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    Canada to send 1,000 troops to Latvia to deter Russia
    Jul01

    Canada to send 1,000 troops to Latvia to deter Russia

    Canada will deploy 1,000 soldiers in Latvia to one of four battalions NATO is assembling in Eastern Europe in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, reported AFP Thursday via Canadian media. …read more Source:...

    Slovakia’s EU Presidency: Brexit, divided Europe and an opportunity to restore the tarnished reputation
    Jul01

    Slovakia’s EU Presidency: Brexit, divided Europe and an opportunity to restore the tarnished reputation

    Today the Netherlands hands over the reins of the EU Council presidency to Slovakia. The challenges at hand could not be more consequential: the EU structures are being undermined by the popular revolt that has moved beyond symbolism and fringes of the society. The next six months will therefore be crucial in setting the tone with which the EU...

    [Ticker] Canada deploys 1,000 soldiers for NATO in Latvia
    Jul01

    [Ticker] Canada deploys 1,000 soldiers for NATO in Latvia

    Canada will deploy 1,000 soldiers in Latvia to one of four battalions NATO is assembling in eastern Europe in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Along with the US, Britain and Germany, Canada will put together a high-readiness brigade. The Canadians will join a total of 4,000 soldiers NATO is deploying to the Baltic States and...

    Estonia extradites suspected terrorist to Ukraine
    Jul01

    Estonia extradites suspected terrorist to Ukraine

    Estonia handed over suspected terrorist Vladimir Polyakov to the Ukrainian authorities on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Dutch EU presidency comes to an end
    Jul01

    Dutch EU presidency comes to an end

    The Netherlands’ presidency of the European Union has come to an end. From today Slovakia is the new president. On Thursday EU council president Donald Tusk thanked Prime Minister Mark Rutte for the term, which which was not the easiest time to be president, with the asylum crisis, the Ukraine referendum and the Brexit referendum to deal...

    Canada to send 1,000 soldiers to boost Nato presence on Russia border
    Jul01

    Canada to send 1,000 soldiers to boost Nato presence on Russia border

    With US, UK and Germany, Canada will lead a high-readiness brigade of Nato’s enhanced presence in EuropeCanada will deploy 1,000 soldiers in Latvia to one of four battalions Nato is assembling in eastern Europe in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Canadian media reported Thursday.Along with the US, Britain and Germany, Canada...

    Russia’s Envoy to NATO Warns of ‘Additional Precautions’ in Black Sea Area
    Jun30

    Russia’s Envoy to NATO Warns of ‘Additional Precautions’ in Black Sea Area

    Russia’s permanent representative to NATO Alexander Grushko has said that NATO’s military build-up in the Black Sea region will force Moscow “to take additional precautions”, according to TASS. If NATO continued to increase its strength in the Black Sea region, particularly“through the involvement of non-Black Sea countries, this will...

    Bulgarian President Reaffirms Support for Ukraine’s European Future
    Jun30

    Bulgarian President Reaffirms Support for Ukraine’s European Future

    Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev reaffirmed the country’s support for Ukraine’s European future during a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Sofia on Thursday. Poroshenko is paying a one-day official visit to Bulgaria, the first by a Ukrainian head of state in 15 years. Bulgaria welcomes the reforms...

    UNHCR: Only 1% of displaced from Ukraine apply for subsidiary protection in Belarus
    Jun30

    UNHCR: Only 1% of displaced from Ukraine apply for subsidiary protection in Belarus

    Since the beginning of the crisis in Ukraine in 2014 about 160,000 people came to Belarus. Since then around 1,600 people or 1% have applied to the UNHCR Office for subsidiary protection. …read more Source:...

    Trip-wire deterrence
    Jun30

    Trip-wire deterrence

    Feeling lucky, Putin? A LOT of work goes into preparing for NATO’s biennial summits. So the hope is that next week’s summit in Warsaw is not dominated by Brexit. Nobody will be keener than David Cameron, Britain’s soon-to-be-ex-prime minister, to present a picture of business as usual for the 28-member alliance. And there is...

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