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    Russian Author under Scrutiny from Bulgaria’s Security Service
    Jun20

    Russian Author under Scrutiny from Bulgaria’s Security Service

    Bulgaria’s domestic security and counter-intelligence agency DANS is closely monitoring the activities of a Russian social scientist who in May published an article about the country, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.Responding to an inquiry by Metodi Andreev, a lawmakers from his GERB party, Borisov has explained that, while the...

    [Ticker] Austria: Time for ‘significant step’ towards Russia
    Jun20

    [Ticker] Austria: Time for ‘significant step’ towards Russia

    The EU should make a “significant step towards Russia,” Austria’s foreign minister Sebastian Kurz said. He told Austrian TV that EU and Russia should “gradually come to a modus in which for every implementation of the Minsk protocol [on a ceasfire in East Ukraine], for every single step, sanctions will gradually be lifted...

    NATO Makes Show Of Force Ahead Of Warsaw Summit
    Jun20

    NATO Makes Show Of Force Ahead Of Warsaw Summit

    Leaders from NATO’s 28 member nations will be gathering in the Polish capital for a key meeting on July 8th and 9th. The Warsaw Summit will focus on strengthening the alliance’s forces in eastern Europe to deter an increasingly aggressive Russia. NATO leaders are expected to endorse a plan to deploy four battalions to Poland and the...

    Tehran, Kiev after closer trade ties
    Jun20

    Tehran, Kiev after closer trade ties

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    New Western frontier, conquered by China
    Jun20

    New Western frontier, conquered by China

    KHORGAS, China — The world’s lost cities have all been unearthed. The modern-day equivalent — fulfilling an age-old desire to stand in a place wholly unknown to others — is a city built so recently that few have even heard of it. The Chinese town of Khorgas, on the border with Kazakhstan and a strategic crossroads along the new Silk Road,...

    Euro 2016: Switzerland reach knockout stage, misfiring France finish at top of Group A
    Jun20

    Euro 2016: Switzerland reach knockout stage, misfiring France finish at top of Group A

    Switzerland rode their luck to earn a 0-0 draw against a misfiring France to reach the knockout stage at a European Championship for the first time on Sunday as they finished second in Group A behind the hosts. Les Bleus hit the woodwork three times, including two efforts by the impressive Paul Pogba and a spectacular strike from substitute...

    Austrian foreign minister calls for improving relationship with Moscow
    Jun20

    Austrian foreign minister calls for improving relationship with Moscow

    The European Union is due next week to extend its economic sanctions on RussiaGermany slams NATO ‘warmongering’ on RussiaRussia says agrees with U.S. on need to improve military coordination in SyriaThe unsung heroine of Minsk talks …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Russia’s Newest A2/AD Sphere: The South Caucasus?
    Jun20

    Russia’s Newest A2/AD Sphere: The South Caucasus?

    Eduard Abrahamyan Security, Russia, Armenia An air-defense deal with Armenia is part of a broader plan to thwart NATO in the Black Sea. While NATO is resolute in efforts to deter Russian assertiveness in its eastern flanks, Russia has embarked on creating a joint regional air-defense system with Armenia, in response to the Atlantic...

    France misfire as lucky Switzerland reach knockout stage
    Jun20

    France misfire as lucky Switzerland reach knockout stage

    Switzerland rode their luck to earn a 0-0 draw against a misfiring France to reach the knockout stage at a European Championship for the first time on Sunday as they finished second in Group A behind the hosts. Les Bleus hit the woodwork three times, including two efforts by the impressive Paul Pogba and a spectacular strike from substitute...

    EU Releases Details on Extended Sanctions Against Russia
    Jun20

    EU Releases Details on Extended Sanctions Against Russia

    The European Union on Saturday published details of its decision extending sanctions against Russia for its 2014 takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, saying it continues to oppose the “illegal annexation … and does not recognize it.”The extended penalties include asset freezes and visa bans ag… …read more...