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    EU Businesses Anxious to End Russia Sanctions
    Jun08

    EU Businesses Anxious to End Russia Sanctions

    In a sign of the growing frustration amid companies across Europe to get back to business as usual, the French Senate on Wednesday was due to vote on a resolution urging the government to lift economic sanctions on Russia …read more Source: ABC...

    Cemeteries initiative has preserved 70 Eastern European graveyards
    Jun08

    Cemeteries initiative has preserved 70 Eastern European graveyards

    (JTA) — A German-funded pilot program for protecting Eastern European Jewish cemeteries has helped preserve at least 70 graveyards since 2015, the effort’s initiators told Council of Europe delegates. The briefing Wednesday in Strasbourg about the European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative, or ESJF, came two years after its inception with an...

    OSCE says staff member missing in rebel held Ukraine
    Jun08

    OSCE says staff member missing in rebel held Ukraine

    NNA – European monitors observing Ukraine39;s flaring separatist conflict said on Wednesday that one of their local staff has gone missing in the pro-Russian east. The Organization for Security and …read more Source: National News...

    Inside the bitter last days of Bernie’s revolution
    Jun08

    Inside the bitter last days of Bernie’s revolution

    There’s no strategist pulling the strings, and no collection of burn-it-all-down aides egging him on. At the heart of the rage against Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party, the campaign aides closest to him say, is Bernie Sanders. It was the Vermont senator who personally rewrote his campaign manager’s shorter statement after the...

    Why You Should Care About Global Free Press
    Jun08

    Why You Should Care About Global Free Press

    On May 25th, 2016, the world got a little bit safer. That’s because at approximately 2:00 p.m. local time, the Azerbaijan Supreme Court in Baku finally gave in to the demands of human rights activists and press freedom advocates around the world and released investigative journalist and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty contributor Khadija...

    Immersive VR Documentary on Ukrainian Chernobyl Fully Funded on Kickstarter
    Jun08

    Immersive VR Documentary on Ukrainian Chernobyl Fully Funded on Kickstarter

    Screenshot from the Chornobyl360 documentary trailer, showing drone video shot over Pripyat. Courtesy image. A virtual reality documentary about the Ukrainian Chernobyl exclusion zone using 360-degree video technology has been fully funded on Kickstarter. The documentary’s authors received support from over 300 backers to the tune of over...

    Ahead of NATO Summit, U.S. Boosts Mediterranean Presence
    Jun08

    Ahead of NATO Summit, U.S. Boosts Mediterranean Presence

    ABOARD USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (Reuters) – The U.S. military will have two aircraft carriers in the Mediterranean Sea this month ahead of a NATO summit in Warsaw, as Washington seeks to balance Russia’s military activities and accelerate its fight against Islamic State. The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier will hand off to the USS...

    Kosachev: Russia sincerely thanks Belarus for hosting negotiations on Ukraine
    Jun08

    Kosachev: Russia sincerely thanks Belarus for hosting negotiations on Ukraine

    I closely follow the meetings of the contact group. I want to say a sincere thank you to Belarus and Minsk for hosting such meetings and consultations, Konstantin Kosachev noted. …read more Source:...

    Dutch target June summit for talks on EU-Ukraine deal
    Jun08

    Dutch target June summit for talks on EU-Ukraine deal

    Talks held at bilateral levels so far did not lead to an agreement on the future of the EU-Ukraine treaty, which Dutch voters rejected in April. …read more Source:...

    Germany calls up defender Tah to replace injured Ruediger
    Jun08

    Germany calls up defender Tah to replace injured Ruediger

    FILE – In this October 31, 2015 file photo Leverkusen’s Jonathan Tah plays the ball during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfL Wolfsburg and and Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Wolfsburg, Germany. Photo: AP EVIAN-LES-BAINS: Germany coach Joachim Loew has called up Bayer Leverkusen defender Jonathan Tah to replace the injured Antonio...