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    Threats to Belarus, problems on the Ukrainian border, cooperation with Kazakhstan – Belarus Security Digest
    Jun09

    Threats to Belarus, problems on the Ukrainian border, cooperation with Kazakhstan – Belarus Security Digest

    Minsk wants to maintain its own position in the latest confrontation between NATO and Russia in the region. Various Belarusian officials state that they see no immediate threat to Belarus from NATO, but rather from a possible internal conflict like those that occurred in Ukraine and Arab countries. The Belarusian government is more preoccupied...

    Saint Petersburg to host high-level meeting on Karabakh
    Jun09

    Saint Petersburg to host high-level meeting on Karabakh

    A trilateral meeting on the settlement of the situation in Nagorno Karabakh will be held in Saint Petersburg, quoting the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The issue was discussed during Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin’s meeting with French Ambassador Jean-Marc Ayrault and French Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Pierre...

    Yard of the Cyrillic alphabet – unique cultural-historical complex
    Jun09

    Yard of the Cyrillic alphabet – unique cultural-historical complex

    Nearly 300 million people in the world use the Cyrillic alphabet when writing. These are Slavic people from Southeastern Europe, as well as Russians, Ukrainians, Belarusian, representatives of numerous non-Slavic peoples in Russia – peoples from the Caucasus region, Siberia, people from former Soviet republics and Mongolians. At least 50...

    War With Russia Without Public Debate?
    Jun09

    War With Russia Without Public Debate?

    Stephen F. CohenNATO is continuing its military buildup and “exercises” on Russia’s borders, Moscow is taking “counter-measures,” while the US mainstream media remains silent. …read more Source: The...

    Nationalists Promise ‘Bloody Mess’ As Kyiv’s LGBTs Prepare To March
    Jun09

    Nationalists Promise ‘Bloody Mess’ As Kyiv’s LGBTs Prepare To March

    For the fourth straight year, members of Kyiv’s LGBT community plan to hold a March of Equality. And for the fourth straight year, counterdemonstrators are threatening to stop them by any means, including violence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Global tensions rise amid G7 Summit
    Jun09

    Global tensions rise amid G7 Summit

    Sebastian Mwangangi Leaders of the world’s richest nations, popularly referred to as G7, held its 42nd summit in Japan last week. It is largely a lacklustre, finest club affair, dominated by rich democracies such as Britain, France, Italy, Canada, US, Japan and Germany. While the world was freely exchanging views, challenging ideas, and...

    [Ticker] French senators urge Hollande to ease Russia sanctions
    Jun09

    [Ticker] French senators urge Hollande to ease Russia sanctions

    French senators urged the government to ease EU sanctions against Russia, in a non-binding resolution on Wednesday. They said by 302 votes to 16 that the measures, which provoked Russian counter-sanctions that have hurt French farmers, should be “gradually and partially” lifted. Pro-Russia deputies pushed a similar non-binding...

    Euro 2016 – Group C preview: Are Germany still a powerhouse?
    Jun09

    Euro 2016 – Group C preview: Are Germany still a powerhouse?

    Description Thomas Mueller and Manuel Neuer take to the field for Germany’s qualifying match against the Republic of Ireland Credits Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images World champions to take on Eastern Europe’s big guns Poland and Ukraine – and Minnows Northern Ireland Preview Thursday, June 9, 2016 – …read more...

    Flocke penguin predicts result of first match of EURO-2016
    Jun09

    Flocke penguin predicts result of first match of EURO-2016

    Not only the stadiums of France will be at the center of attention of football fans during EURO-2016, but also Zoo of Germany’s city of Lübbenau. Flocke penguin of the Zoo will make predictions about the matches every day. The penguin will try to replace Paul octopus, which became the main predictor of 2010 FIFA World Cup and made right...

    Ukrainian Official: Beware Appeasement With Russia
    Jun09

    Ukrainian Official: Beware Appeasement With Russia

    Amid corruption claims, Ukraine’s chief diplomat to the U.S. discusses future of his country. …read more Source: U.S....