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    U.S. Intelligence Chief: ‘Assertive’ Russia Will Keep Pressure On Ukraine in 2016
    Feb09

    U.S. Intelligence Chief: ‘Assertive’ Russia Will Keep Pressure On Ukraine in 2016

    U.S. National Intelligence Director James Clapper says that Russia remains intent on pursuing an “assertive foreign policy” in 2016, including hampering Ukraine’s Western aspirations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Latest: Intelligence chief warns of more terror attacks
    Feb09

    The Latest: Intelligence chief warns of more terror attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the worldwide threat assessment from U.S. intelligence agencies (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper is telling the Senate Armed Services Committee that Russia’s aggressive military intervention in Ukraine and other moves could put Moscow and the U.S. “into another...

    Chechen Volunteers Fighting ISIS in Syria and Iraq: Report
    Feb09

    Chechen Volunteers Fighting ISIS in Syria and Iraq: Report

    Young Chechen volunteers are currently fighting the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in both Syria and Iraq, a senior source in the Chechen government told Russian news agency Interfax on Tuesday. “There have been people from the Chechen Republic in the region of conflict in Syria and Iraq ever since the arrival of ISIS,” the source, speaking...

    U.S. Says North Korea Restarted Plutonium Reactor
    Feb09

    U.S. Says North Korea Restarted Plutonium Reactor

    MoreNorth Korea’s Satellite Is Tumbling in OrbitNorth Korean Satellite Passed Over Super Bowl Stadium (WASHINGTON)— North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering spent fuel in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said Tuesday in delivering the annual assessment...

    North Korea restarts plutonium reactor, intelligence chief says
    Feb09

    North Korea restarts plutonium reactor, intelligence chief says

    Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said that Pyongyang announced in 2013 its intention to refurbish and restart nuclear facilities, to include the uranium enrichment facility at Yongbyon and its graphite-moderated plutonium production reactor, which was shut down in 2007.RELATED LINKSObama, Putin agree on a tougher response to North...

    North Korea restarts plutonium reactor: US intelligence chief
    Feb09

    North Korea restarts plutonium reactor: US intelligence chief

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signs a document regarding a long range rocket launch in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang February 7, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering spent fuel in...

    EU Debate Initiative Sparks Fears Of Concessions To Russia
    Feb09

    EU Debate Initiative Sparks Fears Of Concessions To Russia

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini initiated an internal debate last month with a group of fellow European commissioners on how to improve cooperation with Russia, causing concern among EU members that want to keep up the pressure on Moscow over its interference in Ukraine, sources have told RFE/RL. …read more Source:...

    Swine flu spreading across Eastern Europe and Middle East
    Feb09

    Swine flu spreading across Eastern Europe and Middle East

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Swine flu has killed 183 people in Ukraine this winter and is spreading rapidly across Eastern Europe and the Middle East. At least 107 people have died in Russia after contracting the disease, 18 in Armenia and 10 in Georgia, according to government figures. …read more Source:...

    Intelligence chief: North Korea restarts plutonium reactor
    Feb09

    Intelligence chief: North Korea restarts plutonium reactor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering spent fuel in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said Tuesday in delivering the annual assessment by intelligence agencies of the top dangers facing the country. Director of National Intelligence James...

    Makei: Belarus is ready to pass its part of the road towards lifting EU sanctions
    Feb09

    Makei: Belarus is ready to pass its part of the road towards lifting EU sanctions

    The minister stressed that “the road towards the normalization of relations implies steps that should be made by all parties. We are ready to walk our part of the road.” …read more Source:...