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    Turkey to miss visa-free travel deadline
    Jun14

    Turkey to miss visa-free travel deadline

    Turkey will miss an end of June deadline to meet the EU’s conditions for securing visa-free travel to the bloc for its citizens, the European Commission is to confirm Wednesday. Visa liberalization was a key part of an EU-Turkey deal struck in March in which Ankara was asked to stem the flow of refugees into Europe in exchange for cash and...

    The Many Faces of Putinism
    Jun14

    The Many Faces of Putinism

    Over the last two years or so, Moscow has gotten back into the international spotlight in a way that it hasn’t been since the end of the Cold War. As a result of its reckless moves, Putin’s regime has gotten a reputation in the West as dangerous and unpredictable. Nevertheless, a profound lack of understanding as to who or what we are...

    NATO Ministers Agree to Deploy 4 Battalions to Eastern Flank
    Jun14

    NATO Ministers Agree to Deploy 4 Battalions to Eastern Flank

    BRUSSELS—NATO on Tuesday reinforced its defenses against Russia from the Baltic to the Black Sea, delivering what NATO’s chief called a clear message to Moscow that “if any of our allies is attacked the whole alliance will respond as one.” Jens Stoltenberg, the alliance secretary-general, told a news conference that NATO defense ministers...

    Russian and Chinese Soft Power Booms As Turkey Wanes: Survey
    Jun14

    Russian and Chinese Soft Power Booms As Turkey Wanes: Survey

    Russia and China’s soft power appeal is gathering momentum, while Turkey’s is on the wane, according to a public relations firm survey. Soft power refers to a country’s international standing, not via traditional coercive means such as military might or economic blackmail, but other factors that make it more appealing and...

    VivaCell-MTS is the local sponsor of the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament broadcast
    Jun14

    VivaCell-MTS is the local sponsor of the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament broadcast

    VivaCell-MTS is the sponsor of the broadcasting of the European football championship on the First TV channel of Armenia. The company’s press office has told ArmInfo that the long awaited games are now a good reason for everyone to enjoy and cheer for their favorite teams.VivaCell-MTS wishes football lovers many moments full of enthusiasm...

    Russia and Ukraine exchange prisoners
    Jun14

    Russia and Ukraine exchange prisoners

    Russia and Ukraine have exchanged four prisoners in a move coordinated by their governments. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia and Ukraine exchange prisoners
    Jun14

    Russia and Ukraine exchange prisoners

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Ukraine have exchanged four prisoners in a move coordinated by their governments…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russia, Ukraine in new prisoner swap (AFP)
    Jun14

    Russia, Ukraine in new prisoner swap (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Russia and Ukraine swapped prisoners for the second time in less than a month Tuesday as relations between the sworn foes showed rare signs of calming in the midst of war. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO Defense Ministers To Agree Eastern Force
    Jun14

    NATO Defense Ministers To Agree Eastern Force

    NATO defense ministers are set to pave the way for the military alliance to step up its presence in Eastern Europe, amid tensions with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Parliament Fully Behind Joining NATO: Speaker
    Jun14

    Ukraine’s Parliament Fully Behind Joining NATO: Speaker

    The speaker of the Ukrainian parliament, Andriy Parubiy, has declared that joining NATO is a strategic goal for the country and that parliament is wholeheartedly behind the initiative. Ukraine largely maintained a non-alliance policy in the years following its 1991 independence from the Soviet Union. However, following Russia’s annexation...