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    Ukraine threaten to SCRAMBLE jets to passenger plane over fears of Russian spy on board
    Oct24

    Ukraine threaten to SCRAMBLE jets to passenger plane over fears of Russian spy on board

    UKRAINE threatened to scramble fighter planes to force the landing of a Boeing jet after Kiev became suspicious that “a suspected Russian spy” was fleeing the country with material that could threaten its national security. …read more Source:...

    No More NATO Expansion: U.S. Should Downsize Defense Commitments
    Oct24

    No More NATO Expansion: U.S. Should Downsize Defense Commitments

    NATO, the alliance informally known as North America and The Others, remains committed to expansion. Powerhouse Montenegro, with 2080 men in uniform, will be the next entrant. Other governments knocking at the alliance door include Finland, Georgia, and Serbia. Adding these states would violate the purpose of an organization intended to increase...

    The April nightmare may resume: Uwe Halbach
    Oct24

    The April nightmare may resume: Uwe Halbach

    “OSCE MG Co-Chairs have no other way out, than implementation of a hard power towards installation of investigative mechanisms in the contact line and on the border,” German analyst Uwe Halbach, specialized in the South Caucasus issues, told 168.am, reflecting to the Karabakh conflict settlement process. U.S. Co-Chair James Warlick stated in...

    Ukraine and the plight of the underdog: why Russian sanctions must remain
    Oct24

    Ukraine and the plight of the underdog: why Russian sanctions must remain

    As the crisis over Crimea heated up in 2014, former US President George W. Bush reminisced publicly on Russian President.. The post Ukraine and the plight of the underdog: why Russian sanctions must remain appeared first on Reaction. …read more Source:...

    Ten Years Old And Tired Of War
    Oct24

    Ten Years Old And Tired Of War

    Before the war, there were 37 schoolchildren in the village of Orlovske in southeastern Ukraine. Now there’s only one. Most families have fled the fighting just a few kilometers away, and 10-year-old Serhiy is left to study and play by himself. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Hacks Bring U.S. Vulnerabilities to the Forefront
    Oct24

    Russian Hacks Bring U.S. Vulnerabilities to the Forefront

    The reliance of the United States’ critical infrastructure on high technology renders it vulnerable to future cyber attacks by the Russians, making it difficult for the U.S. government to retaliate against Moscow for trying to interfere with the presidential election. The U.S. intelligence community formally accused Russia earlier this...

    EU to consider removing all sanctions against Belarus
    Oct24

    EU to consider removing all sanctions against Belarus

    Anatoly Kalinin raised the issue of possible full withdrawal of the EU sanctions against Belarus. Johannes Hahn said he will discuss this with his fellow commissioners, the press service said. …read more Source:...

    Belarus expects official apology from Ukraine for forced return of Belavia aircraft
    Oct24

    Belarus expects official apology from Ukraine for forced return of Belavia aircraft

    On 22 October, Belarus’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Charge d’affaires of Ukraine to Belarus Valery Dzhigun. The head of the Ukrainian diplomatic mission was given a note of protest to the Ukrainian authorities over the forced return of the aircraft that was performing a regular flight V2-840 on the route Kiev-Minsk on 21...

    Armenian singer Hovig Demirdjian to represent Cyprus at Eurovision 2017
    Oct24

    Armenian singer Hovig Demirdjian to represent Cyprus at Eurovision 2017

    Young heartthrob Hovig Demirdjian will represent Cyprus at next year’s Eurovision song contest to be held in Kiev, Ukraine on May 9-13, the Cyprus Mail reports. State broadcaster CyBC, a member of the EBU network that hosts the annual song contest in the previous year’s winning country, said that it had chosen the young singer...

    Tennis: Irina Bara wins ITF tournament doubles event in Sharm El Sheikh
    Oct24

    Tennis: Irina Bara wins ITF tournament doubles event in Sharm El Sheikh

    The pairing made up of Romanian tennis player Irina Maria Bara and Ukrainian Alona Fomina won the doubles event in the ITF tournament of Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt), with total prizes worth 100,000 dollars. …read more Source:...