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    Ex-police spokesman who fought in Ukraine in plea bargain
    Apr20

    Ex-police spokesman who fought in Ukraine in plea bargain

    Radomir Pocuca has reached a deal with the Higher Prosecutor’s Office in Belgrade “and received a suspended sentence for fighting in Ukraine,” Tanjug reported.Pocuca, a former spokesperson for Interior Minsitry’s PTJ unit and former TV Pink journalist and host, told reporters outside the Palace of Justice on Wednesday that...

    The Morning Vertical, April 20, 2016
    Apr20

    The Morning Vertical, April 20, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl’s traces
    Apr20

    30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl’s traces

    CHERNOBYL NUCLEAR POWER STATION, Ukraine (AP) — Thirty years after the world's worst nuclear accident, the Chernobyl power plant is surrounded by both desolation and clangorous activity, the sense of a ruined past and a difficult future…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Watchdog: Press freedom declines around the world
    Apr20

    Watchdog: Press freedom declines around the world

    WASHINGTON — Media freedom around the world has suffered a “deep and disturbing decline” due to by pressure from governments and businesses, an international media watchdog said Wednesday. The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders said in an annual report that many of the world’s leaders have developed “a paranoia” about journalism and are...

    30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl’s traces
    Apr20

    30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl’s traces

    CHERNOBYL NUCLEAR POWER STATION, Ukraine (AP) ” Thirty years after the world’s worst nuclear accident, the Chernobyl power plant is surrounded by both desolation and clangorous activity, the sense of a ruined past and a difficult… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Belarusian Catholics to take up special collection for Ukraine on 24 April
    Apr20

    Belarusian Catholics to take up special collection for Ukraine on 24 April

    Pope Francis encouraged all the faithful of Europe to make a generous contribution to the collection. …read more Source:...

    Obama’s Former Middle East Advisor: We Should Have Bombed Assad
    Apr20

    Obama’s Former Middle East Advisor: We Should Have Bombed Assad

    U.S. President Barack Obama leaves the Oval Office upon his departure from the White House in Washington for his trip to Saudi Arabia Carlos Barria / ReutersA couple of weeks ago, I was talking with Philip Gordon, who held the Middle East portfolio at the National Security Council from 2013 to 2015 (and before that, served as assistant secretary...

    Military aid to Ukraine was last-minute scramble under pressure from PM: Docs
    Apr20

    Military aid to Ukraine was last-minute scramble under pressure from PM: Docs

    Canada’s high-profile delivery of military supplies to Ukraine in the summer of 2014 appears to have been planned and executed under pressure from the prime minister in only 10 days, according to internal documents. A few months after the Russian annexation of Crimea, as conflict between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-supported...

    News24.com | NATO, Russia to hold highest-level talks since Crimea annexation
    Apr20

    News24.com | NATO, Russia to hold highest-level talks since Crimea annexation

    NATO and Russia begin their highest level talks for nearly two years, in a bid to ease military tensions over the Baltic Sea and the simmering violence still gripping eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    First Russia-NATO Council since June 2014 Kicks Off in Brussels
    Apr20

    First Russia-NATO Council since June 2014 Kicks Off in Brussels

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on April 8 the council agenda would include the “crisis in and around Ukraine, military activity, transparency, risk reductions and Afghanistan.” …read more Source:...