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    Mark Rutte regrets ‘disastrous’ Ukraine referendum
    Jun13

    Mark Rutte regrets ‘disastrous’ Ukraine referendum

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday said he was “totally, totally, totally against referendums” as he expressed regret that Dutch citizens had voted down an EU agreement with Ukraine. Rutte blamed “his beloved coalition partners” the Social Democrats (PvdA) for the result of a non-binding referendum on April 6, in which the Dutch...

    Nato to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland
    Jun13

    Nato to deploy 4 ‘robust’ battalions in Baltics, Poland

    BRUSSELS: Nato will deploy four international battalions to Poland and the three Baltic states as part of the wider pushback against Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. “We will agree to deploy by rotation four robust multi-national battalions in the Baltic states and Poland,”...

    Germany defence must get better despite victory
    Jun13

    Germany defence must get better despite victory

    Germany may have won their opening Euro 2016 game against Ukraine 2-0 on Sunday, with talismanic captain Bastian Schweinsteiger scoring late, but the victory also highlighted the need for defensive repairs. …read more Source:...

    At Euro, Fights Keep the Focus Off the Field, a Day After an Alarming Melee
    Jun13

    At Euro, Fights Keep the Focus Off the Field, a Day After an Alarming Melee

    Clashes on Saturday between Russia and England fans and on Sunday between Germany and Ukraine fans continued a wave of violence at the European Championships in France. …read more Source: The New York...

    Hodgson and Rooney beg England fans to ‘stay out of trouble’
    Jun13

    Hodgson and Rooney beg England fans to ‘stay out of trouble’

    Description An England fan kicks away a tear-gas canister ahead of the game against Russia Credits Carl Court/Getty Images Plea comes amid fears that 150 ‘terrifying’ Russian hooligans are heading north to ambush supporters in Lille One-Minute Read Monday, June 13, 2016 – 4:12pm …read more Source: The...

    Putin Has Imperial (Not Soviet) Aspirations
    Jun13

    Putin Has Imperial (Not Soviet) Aspirations

    Whoever wins the race to the White House is going to have to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin from day one. Hopefully, the next U.S. president will learn from the mistakes of the past. One of the biggest foreign policy follies of the Obama administration was the so-called Russian “reset”. In March 2009 Hillary Clinton and her Russian...

    NATO to deploy four battalions in bid to reassure Poland, Baltic allies
    Jun13

    NATO to deploy four battalions in bid to reassure Poland, Baltic allies

    NATO’s chief on Monday said the alliance will agree this week to send four multinational battalions to the Baltic states and Poland as part of its response to Russian meddling in Ukraine and a series of alleged provocations by Russian military. …read more Source: France...

    Dutch PM: Ukraine referendum results “disastrous”
    Jun13

    Dutch PM: Ukraine referendum results “disastrous”

    The results of the Dutch referendum on the association agreement between the Ukraine and the European referendum are “disastrous”, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said in the Ridderzaal to a room full of parliamentarians from the EU member states on Monday The post Dutch PM: Ukraine referendum results “disastrous” appeared first on NL...

    NATO Chief Says Four Battalions Going To Baltics, Poland
    Jun13

    NATO Chief Says Four Battalions Going To Baltics, Poland

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the military alliance will agree this week to send four multinational battalions to Poland and the Baltic states to boost their defense and show that NATO is “ready to defend any ally.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Brexit: Dutch PM Mark Rutte urges ‘seafaring’ UK to stay in EU
    Jun13

    Brexit: Dutch PM Mark Rutte urges ‘seafaring’ UK to stay in EU

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Monday he hoped British voters would decide in a June 23 referendum to stay in the EU, saying the bloc needed such a strategically important country with its strong trading and “seafaring” traditions. The chances that Britain will vote to leave the EU increased sharply on Monday to 36 percent,...