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    Ukraine slams Russia as ‘state sponsor of terrorism’
    Oct14

    Ukraine slams Russia as ‘state sponsor of terrorism’

    Kyiv believes Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by pro-Russian separatists armed with a surface-to-air missile launcher, something that… …read more Source:...

    Carter: U.S. will take ‘all necessary steps’ to counter Russia
    Oct14

    Carter: U.S. will take ‘all necessary steps’ to counter Russia

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivered a sharp warning to Russia on Wednesday, calling its airstrikes in Syria a “misguided strategy” that will “inflame and prolong” the civil war and vowing that Washington would not stand idly by amid a series of destabilizing Russian military moves on several continents. Carter, who began his government career...

    Moscow fends off allegations that pro-Russian rebels shot down MH17
    Oct14

    Moscow fends off allegations that pro-Russian rebels shot down MH17

    Dalje English High-ranking Russian officials on Wednesday fended off allegations that pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine were responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last year. Federal Air Transport Agency deputy head Oleg Storchevoi said the Dutch-led investigation failed to disprove Russia’s evidence that the...

    Insiders: EU failing on migration
    Oct14

    Insiders: EU failing on migration

    A poor European response to an unprecedented influx of migrants is stirring an extremist backlash, according to participants in POLITICO’s Transatlantic Caucus, who urged EU leaders to take stronger, long-term measures to address the crisis at this week’s summit in Brussels. The continuing tide of new arrivals — 710,000 have been...

    Former head of Ukrainian defence factory faces six years for espionage
    Oct14

    Former head of Ukrainian defence factory faces six years for espionage

    Yury Soloshenko, 73, sentenced by Moscow city court to six years in strict penal colony for allegedly smuggling missile components out of RussiaA Russian court has sentenced an elderly Ukrainian citizen who once served as director of a defence factory to six years for espionage, a court spokesman said.The classified case against Yury Soloshenko,...

    Transatlantic Caucus participants: October 2015
    Oct14

    Transatlantic Caucus participants: October 2015

    Joaquín Almunia, Former Vice President and European Commissioner for Competition, European Commission, Brussels; Former Leader of the Opposition and Minister of Employment, Madrid Maria Asenius, Head of Cabinet, Office of Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, European Commission, Brussels Petras Aštrvičius, Vice Chair of Group of the Alliance of...

    Europe must stay tough on the dictator of Belarus
    Oct14

    Europe must stay tough on the dictator of Belarus

    Lifting of EU sanctions on the Lukashenko regime looks premature …read more Source: Financial...

    Some countries cracking down too hard on Islamists, State Dept. says
    Oct14

    Some countries cracking down too hard on Islamists, State Dept. says

    In a bid to counter Islamists who terrorize minority faiths, some governments around the world are going too far and themselves damaging the cause of religious freedom, while others aren’t doing nearly enough, a new U.S. report warns. The latest International Religious Freedom Report, released Wednesday, comes as fears grow about the fate...

    Ukraine rebels reject Dutch MH17 report
    Oct14

    Ukraine rebels reject Dutch MH17 report

    Ukrainian rebels reject a Dutch report saying a Russian-made missile brought down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in 2014, as Russia calls for a fresh investigation. …read more Source:...

    Dutch website gains enough signatures for EU-Ukraine referendum
    Oct14

    Dutch website gains enough signatures for EU-Ukraine referendum

    A satirical website in the Netherlands has enough supporters to force a referendum on the EU’s pact with the Ukraine. The announcement suggests a rise in “euroskepticism” in the country. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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