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    Putin extends embargo on Western food imports through 2018
    Jun30

    Putin extends embargo on Western food imports through 2018

    June 30, 2017 8:54 PMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday (June 30) extended Moscow’s embargo on food products from the West until the end of 2018, continuing its policy of retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Russia’s ‘Necessary Legal Measures’ to Protect a POW Caught by Ukraine
    Jun30

    Russia’s ‘Necessary Legal Measures’ to Protect a POW Caught by Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Thursday, Peskov said that Russian authorities would likely act in the case of Ageev as with other Russian nationals and protect his rights. “You know that diplomatic channels usually protect the legitimate legal interests of our citizens abroad, that’s why the Kremlin does not do this in its daily routine, but on the...

    Chaos and order in a changing world
    Jun30

    Chaos and order in a changing world

    I first met Margaret Thatcher in the early 1970s, when she was Secretary of Education. My wife was doing research on education and urged that I meet her. It took a little doing because she did not see the absolute necessity of a Security Adviser meeting with a Minister of Education, but we did meet and it started a friendship, which lasted until...

    Forget the stupid tweets: There’s big news on Trump’s Russia connections — and he doesn’t want you to read it
    Jun30

    Forget the stupid tweets: There’s big news on Trump’s Russia connections — and he doesn’t want you to read it

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Alexei Nikolsky/Susan Walsh) Well, Thursday was a lot of fun, wasn’t it? We got to spend the day wallowing in presidential misogyny, a treat we haven’t been able to savor since we heard Donald Trump brag about getting away with random crotch grabbing because he is such a “star.” No one can be...

    Jean-Claude Juncker: European Commission chief admits ‘I still don’t have a smartphone’
    Jun30

    Jean-Claude Juncker: European Commission chief admits ‘I still don’t have a smartphone’

    Juncker, a former Luxembourg prime minister, uses an old Nokia mobile phone, EU sources told AFP. European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker admitted Friday that he had not yet joined the smartphone revolution, as he helped launch the EU presidency of digital-savvy Estonia.”I shouldn’t say but I have to say it, I still don’t...

    Ukrainian Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near Chernobyl Nuclear Plant
    Jun30

    Ukrainian Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

    Ukrainian firefighters are battling to contain a forest fire inside the irradiated exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear plant, officials say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The ‘Petya’ global cyberattack may have just been cover for an attack in Ukraine
    Jun30

    The ‘Petya’ global cyberattack may have just been cover for an attack in Ukraine

    The attack hit more than 60 countries, crippling countless companies — and it might just have been a smokescreen. …read more Source: Business...

    Lessons from Canada’s internment of the Ukrainians
    Jun30

    Lessons from Canada’s internment of the Ukrainians

    It’s a small case in a big hall. I have no idea of how many people will pause beside it, but millions of visitors will eventually tour through the Canadian History Hall. The first guests entering this newly renovated space within the Canadian Museum of History will arrive today, Canada Day, the 150th birthday of our country. Odds are more...

    Ukraine says seized equipment used by Russia to launch malware attacks
    Jun30

    Ukraine says seized equipment used by Russia to launch malware attacks

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) seized equipment it said belonged to Russian agents in May and June to launch cyber attacks against Ukraine and other countries, the SBU said in a statement on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Grave robbers exhume bodies of Holocaust victims from Crimean killing trench
    Jun30

    Grave robbers exhume bodies of Holocaust victims from Crimean killing trench

    (JTA) — Police in Crimea, a territory that Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, are investigating the desecration by robbers of a mass grave of Holocaust victims near the city of Simferopol. The investigation opened Tuesday following the unauthorized exhumations performed last week at the site of a firing trench, where Nazis and their...