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    Sweden Institutes Military Draft for Both Men and Women
    Mar02

    Sweden Institutes Military Draft for Both Men and Women

    COPENHAGEN — Sweden’s left-leaning government instituted a military draft for both men and women Thursday because of what its defense minister called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. Sweden abolished compulsory military service for men in 2010 because there were enough volunteers to meet its military needs....

    What Putin Is Up To
    Mar02

    What Putin Is Up To

    Each year on December 20, the Russian intelligence community pays homage to its enduring guardianship of the Motherland. It was on this date in 1917, six weeks after the Bolshevik Revolution, that Vladimir Lenin established the Cheka, an acronym for “Emergency Commission.” Over the ensuing decades, the commission’s nomenclature and...

    Sweden brings   back conscription   amid Russia fears
    Mar02

    Sweden brings back conscription amid Russia fears

    Stockholm: Sweden is to reintroduce compulsory military service, seven years after abandoning it, to respond to global security challenges including Russia’s assertive behaviour in the Baltic Sea region, Stockholm said on Thursday. “We are in a context where Russia has annexed Crimea,” Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist told AFP,...

    Jeff Sessions was a leading Russia hawk. Then he signed on with Donald Trump.
    Mar02

    Jeff Sessions was a leading Russia hawk. Then he signed on with Donald Trump.

    Last night, the Washington Post published an explosive report detailing how Jeff Sessions, while a senator, had two meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak — and failed to disclose them when asked, under oath, about the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. What makes the Sessions-Kislyak meetings even more remarkable is that Sessions,...

    EU member countries endorse visa-free entry for Ukrainians
    Mar02

    EU member countries endorse visa-free entry for Ukrainians

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union member countries have backed a proposal to allow Ukrainian citizens into the bloc for short stays without visas. …read more Source: CNS...

    EU Ambassadors Agree To Prolong Sanctions On Yanukovych, Associates
    Mar02

    EU Ambassadors Agree To Prolong Sanctions On Yanukovych, Associates

    European Union ambassadors have decided to prolong asset freezes imposed by Brussels against Ukraine’s former President Viktor Yanukovych and 14 of his associates. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU member countries endorse visa-free entry for Ukrainians
    Mar02

    EU member countries endorse visa-free entry for Ukrainians

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” European Union member countries have backed a proposal to allow Ukrainian citizens into the bloc for short stays without visas.Ambassadors of EU member states on Thursday endorsed an agreement reached by negotiators… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia seen dominating European gas market for two more decades
    Mar02

    Russia seen dominating European gas market for two more decades

    Europe has wanted to wean itself from Russian natural gas ever since supplies from its eastern neighbour dropped during freezing weather in 2009. Almost a decade later, the region has never been more dependent.Gazprom, Russia’s state-run export monopoly, shipped a record amount of gas to the European Union last year and accounts for about...

    EU member countries endorse visa-free entry for Ukrainians
    Mar02

    EU member countries endorse visa-free entry for Ukrainians

    European Union member countries have backed a proposal to allow Ukrainian citizens into the bloc for short stays without visas. Ambassadors of EU member states on Thursday endorsed an agreement … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Unprecedented action by Beeline: Mobile TV for all Armenian mobile  subscribers
    Mar02

    Unprecedented action by Beeline: Mobile TV for all Armenian mobile  subscribers

    ArmInfo. As the press service of the company told ArmInfo, Beeline announced unprecedented action – mobile TV for all the Armenian mobile subscribers. The action starts on March 8 and will end on 9 May. Cross HI-TECH According to the source, to participate in the action you need to have a smartphone and download BeeTV mobile application...