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    NATO agrees to reinforce eastern Poland, Baltic states against Russia
    Jul09

    NATO agrees to reinforce eastern Poland, Baltic states against Russia

    NATO leaders agreed on Friday to deploy military forces to the Baltic states and eastern Poland for the first time and increase air and sea patrols to reassure allies who were once part of the Soviet bloc following Russia’s seizure of Crimea from Ukraine.The 28-nation Western defense alliance decided to move four battalions totaling 3,000...

    The Latest: NATO leaders wary of Russian intentions
    Jul09

    The Latest: NATO leaders wary of Russian intentions

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the NATO Summit in Warsaw (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Over dinner, NATO leaders gave a glum assessment of Russia’s geopolitical intentions, a NATO official says, agreeing that Moscow “is likely to exploit any vulnerability” in the Western Balkans, Moldova and Ukraine. The official, who was not...

    The Latest: NATO Leaders Wary of Russian Intentions
    Jul09

    The Latest: NATO Leaders Wary of Russian Intentions

    Over dinner, NATO leaders gave a glum assessment of Russia’s geopolitical intentions, a NATO official says, agreeing that Moscow “is likely to exploit any vulnerability” in the Western Balkans, Moldova and Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    US expelled two Russian diplomats from Washington: media report
    Jul09

    US expelled two Russian diplomats from Washington: media report

    The United States expelled two Russian diplomats in response to an attack on an American diplomat in Moscow. U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said two Russian officials – who have not been named – were told to leave the country on June 17, the BBC reported Saturday. Earlier last month, on June 6, a Russian policeman attacked the U.S....

    Former Soviet Countries’ Use of Symbols to Thumb Their Noses at Russia
    Jul09

    Former Soviet Countries’ Use of Symbols to Thumb Their Noses at Russia

    Image: A Ukrainian postal stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of Stepan Bandera’s birth. Public Domain Symbols were important during the Soviet era. The hammer and cycle was the premier example. Then there were the statues of Marx, Lenin and Stalin, and the names of notable Soviets on streets across the empire. But a lot of the...

    Spain confident of avoiding EU fines over budget rules
    Jul09

    Spain confident of avoiding EU fines over budget rules

    MADRID: Spain voiced confidence in its economic policies on Friday, a day after the European Commission declared it and its neighbour Portugal to be in violation of public spending rules. The European Union’s executive on Thursday accused the two eurozone members of moving too slowly towards meeting the EU’s deficit limit of...

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit
    Jul09

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit

    WARSAW: US President Barack Obama insisted Friday Brexit would not harm transatlantic unity, but warned against a bitter divorce undermining security in the face of a resurgent Russia. Britain’s decision to leave the European Union dominated Obama’s final NATO meeting before he leaves office, which comes at what he called the most...

    United States should increase its role in Karabakh conflict settlement – analyst
    Jul09

    United States should increase its role in Karabakh conflict settlement – analyst

    The United States can and should play a bigger role in the process of the Karabakh conflict settlement, former US Ambassador to Georgia, analyst Kenneth Yalowitz told Voice of America. I think the greater involvement of America and Europe in the Karabakh issue is very important but it is also important that the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan...

    US expels 2 Russian officials after diplomat attack
    Jul09

    US expels 2 Russian officials after diplomat attack

    Diplomatic relations between US and Russia remain constraint despite co-operation on several issues. (Representational Picture) The United States has expelled two Russian officials in retaliation over an “unprovoked” attack on its diplomat by a Russian policeman outside the US embassy in Moscow last month. “On June 17, we expelled two Russian...

    NATO summit focusing on Ukraine, Afghanistan, terror threat
    Jul09

    NATO summit focusing on Ukraine, Afghanistan, terror threat

    NATO country leaders are on Saturday to turn their attention to Ukraine, Afghanistan and the threat posed by terrorism during the second day of a summit in Warsaw. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...