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    Stakes are high in attempt to clean up a notoriously bribe-heavy customs service
    Jul08

    Stakes are high in attempt to clean up a notoriously bribe-heavy customs service

    “It’s war of past and future,” says the 26-year-old head of the customs house in Odessa, Ukraine. “A war against corruption, war against this old way of thinking, war against Soviet heritage, and war for a modern Ukraine.” …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Merkel: Russian actions caused ‘loss of trust’ with NATO

    BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Russia’s actions in Ukraine had eroded mutual trust with the West, speaking on the eve of a major NATO summit in Poland. “If through words and deeds the validity of (international) law and the inviolability of borders are questioned, then of course trust is lost,” she told the...

    Stakes are high in attempt to clean up a notoriously bribe-heavy customs service
    Jul08

    Stakes are high in attempt to clean up a notoriously bribe-heavy customs service

    “It’s war of past and future,” says the 26-year-old head of the customs house in Odessa, Ukraine. “A war against corruption, war against this old way of thinking, war against Soviet heritage, and war for a modern Ukraine.” …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Kiev renames Moscow Avenue   after Russian hate figure
    Jul08

    Kiev renames Moscow Avenue after Russian hate figure

    KIEV: 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. Kiev’s local council decided that one of the bustling city’s main northern arteries...

    Playing for Manchester is a Big Opportunity and a New Challenge for Me: Henrikh Mkhitaryan
    Jul08

    Playing for Manchester is a Big Opportunity and a New Challenge for Me: Henrikh Mkhitaryan

    Midfielder of Armenia’s national squad Henrikh Mkhitaryan gave his first interview to MUTV, after signing the contract with Manchester United. Henry welcome, how does it feel to sign for Manchester United? Thank you very much. I’m very excited, it’s a big opportunity for me to play for Manchester. It’s a new challenge for...

    Could Putin Face Resurgent NATO? Russian Aggression a Top Issue for Obama’s Final Summit
    Jul08

    Could Putin Face Resurgent NATO? Russian Aggression a Top Issue for Obama’s Final Summit

    Increased Russian aggression will be among the central issues when President Barack Obama attends his final NATO Summit in Warsaw, as the United States and its allies will announce a stronger security presence in the Baltic states. “NATO must be the largest deterrent to Russian meddling,” Thomas Donnelly, a senior fellow in security studies at...

    The Thursday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories
    Jul08

    The Thursday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

    Highlights from the news file for Thursday, July 7 — FORT MAC WILDFIRES MOSTLY COSTLY DISASTER IN CANADIAN HISTORY, INSURANCE BUREAU: The wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta have surpassed the 1998 ice storm in Quebec as the biggest insurance disaster in Canadian history. The Insurance Bureau of Canada says damage totalled 3.58 billion...

    NATO’s Warsaw Summit: Can’t Allies Do a Little More?
    Jul07

    NATO’s Warsaw Summit: Can’t Allies Do a Little More?

    Robert Wilson Security, Europe, Poland The same countries again seem to be providing more than their share. Anyone who came of age in the 1990s or flipping channels late at night now, remembers the theme song of the television show Friends intoning, “I’ll be there for you / when the rain starts to pour.” For two years since the Russian...

    Is Russia really a threat to the Baltic states?
    Jul07

    Is Russia really a threat to the Baltic states?

    Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, relations between NATO and Russia appear to have reached an all-time low. …read more Source: AL...

    The Latest: Greek protesters deplore new NATO deployments
    Jul07

    The Latest: Greek protesters deplore new NATO deployments

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit on Friday and Saturday (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Several thousand pro-Communist protesters in Greece have marched through central Athens in opposition to the country’s participation at a NATO summit and to alliance plans to deploy troops in Eastern Europe. The rally late Thursday was...