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    NATO can put troops wherever it wants, new secretary-general says
    Oct06

    NATO can put troops wherever it wants, new secretary-general says

    WARSAW (Reuters) – New NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg said on Sunday that the Western alliance could deploy its forces wherever it wants, apparently calling into question post-Cold War agreements that have been shaken by Russia’s actions in Crimea and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Uneasy ceasefire in Ukraine sees fresh violence
    Oct05

    Uneasy ceasefire in Ukraine sees fresh violence

    The delicate truce between Kyiv and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine was broken again on Sunday. New NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is optimistic that the situation can be resolved. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Latvia’s ruling parties win election dominated by Russian issue
    Oct05

    Latvia’s ruling parties win election dominated by Russian issue

    RIGA (Reuters) – Latvia’s hawkish center ruling coalition has won a clear majority in a general election, results showed on Sunday, after taking a hard line over the actions of Russia, its neighbor and former ruler, in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine military says separatists violate month-old ceasefire
    Oct05

    Ukraine military says separatists violate month-old ceasefire

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military accused Russian-backed separatists of fresh violations of a month-old ceasefire on Sunday, saying their forces came under attack in several parts of the east including the airport at the big city of Donetsk. …read more Source:...

    Latvias ruling coalition keeps Russia-leaning party at bay in election
    Oct05

    Latvias ruling coalition keeps Russia-leaning party at bay in election

    Harmony party, backed mainly by ethnic Russians, wins largest number of votes, but is unlikely to secure a role in governmentA party mainly backed by ethnic Russians won the largest number of votes in Latvias parliamentary elections this weekend, but is likely to be shut out of government after fears over a resurgent Kremlin dominated the...

    [Ticker] Russia-friendly party wins most votes in Latvia
    Oct05

    [Ticker] Russia-friendly party wins most votes in Latvia

    Saskanas Centrs, a left-wing Russia-friendly party in Latvia won 23% of votes in elections Saturday, but a coalition of centre-right ethnic Latvian parties got 60% and is set to stay in power. The result puts Saskanas Centrs five points lower than in 2011, amid concerns over Russia’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Latvian government to stay in power
    Oct05

    Latvian government to stay in power

    The coalition government of Latvian prime minister Laimdota Straujuma is expected to remain in power after winning yesterday’s general election with 61.7% of the vote, according to exit polls. But a party backed by the country’s large Russian minority won the largest number of seats of any single party. Exit polls by the LETA news...

    VIDEO: The politician trash bucket challenge
    Oct05

    VIDEO: The politician trash bucket challenge

    As Ukraine prepares for parliamentary elections at the end of the month, a series of what are being called “trash bucket challenges” are spreading across the country. …read more Source:...

    Russia and Ukraine trade barbs over Swiss death
    Oct04

    Russia and Ukraine trade barbs over Swiss death

    Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels clashed Friday around the flashpoint city of Donetsk, while trading blame over the death of a Swiss aid worker, four weeks into their shaky truce. …read more Source: The Local...

    Swiss Red Cross worker killed in eastern Ukraine
    Oct04

    Swiss Red Cross worker killed in eastern Ukraine

    A Swiss Red Cross worker died on Thursday when shells burst through the heart of Ukraine’s main pro-Russian stronghold for the first time since the foes struck a September 5th truce aimed at ending Europe’s worst crisis in decades. …read more Source: The Local...

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