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    Ukraine nabs negotiator over plot to kill president Poroshenko
    Mar09

    Ukraine nabs negotiator over plot to kill president Poroshenko

    Ukraine’s security forces detained Volodymyr Ruban while he was transporting weapons from the conflict zone in the country’s east. Officials claimed he planned to kill top Ukrainian leaders, including the president. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Trade, spies and the perils of going it alone
    Mar09

    Trade, spies and the perils of going it alone

    At risk of accusations of “talking down Britain,” it nevertheless seems fair to observe that this was a week that highlighted the risks inherent in striking out alone in the world. First, there was Trump and his tariffs. Despite assertions from Liam Fox that the U.K. will be seeking an exemption, it is not clear how this can be squared with the...

    Russia-Ukraine gas dispute: Is Europe under threat?
    Mar09

    Russia-Ukraine gas dispute: Is Europe under threat?

    The gas dispute between Moscow and Kyiv is entering a new round, and some fear that deliveries through Ukraine will be stopped. Which countries could be most affected, and will bilateral tensions lead to a new gas war? …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Mueller tight-lipped as media leaks shape Russia narrative
    Mar09

    Mueller tight-lipped as media leaks shape Russia narrative

    Special counsel Robert Mueller and his prosecutors aren’t talking to the media, but still the leaks keep coming. In the past two weeks, anonymously sourced news reports have said the top federal Russia investigator is preparing to indict Russians for hacking Democratic emails in 2016; focusing on why one of President Donald Trump’s...

    DefMin Fifor: Grecia, Romania’s important ally; new cooperation agreement between defence ministries
    Mar09

    DefMin Fifor: Grecia, Romania’s important ally; new cooperation agreement between defence ministries

    Greece is an important ally of Romania in the region, Romanian National Defence Minister Mihai Fifor said on Friday, in a joint press statement with Hellenic Republic Minister of Defence Panos Kammenos. The two officials had talks at the National Defence Ministry (MApN) on Friday, followed by the signing of an agreement between the Defence...

    Poroshenko threatens Moscow with ‘total destruction’
    Mar09

    Poroshenko threatens Moscow with ‘total destruction’

    Russia will face a total annihilation for all its alleged misdeeds and disrespect for international law, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said, amid an escalated dispute between Russia’s Gazprom and Ukraine’s Naftogaz. “Russia does not respect the law and does not respect the court’s decisions,” Poroshenko complained in what...

    Cryptocurrency shock as blockchain crime ‘used to finance terrorism’ in Ukraine
    Mar09

    Cryptocurrency shock as blockchain crime ‘used to finance terrorism’ in Ukraine

    CRYPTOCURRENCIES have been left increasingly vulnerable to exploitation by criminals and lawlessness in Ukraine sparking calls for the government to pass legislation to control the industry. …read more Source:...

    Video: Arsenal beat Milan to end ‘nightmare week’ on a high
    Mar09

    Video: Arsenal beat Milan to end ‘nightmare week’ on a high

    Description Aaron Ramsey celebrates Arsenal’s second goal against AC Milan at the San Siro Credits Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Alt Text Arsenal AC Milan Europa League San Siro Aaron Ramsey Arsene Wenger’s side take control of the Europa League tie with a 2-0 victory at the …read more Source: The...

    On historic fascism, The Daily Mail’s exposé of Max Mosley is a case of pot, kettle, black
    Mar09

    On historic fascism, The Daily Mail’s exposé of Max Mosley is a case of pot, kettle, black

    Perhaps the Mail could set an example in its demands for a public apology. As I have written here before, Max Mosley, whose family charity bankrolls Impress, the only officially recognised press regulator, has no grasp of the principles of press freedom. The Daily Mail was justified in unearthing details of how in the 1960s he supported the...

    How should Britain respond to the poisoning of Sergei Skripal?
    Mar09

    How should Britain respond to the poisoning of Sergei Skripal?

    It seems to have happened again. While Downing Street has stressed that this is still an ongoing investigation, it’s increasingly clear that the government believes a former Russian spy living in the UK has been poisoned in a Russian state-sponsored attack. And it’s not hard to see why. The incident involving Sergei Skripal and his...

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