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    NATO Defense Spending Said To Rise For First Time In Decade
    Jun01

    NATO Defense Spending Said To Rise For First Time In Decade

    Spending on defense by European members of NATO will grow for the first time in a decade, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told the Financial Times in an interview published on May 31. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Children of the gun
    Jun01

    Children of the gun

    A young Syrian girl named Miriam was released recently after having been held captive by ISIS for more than a year. The news didn’t make headlines here. She was one of 253 people — half of them children — who were kidnapped on Feb. 23, 2015, from her village in the Hasaka region of Syria. …read more Source:...

    Expect no sanctions reprieve from Russia visit – Juncker (AFP)
    Jun01

    Expect no sanctions reprieve from Russia visit – Juncker (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday warned against expecting any announcement on the lifting of EU sanctions on Russia when he visits the country in mid-June. …read more Source: The West...

    Natalia Galibarenko on Ukraine’s Politics and Foreign Policy, Interview with Ukrainian Ambassador to the United Kingdom
    Jun01

    Natalia Galibarenko on Ukraine’s Politics and Foreign Policy, Interview with Ukrainian Ambassador to the United Kingdom

    Natalia Galibarenko is a Ukrainian diplomat and the current Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Kingdom. Before becoming ambassador to Britain, she was the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Ukraine (2014-2015), who participated in numerous bilateral/multilateral negotiations with the EU, OSCE and Council of Europe, amongst other...

    Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts
    Jun01

    Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts

    TVER, Russia — Anastasia Bubeyeva shows a screenshot on her computer of a picture of a toothpaste tube with the words: “Squeeze Russia out of yourself!” For sharing this picture on a social media site with his 12 friends, her husband was sentenced this month to more than two years in prison. At least 54 people were sent to prison for hate speech...

    How NDAA Could Impact US Missile Defense
    Jun01

    How NDAA Could Impact US Missile Defense

    The U.S. House of Representatives recently took a first step to enact the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the fiscal year 2017 into law. The bill is one of the major congressional vehicles to advance policies related to U.S. national security issues. The NDAA advances several important nuclear weapons and missile defense policy...

    Angry Radwanska, Halep irked by soggy Paris exits
    Jun01

    Angry Radwanska, Halep irked by soggy Paris exits

    PARIS — Agnieszka Radwanska and Simona Halep blasted French Open organizers Tuesday for forcing them to compete in pouring rain as Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams was left facing a four-day playing stretch. Radwanska, the second seed, and sixth seed Halep both lost their last-16 clashes after opening healthy leads Sunday night. But after...

    Rashford, Sturridge make England squad
    Jun01

    Rashford, Sturridge make England squad

    LONDON — Strikers Marcus Rashford and Daniel Sturridge have made Roy Hodgson’s final 23-man England squad for Euro 2016 but winger Andros Townsend and midfielders Danny Drinkwater and Fabian Delph failed to make the cut. England is taking five forwards to the 24-team tournament in France with Sturridge selected despite doubts over a calf...

    NATO Introduces Warsaw Summit
    Jun01

    NATO Introduces Warsaw Summit

    Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO secretary general, said that troops needed to be placed in Poland to address growing international problems, citing Russia’s aggression toward Ukraine and the refugee crisis. …read more Source: The New York...

    “Putin is a Local Bully With Nuclear Weapons”
    May31

    “Putin is a Local Bully With Nuclear Weapons”

    Stanislav Belkovsky is one of the most outspoken and controversial political experts in modern Russia. He is the author of 12 books, including Vladimir Putin’s Business (2006), where he estimated Putin’s fortune to be $40 billion at the time of publication. In 2004, he was a political advisor to the Ukrainian opposition, and he...