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    Prepped and ready
    Jun25

    Prepped and ready

    Tomasz Siemoniak, Minister of Defense, talks with WBJ Observer about Poland’s military at a time of crisis in ukraine and aggressive movements of Russia Interview by Ewa Boniecka WBJ Observer: How is Poland prepared to respond to the dangerous situation close to our borders following the Russian aggression in Ukraine? Tomasz Siemoniak: Very...

    Four takeaways on the French spying scandal
    Jun24

    Four takeaways on the French spying scandal

    Poor François Hollande. Fresh allegations that the U.S. carried out wholesale spying on French leaders came at the worst possible time for France’s president: just as parliament was about to vote in sweeping new surveillance powers for his Socialist government. While parliament prepared to pass the Patriot Act-style security bill, Hollande...

    Britain to step up training of Ukrainian armed forces
    Jun24

    Britain to step up training of Ukrainian armed forces

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain said on Wednesday it would step up its training program for Ukraine’s armed forces as they battle pro-Russian separatist fighters in the east of the country. …read more Source:...

    Putin Extends Russia’s Ban on Western Food Imports by 1 Year
    Jun24

    Putin Extends Russia’s Ban on Western Food Imports by 1 Year

    President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to extend the ban on certain food imports from the US, the European Union, Australia, Canada, and Norway by one year in response to the EU’s decision to prolong the sanctions against Moscow. The restrictions will be extended by a year starting June 24, 2015, according to reports of the TASS news...

    Armenia protests escalate after police turn on demonstrators
    Jun24

    Armenia protests escalate after police turn on demonstrators

    Public anger over steep increase in electricity prices spreads beyond the capital as Russia compares demonstrations to Maidan movement in Ukraine Thousands of Armenians have taken to the streets to protest against electricity rate hikes, marching on the presidential palace and staging all-night sit-ins around the main square of the capital,...

    War, Russia, Poverty: Europeans ‘negative’ view of Ukraine
    Jun24

    War, Russia, Poverty: Europeans ‘negative’ view of Ukraine

    It was French writer Gustave Flaubert who said there is no truth, only perception. According to the Institute of World Policy in Kyiv, Europeans have… …read more Source:...

    NATO: Russian ‘aggression’ in Ukraine must be countered
    Jun24

    NATO: Russian ‘aggression’ in Ukraine must be countered

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday the alliance will not get dragged into an arms race with Russia but must counter Moscow’s “aggressive actions” in Ukraine. …read more Source: France...

    OSCE caught in the crossfire of the Ukraine propaganda war
    Jun24

    OSCE caught in the crossfire of the Ukraine propaganda war

    How can international observers maintain their credibility in the middle of an armed conflict that is accompanied by an obscene propaganda war? OSCE observers talk about their mission during the DW Global Media Forum. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Eurasian Economic Union builds on Belarus-Russia Union priorities
    Jun24

    Eurasian Economic Union builds on Belarus-Russia Union priorities

    The top-priority tasks the Union parliament faces include raising the awareness about lessons taught by World War Two. “Present-day events in the Middle East, North Africa, and Ukraine are a vivid testimony of the need to consolidate efforts of the entire international community in fighting terrorism, extremism, trafficking in persons, Nazism,...

    Russian former leader of Ukraine rebels warns of ‘big war’
    Jun24

    Russian former leader of Ukraine rebels warns of ‘big war’

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A ceasefire is likely to collapse in east Ukraine and Russia could be drawn into a “big war” to cleanse the “sore on its borders”, the former leader of the region’s pro-Russian separatists said. …read more Source:...

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