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    Former Soviet Countries’ Use of Symbols to Thumb Their Noses at Russia
    Jul09

    Former Soviet Countries’ Use of Symbols to Thumb Their Noses at Russia

    Image: A Ukrainian postal stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of Stepan Bandera’s birth. Public Domain Symbols were important during the Soviet era. The hammer and cycle was the premier example. Then there were the statues of Marx, Lenin and Stalin, and the names of notable Soviets on streets across the empire. But a lot of the...

    Spain confident of avoiding EU fines over budget rules
    Jul09

    Spain confident of avoiding EU fines over budget rules

    MADRID: Spain voiced confidence in its economic policies on Friday, a day after the European Commission declared it and its neighbour Portugal to be in violation of public spending rules. The European Union’s executive on Thursday accused the two eurozone members of moving too slowly towards meeting the EU’s deficit limit of...

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit
    Jul09

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit

    WARSAW: US President Barack Obama insisted Friday Brexit would not harm transatlantic unity, but warned against a bitter divorce undermining security in the face of a resurgent Russia. Britain’s decision to leave the European Union dominated Obama’s final NATO meeting before he leaves office, which comes at what he called the most...

    United States should increase its role in Karabakh conflict settlement – analyst
    Jul09

    United States should increase its role in Karabakh conflict settlement – analyst

    The United States can and should play a bigger role in the process of the Karabakh conflict settlement, former US Ambassador to Georgia, analyst Kenneth Yalowitz told Voice of America. I think the greater involvement of America and Europe in the Karabakh issue is very important but it is also important that the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan...

    US expels 2 Russian officials after diplomat attack
    Jul09

    US expels 2 Russian officials after diplomat attack

    Diplomatic relations between US and Russia remain constraint despite co-operation on several issues. (Representational Picture) The United States has expelled two Russian officials in retaliation over an “unprovoked” attack on its diplomat by a Russian policeman outside the US embassy in Moscow last month. “On June 17, we expelled two Russian...

    NATO summit focusing on Ukraine, Afghanistan, terror threat
    Jul09

    NATO summit focusing on Ukraine, Afghanistan, terror threat

    NATO country leaders are on Saturday to turn their attention to Ukraine, Afghanistan and the threat posed by terrorism during the second day of a summit in Warsaw. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Russia’s Addiction Problem
    Jul09

    Russia’s Addiction Problem

    By The GlobalistSuppressing the opioid crisis and poor treatment regimes combine for a failed strategy.1. Although it does not have the highest rate of opioid use in the world, the Russian Federation has a significant problem with abuse of synthesized opioids, such as heroin. 2. Russia ranks about even with Iran – which also has major addiction...

    Kaljurand: NATO’s exercises are defense drills, Russia rehearses attacks
    Jul09

    Kaljurand: NATO’s exercises are defense drills, Russia rehearses attacks

    Estonia needed NATO’s help against Russia, and there was no sign that Russia would honor its international obligations or acknowledge its military role in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand (independent) wrote in an opinion piece published in the Washington Post on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    UN launches global warning site to publish attacks on commercial airlines more quickly
    Jul09

    UN launches global warning site to publish attacks on commercial airlines more quickly

    In response to downing to recent events such as downing of Commercial airlines Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine last year UN aviation wing has launched the global warming system. A UN website launched as part of a global response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner in 2014 will post warnings about potential attacks against aircraft more...

    NATO takes over US-built missile shield, amid Russian suspicion
    Jul09

    NATO takes over US-built missile shield, amid Russian suspicion

    NATO heads of state and other leaders participate in a family photo at the NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland July 8, 2016. REUTERS WARSAW: NATO took command of a US-built missile shield in Europe on Friday after France won assurances that the multi-billion-dollar system would not be under Washington’s direct control. The missile shield, billed...