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    Moldova’s Gagauzian Minority Caught Between Russia and Turkey
    Feb26

    Moldova’s Gagauzian Minority Caught Between Russia and Turkey

    Outside the government building in Comrat, the capital of Gagauzia, a group of gardeners takes care of plants in a small plot next to a statue of Russia’s communist revolutionary, Vladimir Lenin. Across the street is a Turkish library named after Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. The statue and the library together point to the dilemma faced by the...

    The War in Ukraine Will Never Stop
    Feb26

    The War in Ukraine Will Never Stop

    Despite the supposed truce, the front moves back and forth, destroying civilian lives and property at every turn. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Latvian FM: Substantial NATO Presence Needed in Baltics
    Feb26

    Latvian FM: Substantial NATO Presence Needed in Baltics

    Latvia’s foreign minister says NATO needs to increase its presence in the Baltic region, given Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 and continued support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. Edgars Ri …read more Source: Big News...

    How to shore up NATO for the long haul
    Feb26

    How to shore up NATO for the long haul

    The Obama administration’s proposal to increase deployment of heavy weapons, armored vehicles and troops in Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltic States, would ensure that a full combat brigade, roughly 5,000 troops, could be maintained to deter Russian aggression in the region. The price tag for Congress to consider: $3.4 billion in...

    Gas from thawing Arctic permafrost could add further to global warming
    Feb26

    Gas from thawing Arctic permafrost could add further to global warming

    Breinosa is seen from the research Zeppelin Observatory that is operated by operated by the Norwegian Polar Institute and Norwegian Institute for Air Research in Svalbard in Norway on October 17, 2015. The presence of Norway, a NATO member, also gives the alliance a strategic foothold in the far north, of increasing importance after neighbouring...

    Here’s how European countries are using refugees for political gain
    Feb26

    Here’s how European countries are using refugees for political gain

    EPA/Georgi LicovskiAfter no fewer than five emergency summits, a solution to Europe’s refugee crisis remains elusive. The list of failures is long and growing including the failure to deliver “hotspots”, reception centres meant to process refugees who arrive in frontline states such as Italy and Greece, and to provide humanitarian...

    Will the guns fall silent in Syria?
    Feb26

    Will the guns fall silent in Syria?

    After five years of bloodshed, Syria is less than a day away from a ceasefire that could make or break efforts to end the war. ||| Washington – After five years of bloodshed and hundreds of thousands of deaths, Syria is less than a day away from an unlikely ceasefire that could make or break international efforts to end the war.In...

    U.S. Says Cyber Attack Caused Ukraine Power Outage
    Feb26

    U.S. Says Cyber Attack Caused Ukraine Power Outage

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A December power outage in Ukraine affecting 225,000 customers was the result of a cyber attack, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday, marking the first time the U.S. government officially recognized the blackout as caused by a malicious hack. Security experts had already widely concluded that the...

    Systematic gaming detected in Rappler poll
    Feb26

    Systematic gaming detected in Rappler poll

    There was evidence of systematic, organized gaming in the survey that Rappler ran in December 2015. An irregular surge vote from Russia, South Korea, China, India, and Ukraine on the last day of the poll showed administration standard-bearer Manuel “Mar” Roxas II being the beneficiary of the vote manipulation. He … …read more Source:...

    Iowa lawmakers are close to passing a law that would allow children to use handguns
    Feb26

    Iowa lawmakers are close to passing a law that would allow children to use handguns

    Reuters/Pavel RebrovOne of Iowa’s legislative bodies has passed a bill to allow children to handle handguns. The state’s House of Representatives voted Tuesday to pass a bill that would permit children under age 14 to use “a pistol, revolver or the ammunition” while under direct parental supervision. The bill — which was...