eastern Partnership starts as formal initiative, yet with serious consequences
    Jun23

    Eastern Partnership starts as formal initiative, yet with serious consequences

    The Eastern Partnership is an initiative of the European Union governing its relations with its neighboring states. The initial idea that envisaged development of the neighborly relations turned quite divergent. On one hand, it envisaged a common policy framework towards Libya and the Palestine and on the other hand it aimed at establishing...

    Ex-Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych denies embezzling ostriches and says ‘they were just living at my palace’
    Jun23

    Ex-Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych denies embezzling ostriches and says ‘they were just living at my palace’

    ‘What’s wrong with supporting them?’ said Viktor Yanukovych. ‘That I supported the ostriches? What’s wrong with that?’ …read more Source:...

    Putin’s Plot to Get Texas to Secede
    Jun23

    Putin’s Plot to Get Texas to Secede

    Nathan Smith, who styles himself the “foreign minister” for the Texas Nationalist Movement, appeared last Spring at a far-right confab in St. Petersburg, Russia. Despite roaming around in his cowboy hat, Smith managed to keep a low-key presence at the conference, which was dominated by fascists and neo-Nazis railing against Western decadence. But...

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