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    UK spy chief sees growing threat from Russian cyber-attacks, espionage
    Nov02

    UK spy chief sees growing threat from Russian cyber-attacks, espionage

    Russia is pushing its foreign policy in increasingly aggressive ways including cyber-attacks and espionage, posing a growing threat to Britain and the rest of Europe, the head of Britain´s internal intelligence agency MI5 has said. The Kremlin dismissed the allegations as untrue and challenged its critics to produce evidence. MI5 Director General...

    Russia restores abandoned Soviet missile bunkers along Crimean coast
    Nov02

    Russia restores abandoned Soviet missile bunkers along Crimean coast

    Moscow has reanimated multiple Soviet-built facilities in the region, built new bases and stationed soldiers there, as tensions between Russia and NATO mount. …read more Source: Daily...

    Palestinian FA wants Crimea-style solution in dispute with Israel
    Nov02

    Palestinian FA wants Crimea-style solution in dispute with Israel

    The head of the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) wants FIFA to adopt what he called a Crimea-style solution to prevent Israeli league clubs from being based in settlements in the occupied West Bank, he said on Tuesday. After Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in 2014, European soccer body UEFA banned Crimean clubs from moving...

    Palestinian FA wants to adopt Crimea-style solution in conflict with Israel
    Nov02

    Palestinian FA wants to adopt Crimea-style solution in conflict with Israel

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    In Ukraine, Not Even the Top Banker Trusts the Banks
    Nov02

    In Ukraine, Not Even the Top Banker Trusts the Banks

    A new law in Ukraine required lawmakers and officials to declare their assets, and the results did not inspire confidence in the country’s economic and banking institutions. …read more Source: The New York...

    Poll Shows More Ukrainians Support NATO, Dislike Russia
    Nov01

    Poll Shows More Ukrainians Support NATO, Dislike Russia

    The number of Ukrainians who support their country becoming a member of NATO has increased while their feelings toward Russia are “cold,” according to a new opinion poll. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: Russia Revives Soviet-Built Military Bases in Crimea
    Nov01

    Report: Russia Revives Soviet-Built Military Bases in Crimea

    Russia is working to resurrect a number of Soviet-built military facilities in Crimea that were used during the Cold War as a defense against naval attacks, Reuters reported Tuesday. A resident from Crimea’s southern coast who was employed at a base last year said Moscow has begun stationing soldiers in the formerly abandoned bunkers and...

    Warning of spectre of war
    Nov01

    Warning of spectre of war

    Mikhail Gorbachev, former leader of the Soviet Union and recipient of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize, has appealed to world leaders to reduce the dangerous tensions which today threaten to plunge human civilisation and the biosphere into a nuclear war. “I think the world has reached a dangerous point, I don’t want to give any concrete...

    Ukrainians Shocked by Politicians Wealth
    Nov01

    Ukrainians Shocked by Politicians Wealth

    The anti-corruption reform requiring high-ranking Ukrainian officials to declare their financial assets on the Internet brought to the surface the huge gap between the wealth of politicians and those whom they represent, reported Reuters. Some declared millions of USD in cash. Others confessed that they own huge collections of luxury cars,...

    A European Nation Rediscovers the Value of an Armed Citizenry
    Nov01

    A European Nation Rediscovers the Value of an Armed Citizenry

    I’m talking about Estonia, the tiny nation on Russia’s doorstep. The New York Times features a fascinating piece discussing Estonia’s efforts to mobilize its people in the face of Russian aggression. The story begins with the popularity of “military sports” in the country, including contests like a “patrol...