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    Accusations fly around Russia’s Baltic deployments as tensions escalate
    Dec11

    Accusations fly around Russia’s Baltic deployments as tensions escalate

    Reports of increased military activity raises alarm for border states as diplomatic relations between Russia and Nato worsenThe Polish defence minister has called Russia’s naval and air force activity around the Baltic Sea this week unprecedented, marking a further escalation of tensions in the region.Tomasz Siemoniak said that although...

    The Guardian view on the freedom of the internet: it’s under attack around the world | Editorial
    Dec11

    The Guardian view on the freedom of the internet: it’s under attack around the world | Editorial

    The net is a powerful weapon, and governments don’t want it in the hands of their criticsThe internet is not a culture in itself. It has no values and works indifferently either for or against freedom and democracy. But however it is employed, it works powerfully. So it has become an arena in which struggles over power and ideas are fought...

    In Donetsk, desperation sets in
    Dec11

    In Donetsk, desperation sets in

    The people in the mining region of Dunbas in eastern Ukraine are growing weary of the promises made by pro-Russian separatists who control the area. Their trust in the Kyiv government, however, is also in short supply. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Four MH17 victims still unidentified, all are Dutch
    Dec11

    Four MH17 victims still unidentified, all are Dutch

    Just four of the 298 people on board Malaysian Airways flight MH17, brought down by a missile over eastern Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Czech PM rejects Zeman´s idea of Finlandisation of Ukraine policy
    Dec11

    Czech PM rejects Zeman´s idea of Finlandisation of Ukraine policy

    Prague – Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka rejected the proposal for the Finlandisation of Ukrainian foreign policy, or its subordination to the interests of Russia, made by President Milos Zeman… …read more Source: České...

    Kirby: Serbia-US military cooperation is very good
    Dec11

    Kirby: Serbia-US military cooperation is very good

    BELGRADE – US Ambassador to Serbia Michael Kirby hosted a reception on Wednesday for the Serbian Armed Forces members who had attended …read more Source:...

    Russia and Ukraine: Putin’s people
    Dec11

    Russia and Ukraine: Putin’s people

    Watching from below A GOVERNMENT television channel dubbed Vladimir Putin’s latest state of the nation address “A Message from Above”. Dmitry Kiselev, Mr Putin’s chief propagandist, even likened it to speeches by Roosevelt, Churchill and De Gaulle.Mr Putin’s sermon had both messianic and defensive overtones. He called Crimea a...

    Ukraine reports three troops killed – first since ‘Day of Silence’
    Dec11

    Ukraine reports three troops killed – first since ‘Day of Silence’

    Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and eight wounded in the past day, according to the country’s military. Kyiv has accused pro-Russian separatists of violating a ceasefire earlier this week. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Over 150 opera singers to partake in Minsk Christmas Singing Competition
    Dec11

    Over 150 opera singers to partake in Minsk Christmas Singing Competition

    Partaking in the contest will be representatives of 21 countries, including 70 Russians, more than 40 Belarusians, and around 30 Ukrainians. Among the singers there will be 70 sopranos, 25 mezzo-sopranos, 18 tenors, nine basses, and 28 baritones. “We are obviously pleased to see such an interest in our competition, and we are ready for hard and...

    150 Bosnians currently fighting in Syria, 4 in Ukraine
    Dec11

    150 Bosnians currently fighting in Syria, 4 in Ukraine

    Currently, 154 people with Bosnia and Herzegovina’s citizenship are fighting abroad, and most of them are in Syria, the Sarajevo-based “Dnevni Avaz” daily reported on Thursday, quoting statistics from Bosnia’s intelligence services and police. Thus,… …read more Source:...

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