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    Nervous Baltics on war footing as NATO tries to deter Russia
    Jun13

    Nervous Baltics on war footing as NATO tries to deter Russia

    Leaders in the Baltic countries and Poland fear the force NATO plans to deploy on their territory is too small and symbolic to deter an attack by Russia, whose 2014 annexation of Crimea is fresh in the memories of the former Soviet-bloc states. They will this week press other ministers of the western military alliance to help them build an air...

    In Georgia detained 178 kilo of heroin from Azerbaijan
    Jun13

    In Georgia detained 178 kilo of heroin from Azerbaijan

    Tbilisi/13.06.16/Turan: The Georgian officials revealed 178 kilo of heroin in a truck coming from Azerbaijan. According to the Customs Authority of Georgia, the drugs were hidden in a specially equipped place in a truck. The drugs were packed in 356 bricks. The cargo was going from Iran to the Netherlands through Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine....

    OSCE PA calls for confidence building-measures to avoid further hostilities in Karabakh conflict zone
    Jun13

    OSCE PA calls for confidence building-measures to avoid further hostilities in Karabakh conflict zone

    Pointing to a loss of trust between OSCE countries in recent years, the rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly’s political affairs and security committee, Margareta Cederfelt (MP, Sweden), has authored a report and draft resolution geared towards strengthening international dialogue and improving co-operation to meet common challenges...

    Survey: Every 7th Polish company employed worker from Ukraine
    Jun13

    Survey: Every 7th Polish company employed worker from Ukraine

    As much as 40 percent of Polish companies intend to employ workers from Ukraine, according to a new quarterly survey “Employers’ plans” by Randstad. The study also showed that 52 percent of Polish firms do not consider the idea of employing any Ukrainians. Meanwhile, Ukrainians currently have been engaged in 15 percent of Polish companies....

    NATO to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland
    Jun13

    NATO to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland

    BRUSSELS – NATO will deploy four international battalions to Poland and the three Baltic states as part of the wider pushback against Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Tight security at Ukraine’s first gay pride march
    Jun13

    Tight security at Ukraine’s first gay pride march

    Around 1,000 people gathered in Kiev for Ukraine’s first major gay pride march yesterday. …read more Source: Irish...

    Dutch referendum was ‘disastrous’, PM warns
    Jun13

    Dutch referendum was ‘disastrous’, PM warns

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte Monday admitted a referendum called by euroskeptic groups on whether to back closer ties between Ukraine and the EU had been “disastrous” after voters soundly rejected the pact. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Martin Schulz cracks the whip on migration
    Jun13

    Martin Schulz cracks the whip on migration

    Martin Schulz has stepped up a behind-the-scenes effort to soften opposition in the European Parliament to legislation on migration and terrorism issues, holding meetings with MEPs whose support is seen as critical to passage. The Parliament’s president had held two meetings in the past month with senior MEPs from the civil liberties,...

    FM will discuss Ukraine, Minsk Protocol in Moscow
    Jun13

    FM will discuss Ukraine, Minsk Protocol in Moscow

    Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec will discuss on Tuesday with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov the crisis in Ukraine and the implementation of the Minsk Protocol, one of the key conditions for the lifting of EU sanctions against Russia. …read more Source:...

    Football fans tried in France but Russian hooligans ‘evade arrest’
    Jun13

    Football fans tried in France but Russian hooligans ‘evade arrest’

    MARSEILLE, June 13, 2016 (AFP) – Ten men will be tried in France Monday over the violence between English and Russian football fans in Marseille, but prosecutors said 150 extremely well-trained Russian hooligans had evaded arrest.England captain Wayne Rooney and manager Roy Hodgson made a public appeal to England fans to behave after UEFA...