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    What Exactly Would It Mean to Have Trump’s Finger on the Nuclear Button?
    Jun11

    What Exactly Would It Mean to Have Trump’s Finger on the Nuclear Button?

    Donald Trump, December 15, 2015: “The biggest problem we have is nuclear—nuclear proliferation and having some maniac, having some madman go out and get a nuclear weapon. That’s in my opinion that is the single biggest problem that our country faces right now.” Hillary Clinton, June 2, 2016: “This is not someone who should ever have the...

    Karabakh conflict to be mulled at NATO PA seminar in Ukraine
    Jun11

    Karabakh conflict to be mulled at NATO PA seminar in Ukraine

    Azerbaijani MPs Kamran Bayramov and Malahat Ibrahimgizi will discuss the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict at the 92nd seminar of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (PA), to be held in Kyiv, Ukraine, Trend learned from the Azerbaijani parliament June 11. …read more Source:...

    Kievyan Street Farmer’s Market in Yerevan Reopens
    Jun11

    Kievyan Street Farmer’s Market in Yerevan Reopens

    Armenian Minister of Agriculture Sergo Karapetyan and Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan were on hand today for the annual reopening of the farmer’s market on Kievyan Street in Yerevan. …read more Source:...

    Rival Pro-Western, Pro-Russian Rallies Taking Place in Downtown Sofia
    Jun11

    Rival Pro-Western, Pro-Russian Rallies Taking Place in Downtown Sofia

    Rival pro-Western and pro-Russian protests were held in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Saturday. Pro-Western sympathisers were first to stage their rally in support of Bulgaria’s membership to the EU and NATO and against the so-called “Fifth Column” of Russia in Bulgaria. Tens of people gathered in front of the building of the...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko: Without Peace, The War ‘Will Last Forever’
    Jun11

    Ukraine’s Savchenko: Without Peace, The War ‘Will Last Forever’

    Ukrainian airwoman and lawmaker Nadia Savchenko, released from Russian captivity last month, discusses negotiating with Russia-backed separatists, the need for new blood in parliament, and political “senility” in the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Official Yerevan responds to remark made by Russian Foreign Ministry’s representative
    Jun11

    Official Yerevan responds to remark made by Russian Foreign Ministry’s representative

    During the first Armenian Republic Garegin Nzhdeh defended the country’s population from aggression by armed groups of Azerbaijan, a state that had just appeared on the world map in that period. He organized defense of Armenian territories including Zangezur, Spokesman of Armenian Foreign Ministry Tigran Balayan wrote on his Facebook page...

    Savchenko Calls For ‘Fair And Transparent’ Elections In Ukraine
    Jun11

    Savchenko Calls For ‘Fair And Transparent’ Elections In Ukraine

    Ukrainian military aviator Nadia Savchenko has called for “fair and transparent” elections in Ukraine. Speaking to Oleksandr Lashchenko, host of RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service program Saturday Interview, Savchenko said conditions for holding a free and democratic vote in her country did not yet exist. Savchenko spent nearly two...

    Savchenko Ready To Take Polygraph Test To Silence Critics
    Jun11

    Savchenko Ready To Take Polygraph Test To Silence Critics

    Ukrainian military aviator Nadia Savchenko said she would take a lie-detector test to silence critics that have suggested she might be a double agent for Russia. Savchenko spent nearly two years in Russian captivity before she was released in May. After receiving a hero’s welcome and being sworn in as a lawmaker, recent polls show a dip in...

    Former Soviet Union Stepping Up Social-Media-Post Arrests
    Jun11

    Former Soviet Union Stepping Up Social-Media-Post Arrests

    Image: Prison. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com A surge in the use of social media to energize activists unhappy with government policy has alarmed authorities in the former Soviet Union the past few years. Now authorities have turned this opposition tool on its head by arresting those who make provocative social media posts. Those facing prison on the...

    Romney: Trump will cause ‘trickle-down racism’
    Jun11

    Romney: Trump will cause ‘trickle-down racism’

    Mitt Romney argued on Friday that Donald Trump’s rhetoric could make racist and misogynistic sentiments more permissible in America. The 2012 Republican nominee hammered the presumptive Republican nominee’s past comments on race, saying on CNN’s “The Situation Room” that if Trump were to become president, his words would pose an...