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    Corruption delays Ukraine’s EU visa bid
    Jun15

    Corruption delays Ukraine’s EU visa bid

    EU fears on corruption and organised crime are holding back Ukrainian people’s free access to Europe, according to initial EU talks on visas. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s Orlando Response Shows Russia Doesn’t Always Want to Be America’s Enemy
    Jun15

    Putin’s Orlando Response Shows Russia Doesn’t Always Want to Be America’s Enemy

    The massacre in Orlando is not just a tragedy for America, but a tragedy for the whole world. Leaders of many countries lamented this murder of innocent civilians. Russia did so as well, and I, being Russian, was quite surprised by this gesture, since the killing took place in a gay nightclub. Although he didn’t directly acknowledge the...

    Debate Over Free Press in Ukraine Suffers From Old Stereotypes
    Jun15

    Debate Over Free Press in Ukraine Suffers From Old Stereotypes

    A heated debate over freedom of the press versus state security erupted in Ukraine after the pro-government hacker group Myrotvorets (Peacemaker) published a list containing the personal information of thousands of journalists who had received accreditation from the separatist, Russian-backed “Donetsk People’s Republic” in eastern Ukraine....

    Ukraine truce breaches greatly concerning: NATO
    Jun15

    Ukraine truce breaches greatly concerning: NATO

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) says the Minsk ceasefire agreement has been violated frequently, accusing Russia of supporting pro-Moscow forces in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    Ukraine truce breaches greatly concerning: NATO
    Jun15

    Ukraine truce breaches greatly concerning: NATO

    The NATO chief expresses great concern about repeated violations of Ukraine’s truce. …read more Source:...

    New Look at U.S. Troops Reduction Plan in Afghanistan
    Jun15

    New Look at U.S. Troops Reduction Plan in Afghanistan

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has told NATO allies America will take a new look at its plans to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year, a British official says, a fresh indication that U.S. involvement in the country is not waning in the final months of Barack Obama’s presidency. British Defense Secretary...

    Police use tear gas to disperse English soccer fans
    Jun15

    Police use tear gas to disperse English soccer fans

    LILLE, France (AP) — French police used tear gas to disperse English soccer fans at the European Championship on Wednesday, the fourth time England fans have been involved in violent incidents since the start of the tournament. After a match between Russia and Slovakia ended in the north French city of Lille, police chased large groups of English...

    Gas Interconnector with Bulgaria to Be Completed in 2016, Romania Says
    Jun15

    Gas Interconnector with Bulgaria to Be Completed in 2016, Romania Says

    A Romanian government official has said that a gas interconnection between Romania and Bulgaria is expected to come on stream in 2016. “The interconnector will be completed by the end of this year,” Romania’s secretary of state at the Ministry of Energy, Corina Popescu, told an energy traders conference on Wednesday, according...

    Merkel backs Georgia visa-free travel to EU, but suggests Ukraine link
    Jun15

    Merkel backs Georgia visa-free travel to EU, but suggests Ukraine link

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday endorsed swift approval of visa-free access to the European Union for Georgia, but suggested the move could be linked to visa liberalisation for Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    NATO Agrees On ‘Comprehensive Package Of Assistance’ For Ukraine
    Jun15

    NATO Agrees On ‘Comprehensive Package Of Assistance’ For Ukraine

    NATO says defense ministers of the alliance have agreed to “boost” support for Ukraine with a “comprehensive package of assistance.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...