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    In Putin’s Russia, History is Subversive
    Jun06

    In Putin’s Russia, History is Subversive

    Over the past two years, as the Kremlin has annexed Crimea, waged a war of aggression against Ukraine, intervened in Syria, and otherwise threatened Euro-Atlantic security, the situation inside Russia has deteriorated. President Vladimir Putin’s authoritarianism has intensified.Putin’s reputation as a champion against a supposedly...

    Ukraine Has ‘Prevented’ 15 Extremist Attacks at Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine Has ‘Prevented’ 15 Extremist Attacks at Euro 2016

    Ukrainian authorities claim to have prevented 15 planned attacks that would have targeted the Euro 2016 football tournament in France. Vasily Gritsak, head of Ukraine’s state security service (SBU), said a French citizen detained last month at the border between Ukraine and Poland had been planning a string of attacks aimed at the...

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman allegedly planning synagogue attack in Paris terror spree
    Jun06

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman allegedly planning synagogue attack in Paris terror spree

    (JTA) — Ukraine’s State Security Service said it has arrested a Frenchman who planned to carry out terrorist attacks, including on a synagogue, during the Euro 2016 soccer championships in Paris. The man, 25, was arrested in late May on the country’s border with Poland and was heavily armed, according to the announcement Monday by the...

    Ukraine Arrests Frenchman Accused of Plotting Attack on Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine Arrests Frenchman Accused of Plotting Attack on Euro 2016

    From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT. Ukraine arrested a Frenchman accused of amassing an arsenal of weapons, explosives and tactical gear to attack the European Championship … continue reading Ukraine Arrests Frenchman Accused of Plotting Attack on Euro 2016 …read more Source: ASHARQ...

    Ukraine says detained French man who plotted attack during Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine says detained French man who plotted attack during Euro 2016

    SBU chief Vasyl Hrytsak said the man had made contact with armed groups in Ukraine with the aim of buying weapons and explosives. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Struggles to Shake Off Legacy of Corruption
    Jun06

    Ukraine Struggles to Shake Off Legacy of Corruption

    The resignation of Aivaras Abromavicius, the economy and trade minister, amid allegations of cronyism was a worrying sign in the fight against graft. …read more Source: The New York...

    One killed as Kenyan police opens fire on anti-government rally
    Jun06

    One killed as Kenyan police opens fire on anti-government rally

    Aftermath of protests in Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya on Monday. While demonstrations led by opposition leaders in the capital were largely peaceful, police in the western town of Kisumu tear-gassed demonstrators who responded by throwing stones and witnesses say some people were killed by police. (AP Photo) One man died and six were injured as...

    Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’
    Jun06

    Frenchman held in Ukraine ‘planned Euro 2016 attacks’

    The arrest added to jitters over the staging of European football’s showcase event in France. …read more Source: Daily...

    Ukraine: Detained man planned attacks in France during Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine: Detained man planned attacks in France during Euro 2016

    Ukraine’s state security service said on Monday a French citizen detained in late May on the border with Poland had been planning attacks in France to coincide with the Euro 2016 soccer championship it is hosting. …read more Source: Iran...

    Poland’s under-fire president coming to Denmark
    Jun06

    Poland’s under-fire president coming to Denmark

    Ahead of the upcoming NATO summit in Warsaw in July, Polish President Andrzey Duda will pay an official visit to Copenhagen this week on June 9. Duda will meet with the prime minister, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, and discuss a number of issues within the spectrum of security, energy, trade and the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, one of Poland’s...