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    Money and restlessness behind volunteers fighting in Ukraine
    Apr24

    Money and restlessness behind volunteers fighting in Ukraine

    The reasons behind Russians volunteering to fight with the separatists in eastern Ukraine are money and poor financial planning, and feeling unsettled in civilian life after participation in the Chechen wars, says Gruz-200, an organization gathering information on those fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Hungarian ice hockey fans take Krakow by storm
    Apr24

    Hungarian ice hockey fans take Krakow by storm

    Every tournament seems to have them – one nation’s fans who are the envy of every team in the tournament. In ice hockey it’s the Latvians who have long been known for their raucous support of their national team, their drum-banging and singing at the stadium, and their friendly banter over a cold beverage post-match. But here in...

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 debris displayed for victims’ families – video
    Apr24

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 debris displayed for victims’ families – video

    Relatives of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are shown the wreckage of the plane in the Netherlands on 3rd March. The plane was shot down on July 17 2014, killing 298 passengers and crew, two-thirds of them Dutch. Families visited the remains of the plane at the Gilze-Rijen airbase in private before the media were granted access...

    Following Estonia’s example, over half a million volunteers will clean up Ukraine, Greece, Baltics, Cyprus this weekend
    Apr24

    Following Estonia’s example, over half a million volunteers will clean up Ukraine, Greece, Baltics, Cyprus this weekend

    The Let’s Do It! World Cleanup 2015 campaign is uniting five European countries in massive cleanup actions this weekend. The total of over half a million volunteers are expected to participate in the events. …read more Source:...

    German entrepreneurs anticipate good opportunities in Lithuania
    Apr24

    German entrepreneurs anticipate good opportunities in Lithuania

    Despite the Ukraine conflict, German companies continue to believe in the good prospects of the three Baltic markets. Nine out of ten German investors participating in the recent survey of the AHK Baltic States would re-invest in the region, reports BC Invest Lietuva. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    World war Obama
    Apr24

    World war Obama

    President Barack Obama’s expression of remorse on Thursday for the death of two hostages in a U.S. drone strike underscored one of the great frustrations of his presidency: His dream of extricating the U.S. from messy foreign conflicts remains just that. Obama pledged in his 2013 inaugural address that “a decade of war is now ending,” but...

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook — Greek heat — Migration omnishambles — European Divides — Schulz readies to replace Merkel
    Apr24

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook — Greek heat — Migration omnishambles — European Divides — Schulz readies to replace Merkel

    by Ryan Heath @PoliticoRyan | [email protected] MISSED THE POLITICO PRINT EDITION? HERE’S THE 32-PAGE PDF: http://bit.ly/1d3nWxh DRIVING THE DAY >>> WILL WE EVER SEE PROGRESS ON GREECE? WHY DOES TODAY MATTER? BEGINNING OF THE LAST CHANCE SALOON: The new left-wing Greek government was supposed to present detailed reform plans today...

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos in public lecture
    Apr24

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos in public lecture

    George Maat, who has been helping identify victims, is fired after showing photographs of the dead , the government saysA Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been fired after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, the government said Thursday.“The collaboration with...

    Pentagon dismisses Moscow claim of U.S. troops in Ukraine combat zone
    Apr24

    Pentagon dismisses Moscow claim of U.S. troops in Ukraine combat zone

    MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Russian Defense Ministry said on Thursday that U.S. troops were training Ukrainian forces in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, but the Pentagon flatly denied it, accusing Moscow of a “ridiculous attempt” to obscure its own activity in the region. …read more Source:...

    Ed Miliband: small-minded isolationism has damaged British influence
    Apr24

    Ed Miliband: small-minded isolationism has damaged British influence

    In a foreign policy speech, Labour leader will attack David Cameron for ‘stepping away from the world’ and outline his conditions for interventions abroadEd Miliband will today say that the small-minded isolationism of David Cameron has led to the most substantial loss of British influence abroad in a generation.In a foreign policy speech,...

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