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    Jury Rigging of Competitions Is So Rife That It’s Funny in the Former Soviet Union
    Mar23

    Jury Rigging of Competitions Is So Rife That It’s Funny in the Former Soviet Union

    Image: Court. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com It’s no secret that corruption is rampant in most countries in the former Soviet Union. What usually comes to mind when we think of such graft is monetary gain: an official getting a bribe in return for his signature on a building permit, for example. But corruption in the region doesn’t always...

    India’s nuclear security measures weaker than Pakistan but risk is moderate
    Mar23

    India’s nuclear security measures weaker than Pakistan but risk is moderate

    A report examining nuclear security worldwide suggests India’s “nuclear security measures may be weaker than those of Pakistan”, but says the risk “appears to be moderate”, while claiming risk of nuclear theft in Pakistan “appears to be high”. The Harvard Kennedy School report, “Preventing Nuclear Terrorism: Continuous Improvement or...

    Croatia Probes Dodgy Jets Deal With Ukraine
    Mar23

    Croatia Probes Dodgy Jets Deal With Ukraine

    Croatia’s Defence Ministry has confirmed that military police and security services are investigating a deal to repair and buy 12 MiGs with the Ukrainian company Ukrspecexport. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Top U.S., Russian Diplomats To Meet On Syria, Ukraine March 23
    Mar23

    Top U.S., Russian Diplomats To Meet On Syria, Ukraine March 23

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Moscow on March 23 and 24 for talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov aimed to pushing forward the peace process for Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Pianist’s Wife Sought Mental Treatment Before Killngs
    Mar23

    Ukrainian Pianist’s Wife Sought Mental Treatment Before Killngs

    The estranged wife of renowned Ukrainian pianist Vadym Kholodenko sought mental treatment the day before she allegedly killed their two daughters in their Texas home, police said on March 22. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia sentences Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ airwoman to 22 years in prison for murder
    Mar23

    Russia sentences Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ airwoman to 22 years in prison for murder

    A Russian court has sentenced a Ukrainian helicopter navigator to 22 years in prison in a contentious murder trial that has drawn sharp condemnation from the West. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Kerry to meet Putin to push peace in Syria, Ukraine
    Mar23

    Kerry to meet Putin to push peace in Syria, Ukraine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Moscow this week for talks with President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Muscat...

    Syria and Ukraine on agenda for Kerry at Putin meeting – but Kremlin holds the upper hand
    Mar23

    Syria and Ukraine on agenda for Kerry at Putin meeting – but Kremlin holds the upper hand

    US Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Moscow this week for talks with President Vladimir Putin, hoping to build momentum for peace in Syria after a partial Russian withdrawal and to restore a fragmenting ceasefire in Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Jury Rigging of Competitions Is So Rife That It’s Funny in the Former Soviet Union
    Mar23

    Jury Rigging of Competitions Is So Rife That It’s Funny in the Former Soviet Union

    Image: Court. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com It’s no secret that corruption is rampant in most countries in the former Soviet Union. What usually comes to mind when we think of such graft is monetary gain: an official getting a bribe in return for his signature on a building permit, for example. But corruption in the region doesn’t always...

    Obama’s Devastating Cuts in Missile Defense
    Mar23

    Obama’s Devastating Cuts in Missile Defense

    The Ballistic Missile Defense System is a key part of our nation’s overall missile defense program. It is described by the Department of Defense as “an integrated, ‘layered’ architecture that provides multiple opportunities to destroy missiles and their warheads before they can reach their targets.” The system is “designed to counter...