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    Tory dream of a short, sharp Brexit
    Aug23

    Tory dream of a short, sharp Brexit

    LONDON – Theresa May began the summer reiterating that “Brexit means Brexit.” She will return to work on Wednesday under pressure to explain what British withdrawal will look like. In her absence, a chasm of expectation has opened up between increasingly hardline expectations in Westminster, where Euroskeptics believe their plan for a short,...

    Russia casts shadow over Estonia’s presidential vote
    Aug23

    Russia casts shadow over Estonia’s presidential vote

    Estonia’s opposition Center Party has long argued for closer ties with Moscow, but presidential candidate Mailis Reps has broken with that tradition, declaring herself “no friend of Russia.” In the shadow of Moscow’s aggression in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, the largely symbolic Estonian presidency has gained weight partly thanks to...

    US, EU Accused of Paying Lip Service to Global Arms Treaty
    Aug22

    US, EU Accused of Paying Lip Service to Global Arms Treaty

    The non-violence knotted gun statue at UN headquarters in NYC. Credit: IPS UN Bureau.By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Aug 22 2016 (IPS)The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which was aimed at curbing the flow of small arms and light weapons to war zones and politically-repressive regimes, is being openly violated by some of the world’s arms suppliers,...

    Ukraine, Russia flex muscles ahead of Independence Day
    Aug22

    Ukraine, Russia flex muscles ahead of Independence Day

    Tensions between Ukraine and Russia have been rising in recent weeks. Russian troops appear ready for military action against Ukraine, but observers say there would be little to gain. David Stern reports from Kyiv. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Denmark left out of Russian-led Baltic security talks
    Aug22

    Denmark left out of Russian-led Baltic security talks

    Denmark has been excluded from the Baltic countries invited by Russia to September talks on security in the region. NATO has reported that Russia now has a force of over 300,000 troops on its Western borders, along with new airbases, ships and nuclear-capable short-range missiles. In the past two years, Russia has also conducted a large number of...

    Russian protester Roman Roslovtsev requests Ukrainian asylum
    Aug22

    Russian protester Roman Roslovtsev requests Ukrainian asylum

    The Ukrainian government says a Russian opposition activist has requested asylum in the country. …read more Source:...

    MH17: Dutch criminal investigation results ready Sept. 28
    Aug22

    MH17: Dutch criminal investigation results ready Sept. 28

    The Joint Investigation Team working on the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17 in the Ukraine in 2014, will release the first results of the investigation on September 28th The post MH17: Dutch criminal investigation results ready Sept. 28 appeared first on NL Times. …read more Source: NL...

    The church no one may enter
    Aug22

    The church no one may enter

    A Ukrainian village church has had its doors locked for the last two years because of a community dispute over the right to worship there. …read more Source:...

    Russian ‘Putin mask’ activist claims asylum in Ukraine
    Aug21

    Russian ‘Putin mask’ activist claims asylum in Ukraine

    Ukrainian authorities say Roman Roslovtsev, famous for protesting in Putin mask, has requested asylum in the country. …read more Source:...

    Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals say
    Aug21

    Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals say

    ARMYANSK, Crimea (Reuters) – More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. …read more Source:...

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