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    Kiev renames Moscow Avenue after Russian hate figure
    Jul07

    Kiev renames Moscow Avenue after Russian hate figure

    The change could hardly have been more confrontational or symbolic. Ukraine’s capital Kiev on Thursday renamed its Soviet-era Moscow Avenue after a Russian hate figure accused by the Kremlin of siding with the Nazis during World War II. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Obama to broach Syria, Russia, Brexit at NATO summit: White House
    Jul07

    Obama to broach Syria, Russia, Brexit at NATO summit: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will speak with European leaders about the Syrian refugee crisis, Russia and Ukraine, and the aftermath of Britain’s decision to pull out of the EU during the NATO summit on Friday, the White House said. …read more Source:...

    Kerry: North Koreans Should Know Their Actions Have Consequences
    Jul07

    Kerry: North Koreans Should Know Their Actions Have Consequences

    KIEV, Ukraine—Secretary of State John Kerry says North Korean officials at all levels need to know there are consequences for their actions, after the U.S. blacklisted top figures for human rights abuses. The Treasury Department imposed sanctions Wednesday on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and 10 other senior officials. It was the first time...

    Obama to broach Syria, Russia, Brexit at NATO summit: White House
    Jul07

    Obama to broach Syria, Russia, Brexit at NATO summit: White House

    President Barack Obama will speak with European leaders about the Syrian refugee crisis, Russia and Ukraine, and the aftermath of Britain’s decision to pull out of the EU during the NATO summit on Friday, the White House said. …read more Source: The Daily...

    NATO cannot be strong if democracy is weak
    Jul07

    NATO cannot be strong if democracy is weak

    I recall sitting next to Viktor Orbán at a dinner in Budapest in the early days of the war in Kosovo. It was spring 1999, and I asked Orbán why his government supported the NATO intervention despite considerable public opposition. Without pause, the prime minister — a year into his first time on the job — replied that it was important for...

    US’s Kerry warns peace deal on Ukraine is in danger of failing
    Jul07

    US’s Kerry warns peace deal on Ukraine is in danger of failing

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned on Thursday that the Minsk peace deal on Ukraine was doomed to fail unless “real security” was restored in eastern Ukraine where government forces are pitted against Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: Channel...

    John Kerry hopes for continued Chinese cooperation on North Korea
    Jul07

    John Kerry hopes for continued Chinese cooperation on North Korea

    Our hope is that we continue to cooperate as we have been in the last months, with the U.N. Security Council resolution that significantly increased actions with respect to (North Korea), said John Kerry. U S Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday he hoped China would continue to cooperate with the United States on sanctions on North...

    Cardinal: Meeting between Pope and Patriarch in Belarus could help resolve Ukraine crisis
    Jul07

    Cardinal: Meeting between Pope and Patriarch in Belarus could help resolve Ukraine crisis

    However, judging by what I have seen here, Belarus could play the role of a mediator between the Catholic and Orthodox churches, Cardinal Christoph Schonborn of Vienna said. …read more Source:...

    Poland tries to end constitutional crisis ahead of NATO summit
    Jul07

    Poland tries to end constitutional crisis ahead of NATO summit

    WARSAW — Poland’s parliament on Thursday rushed through a law reforming the functioning of the top constitutional court in an effort to defuse an issue that has poisoned the country’s relations with its allies ahead of the NATO summit starting in the capital Friday. Poland has been embroiled for months in a constitutional crisis over...

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting flourishes in free-wheeling Kiev
    Jul07

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting flourishes in free-wheeling Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — In the capital of Ukraine, a country gripped by a separatist war in the east and an excruciating recession, squats are flourishing and expanding in dozens of historic buildings in the city center. Nearly a decade ago, Miroslav, a gas industry engineer who declined to give his last name, and his friends put locks on a couple...