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    EU to look into extending Russia sanctions next week – sources
    Jun13

    EU to look into extending Russia sanctions next week – sources

    EU envoys to Brussels are due to discuss extending sanctions on Russia over its role in the conflict in Ukraine on June 21 and the bloc’s ministers will approve their decision three days later, diplomatic sources said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    In Russia, Survival of the Most Corrupt
    Jun13

    In Russia, Survival of the Most Corrupt

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev made headlines recently, though not the way he wanted. During a visit to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula Russia illegally annexed in 2014, Medvedev tried to ignore pensioners complaining that their pensions were not keeping up with the rising cost of living.Under their relentless badgering, Medvedev...

    Nervous Baltics on war footing as NATO tries to deter Russia
    Jun13

    Nervous Baltics on war footing as NATO tries to deter Russia

    Leaders in the Baltic countries and Poland fear the force NATO plans to deploy on their territory is too small and symbolic to deter an attack by Russia, whose 2014 annexation of Crimea is fresh in the memories of the former Soviet-bloc states. They will this week press other ministers of the western military alliance to help them build an air...

    The Doomsday Clock
    Jun13

    The Doomsday Clock

    Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, and the Prospects for SurvivalCross-posted with TomDispatch.com[This essay is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books).] In January 2015, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advanced its famous Doomsday Clock to three minutes before midnight, a threat level that had...

    NATO Chief: 4 Battalions Going to Baltic States, Poland
    Jun13

    NATO Chief: 4 Battalions Going to Baltic States, Poland

    BRUSSELS— NATO’s chief announced Monday that the alliance will agree this week to send four multinational battalions to the Baltic states and Poland to boost their defenses against Russia. Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO secretary-general, said alliance defense ministers will formally approve the deployment plan drafted by NATO military planners...

    Mark Rutte regrets ‘disastrous’ Ukraine referendum
    Jun13

    Mark Rutte regrets ‘disastrous’ Ukraine referendum

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday said he was “totally, totally, totally against referendums” as he expressed regret that Dutch citizens had voted down an EU agreement with Ukraine. Rutte blamed “his beloved coalition partners” the Social Democrats (PvdA) for the result of a non-binding referendum on April 6, in which the Dutch...

    Nato to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland
    Jun13

    Nato to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland

    BRUSSELS: Nato will deploy four international battalions to Poland and the three Baltic states as part of the wider pushback against Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. “We will agree to deploy by rotation four robust multi-national battalions in the Baltic states and Poland,”...

    Germany defence must get better despite victory
    Jun13

    Germany defence must get better despite victory

    Germany may have won their opening Euro 2016 game against Ukraine 2-0 on Sunday, with talismanic captain Bastian Schweinsteiger scoring late, but the victory also highlighted the need for defensive repairs. …read more Source:...

    At Euro, Fights Keep the Focus Off the Field, a Day After an Alarming Melee
    Jun13

    At Euro, Fights Keep the Focus Off the Field, a Day After an Alarming Melee

    Clashes on Saturday between Russia and England fans and on Sunday between Germany and Ukraine fans continued a wave of violence at the European Championships in France. …read more Source: The New York...

    Hodgson and Rooney beg England fans to ‘stay out of trouble’
    Jun13

    Hodgson and Rooney beg England fans to ‘stay out of trouble’

    Description An England fan kicks away a tear-gas canister ahead of the game against Russia Credits Carl Court/Getty Images Plea comes amid fears that 150 ‘terrifying’ Russian hooligans are heading north to ambush supporters in Lille One-Minute Read Monday, June 13, 2016 – 4:12pm …read more Source: The...