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    British Royal Navy Shadows Russian Submarine Near U.K. Waters
    Jun08

    British Royal Navy Shadows Russian Submarine Near U.K. Waters

    Britain’s Royal Navy has escorted a Russian submarine sailing toward the English Channel after locating it near British waters on Tuesday evening, the navy announced. Russia has sporadically sent ships and aircraft toward NATO allied states since the Ukraine crisis, usually without ammunition on board but also without warning states whose...

    Brexit Raises Fear of Aggressive Russia in Baltics
    Jun08

    Brexit Raises Fear of Aggressive Russia in Baltics

    Political analysts say a vote in favor of Britain leaving the European Union would raise concerns among the former Soviet states in the Baltics and eastern Europe that are now EU members and neighbor a resurgent Russia. If British voters decide in a June 23 referendum to leave the EU, a so-called “Brexit,” former Soviet states...

    Russian Orthodox Patriarch: USSR Preserved Christian Morality
    Jun08

    Russian Orthodox Patriarch: USSR Preserved Christian Morality

    The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, recently said that the Soviet Union preserved Russia’s Christian morality – a claim that raised more than a few eyebrows. Omitting any mention of the Soviet government’s mass persecution of religious institutions, Kirill’s words appeared to some as an attempt to...

    Armenia-NATO relations in the case of Armenia’s air defense possession by Russia
    Jun08

    Armenia-NATO relations in the case of Armenia’s air defense possession by Russia

    Executive Director of International Relations Research Center of Ukraine, Mykola Kapitonenko, does not think that there will be a strong criticism to Azerbaijan at the NATO summit planned in July in Warsaw for unleashing military action on Karabakh-Azerbaijani border in … …read more Source:...

    Central Europeans ask EU to help Ukraine deal with war displaced
    Jun08

    Central Europeans ask EU to help Ukraine deal with war displaced

    PRAGUE (Reuters) – Central European countries asked the European Union on Wednesday to free up funds to help Ukraine deal with a growing number of people displaced by conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Kiev Pride Invites Savchenko to LGBT March
    Jun08

    Kiev Pride Invites Savchenko to LGBT March

    Ukraine’s LGBT march organizers have invited pilot-turned-member-of-parliament Nadiya Savchenko to this year’s Kiev Pride, Russian news agency NSN reports. Savchenko is widely admired in Ukraine after she was captured while fighting separatists in eastern Ukraine in the summer of 2014 and spent nearly two years in Russian captivity....

    EU businesses anxious to end Russia sanctions
    Jun08

    EU businesses anxious to end Russia sanctions

    In a sign of the growing frustration amid companies across Europe to get back to business as usual, the French Senate on Wednesday was due to vote on a resolution urging the government to lift economic sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU Businesses Anxious to End Russia Sanctions
    Jun08

    EU Businesses Anxious to End Russia Sanctions

    In a sign of the growing frustration amid companies across Europe to get back to business as usual, the French Senate on Wednesday was due to vote on a resolution urging the government to lift economic sanctions on Russia …read more Source: ABC...

    Cemeteries initiative has preserved 70 Eastern European graveyards
    Jun08

    Cemeteries initiative has preserved 70 Eastern European graveyards

    (JTA) — A German-funded pilot program for protecting Eastern European Jewish cemeteries has helped preserve at least 70 graveyards since 2015, the effort’s initiators told Council of Europe delegates. The briefing Wednesday in Strasbourg about the European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative, or ESJF, came two years after its inception with an...

    OSCE says staff member missing in rebel held Ukraine
    Jun08

    OSCE says staff member missing in rebel held Ukraine

    NNA – European monitors observing Ukraine39;s flaring separatist conflict said on Wednesday that one of their local staff has gone missing in the pro-Russian east. The Organization for Security and …read more Source: National News...