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    Russia tests ICMB missile along NATO border
    Sep15

    Russia tests ICMB missile along NATO border

    Russia carried out an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test in the country’s remote northwest ahead of a huge war game scheduled to begin later this week that will involve thousands of troops near the Belarus western border with NATO countries. The launch of the RS-24 Yars missile, a weapon with a reported range of 7,500 miles and...

    US imposes sanctions against 11 Iranian and Ukrainian entities and individuals
    Sep15

    US imposes sanctions against 11 Iranian and Ukrainian entities and individuals

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    In Ukraine, Children’s Book Featuring Lesbian Parents Met With Threats, Fears Of Violence
    Sep15

    In Ukraine, Children’s Book Featuring Lesbian Parents Met With Threats, Fears Of Violence

    A children’s book featuring a story about a girl and her two mothers struck a nerve among some Ukrainians, leading its presentation at a Kyiv book fair to be canceled over fears of violence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian-Israeli Blogger Leaves Azerbaijan After Presidential Pardon
    Sep15

    Russian-Israeli Blogger Leaves Azerbaijan After Presidential Pardon

    A Russian-Israeli blogger who was jailed in Baku for traveling to Azerbaijan’s breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region has left Baku on a flight to Israeli, three days after receiving a pardon from President Ilham Aliyev. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    War Games Meet Mind Games
    Sep15

    War Games Meet Mind Games

    Russia and Belarus officially launched their weeklong war games on Tuesday, in a display of military muscle-flexing that has set much of Europe on edge. As the Wall Street Journal notes, the Zapad (“West”) drills began with Russian tanks moving toward Belarus, while a wary NATO keeps watch with a surveillance plane: NATO had promised to keep a...

    When limiting access to violent extremist videos could be erasing evidence
    Sep14

    When limiting access to violent extremist videos could be erasing evidence

    JUDY WOODRUFF: But first: From Syria to Ukraine to Iraq, a window on the modern battlefield is a click away, across the Internet. But now there are concerns that some video evidence from those potential crime scenes could be endangered. Hari Sreenivasan has that from New York. HARI SREENIVASAN: Recently, YouTube took down hundreds of thousands of...

    Fearing Russia, Sweden Holds Biggest War Games in 20 Years
    Sep14

    Fearing Russia, Sweden Holds Biggest War Games in 20 Years

    Neutral Sweden has launched its biggest war games in two decades with support from NATO countries, drilling 19,000 troops after years of spending cuts that have left the country fearful of Russia’s growing military strength. On the eve of Russia’s biggest maneuvers since 2013, which NATO says will be greater than the 13,000 troops...

    Ukraine launches joint war games with US, NATO forces ahead of Russia drills
    Sep12

    Ukraine launches joint war games with US, NATO forces ahead of Russia drills

    The Ukrainian military says some 2,500 troops from 15 NATO members will take part in the drills, which will continue until September 23. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel
    Sep12

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian border guards and police turned up at the hotel where Mikhail Saakashvili is staying Tuesday after he forced his way across the border from Poland in a move that puts him on a collision course with the authorities in Kiev. Television footage showed Ukrainian security officials in Leopolis Hotel’s lobby in the...

    Turkey criticizes imprisonment of a Crimean Tatar leader
    Sep12

    Turkey criticizes imprisonment of a Crimean Tatar leader

    Turkey has criticized a court decision issued for the imprisonment of a prominent Crimean Tatar leader by the court of a de facto administration in Crimea, stressing that the verdict constitutes more suffering for Turkey’s kinsmen. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...