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    U.S. to give Ukraine $220 million in new aid: White House
    Jun16

    U.S. to give Ukraine $220 million in new aid: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will give Ukraine $220 million in new assistance this year, the White House said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Germany boss, Joachim Low apologises for sniffing his hands after touching his own genitals
    Jun16

    Germany boss, Joachim Low apologises for sniffing his hands after touching his own genitals

    The Germany boss has been ridiculed after he put his hand around his nose and mouth after it had been down his trousers during Sunday’s Euro 2016 clash with Ukraine. Joachim Low has apologised… …read more Source:...

    Romania’s PM seeks Canadian troops for brigade to deter Russian aggression
    Jun16

    Romania’s PM seeks Canadian troops for brigade to deter Russian aggression

    Ukraine’s ambassador to Canada also warned that Putin is laying a propaganda foundation to wage a broader war against the West. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Hooligans an asset, liability for Russian government
    Jun16

    Hooligans an asset, liability for Russian government

    MARSEILLE, France (AP) — The Russian soccer hooligans who have fought with rival supporters at the European Championship in France have at various times been both an asset and a liability to the Russian authorities. While the often-nationalist hardcore fans provide a reserve of support for adventurous foreign policy moves and a bulwark against...

    Will Russia Sanctions Be Extended This Month by the EU?
    Jun16

    Will Russia Sanctions Be Extended This Month by the EU?

    The EU is to decide whether or not to extend sanctions on Russia at a summit scheduled for June 28-29. The main precondition for the lifting of sanctions is the full implementation of the Minsk II agreement by Russia—something on which there has been precious little movement from the Kremlin. And yet, despite several leaks indicating that the...

    Romania seeks Canadian support for brigade, as Ukraine envoy warns of broad war
    Jun16

    Romania seeks Canadian support for brigade, as Ukraine envoy warns of broad war

    OTTAWA — Romania’s visiting prime minister says Justin Trudeau has offered political support for his country’s proposal to host a NATO brigade that would help deter Russian aggression along Europe’s southeastern border. Dacian Ciolos and his Canadian counterpart didn’t discuss specific troop numbers during their meeting...

    Ukraine envoy applauds NATO build up
    Jun16

    Ukraine envoy applauds NATO build up

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with French Senate President Gerard Larcher (not pictured) in the Kremlin on April 5, 2016 in Moscow, Russia. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images OTTAWA — Ukraine’s ambassador to Canada says Vladimir Putin is laying a propaganda foundation to wage a broader war against the West — one he says will...

    Jewish pilgrims in Ukraine trigger brawl by shooting local with BB gun
    Jun15

    Jewish pilgrims in Ukraine trigger brawl by shooting local with BB gun

    Haredi Orthodox Jewish men pray on the eve of Rosh Hashanah in Uman Ukraine, Sept. 4 2013. (Yaakov Naumi/Flash90) (JTA) — Ukrainian police detained two Israelis who triggered a brawl in Uman by shooting a local man in the face with a BB gun. The local was hit in the nose and lightly wounded by the plastic bullet Saturday night. There were no...

    US troops staying in Afghanistan? New look at reduction plan
    Jun15

    US troops staying in Afghanistan? New look at reduction plan

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter has told NATO allies that the U.S. will take a new look at its plans to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year. That word comes from Britain’s defense secretary at a NATO meeting in Brussels. And it’s the latest indication that U.S. involvement in Afghanistan...

    Balkans Look to NATO as Russia’s Influence Wanes
    Jun15

    Balkans Look to NATO as Russia’s Influence Wanes

    As NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels discuss efforts to deter Russian aggression, rising tensions not seen since the Cold War will be on the minds of central and eastern European foreign ministers gathering Thursday in the former Yugoslavia. The agenda of the annual meeting of the Central European Initiative (CEI) in Banja Luka aims to...