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    Reports: Russian troops leave unit fearing Ukraine deployment
    Jul11

    Reports: Russian troops leave unit fearing Ukraine deployment

    Dozens of professional Russian soldiers are facing trial after abandoning a training base, according to media reports. The soldiers were allegedly pressured to “volunteer” for fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine and Puerto Rico: struggles with conflict, corruption or dependency
    Jul11

    Ukraine and Puerto Rico: struggles with conflict, corruption or dependency

    External debts and war have pushed Kiev to the brink while the Caribbean island is suffering because of terms of trade engagement with the USGreece is not the only place in the world that is close to bankruptcy: Ukraine and Puerto Rico are also in serious trouble. Ukraine is now under the wing of the International Monetary Fund while Puerto Rico,...

    Russia lives in denial of atrocity
    Jul11

    Russia lives in denial of atrocity

    Twenty years ago today, 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men were assassinated in Srebrenica. The crime took place in a United Nations-designated and UN-manned “safe area,” where local people had come to look for safety. Two international courts qualified the killing in Srebrenica as genocide. Then, last Wednesday, July 9, the worst kind of insult was added...

    Service ahead of MH17 disaster anniversary
    Jul11

    Service ahead of MH17 disaster anniversary

    Families of those killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine last year demanded justice at a memorial ceremony ahead of the first anniversary of the disaster. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    President Plevneliev wants more sanctions against Russia, PM Borissov in the opposite opinion
    Jul11

    President Plevneliev wants more sanctions against Russia, PM Borissov in the opposite opinion

    Over the past week we witnessed a series of strange discrepancies in the public statements of the Bulgarian political elite and many have asked themselves the question whether this is a case of contradicting positions, or is it perhaps just another bluff in order to throw dust in the eyes of the people? What is this all about? President Rossen...

    Angela Merkel and François Hollande urge Ukraine leader to give rebels self-rule
    Jul11

    Angela Merkel and François Hollande urge Ukraine leader to give rebels self-rule

    In a rare and blunt message, the German and French leaders call on Petro Poroshenko to ensure partial self-rule for the pro-Russian separatist east …read more Source: The...

    Five reasons NATO fears a Grexit
    Jul10

    Five reasons NATO fears a Grexit

    The risks of Greece exiting the eurozone are not confined to economics. The crisis poses five very real challenges to NATO that many defense officials are overlooking — at NATO’s peril. NATO’s thin wallet will get even thinner The crisis in Ukraine has eroded the sanctity of European security and exposed calcified remnants of Cold War...

    ‘Cannabis island’ found in Crimea
    Jul10

    ‘Cannabis island’ found in Crimea

    Police find haul of cannabis plants on a manmade island. …read more Source:...

    List of Transatlantic Caucus participants
    Jul10

    List of Transatlantic Caucus participants

    Anders Ahnlid, Ambassador, Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU, Brussels Irena Andrassy, Deputy Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Neven Mimica, Brussels Maria Asenius, Head of Cabinet, Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, European Commission, Brussels Petras Austrevicius, Lithuanian MEP, Chairman of delegation for relations with Afghanistan,...

    Russia’s Putin upbeat on Ukraine crisis solution
    Jul10

    Russia’s Putin upbeat on Ukraine crisis solution

    UFA, Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that there were more chances for Ukraine crisis to be successfully resolved rather than for it to fail. …read more Source:...

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