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    Russian envoy says Moscow will respond to NATO buildup
    Feb08

    Russian envoy says Moscow will respond to NATO buildup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s envoy to NATO has warned that Moscow will respond to a buildup of the alliance’s forces near Russian borders. Alexander Grushko said in televised remarks Monday that the deployment of NATO forces in eastern Europe “can’t be left without a military-technical answer.” He insisted that “Russia won’t...

    What Will Happen When the Pope Meets the Patriarch?
    Feb08

    What Will Happen When the Pope Meets the Patriarch?

    The latest diplomatic coup for Pope Francis I—whose papacy has been marked by an ever-more expansive foreign policy—is the announcement of an interesting development in relations between the Roman Catholic and the Russian Orthodox churches, relations that have been more-or-less non-existent for more than 1000 years. On Feb. 12, Pope Francis—who...

    Cybersleuths: Wristwatch Given To Wounded Soldier ‘Proves’ Russian Role In Ukraine War
    Feb08

    Cybersleuths: Wristwatch Given To Wounded Soldier ‘Proves’ Russian Role In Ukraine War

    An open-source investigation group called the Conflict Intelligence Team alleges that a commemorative wristwatch secretly given by the Russian state to one of its soldiers shows that Russian military involvement in eastern Ukraine was authorized at the highest level. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Animal Cruelty Is Part of the Fabric of the Former Soviet Union
    Feb08

    Animal Cruelty Is Part of the Fabric of the Former Soviet Union

    Image: Stock Photo. FreeImages.com/Vee Bee Animals as well as humans have suffered from greed and neglect across the former Soviet Union, animals-rights activists say. Some of the worst offenders have been organizations owned by the government, such as zoos and circuses. A film made secretly in 2013 showing St. Petersburg State Circus trainers...

    Foreign Affairs for a New President
    Feb08

    Foreign Affairs for a New President

    Recent speeches of Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz – the top four seeking the presidency – focus mainly on the turbulent and fascinating domestic issues in America: guns, gays, abortion, taxes, education and health care. However, the new president will likely find that the hot spots on his agenda demanding...

    A number of people are noticeably missing from the global jet set
    Feb08

    A number of people are noticeably missing from the global jet set

    ReutersThere are people in the world who rarely stay in one place. They’re the executives, the entrepreneurs, and the global citizens who feel just as comfortable in Dubai as they do in Shanghai. Call them your global jet setters, if you like. And in 2016 they’ve started to notice that some members of their group have gone missing —...

    Canada’s secret bid to stop Russian hackers
    Feb08

    Canada’s secret bid to stop Russian hackers

    A billboard of Vladimir Putin reads, “Crimea. Russia. Forever” on Aug. 17, 2015 in Simferopol, Crimea. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill in March 2014 to annex the Crimean peninsula, but Ukraine and most of the international community do not recognize its annexation. (Alexander Aksakov/Getty Images) Canada last year quietly funded a...

    Russia puts troops on high alert ahead of military drills
    Feb08

    Russia puts troops on high alert ahead of military drills

    Russia has put its troops on combat alert across the country’s southwestern territories amid massive military drills meant to test the readiness of the military. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Monday that troops were scrambled to the drill zone and put on high alert earlier in the day to mark the beginning of the military...

    Normal life in East Ukraine waits on demining efforts
    Feb08

    Normal life in East Ukraine waits on demining efforts

    Wednesday is the first anniversary of the “Minsk agreement”:http://www.osce.org/ukraine-smm/216511 that was supposed to end the crisis between… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine backtracks on Babi Yar plans amid accusations of Holocaust revisionism
    Feb08

    Ukraine backtracks on Babi Yar plans amid accusations of Holocaust revisionism

    Ukrainian gov’t is facing allegations that it’s engaging in historical revisionism following announcement of plans to revamp massacre site to generic symbol rather than emblem of Holocaust. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...