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    EU Enlargement Chief: No ‘Discount’ For Turkey On Visa Liberalization
    May03

    EU Enlargement Chief: No ‘Discount’ For Turkey On Visa Liberalization

    The European Union’s top enlargement official says that Turkey will not get an easier ride than Ukraine, Georgia, and Kosovo in securing a liberalized visa regime with the 28-member bloc. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Food Theft in Italy May Not Be a Crime, Court Rules
    May03

    Food Theft in Italy May Not Be a Crime, Court Rules

    The country’s Supreme Court of Cassation threw out the conviction of a homeless Ukrainian man who tried to steal cheese and sausage, saying he acted “in a state of need.” …read more Source: The New York...

    Small amounts of food when you are desperate is NOT a crime
    May03

    Small amounts of food when you are desperate is NOT a crime

    The Italian Supreme court has ruled that Ukrainian national Roman Ostriakov is entitled to steal small amounts of food to satisfy his nutritional requirements overturning his jail sentence and fine. …read more Source: Daily...

    Estonia Kicks Off Annual 6,000-Strong Military Exercise
    May03

    Estonia Kicks Off Annual 6,000-Strong Military Exercise

    Estonia has kicked off its biggest annual military exercise with around 6,000 national and allied soldiers due to take part in joint training over the next 18 days, Estonia’s state news agency ERR reported. The drill, called Spring Storm, will aim to integrate Estonia’s conscripts and reserves with the national force and that of nine...

    Flower Politics: In Moscow, No Wreath For ‘Hero City’ Kyiv Ahead of Victory Day
    May03

    Flower Politics: In Moscow, No Wreath For ‘Hero City’ Kyiv Ahead of Victory Day

    In the run-up to celebrations marking the defeat of Nazi Germany, a memorial in Moscow to Kyiv’s heroism is conspicuously without flowers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Armenia and Georgia connect to GÉANT, join the global research community
    May03

    Armenia and Georgia connect to GÉANT, join the global research community

    Researchers and students across Georgia and Armenia are now able to participate in collaborative work with their peers in Europe and other parts of the world thanks to two direct Internet links to the pan-European GÉANT network recently implemented through the EU-funded EaPConnect project. EaPConnect aims to create a world-class regional research...

    Amid Russian Nuclear Tensions, NATO Military Buildup On Eastern European Border Urged By US Defense Chief
    May03

    Amid Russian Nuclear Tensions, NATO Military Buildup On Eastern European Border Urged By US Defense Chief

    The NATO military alliance may increase its presence on the eastern borders of Europe in response to perceived aggression from Russia, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday. Carter’s remarks come as tensions have risen between NATO and Russia over the annexation of Crimea as well as Moscow’s nuclear ambitions and military...

    The hungry ‘should not be punished’ for stealing small amounts of food, Italian court rules
    May03

    The hungry ‘should not be punished’ for stealing small amounts of food, Italian court rules

    Who can blame a homeless man for stealing a small amount of food from a grocery store? Certainly not Italy’s Supreme Court. Five years ago, Ukrainian national Roman Ostriakov was homeless in Genoa when he was caught stealing cheese and sausage worth less than $5, the Telegraph reports. He was fined $115 and sentenced to six months in […]...

    Amid Russian ‘Nuclear’ Tensions, NATO Military Build-Up On Eastern European Border Urged By US Defense Chief
    May03

    Amid Russian ‘Nuclear’ Tensions, NATO Military Build-Up On Eastern European Border Urged By US Defense Chief

    The NATO military alliance may increase its presence on the eastern borders of Europe in response to perceived aggression from Russia, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday. Carter’s remarks come as tensions have built between NATO and Russia over the annexation of Crimea as well as Moscow’s nuclear ambitions and military...

    U.S. Defense Secretary Backs German Plan To Send Troops To Lithuania
    May03

    U.S. Defense Secretary Backs German Plan To Send Troops To Lithuania

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has given his backing to German plans to send troops to Lithuania to reassure NATO’s Eastern European allies wary of a resurgent Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...