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    Lviv regional authorities in Ukraine evict Russian cultural center
    Oct27

    Lviv regional authorities in Ukraine evict Russian cultural center

    A Russian cultural center has been evicted by the local council in Lviv. The building is now to be handed over to groups involved in the Ukrainian army’s operation in eastern Ukraine against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source:...

    Canada’s battle group in Latvia will be joined by four nations
    Oct27

    Canada’s battle group in Latvia will be joined by four nations

    Canadian Army instructors discuss mechanized infantry defence tactics with their Ukrainian Armed Forces colleagues during Exercise RAPID TRIDENT in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) OTTAWA — Canadian troops will not face Russia alone when they begin to arrive in Latvia early next year. NATO Secretary General Jens...

    Lviv regional authorities in Ukraine evict Russian cultural center
    Oct27

    Lviv regional authorities in Ukraine evict Russian cultural center

    A Russian cultural center has been evicted by the local council in Lviv. The building is now to be handed over to groups involved in the Ukrainian army’s operation in eastern Ukraine against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia, Nato and the return to a cold war | Letters
    Oct27

    Russia, Nato and the return to a cold war | Letters

    With the demise of the communist-led countries of eastern Europe and the dissolution of the Warsaw Pact, the world breathed easier and we all felt that we would no longer stand permanently on the edge of a nuclear Armageddon. The post-cold war escalation of Nato activities and the encirclement of Russia threatens, once again, to take us back to...

    Yazidi survivors of IS torture win EU’s Sakharov prize
    Oct27

    Yazidi survivors of IS torture win EU’s Sakharov prize

    Two Yazidi women who survived a nightmare ordeal of kidnapping, rape and slavery at the hands of Islamic State jihadists won the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize on Thursday. Nadia Murad and Lamia Haji Bashar have become figureheads for the effort to protect the Yazidis, followers of an ancient religion with...

    Russia has given MH17 radar data to Netherlands
    Oct27

    Russia has given MH17 radar data to Netherlands

    Russia has handed over to the Netherlands raw radar data from the area where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine in 2014, Moscow confirmed Thursday. “We gave the Dutch side raw radar data which we discovered a month ago,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told AFP. She spoke after Dutch...

    Putin rejects claims of Russian interference in U.S. election
    Oct27

    Putin rejects claims of Russian interference in U.S. election

    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed claims that Russia is interfering in the U.S. presidential election, saying the allegations are designed to distract the public from real issues. The United States has accused Russia of coordinating the hacks of Hillary Clinton’s campaign emails to influence the outcome of the...

    Russia has given MH17 radar data to Netherlands (AFP)
    Oct27

    Russia has given MH17 radar data to Netherlands (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia has handed over to the Netherlands raw radar data from the area where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine in 2014, Moscow confirmed Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    ‘NATO, EU are partners, not rivals in defence’
    Oct27

    ‘NATO, EU are partners, not rivals in defence’

    NATO and the European Union are partners in defence, not rivals, top officials said Thursday, downplaying any suggestion EU military ambitions might undermine the US-led alliance which has protected Europe for decades. ‘I strongly believe it is absolutely possible to strengthen European defence without duplicating efforts by NATO,’ alliance...

    Thousands Displaced as Powerful Earthquakes Strike Italy
    Oct27

    Thousands Displaced as Powerful Earthquakes Strike Italy

    (VISSO, Italy) — Authorities scrambled to find housing Thursday for thousands of people displaced by a pair of strong earthquakes that struck the same region of central Italy hit by a deadly quake in August, hoping to prevent a second night for them on the street or in cars. The one-two punch packed by the quakes some two hours apart Wednesday...