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    Ukraine jails reporter who campaigned against army draft
    May12

    Ukraine jails reporter who campaigned against army draft

    A Ukrainian court on Thursday jailed for 3.5 years a reporter who campaigned to allow conscientious objectors not to fight pro-Russian rebels in the separatist east. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Pro-Russia Authorities Detain Four Crimean Tatars Suspected Of Terrorism
    May12

    Pro-Russia Authorities Detain Four Crimean Tatars Suspected Of Terrorism

    Russia-backed Crimean authorities have detained four Crimean Tatars suspected of terrorism, a charge denied by Tatar activists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US activates Romanian missile defence site, angering Russia
    May12

    US activates Romanian missile defence site, angering Russia

    By Robin Emmott The United States switched on an $800 million missile shield in Romania on Thursday that it sees as vital to defend itself and Europe from so-called rogue states but the Kremlin says is aimed at blunting its own nuclear arsenal. To the music of military bands at the remote Deveselu air base, senior US and NATO officials declared...

    Hackers Try to Attack Merkel’s Party, Security Consultants Say
    May12

    Hackers Try to Attack Merkel’s Party, Security Consultants Say

    A group of hackers that cybersecurity experts say targets critics of the Russian government has been trying since April to attack the computer systems of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party, a security research firm said on Wednesday. Researchers at Trend Micro said the hackers, called Pawn Storm, appear to be...

    Ukraine’s new PM congratulates Vucic after Serbian election
    May12

    Ukraine’s new PM congratulates Vucic after Serbian election

    Aleksandar Vucic has received “a letter from Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman,” the Serbian government said on its website on Thursday.Groysman “congratulated him on the victory (of Vucic’s party) in the recent parliamentary election.” …read more Source:...

    US missile shield starts up in Romania to Russian fury
    May12

    US missile shield starts up in Romania to Russian fury

    DEVESLU, Romania: A US anti-missile defense system in Romania aimed at protecting NATO members from threats by “rogue” nations became operational on Thursday in a move that infuriated Russia. The missile interceptor station located in Deveselu, southern Romania, will help defend NATO members against the threat of short and medium-range ballistic...

    VivaCell-MTS rapid response team removes technical failures
    May12

    VivaCell-MTS rapid response team removes technical failures

    VivaCell-MTS announces that due to some technical issues part of the Company’s subscriber’s experienced Internet disruptions. Voice services have been intact, the press office of VivaCell-MTS has told ArmInfo. VivaCell-MTS’ rapid response team solved the issue by 6 pm. VivaCell-MTS apologizes for any inconvenience caused....

    Why Parag Khanna’s “Connectivity” Doesn’t Quite Connect
    May12

    Why Parag Khanna’s “Connectivity” Doesn’t Quite Connect

    This review appeared first in The New York Journal of Books. Donald Trump must be punching himself for not locking up the rights to the title of Parag Khanna’s second book in the trilogy that Connectography now completes. Khanna’s previous tome carried the truly Trumpian title: How to Run the World. His latest is a 466-page...

    U.S. activates Romanian missile defence site, angering Russia
    May12

    U.S. activates Romanian missile defence site, angering Russia

    The United States switched on an $800 million missile shield in Romania on Thursday, a step it sees as vital to defend itself and Europe from so-called rogue states but which the Kremlin says is aimed at blunting its own nuclear arsenal. To the music of military bands at the remote Deveselu air base, senior U.S. and NATO officials declared...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision Contestant Sings Of Crimea’s Revival
    May12

    Ukraine’s Eurovision Contestant Sings Of Crimea’s Revival

    Representing Ukraine, Jamala is the first ever Crimean Tatar singer to compete at the Eurovision Song Contest. Before qualifying for the May 12 semifinals in Stockholm, Jamala said her performance symbolizes the need for a revival in Ukraine and Crimea. Titled 1944, her song is about Josef Stalin’s deportation of Crimean Tatars to Central...