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    Russia: ‘We’re not returning our territory’ to Ukraine
    Feb15

    Russia: ‘We’re not returning our territory’ to Ukraine

    …read more Source: CNN

    U.S. Defense Chief Says NATO Remains ‘Bedrock’ For U.S., West
    Feb15

    U.S. Defense Chief Says NATO Remains ‘Bedrock’ For U.S., West

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said in Brussels that the NATO alliance “remains a fundamental bedrock for the United States and for all the transatlantic community.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Democrats Demand Investigation Into President Trump’s Ties With Russia
    Feb15

    Democrats Demand Investigation Into President Trump’s Ties With Russia

    (WASHINGTON) — Democrats demanded a special investigation Tuesday into possible links between President Donald Trump’s administration and Russia, including when Trump learned that his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, had discussed U.S. sanctions with a Russian diplomat. “The American people deserve to know the full extent of...

    Russia denies intelligence contacts with Trump campaign team
    Feb15

    Russia denies intelligence contacts with Trump campaign team

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin spokesman on Wednesday denied reports of intercepted phone calls between Russian intelligence officials and members of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. The New York Times said that the Russians made contact with Paul Manafort, who briefly served as Trump’s campaign chairman. Current and former U.S....

    Trump campaign had contact with Russia – NYT
    Feb15

    Trump campaign had contact with Russia – NYT

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: Members of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before he won the White House, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Citing “four current and former American officials,” the Times report said that intercepted phone calls and phone records...

    White House tries to insulate Trump
    Feb15

    White House tries to insulate Trump

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: The White House battled Tuesday to insulate Donald Trump from a scandal over his top aide’s contacts with Russia, as it emerged that the president was aware of the problem for weeks before acting. With calls for an independent investigation gathering pace, the White House admitted that Trump was told three weeks ago that...

    Eurovision 2017 organising team quits en masse
    Feb15

    Eurovision 2017 organising team quits en masse

    The Eurovision Song Contest has hit a major road bump, after 21 top level staff organising the event resigned, the BBC reports. The Ukrainian Eurovision team say they were stripped of major responsibilities in December, when a new boss was appointed to the organising committee. According to their resignation letter, they were “completely blocked”...

    Pentagon Chief Mattis Makes Clear that U.S. Committed to NATO
    Feb15

    Pentagon Chief Mattis Makes Clear that U.S. Committed to NATO

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday made clear that the United States was committed to NATO while also reinforcing the Trump administration’s demand that allies pay their fair share. Speaking at his first NATO defense minister’s meeting, Mattis called the alliance “a fundamental bedrock for the United States and for...

    Eurovision 2017: Ukraine warned as organising team quits
    Feb15

    Eurovision 2017: Ukraine warned as organising team quits

    Organisation that founded song contest tells Ukraine’s public broadcaster to ‘stick to the timeline’ following mass resignationLast year, it stole the show with a haunting, politically-charged ballad about Stalin’s deportation of Crimean Tartars. Now Ukraine risks “nul points” for its hosting of the Eurovision song contest after...

    Battle of the Nations: Real medieval warfare games! (video-photos)
    Feb15

    Battle of the Nations: Real medieval warfare games! (video-photos)

    If you are fit, enjoy physical contact sports, but above all are a diehard fan of the medieval era, then this sport is for you. Once a year a medieval style combat tournament takes place in a castle in Europe, which means long swords, full body armour and shields! The Battle of the Nations (BN), as it is called was first held in 2009 in the city...