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    NATO cannot be strong if democracy is weak
    Jul07

    NATO cannot be strong if democracy is weak

    I recall sitting next to Viktor Orbán at a dinner in Budapest in the early days of the war in Kosovo. It was spring 1999, and I asked Orbán why his government supported the NATO intervention despite considerable public opposition. Without pause, the prime minister — a year into his first time on the job — replied that it was important for...

    Cardinal: Meeting between Pope and Patriarch in Belarus could help resolve Ukraine crisis
    Jul07

    Cardinal: Meeting between Pope and Patriarch in Belarus could help resolve Ukraine crisis

    However, judging by what I have seen here, Belarus could play the role of a mediator between the Catholic and Orthodox churches, Cardinal Christoph Schonborn of Vienna said. …read more Source:...

    Poland tries to end constitutional crisis ahead of NATO summit
    Jul07

    Poland tries to end constitutional crisis ahead of NATO summit

    WARSAW — Poland’s parliament on Thursday rushed through a law reforming the functioning of the top constitutional court in an effort to defuse an issue that has poisoned the country’s relations with its allies ahead of the NATO summit starting in the capital Friday. Poland has been embroiled for months in a constitutional crisis over...

    Just visiting
    Jul07

    Just visiting

    VLADIMIR PUTIN, Russia’s president, rarely visits the European Union these days. When he does, it is unclear whether he wishes to mend fences or issue threats. During a visit on July 1st to Finland, which has a 1,340km (883-mile) border with Russia, Mr Putin did both: he made reassurance sound like a threat. Even as NATO was running...

    President Duda: NATO must reinforce its presence in our part of Europe
    Jul07

    President Duda: NATO must reinforce its presence in our part of Europe

    Multinational battalions on the eastern flank are a clear signal of NATO solidarity, Poland’s President Andrzej Duda proclaimed in an interview with PAP. According to the President, NATO should not allow Russia to talk to the alliance’s states from a position of strength, while the alliance should leave the door open for Ukraine,...

    Mila Kunis attacks Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric
    Jul07

    Mila Kunis attacks Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric

    The Ukrainian-born star of Black Swan says she came to the US on a ‘religious-refugee visa’ and laments that people are allowing themselves to be manipulatedTed and Black Swan star Mila Kunis has attacked presidential candidate Donald Trump over his anti-immigrant and anti-refugee stance, saying it saddens her.Kunis, who was born in the...

    Merkel backs NATO buildup in Eastern Europe
    Jul07

    Merkel backs NATO buildup in Eastern Europe

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Russia of “unsettling” NATO allies with its actions in Ukraine. In her speech before Germany’s parliament, the chancellor called for both “deterrence and dialogue” with Moscow. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    John Kerry in Ukraine ahead of NATO summit
    Jul07

    John Kerry in Ukraine ahead of NATO summit

    Secretary of State John Kerry was in Ukraine on Thursday to reassure the country’s leaders of United States’ support in the territorial dispute with Russia. Kerry was in Kiev ahead of the NATO summit in Warsaw, according the an AP report. The ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine as well as the overall situation on NATO’s...

    Russian MFA comments on protests organized in Belgrade
    Jul07

    Russian MFA comments on protests organized in Belgrade

    Moscow has commented on the recent protests organized in Belgrade over the Savamala case and the media reports about some U.S. diplomats joining them.During a regular weekly briefing, held this time in Crimea, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said that her country “took notice of Serbian media reports about American...

    Savchenko in Poland: Thank you for your support
    Jul07

    Savchenko in Poland: Thank you for your support

    Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who was recently released by Russia after spending two years behind bars, on Thursday thanked her Polish friends for their support in the lower chamber of Poland’s parliament. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

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