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    Russia says preparing prisoner handover to Kiev (AFP)
    Apr08

    Russia says preparing prisoner handover to Kiev (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s justice ministry on Friday said it was taking preliminary steps to hand over to Kiev four Ukrainian prisoners including film-maker Oleg Sentsov. …read more Source: The West...

    Breaking point: How Europe can still save itself
    Apr08

    Breaking point: How Europe can still save itself

    Daily life in Brussels after terror attacks: Police confront residents of the Muslim district Molenbeek after a police investigation sparked anger between residents and police. (Photograph by Timothy Fadek/Redux) As the list of deadly attacks grows longer, Europe’s great cities have had to improvise an iconography of grief and wariness. A...

    The Case for Georgia Joining NATO
    Apr08

    The Case for Georgia Joining NATO

    For most Americans today, Russia is more an annoyance than a threat. But if you live in Georgia, a small country on Russia’s southern border, the Kremlin remains a menacing presence. If the Russian bear becomes hungry, Georgia might be a morsel too tempting to resist. Georgia is the proud and independent descendant of ancient kingdoms...

    NATO-Russia Council to Meet on Ukraine Crisis, Afghanistan
    Apr08

    NATO-Russia Council to Meet on Ukraine Crisis, Afghanistan

    The NATO-Russia Council will meet in the next two weeks for the first time since 2014 to duscuss the Ukraine crisis. “Following consultations with Russia, we have agreed to hold a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council at Ambassadorial level,” NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, said in a statement on Friday. The meeting at the NATQ...

    Bill Clinton: “We Did Have Trouble, But Nothing Like This”
    Apr08

    Bill Clinton: “We Did Have Trouble, But Nothing Like This”

    Former President Bill Clinton had some negative things to say about the current state of international affairs. While speaking at a rally at Penn State Behrend in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Friday, Clinton reflected on how things are now versus when he was in office. “We did have trouble, but nothing like this. Russia threatening Ukraine,...

    NATO: No ‘Business as Usual’ Until Russia Respects International Law
    Apr08

    NATO: No ‘Business as Usual’ Until Russia Respects International Law

    Relations between the European Union and the NATO alliance have rarely been closer, a senior NATO official says, and never as important as they are now, as the West confronts complex challenges ranging from the Middle East and North Africa to Russia and the Kremlin’s aggressive foreign and defense policies. NATO’s deputy secretary...

    Russian investigators release first FlyDubai crash report
    Apr08

    Russian investigators release first FlyDubai crash report

    Russia’s civil aviation authority issued its first report on Friday on last month’s crash of a FlyDubai plane in south-west Russia, providing insight into the event that killed all 62 people on board.The interim report, prepared by Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee, said the plane’s sudden descent occurred directly...

    NATO and Russia try to break the ice (again)
    Apr08

    NATO and Russia try to break the ice (again)

    The NATO-Russia Council will meet in two weeks time, according to a statement Friday. Sources told POLITICO the meeting will take place on April 20. The crisis in and around Ukraine and the need to fully implement the Minsk Agreements will be on the agenda at meeting at the Alliance’s Brussels headquarters, the NATO statement said. Military...

    [Opinion] Dutch farce on Ukraine: Is there a way out?
    Apr08

    [Opinion] Dutch farce on Ukraine: Is there a way out?

    The farce of the Dutch vote on Ukraine could become a geopolitical drama. So what are the ways out for The Netherlands, the EU, and Ukraine? …read more Source:...

    Estonia to Host Record Number of U.S. Troops in Allied Drill
    Apr08

    Estonia to Host Record Number of U.S. Troops in Allied Drill

    Estonia will host a record number of U.S. troops during the allied Saber Strike exercise this summer, BBC’s Ukrainian service has reported. The Estonian Armed Forces did not confirm how many U.S. troops would take part; however, they did estimate that over 500 units of U.S. military kit would participate in the exercise. Saber Strike will...