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    The Latest: NATO leaders wary of Russian intentions
    Jul09

    The Latest: NATO leaders wary of Russian intentions

    The official, who was not authorized to make public remarks and spoke on condition of anonymity, says President Barack Obama and the other alliance leaders agreed during their Friday evening discussion that they need to maintain “a firm and united stance” on Russia and that Moscow “has to deliver” on its commitments under...

    UN air warning site to publish threats more quickly
    Jul09

    UN air warning site to publish threats more quickly

    MONTREAL: A UN website launched as part of a global response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner in 2014 will post warnings about potential attacks against aircraft more quickly but only when they come from the country where the threat originates. The UN’s civil aviation agency said on Friday that a country’s warnings about threats...

    US expelled two Russian diplomats from Washington: media report
    Jul09

    US expelled two Russian diplomats from Washington: media report

    The United States expelled two Russian diplomats in response to an attack on an American diplomat in Moscow. U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said two Russian officials – who have not been named – were told to leave the country on June 17, the BBC reported Saturday. Earlier last month, on June 6, a Russian policeman attacked the U.S....

    Former Soviet Countries’ Use of Symbols to Thumb Their Noses at Russia
    Jul09

    Former Soviet Countries’ Use of Symbols to Thumb Their Noses at Russia

    Image: A Ukrainian postal stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of Stepan Bandera’s birth. Public Domain Symbols were important during the Soviet era. The hammer and cycle was the premier example. Then there were the statues of Marx, Lenin and Stalin, and the names of notable Soviets on streets across the empire. But a lot of the...

    Spain confident of avoiding EU fines over budget rules
    Jul09

    Spain confident of avoiding EU fines over budget rules

    MADRID: Spain voiced confidence in its economic policies on Friday, a day after the European Commission declared it and its neighbour Portugal to be in violation of public spending rules. The European Union’s executive on Thursday accused the two eurozone members of moving too slowly towards meeting the EU’s deficit limit of...

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit
    Jul09

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit

    WARSAW: US President Barack Obama insisted Friday Brexit would not harm transatlantic unity, but warned against a bitter divorce undermining security in the face of a resurgent Russia. Britain’s decision to leave the European Union dominated Obama’s final NATO meeting before he leaves office, which comes at what he called the most...

    United States should increase its role in Karabakh conflict settlement – analyst
    Jul09

    United States should increase its role in Karabakh conflict settlement – analyst

    The United States can and should play a bigger role in the process of the Karabakh conflict settlement, former US Ambassador to Georgia, analyst Kenneth Yalowitz told Voice of America. I think the greater involvement of America and Europe in the Karabakh issue is very important but it is also important that the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan...

    NATO summit focusing on Ukraine, Afghanistan, terror threat
    Jul09

    NATO summit focusing on Ukraine, Afghanistan, terror threat

    NATO country leaders are on Saturday to turn their attention to Ukraine, Afghanistan and the threat posed by terrorism during the second day of a summit in Warsaw. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    US expels 2 Russian officials after diplomat attack
    Jul09

    US expels 2 Russian officials after diplomat attack

    Diplomatic relations between US and Russia remain constraint despite co-operation on several issues. (Representational Picture) The United States has expelled two Russian officials in retaliation over an “unprovoked” attack on its diplomat by a Russian policeman outside the US embassy in Moscow last month. “On June 17, we expelled two Russian...

    Russia’s Addiction Problem
    Jul09

    Russia’s Addiction Problem

    By The GlobalistSuppressing the opioid crisis and poor treatment regimes combine for a failed strategy.1. Although it does not have the highest rate of opioid use in the world, the Russian Federation has a significant problem with abuse of synthesized opioids, such as heroin. 2. Russia ranks about even with Iran – which also has major addiction...