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    Some 100 aircraft from 9 countries stage airshow in Romania
    Jul30

    Some 100 aircraft from 9 countries stage airshow in Romania

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Some 100 military and civilian airplanes and helicopters from nine countries have begun daring air exercises at an airshow in the Romanian capital. Thousands of spectators are expected to watch the Bucharest International Air Show Saturday at the Baneasa Airport in scorching temperatures. Organizers have promised air...

    Are healthier relations with Russia in the works?
    Jul30

    Are healthier relations with Russia in the works?

    This might seem a curious time for Ottawa to make a 180-degree turn in trying to restore healthy relations with Russia. But there were Stéphane Dion, Canada’s foreign affairs minister, and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, meeting Monday on the neutral ground of a Pacific nations summit in Laos for a 30-minute cover-the-waterfront...

    Ukraine Condemns French Lawmakers’ Visit To Crimea
    Jul30

    Ukraine Condemns French Lawmakers’ Visit To Crimea

    Ukraine has condemned the visit of a group of French lawmakers to Russia-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Diplomats Say Russia Targets Bulgaria, 6 Other EU States in Drive to Kill Sanctions – Reuters
    Jul30

    Diplomats Say Russia Targets Bulgaria, 6 Other EU States in Drive to Kill Sanctions – Reuters

    Bulgaria and six other EU Member States of southern and eastern Europe is one of the main targets of Russia’s efforts to end the economic sanctions of the bloc imposed over the Ukraine crisis, Reuters has reported, citing diplomats. According to several unnamed Moscow-based EU diplomats, “Russia’s tactic of methodically lobbying...

    Crimean teen aims for Olympic gold for Turkey
    Jul30

    Crimean teen aims for Olympic gold for Turkey

    Viktoria Zeynep Gunes, 18-year-old swimmer who escaped Crimea in 2013, will now represent Turkey in Rio Olympics …read more Source: World...

    Chernobyl Reborn? Ukraine Government Mulls Turning Contaminated Nuclear Wasteland Into Gigantic Solar Farm

    Thirty years after a flawed reactor design triggered the world’s worst nuclear disaster in the city of Chernobyl, the Ukrainian government is mulling turning it into one of the world’s largest solar farms. …read more Source: International Business...

    Russia’s Deadly Armata Tank vs. America’s TOW Missile: Who Wins?
    Jul30

    Russia’s Deadly Armata Tank vs. America’s TOW Missile: Who Wins?

    Sebastien Roblin Security, Eurasia High-tech face-off. Time to consider matchmaking Russia’s favorite new Armata tank with America’s ex-favorite antitank missile, the TOW! Yes, you heard that last part right, the TOW has been sold all over the world—but America’s starry eyes of antitank love have wandered to greener pastures....

    U.S. Diplomats Accuse Russia Of Undermining Ukraine Peace Plan
    Jul30

    U.S. Diplomats Accuse Russia Of Undermining Ukraine Peace Plan

    Two top U.S. diplomats working to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine have accused Russia of continuing to supply separatist fighters with fuel and weapons and creating a “deteriorating security s …read more Source: Big News...

    If Putin Wants to Stoke Chaos and Discord in the West, Trump Is His Man
    Jul29

    If Putin Wants to Stoke Chaos and Discord in the West, Trump Is His Man

    SPLIT, Croatia — When the news broke last week that it was all but certain that the Democratic National Committee’s email had been hacked by Russia, it was surprising to me that anyone was remotely skeptical that Vladimir Putin’s regime would do such a thing. Putin has been investing heavily in the military, propaganda and...

    Reuters: Putin Slovenia visit part of drive to end EU sanctions
    Jul29

    Reuters: Putin Slovenia visit part of drive to end EU sanctions

    Vladimir Putin will step up Russia’s campaign to end EU sanctions with a visit to Slovenia on Saturday, Reuters reports citing Moscow-based EU diplomats. …read more Source:...