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    How Russia forgot its revolution
    Nov07

    How Russia forgot its revolution

    Credits Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text Russia and its leaders have a difficult relationship with Vladimir Lenin Centenary of October Revolution to pass without fanfare from Kremlin and majority of Russians One-Minute Read Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – 6:03am …read more Source: The...

    Lithuanian court orders Ukraine’s politician to pay Hanner group EUR 5 mln
    Nov07

    Lithuanian court orders Ukraine’s politician to pay Hanner group EUR 5 mln

    Prominent Ukrainian businessman and politician Oleg Radkovski and Ukraine’s company Yugstroi Invest should pay 5.91 million US dollars (EUR 5.03 mln) in loan including interest to Trust Capital, a Lithuanian company linked with the real estate development company Hanner, a Vilnius court ruled on Oct. 20, informs LETA/BNS. …read more...

    Ambassador: Lithuania upgraded Marshall Plan for Ukraine into European idea
    Nov07

    Ambassador: Lithuania upgraded Marshall Plan for Ukraine into European idea

    The European Union’s (EU) financial plan for Ukraine, which is informally titled as the new Marshall Plan, has become a European initiative thanks to Lithuania, says Ukraine’s Ambassador to Vilnius Volodymyr Yatsenkivski, reports LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Echoes of Cold War as NATO Mulls New North Atlantic Command
    Nov07

    Echoes of Cold War as NATO Mulls New North Atlantic Command

    NATO needs to establish a new regional base for protecting the North Atlantic against increased Russian naval strength, a senior alliance general said on Monday, as allies consider the next step in a military build-up reminiscent of the Cold War. General Petr Pavel, head of NATO’s military committee, will help put the case to allied defense...

    Nobody’s Quaking in Their Boots, Anymore
    Nov07

    Nobody’s Quaking in Their Boots, Anymore

    A major goal of this Asia trip, said National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster, is to rally allies to achieve the “complete, verifiable and permanent denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.” Yet Kim Jong Un has said he will never give up his nuclear weapons. He believes the survival of his dynastic regime depends upon them. Hence we are headed...

    Fast forward to two-speed Europe
    Nov07

    Fast forward to two-speed Europe

    There’s a feeling among European leaders that the bloc has weathered the worst of its recent crises — euro, refugee, Brexit — and should now turn its focus to the future. The question now: What should that future look like? Is European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s vision of a more integrated union the right way forward?...

    U.S. Commandos Training Right On Russia’s Doorstep
    Nov07

    U.S. Commandos Training Right On Russia’s Doorstep

    The following was reprinted from Tom Dispatch.com “They are very concerned about their adversary next door,” said General Raymond Thomas, the head of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM), at a national security conference in Aspen, Colorado, in July. “They make no bones about it.” The “they” in question were various Eastern European and Baltic...

    POLITICAL INTRIGUES OR CRIMINAL
    Nov07

    POLITICAL INTRIGUES OR CRIMINAL

    The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) on October 31 arrested Oleksandr Avakov, the son of Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, in Kyiv in a corruption case. The NABU said in a statement that it had arrested a former deputy interior minister, a representative of a firm that won a contract to supply backpacks to the Interior Ministry,...

    Nordic States Step Up Defense Cooperation Because of Russia Worries
    Nov07

    Nordic States Step Up Defense Cooperation Because of Russia Worries

    Nordic countries agreed on Monday to step up defense cooperation and exchange more air surveillance information because they are worried about Russia’s increasing military activity. The countries have increased defense spending and cooperation with each other and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014....

    Documents reveal offshore deals with Apple, others
    Nov07

    Documents reveal offshore deals with Apple, others

    WASHINGTON: New revelations Monday from the “Paradise Papers” shed light on Apple’s tax avoidance strategy which shifted profits from one fiscal haven to another as well as loopholes employed by Nike and Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton. They are the latest disclosures from a trove of documents released by the US-based International...